Murray, Utah Population 2020

49,728
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Murray is a city located in Utah. With a 2020 population of 49,728, it is the 16th largest city in Utah and the 794th largest city in the United States. Murray is currently growing at a rate of 0.42% annually and its population has increased by 6.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 46,746 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Murray has a population density of 4,035 people per square mile.

The average household income in Murray is $82,592 with a poverty rate of 9.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,065 per month, and the median house value is $265,400. The median age in Murray is 36.3 years, 36.3 years for males, and 36.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.9 males.

Murray Demographics

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

  • White: 88.57%
  • Two or more races: 3.85%
  • Other race: 2.53%
  • Asian: 1.97%
  • Black or African American: 1.70%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.09%
  • Native American: 0.29%
The current population of Murray, Utah is 49,728, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 49,308.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 46,746.

Murray, Utah Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White43,50388.57%
Two or More Races1,8913.85%
Some Other Race1,2432.53%
Asian9681.97%
Black or African American8331.70%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5361.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native1440.29%
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Murray Population Pyramid 2020

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Murray Median Age

36.3


Total

36.3


Male

36.4


Female

Murray Adults

There are 38,379 adults, (7,965 of whom are seniors) in Murray.

Murray Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Murray Sex Ratio

Female

26,135

53.21%

Male

22,983

46.79%

Murray Households and Families

Murray Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Murray Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.7%21.3%
All66.2%33.8%
Non Family59%41%
Male51.8%48.2%
Female44.8%55.2%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,0142.5766.2
Married8,9593.2578.7
Non Family6,8131.2859
Female2,2633.3144.8
Male9793.6251.8

3.19

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Murray Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4581.36%
9th to 12th Grade1,8495.48%
High School Graduate7,73722.94%
Some College9,50428.18%
Associates Degree3,1549.35%
Bachelors Degree7,12921.14%
Graduate Degree3,89111.54%
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Murray Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,55127,0349,553
Hispanic2,9932,330512
Other Race754591181
Asian676639422
Multiple Races657541181
Black440393155
Islander38938978
Native American11511545

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 asian people with a rate of 62.43%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,588$45,062$31,723
Less Than High School$23,381$40,859$20,838
High School Grad$32,646$37,740$27,627
Some College$32,150$35,227$29,260
Bachelors Degree$48,758$66,151$37,358
Graduate Degree$59,955$64,735$52,723

$38,588

Average Earnings

$45,062

Average Male

$31,723

Average Female

Murray Language

Murray Language by Age

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Murray Language

87.50% of Murray residents speak only English, while 12.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.16% of the population.

Murray Poverty

Murray Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,8203,2378.13%
Hispanic5,12074514.55%
Other1,22729323.88%
Black81322227.31%
Islander53615228.36%
Multiple1,823864.72%
Asian968333.41%
Native144106.94%

9.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.64%

Male Poverty Rate

9.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Murray

The race most likely to be in poverty in Murray is Islander, with 28.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Murray is Asian, with 3.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.91%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.22%
High School8.99%
Some College6.48%
Bachelors or Greater4.51%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed18.71%
Male Unemployed11.02%
Female Employed7.20%
Male Employed4.39%

Murray Income

Murray Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,174$82,592
Families$77,935$96,813
Married Families$89,543-
Non Families$41,747$51,482
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Murray Marital Status

Murray Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Murray Marital Status by Race

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Murray Veterans

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2,335

Number of Veterans

2,243

Male Veterans

92

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam857
Second Gulf War421
First Gulf War328
World War II275
Korea224
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Age Group Veterans
75+765
65 to 74657
35 to 54397
18 to 34279
55 to 64237
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1286.14%
Hispanic1353.60%
2 or More9710.95%
Indian3425.37%
Black336.52%
Asian303.83%
Other131.45%

Murray Veterans by Education

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10.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Murray Employment Status

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69%

Labor Force Participation

66.3%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

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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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65.25%

Born in Utah

91.97%

Native Born

8.03%

Foreign Born

4.58%

Non Citizen

3.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.97% of Murray residents were born in the United States, with 65.25% having been born in Utah. 4.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202049,7282100.42%
201949,5182100.43%
201849,308-63-0.13%
201749,3712100.43%
201649,1611180.24%
201549,0432930.60%
201448,7501860.38%
201348,5643490.72%
201248,2151,0742.28%
201147,1414160.89%
201046,72512,7013.22%
200034,0242,7420.84%
199031,2825,5321.97%
198025,7504,5441.96%
197021,2064,4002.35%
196016,8067,8006.44%
19509,0063,2664.61%
19405,7405681.05%
19305,1725881.21%
19204,5845271.23%
19104,0570.00%