Murray County, Georgia Population 2022

Murray County, Georgia's estimated population is 40,555 with a growth rate of 0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Murray County, Georgia is the 52nd largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 39,533 and has seen a growth of 2.59% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18404,6950.00%
185014,4339,738207.41%
18607,083-7,350-50.92%
18706,500-583-8.23%
18808,2691,76927.22%
18908,4611922.32%
19008,6231621.91%
19109,7631,14013.22%
19209,490-273-2.80%
19309,215-275-2.90%
194011,1371,92220.86%
195010,676-461-4.14%
196010,447-229-2.14%
197012,9862,53924.30%
198019,6856,69951.59%
199026,1476,46232.83%
201039,53313,38651.20%
201139,365-168-0.42%
201239,311-54-0.14%
201339,178-133-0.34%
201439,215370.09%
201539,4302150.55%
201639,347-83-0.21%
201739,8034561.16%
201839,9431400.35%
201940,0961530.38%
202040,2491530.38%
202140,4021530.38%
202240,5551530.38%
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Murray County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White38,18895.98%
Black or African American3410.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native680.17%
Asian1530.38%
Some Other Race1840.46%
Two or More Races8552.15%
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Murray County, Georgia Population by Race

Murray County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Murray County, Georgia Median Age

38.8


Total

38.3


Male

39.7


Female

Murray County, Georgia Adults

There are 29,966 adults, (5,822 of whom are seniors) in Murray County, Georgia.

Murray County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Murray County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

20,226

50.83%

Male

19,563

49.17%

Murray County, Georgia Population by Age

Murray County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Murray County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.2%24.8%
All70.4%29.6%
Male64.8%35.2%
Female63.9%36.1%
Non Family63.3%36.7%

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Murray County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,5202.7270.4
Married8,4623.1675.2
Male6443.5764.8
Female1,8333.1963.9
Non Family3,5811.363.3

3.08

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Murray County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,89910.89%
9th to 12th Grade4,48016.84%
High School Graduate9,10534.22%
Some College5,35820.14%
Associates Degree1,9437.30%
Bachelors Degree1,9677.39%
Graduate Degree8573.22%
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Murray County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Murray County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race1369764
Asian1159942
2+ Races466373133
White22,91917,2182,476
Hispanic2,8941,312105
Black2322166
Native American4923

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 93.10%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 47.06%.

Murray County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,370$41,059$28,575
Less Than 9th Grade$28,511$29,819$26,667
High School Graduate$32,683$41,431$26,192
Some College$37,288$50,592$27,919
Bachelors Degree$54,348$67,620$48,327
Graduate Degree$66,167$65,078$67,411

$34,370

Average Earnings

$41,059

Average Male

$28,575

Average Female

Murray County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Murray County, Georgia Language by Age

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Murray County, Georgia Language

88.36% of Murray County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 11.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.18% of the population.

Murray County, Georgia Language

Murray County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native684160.29%
Hispanic6,0111,17819.60%
Multiple85516719.53%
White32,0544,89815.28%
Black271248.86%
Other19NaN%

16.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.55%

Male Poverty Rate

18.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Murray County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Murray County, Georgia is Native, with 60.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Murray County, Georgia is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.47%.

Murray County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.70%
High School10.87%
Some College7.05%
Bachelors or Greater6.99%

Murray County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.90%
Male Unemployed3.65%
Female Employed8.01%
Female Unemployed41.78%

Murray County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Murray County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,133$63,884
Families$57,577$69,733
Married Families$65,720-
Non Families$26,102$40,494
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Income by Household Type

Murray County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Murray County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Murray County, Georgia 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 55-64.

Murray County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Murray County, Georgia Marital Status

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1,512

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War219
First Gulf War246
Vietnam574
Korea87
World War II3

Murray County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34108
35 to 54349
55 to 64254
65 to 74545
75+256

Murray County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4985.20%
2+ Races142.67%
Hispanic681.84%

Murray County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Murray County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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9.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Murray County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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61.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Murray County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Murray County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Murray County, Georgia 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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68.88%

Born in Murray County, Georgia

92.90%

Native Born

7.10%

Foreign Born

5.23%

Non Citizen

1.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.90% of Murray County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 68.88% having been born in Georgia. 5.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Murray County, Georgia Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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