Murdo is a city located in Jones County South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 473, it is the 146th largest city in South Dakota and the 19478th largest city in the United States. Murdo is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually and its population has decreased by -2.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 483 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Murdo has a population density of 751 people per square mile.
The average household income in Murdo is $54,529 with a poverty rate of 22.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Murdo is 52.3 years, 53.6 years for males, and 51.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Murdowas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 80.00%.
97.90% of Murdo residents speak only English, while 2.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.10% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Murdo is Native, with 71.13% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Murdo is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.09%.
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The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Murdo
98.76% of Murdo residents were born in the United States, with 61.70% having been born in South Dakota. 1.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.