Murray County, Georgia Population 2020

Murray County, Georgia's estimated population is 40,145 with a growth rate of 0.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Murray County, Georgia is the 52nd largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202040,1451120.28%
201940,0331120.28%
201839,9211120.28%
201739,8094341.10%
201639,375-75-0.19%
201539,4502180.56%
201439,232450.11%
201339,187-130-0.33%
201239,317-48-0.12%
201139,365-169-0.43%
201039,53413,38751.20%
199026,1476,46232.83%
198019,6856,69951.59%
197012,9862,53924.30%
196010,447-229-2.14%
195010,676-461-4.14%
194011,1371,92220.86%
19309,215-275-2.90%
19209,490-273-2.80%
19109,7631,14013.22%
19008,6231621.91%
18908,4611922.32%
18808,2691,76927.22%
18706,500-583-8.23%
18607,083-7,350-50.92%
185014,4339,738207.41%
18404,6950.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.28%
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Founded
1832
County Seat

Murray County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White38,26196.72%
Black or African American4241.07%
Some Other Race3400.86%
Two or More Races3340.84%
Asian1520.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.12%

Murray County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Murray County, Georgia Median Age

38.2


Total

37.1


Male

38.8


Female

Murray County, Georgia Adults

There are 29,630 adults, (5,575 of whom are seniors) in Murray County, Georgia.

Murray County, Georgia Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Murray County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

20,035

50.65%

Male

19,522

49.35%

Murray County, Georgia Households and Families

Murray County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Murray County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.4%24.6%
All69.2%30.8%
Non Family66.9%33.1%
Female52.5%47.5%
Male48.7%51.3%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,0812.7969.2
Married8,1333.2975.4
Non Family3,5681.3366.9
Female1,6653.2852.5
Male7153.3148.7

3.19

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Murray County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,96911.30%
9th to 12th Grade5,08219.35%
High School Graduate9,92237.78%
Some College4,53317.26%
Associates Degree1,2934.92%
Bachelors Degree1,6716.36%
Graduate Degree7933.02%

Murray County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,93816,5112,293
Hispanic2,7461,296136
Black2461417
Multiple Races171128
Other Race11745
Asian11610228
Native American4634

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 87.93%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 24.14%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,306$35,099$27,071
Less Than High School$27,301$28,683$25,400
High School Grad$31,038$36,102$26,364
Some College$31,427$38,333$25,793
Bachelors Degree$49,181$52,403$44,000
Graduate Degree$49,759$47,558$61,667

$31,306

Average Earnings

$35,099

Average Male

$27,071

Average Female

Murray County, Georgia Language

Murray County, Georgia Language by Age

Murray County, Georgia Language

88.08% of Murray County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 11.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.41% of the population.

Murray County, Georgia Poverty

Murray County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,3714,69314.50%
Hispanic5,8371,18320.27%
Multiple2836924.38%
Black3766015.96%
Other340195.59%
Native461226.09%

15.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.91%

Male Poverty Rate

15.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Murray County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Murray County, Georgia is Native, with 26.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Murray County, Georgia is Other, with 5.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.08%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.47%
Some College8.96%
High School8.69%
Bachelors or Greater6.43%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.40%
Male Unemployed16.94%
Male Employed5.66%
Female Employed5.27%

Murray County, Georgia Income

Murray County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,238$56,210
Families$51,588$60,879
Married Families$58,410-
Non Families$23,874$37,507

Murray County, Georgia Marital Status

Murray County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Murray County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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

Murray County, Georgia Veterans

1,757

Number of Veterans

1,614

Male Veterans

143

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam659
First Gulf War240
Second Gulf War229
Korea124
World War II12
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74544
35 to 54386
55 to 64373
75+331
18 to 34123
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7546.09%
Hispanic852.46%
Black31.11%

$Murray County, Georgia Veterans by Education

10.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Murray County, Georgia Employment Status

59.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Murray County, Georgia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

67.98%

Born in Georgia

92.32%

Native Born

7.68%

Foreign Born

5.89%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.32% of Murray County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 67.98% having been born in Georgia. 5.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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