Murray, Iowa Population 2021

660
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Murray is a city located in Clarke County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 660, it is the 384th largest city in Iowa and the 12122nd largest city in the United States . Murray is currently declining at a rate of -3.08% annually and its population has decreased by -12.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 756 in 2010. Murray reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Murray has a population density of 831 people per square mile.

The average household income in Murray is $59,561 with a poverty rate of 9.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $843 per month, and the median house value is $55,700. The median age in Murray is 36.8 years, 33.3 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Murray Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Murraywas:

  • White: 94.27%
  • Other race: 3.41%
  • Two or more races: 2.32%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Murray, Iowa is 660 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 702.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 756.

Murray, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White69194.27%
Some Other Race253.41%
Two or More Races172.32%
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Murray Population by Race

Murray Population Pyramid $2021

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Murray Median Age

36.8


Total

33.3


Male

43.9


Female

Murray Adults

There are 535 adults, (131 of whom are seniors) in Murray.

Murray Age Dependency

81.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49

Child Dependency Ratio

Murray Sex Ratio

Female

359

48.98%

Male

374

51.02%

Murray Population by Age

Murray Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Murray Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female45.2%54.8%
All80.1%19.9%
Non Family82.9%17.1%
Married83.2%16.8%
Male100%0%

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Murray Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3062.480.1
Married1553.183.2
Non Family1051.1582.9
Female312.6845.2
Male153.2100

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Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Murray Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade163.29%
9th to 12th Grade306.16%
High School Graduate19540.04%
Some College12726.08%
Associates Degree8617.66%
Bachelors Degree265.34%
Graduate Degree71.44%
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Murray Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Murray Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White44240633
Hispanic3626
Other Race2016
2+ Races99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.47%.

Murray Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,350$40,278$31,193
Less Than 9th Grade$29,688$36,250$
High School Graduate$36,250$41,838$19,375
Some College$32,895$36,667$32,632
Bachelors Degree$39,643$37,750$43,125
Graduate Degree$$$

$34,350

Average Earnings

$40,278

Average Male

$31,193

Average Female

Murray Earnings by Educational Attainment

Murray Language by Age

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Murray Language

94.96% of Murray residents speak only English, while 5.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.47% of the population.

Murray Language

Murray Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White660477.12%
Hispanic561119.64%
Multiple17952.94%

9.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.09%

Male Poverty Rate

9.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Murray

The race most likely to be in poverty in Murray is Multiple, with 52.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Murray is White, with 7.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.66%.

Murray Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.04%
High School11.28%
Some College6.57%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Murray Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed10.53%
Female Employed10.27%
Male Employed3.61%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Murray Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Murray Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,591$59,561
Families$58,882$75,747
Married Families$71,696-
Non Families$21,250$27,830
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Income by Household Type

Murray Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Murray Married by Age and Sex

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Murray Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Murray Marital Status by Race

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Murray Marital Status

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48

Number of Veterans

46

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam16
First Gulf War11
Second Gulf War6
Korea4
World War II

Murray Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+17
35 to 5411
65 to 7410
55 to 646
18 to 344

Murray Veterans by Age

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Murray Veterans by Race

Murray Veterans by Education

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8.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Murray Veterans by Education

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67.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Murray Employment by Age

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Murray Employment by Race

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Murray Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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82.67%

Born in Murray

97.27%

Native Born

2.73%

Foreign Born

2.73%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.27% of Murray residents were born in the United States, with 82.67% having been born in Iowa. 2.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Murray Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021660-21-3.08%
2020681-21-2.99%
2019702-21-2.90%
2018723-10-1.36%
201773310.14%
2016732-2-0.27%
2015734-1-0.14%
2014735-6-0.81%
2013741-7-0.94%
201274820.27%
2011746-11-1.45%
20107570.00%

Murray Population by Year