Latest Data (2017)
Population 726
Nationwide Rank 11741

Quick Facts

Murray, Iowa is the 11,741st largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Murray, Iowa is a city.

Murray, Iowa is currently 5.6% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Murray, Iowa's growth is below average. 61% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
11731 Fair Haven, New York 727 -17.6%
11732 Fremont, Iowa 727 2.5%
11733 Heuvelton, New York 727 -9.3%
11734 Mott, North Dakota 727 -9.1%
11735 Plains, Georgia 727 13.5%
11736 Camp Wood, Texas 726 -12.2%
11737 Delta, Pennsylvania 726 -1.8%
11738 Elysian, Minnesota 726 42.9%
11739 Godley, Illinois 726 20.5%
11740 Lake Tapawingo, Missouri 726 -13.5%
11741 Murray, Iowa 726 -5.5%
11742 North Topsail Beach, North Carolina 726 -13.5%
11743 Renova, Mississippi 726 17.2%
11744 Wayne, Oklahoma 726 1.5%
11745 Faulkton, South Dakota 725 -7.1%
11746 Lockesburg, Arkansas 725 1.9%
11747 Mayesville, South Carolina 725 -31.4%
11748 Nicholson, Pennsylvania 725 2.1%
11749 North, South Carolina 725 -13.0%
11750 Glen Ullin, North Dakota 724 -16.2%
11751 Hillcrest, Texas 724 0.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
8831 Walford 1,450 18.1%
8840 Manning 1,443 -2.9%
8855 Logan 1,439 -7.2%
8885 Kingsley 1,426 14.2%
8886 Woodward 1,426 18.2%
8902 Wellman 1,419 -0.1%
8931 Montezuma 1,409 -2.9%
8942 Woodbine 1,407 -10.2%
8968 Earlham 1,400 7.6%
8971 Lenox 1,400 -0.2%
8975 Bedford 1,398 -13.9%
8987 Granger 1,394 114.7%
8992 Brooklyn 1,391 1.6%
9015 Sanborn 1,384 2.3%
9037 Lone Tree 1,376 19.5%
9058 Clarksville 1,372 -4.7%
9063 Nora Springs 1,371 -10.3%
9082 Holstein 1,364 -6.9%
9111 Tripoli 1,353 3.6%
9150 Dysart 1,333 2.4%
9229 Maharishi Vedic City 1,305 1350.0%
9254 Manly 1,298 -3.2%
9282 New Sharon 1,292 -1.2%
9300 Arnolds Park 1,287 7.0%
9302 Shell Rock 1,287 -0.7%
9304 Roland 1,286 -2.9%
9307 Dike 1,285 34.9%
9310 Buffalo 1,284 -7.2%
9324 Central City 1,280 10.8%
9368 Coon Rapids 1,264 -2.7%
9390 Alton 1,257 14.0%
9428 Melcher-Dallas 1,247 -4.0%
9465 Strawberry Point 1,233 -10.5%
9485 Elkader 1,226 -16.2%
9642 Mapleton 1,180 -10.5%
9656 Jewell Junction 1,175 -5.0%
9670 Villisca 1,171 -13.0%
9733 Laurens 1,156 -21.0%
9772 Springville 1,143 4.4%
9775 Elk Run Heights 1,142 8.7%
9786 Gilbert 1,140 14.6%
9816 Van Meter 1,131 30.2%
9822 Baxter 1,129 7.0%
9839 St. Ansgar 1,125 9.4%
9844 Fairbank 1,123 6.9%
9849 Mechanicsville 1,122 -4.6%
9858 Lake Park 1,120 8.8%
9865 Sheffield 1,118 20.4%
9872 Glidden 1,116 -12.7%
9903 Winfield 1,105 -2.2%
9947 Malvern 1,094 -12.8%
9966 Lake View 1,089 -9.0%
9973 Hamburg 1,086 -13.7%
9975 Conrad 1,085 2.8%
9979 Palo 1,084 75.1%
9992 Greene 1,079 -1.5%
10010 Aplington 1,074 1.6%
10027 University Heights 1,070 9.0%
10030 Panora 1,069 -8.7%
10073 George 1,059 1.0%
10101 Marcus 1,050 -7.5%
10145 Sidney 1,037 -19.8%
10172 Riverside 1,031 10.7%
10258 De Soto 1,008 -0.7%
10259 Eddyville 1,008 -5.3%
10263 Rockwell 1,008 1.8%
10283 North English 1,004 1.1%
10324 Allison 995 -0.9%
10350 Paullina 989 -11.7%
10351 Fruitland 988 38.7%
10391 Gowrie 979 -5.9%
10394 Janesville 978 18.4%
10397 Tabor 978 -1.2%
10400 Sloan 977 -5.5%
10427 Dunlap 971 -14.7%
10434 Clarence 970 -4.4%
10437 Swisher 970 20.3%
