Murray County, Minnesota Population 2020

Murray County, Minnesota's estimated population is 8,122 with a growth rate of -0.94% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Murray County, Minnesota is the 75th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20208,122-77-0.94%
20198,199-77-0.93%
20188,276-77-0.92%
20178,353450.54%
20168,308-86-1.02%
20158,394-41-0.49%
20148,435-71-0.83%
20138,506-67-0.78%
20128,573-57-0.66%
20118,630-67-0.77%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.94%
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Founded
May 23, 1857 (created) 1872 (organized)[1]
County Seat

Murray County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,06696.56%
Asian1041.25%
Two or More Races820.98%
Black or African American490.59%
Some Other Race330.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.23%

Murray County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Murray County, Minnesota Median Age

48.1


Total

47


Male

48.9


Female

Murray County, Minnesota Adults

There are 6,580 adults, (2,088 of whom are seniors) in Murray County, Minnesota.

Murray County, Minnesota Age Dependency

86

Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Murray County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

4,183

50.08%

Male

4,170

49.92%

Murray County, Minnesota Households and Families

Murray County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Murray County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.6%8.4%
All81.6%18.4%
Male79.3%20.7%
Female70.1%29.9%
Non Family67.9%32.1%

81.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7022.2281.6
Married2,0492.7991.6
Non Family1,3221.1567.9
Female1672.9270.1
Male1642.9479.3

2.75

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Murray County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2914.82%
9th to 12th Grade2864.74%
High School Graduate2,26337.49%
Some College1,35122.38%
Associates Degree70711.71%
Bachelors Degree80813.39%
Graduate Degree3305.47%

Murray County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,6865,2691,078
Hispanic169846
Asian1045427
Black472815
Multiple Races352912
Other Race12
Native American1211

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 34.29%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,082$42,637$27,302
Less Than High School$27,500$28,398$19,554
High School Grad$31,301$37,885$20,521
Some College$37,665$48,007$28,400
Bachelors Degree$40,466$42,000$39,609
Graduate Degree$61,750$65,990$56,875

$36,082

Average Earnings

$42,637

Average Male

$27,302

Average Female

Murray County, Minnesota Language

Murray County, Minnesota Language by Age

Murray County, Minnesota Language

94.54% of Murray County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 5.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.29% of the population.

Murray County, Minnesota Poverty

Murray County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,6635046.58%
Hispanic3206520.31%
Black492551.02%
Other331854.55%
Multiple821619.51%

7.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.07%

Male Poverty Rate

8.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Murray County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Murray County, Minnesota is Other, with 54.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Murray County, Minnesota is White, with 6.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.74%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.46%
High School6.34%
Some College4.24%
Bachelors or Greater3.15%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.68%
Female Employed7.46%
Female Unemployed7.41%
Male Employed3.08%

Murray County, Minnesota Income

Murray County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,500$71,722
Families$75,972$87,568
Married Families$82,946-
Non Families$33,582$41,250

Murray County, Minnesota Marital Status

Murray County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.5%

Male Marriage Rate

59.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Murray County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Murray County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Murray County, Minnesota Veterans

629

Number of Veterans

604

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam276
Korea88
Second Gulf War64
First Gulf War45
World War II27
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74224
75+211
35 to 5486
55 to 6466
18 to 3442
Name Veterans % of Total
White6179.71%
Black1122.45%
Hispanic20.99%
Other14.00%

$Murray County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

3.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Murray County, Minnesota Employment Status

64.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Murray County, Minnesota 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

75.01%

Born in Minnesota

96.95%

Native Born

3.05%

Foreign Born

2.21%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.95% of Murray County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 75.01% having been born in Minnesota. 2.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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