Murray County, Minnesota Population 2021

Murray County, Minnesota's estimated population is 8,074 with a growth rate of -0.74% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Murray County, Minnesota is the 76th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 8,697 and has seen a growth of -7.16% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20218,074-60-0.74%
20208,134-60-0.73%
20198,194-60-0.73%
20188,254-78-0.94%
20178,332270.33%
20168,305-89-1.06%
20158,394-43-0.51%
20148,437-70-0.82%
20138,507-67-0.78%
20128,574-58-0.67%
20118,632-65-0.75%
20108,697-963-9.97%
19909,660-1,847-16.05%
198011,507-1,001-8.00%
197012,508-2,235-15.16%
196014,743-58-0.39%
195014,801-259-1.72%
194015,0601,1588.33%
193013,9022711.99%
192013,6311,87615.96%
191011,755-156-1.31%
190011,9115,21977.99%
18906,6923,08885.68%
18803,6043,3951624.40%
1870209180620.69%
1860290.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.74%
County Website
Founded
May 23, 1857
County Seat
2010 Population
8,697
Growth Since 2010
-7.16%
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Murray County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,00296.46%
Asian1321.59%
Two or More Races790.95%
Some Other Race310.37%
Black or African American310.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.25%
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Murray County, Minnesota Population by Race

Murray County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Murray County, Minnesota Median Age

48.1


Total

46.7


Male

49.3


Female

Murray County, Minnesota Adults

There are 6,515 adults, (2,103 of whom are seniors) in Murray County, Minnesota.

Murray County, Minnesota Age Dependency

88

Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Murray County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

4,147

49.99%

Male

4,149

50.01%

Murray County, Minnesota Population by Age

Murray County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Murray County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.9%8.1%
Male81.5%18.5%
All81.2%18.8%
Female70.1%29.9%
Non Family65.7%34.3%

81.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Murray County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6452.2481.2
Married2,0122.8191.9
Non Family1,2861.1365.7
Female1743.0570.1
Male1733.0681.5

2.78

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Murray County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2774.64%
9th to 12th Grade3065.12%
High School Graduate2,16836.30%
Some College1,33522.35%
Associates Degree64710.83%
Bachelors Degree89114.92%
Graduate Degree3485.83%
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Murray County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Murray County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,6285,2191,195
Hispanic178826
Asian1024421
2+ Races403510
Black29147
Other Race14
Native American1312

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.73%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 25.00%.

Murray County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,616$44,011$30,717
Less Than 9th Grade$28,385$28,906$21,667
High School Graduate$31,715$38,686$22,222
Some College$39,280$48,125$29,091
Bachelors Degree$42,407$47,266$41,283
Graduate Degree$63,317$68,553$61,016

$37,616

Average Earnings

$44,011

Average Male

$30,717

Average Female

Murray County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Murray County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Murray County, Minnesota Language

94.60% of Murray County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 5.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.33% of the population.

Murray County, Minnesota Language

Murray County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,5924666.14%
Hispanic3337823.42%
Black312064.52%
Multiple791316.46%
Other311341.94%
Asian10565.71%

7.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.91%

Male Poverty Rate

8.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Murray County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Murray County, Minnesota is Black, with 64.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Murray County, Minnesota is Asian, with 5.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.49%.

Murray County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.04%
High School6.75%
Some College4.35%
Bachelors or Greater2.89%

Murray County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed24.18%
Female Unemployed12.90%
Female Employed6.08%
Male Employed3.05%

Murray County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Murray County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,231$71,996
Families$76,875$88,296
Married Families$83,977-
Non Families$31,737$40,307
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Income by Household Type

Murray County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.7%

Male Marriage Rate

60.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Murray County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Murray County, Minnesota 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 45-54.

Murray County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Murray County, Minnesota Marital Status

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552

Number of Veterans

525

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam244
Korea81
Second Gulf War46
First Gulf War40
World War II27

Murray County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+209
65 to 74201
35 to 5463
55 to 6457
18 to 3422

Murray County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5478.68%
Black412.90%
Hispanic31.38%
Other Race14.55%

Murray County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Murray County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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3.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Murray County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Murray County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Murray County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Murray County, Minnesota 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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73.85%

Born in Murray County, Minnesota

96.65%

Native Born

3.35%

Foreign Born

2.46%

Non Citizen

0.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.65% of Murray County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 73.85% having been born in Minnesota. 2.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Murray County, Minnesota 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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