10438 Aurelia 969 -8.6%
10455 Preston 967 1.8%
10469 Shellsburg 965 2.6%
10476 Griswold 963 -7.1%
10479 Lawton 962 37.4%
10490 Treynor 960 1.4%
10508 Keota 955 -6.8%
10514 Odebolt 953 -17.8%
10523 Wayland 952 0.8%
10525 Hinton 950 16.9%
10539 Underwood 948 36.7%
10561 Princeton 943 0.0%
10573 Lansing 941 -6.8%
10576 West Point 941 -3.8%
10597 Le Grand 936 6.0%
10604 Calmar 935 -11.9%
10638 Anita 926 -11.7%
10660 Keosauqua 923 -13.6%
10661 Maxwell 923 13.5%
10671 Danville 921 0.7%
10680 Fredericksburg 920 -6.2%
10706 Eldon 915 -8.4%
10792 Buffalo Center 893 -7.1%
10858 Larchwood 877 11.2%
10874 Schleswig 874 5.1%
10893 Gladbrook 870 -14.2%
10896 Victor 869 -8.8%
10911 Neola 866 2.3%
10916 Edgewood 865 -5.9%
10925 Primghar 864 -2.7%
10928 Armstrong 863 -11.3%
10934 Donnellson 862 -10.3%
10944 Newell 861 -2.6%
10955 Montrose 860 -10.0%
10977 Long Grove 856 43.8%
10987 Winthrop 855 11.1%
11037 Colo 844 -2.0%
11039 McGregor 844 -2.7%
11045 Newhall 843 -5.0%
11081 Readlyn 838 7.0%
11095 Dunkerton 835 10.7%
11125 Sully 830 -8.3%
11128 Afton 829 -9.2%
11135 Inwood 828 -5.3%
11148 Hazleton 826 -12.9%
11153 Rockford 825 -8.7%
11171 Hubbard 822 -7.1%
11195 Melbourne 819 3.1%
11197 Morning Sun 818 -6.0%
11205 Dakota City 816 -10.1%
11207 Cambridge 815 -1.4%
11218 Okoboji 814 -4.4%
11221 Carson 813 22.0%
11227 Elkhart 812 124.3%
11233 Graettinger 811 -9.8%
11258 Oxford 808 14.6%
11284 Raymond 804 49.1%
11291 Hills 803 19.3%
11299 Correctionville 801 -5.9%
11315 Dayton 798 -9.9%
11340 Redfield 795 -4.9%
11353 Ossian 792 -7.0%
11355 Walker 792 5.3%
11365 Riceville 790 -5.8%
11398 Grand Junction 784 -18.4%
11410 Exira 782 -2.9%
11439 Earlville 777 -13.5%
11442 Walnut 777 -11.2%
11462 Lowden 772 -3.1%
11469 Hartford 770 0.6%
11483 Milo 767 -9.1%
11485 Sioux Rapids 767 6.9%
11488 Wall Lake 767 -9.7%
11498 Manilla 765 -8.6%
11547 West Bend 757 -9.0%
11549 Alden 756 -16.1%
11575 Essex 753 -14.4%
11625 Hedrick 744 -11.3%
11660 Merrill 738 -1.9%
11678 Gilbertville 735 -4.1%
11681 Schaller 735 -6.2%
11694 Whiting 733 -8.4%
11709 Wheatland 731 -5.1%
11732 Fremont 727 2.5%
11741 Murray 726 -5.5%
11758 Garnavillo 723 -3.6%
11770 Ventura 722 7.2%
11778 Stratford 721 -3.3%
11865 Ruthven 706 -7.7%
11866 Seymour 706 -12.7%
11868 Bancroft 705 -12.5%
11873 Adair 704 -15.7%
11874 Hospers 704 4.7%
11883 Lakeside 702 45.6%
11899 Alburnett 699 25.4%
11936 Wellsburg 693 -3.2%
11945 Battle Creek 690 -6.8%
11959 Olin 689 -3.7%
11962 Boyden 688 -1.1%
12024 Albert City 678 -3.9%
12063 Coggon 673 -10.1%
12094 Shueyville 669 97.9%
12101 Blairstown 667 -2.1%
12131 Stanwood 664 -2.6%
12162 Van Horne 660 -7.8%
12172 Brighton 656 -4.7%
12298 Elgin 637 -5.7%
12300 Stanton 637 -11.0%
12301 Agency 636 2.2%
12314 Moravia 634 -8.5%
12353 Farmington 628 -16.8%
12374 Elk Horn 624 -3.7%
12396 St. Charles 621 -3.5%
12397 What Cheer 621 -8.5%
12407 Shelby 619 -10.9%
12431 Crescent 614 18.3%
12446 Dumont 612 -9.4%
12451 Pomeroy 612 -13.5%
12457 Keystone 611 -8.5%
12466 Fontanelle 610 -11.4%
12467 Grand Mound 610 -9.7%
12492 Goldfield 607 -10.6%
12494 Kanawha 607 -17.6%
12542 Sutherland 602 -14.4%
12548 Hopkinton 601 -11.7%
12550 Ireton 601 2.9%
12580 Clermont 597 -16.0%
12586 Orleans 597 -4.6%
12590 Doon 596 12.0%
12602 Kellogg 594 -2.3%
