Murray, Utah Population 2024

48,921

Murray is a city located in Salt Lake County Utah. Murray has a 2024 population of 48,921. Murray is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -3.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 50,520 in 2020.

The average household income in Murray is $105,711 with a poverty rate of 6.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Murray is 37.8 years, 36.6 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Murray Demographics

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

  • White: 82.88%
  • Two or more races: 7.63%
  • Asian: 3.89%
  • Other race: 2.85%
  • Black or African American: 1.4%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.7%
  • Native American: 0.65%
State
Utah
Land Area (mi²)
12.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,969.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.17% (-1,599)
The current population of Murray, Utah is 48,921 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 50,520.

Murray, Utah Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White41,47582.88%
Two or more races3,8167.63%
Asian1,9473.89%
Other race1,4272.85%
Black or African American7001.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander3490.7%
Native American3270.65%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Murray Population by Race

Murray Population Pyramid 2024

Murray Median Age

37.8

Total

36.6

Male

39.5

Female

Murray Adults

There are 39,803 adults, (8,448 of whom are seniors) in Murray.

Murray Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Murray Sex Ratio

Female25,00649.97%
Male25,03550.03%

Murray Population by Age

Murray Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All20,1352.476535
Married9,3803.2978.321.7
Non Family8,1271.3253.146.9
Female1,7423.2564.535.5
Male8862.8534.765.3
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3.13

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

65.0%

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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.19%.

Murray Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,281

Average Earnings

$58,908

Average Male

$43,504

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

85.85% of Murray residents speak only English, while 14.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.04% of the population.

Murray Language

Murray Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White38,7952,2635.83%
Hispanic5,9794547.59%
Multiple3,8152877.52%
Other1,35015811.7%
Black70012718.14%
Native3279729.66%
Islander3494011.46%
Asian1,947251.28%
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6.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.04%

Male Poverty Rate

6.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Murray

The race most likely to be in poverty in Murray is Native, with 29.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Murray is Asian, with 1.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.46%.

Murray Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.08%
High School7.19%
Some College5.34%
Bachelors or Greater3.58%
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Murray Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed10.57%
Male Unemployed9.87%
Male Employed3.5%
Female Employed3.32%
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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

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

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 Over 65, 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

2,104

Number of Veterans

1,925

Male Veterans

179

Female Veterans

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Murray Veterans by War

count

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Murray Veterans by Age

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Murray Veterans by Race

Murray Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Murray Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.4%

Labor Force Participation

68.9%

Employment Rate

3.2%

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

60.98%

Born in Murray

90.16%

Native Born

9.84%

Foreign Born

5.87%

Non Citizen

3.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.16% of Murray residents were born in the United States, with 60.98% having been born in Utah. 5.87% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202947,566-271-0.57%
202847,837-271-0.56%
202748,108-271-0.56%
202648,379-271-0.56%
202548,650-271-0.55%
202448,921-271-0.55%
202349,192-271-0.55%
202249,463-271-0.54%
202149,734-786-1.56%
202050,5201,6943.47%
201948,826-309-0.63%
201849,135-204-0.41%
201749,3391780.36%
201649,1611490.3%
201549,0122920.6%
201448,7201850.38%
201348,5353480.72%
201248,1871,0502.23%
201147,1374210.9%
201046,71612,69237.3%
200034,0242,7428.77%
199031,2825,53221.48%
198025,7504,54421.43%
197021,2064,40026.18%
196016,8067,80086.61%
19509,0063,26656.9%
19405,74056810.98%
19305,17258812.83%
19204,58452712.99%
19104,057
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Murray Population by Year