Murray, Iowa Population 2024

608

Murray is a city located in Clarke County Iowa. Murray has a 2024 population of 608. Murray is currently declining at a rate of -3.03% annually and its population has decreased by -10.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 678 in 2020.

The average household income in Murray is $83,587 with a poverty rate of 8.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Murray is 36 years, 30.4 years for males, and 42.5 years for females.

Murray Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Murray was:

  • White: 88.99%
  • Other race: 5.43%
  • Two or more races: 4.7%
  • Asian: 0.88%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
765.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-10.32% (-70)
The current population of Murray, Iowa is 608 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 678.

Murray, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White60688.99%
Other race375.43%
Two or more races324.7%
Asian60.88%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Murray Population by Race

Murray Population Pyramid 2024

Murray Median Age

36

Total

30.4

Male

42.5

Female

Murray Adults

There are 500 adults, (121 of whom are seniors) in Murray.

Murray Age Dependency

79.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Murray Sex Ratio

Female31546.26%
Male36653.74%

Murray Population by Age

Murray Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2612.6182.817.2
Married1383.13928
Non Family711.1883.116.9
Female453.3351.148.9
Male72.141000
showing: 5 rows

3.02

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

82.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Murray Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Murray Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Murray Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Murray Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,909

Average Earnings

$42,321

Average Male

$38,750

Average Female

Murray Earnings by Educational Attainment

Murray Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Murray Language

88.75% of Murray residents speak only English, while 11.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.86% of the population.

Murray Language

Murray Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White560508.93%
Hispanic6457.81%
Multiple32412.5%
showing: 3 rows

8.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.46%

Male Poverty Rate

10.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Murray

The race most likely to be in poverty in Murray is Multiple, with 12.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Murray is Hispanic, with 7.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.86%.

Murray Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.14%
Some College8.43%
Bachelors or Greater4.11%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Murray Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed18.18%
Female Employed2.38%
Male Employed2.34%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Murray Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Murray Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Murray Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Murray Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Murray Marriage

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 45-54.

Murray Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Murray Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

61

Number of Veterans

50

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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Murray Veterans by War

count

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Murray Veterans by Age

count

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Murray Veterans by Race

Murray Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.2%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Murray Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.3%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Murray Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Murray Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Murray Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.62%

Born in Murray

93.69%

Native Born

6.31%

Foreign Born

3.23%

Non Citizen

3.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.69% of Murray residents were born in the United States, with 75.62% having been born in Iowa. 3.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Murray Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029513-19-3.57%
2028532-19-3.45%
2027551-19-3.33%
2026570-19-3.23%
2025589-19-3.13%
2024608-19-3.03%
2023627-19-2.94%
2022646-19-2.86%
2021665-13-1.92%
2020678-19-2.73%
2019697-21-2.92%
2018718-10-1.37%
2017728-2-0.27%
2016730-2-0.27%
2015732-1-0.14%
2014733-6-0.81%
2013739-9-1.2%
201274820.27%
2011746-11-1.45%
2010757
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Murray Population by Year