12608 Fonda 593 -7.9%
12637 Minden 589 4.0%
12698 Ainsworth 580 10.2%
12726 Dexter 575 -17.7%
12728 Moulton 575 -12.6%
12805 Richland 565 -3.5%
12818 Everly 563 -13.1%
12825 Quasqueton 563 -1.9%
12846 Anthon 560 -13.5%
12857 Batavia 559 11.8%
12938 Rolfe 549 -18.0%
12949 Sabula 547 -18.7%
12964 Badger 543 -10.8%
13040 Grandview 534 -12.6%
13057 Russell 532 -4.8%
13064 Radcliffe 531 -12.5%
13069 Scranton 530 -11.9%
13072 Zearing 530 -14.2%
13090 Elma 527 -11.5%
13100 Norway 526 -12.6%
13127 Early 523 -13.9%
13158 Runnells 520 51.1%
13181 Otho 518 -9.5%
13185 Wyoming 518 -17.2%
13219 Swea City 513 -19.8%
13222 Dows 512 -23.9%
13226 Lovilia 512 -11.8%
13244 New Albin 510 -3.0%
13260 Allerton 507 -9.3%
13261 Burt 507 -8.4%
13277 Ellsworth 506 -4.5%
13300 Dow City 503 -0.1%
13312 Garwin 502 -10.9%
13333 Humeston 500 -8.2%
13340 Gilman 499 -16.8%
13346 Truro 499 15.7%
13372 Delmar 496 -2.9%
13382 New Hartford 495 -25.0%
13410 Maynard 492 -1.7%
13427 New Virginia 490 3.5%
13438 Arcadia 487 9.6%
13439 Charter Oak 487 -7.7%
13457 Oxford Junction 486 -15.4%
13462 Beacon 485 -8.3%
13474 Albion 484 -18.2%
13479 Whittemore 484 -8.3%
13500 Thompson 482 -19.2%
13506 Latimer 481 -9.9%
13513 Collins 480 -3.8%
13522 Lime Springs 479 -3.0%
13537 Breda 477 0.4%
13539 Gilmore City 477 -13.7%
13569 University Park 475 -11.8%
13593 Delhi 472 3.2%
13601 Klemme 472 -20.1%
13604 Stacyville 472 0.4%
13617 Pacific Junction 470 -7.2%
13653 Martensdale 466 -1.0%
13694 Ocheyedan 461 -13.6%
13714 Lamont 459 -8.7%
13724 Alleman 458 4.5%
13743 Marquette 457 -4.9%
13758 Bayard 454 -15.1%
13789 Titonka 452 -22.4%
13845 Farragut 445 -12.4%
13875 Emerson 442 -7.9%
13877 Little Rock 442 -9.4%
13922 Miles 438 -5.1%
13927 Riverdale 438 -33.0%
14023 Ashton 427 -7.1%
14030 Birmingham 426 0.4%
14037 Conesville 425 -0.2%
14061 Vail 423 -6.4%
14077 Lawler 421 -8.2%
14098 Galva 418 14.2%
14101 Lost Nation 418 -15.5%
14103 Plainfield 418 -4.1%
14131 Royal 415 -12.9%
14135 Bussey 414 -8.0%
14139 Hawkeye 414 -15.3%
14144 New Vienna 414 5.0%
14160 Andrew 412 -10.4%
14163 Earling 412 -12.5%
14169 Bonaparte 411 -10.2%
14170 Cumming 411 146.1%
14178 Calamus 410 4.3%
14206 Lewis 408 -6.6%
14210 Thornton 408 -3.0%
14238 Mystic 405 -31.7%
14239 New Market 405 -11.3%
14261 Stanhope 403 -17.0%
14263 Arlington 402 -17.9%
14271 Milton 402 -26.9%
14276 Casey 401 -15.7%
14283 Lehigh 401 -19.4%
14286 Worthington 401 5.2%
14331 Duncombe 395 -16.4%
14379 Bennett 389 -1.5%
14394 Lynnville 388 2.6%
14417 Salix 386 -2.7%
14441 Union 384 -10.0%
14458 Salem 382 -17.4%
14463 Colesburg 381 -7.2%
14464 Columbus City 381 1.3%
14481 Ringsted 380 -16.6%
14487 Letts 379 -3.3%
14489 Mondamin 379 -10.4%
14540 Orient 374 -6.5%
14570 Holy Cross 371 9.7%
14572 Wesley 371 -20.3%
14575 Charlotte 370 -12.3%
14576 Churdan 370 -11.0%
14595 Plymouth 369 -13.9%
14596 Donahue 368 26.0%
14637 Livermore 363 -15.3%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 726 11,741
2016 729 11,723
2015 735 11,677
2014 734 11,684
2013 742 11,636
2012 751 11,581
2011 747 11,611
2010 756 11,555
2009 794 11,248
2008 796 11,238
2007 793 11,259
2006 787 11,293
2005 778 11,340
2004 786 11,299
2003 761 11,429
2002 761 11,453
2001 766 11,425
2000 769 11,415
1990 734 11,224