The City of Murray had a population of 19,130 as of July 1, 2016. Murray ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Murray is located at latitude 36.6138 and longitude -88.3219 in Calloway County. The formal boundaries for the City of Murray (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Calloway County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 535 feet.
The City of Murray (GNIS ID: 2404343) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Murray is located within Murray Division of Calloway County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Murray population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Murray: Pleasant Hill, Pooltown, Williston.
|Population in Households||15,916|
|Population in Familes||9,781|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||3,214|
|Average Household Size||2.01|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||8,668 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,059 (35.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,859 (56.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||750 ( 8.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$135,755|
|Average Home Value||$166,304|
|Median Household Income||$35,322|
|Average Household Income||$48,474|
|Per Capita Income||$20,992|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.62%|
|Per Capita Income||1.56%|
The table below compares Murray to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 21||96th|
|Population Density1||# 143||74th|
|Diversity Index2||# 88||84th|
|Median Household Income||# 355||34th|
|Per Capita Income||# 279||49th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.