|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Murray is 17,311. Murray, Kentucky is the 2,111th largest city in the US.
Murray is located entirely in Calloway County.
The peak population of Murray was in 2010, when its population was 17,741. In 2010, Murray was the 1,921st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,111th largest city in the US. Murray is currently 2.4% smaller than it was in 2010.
Murray has grown 13.5% since the 2000. Murray, Kentucky's growth is about average. 43% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Murray has a population density of 1,578.4 people per square mile.
|2108||El Dorado, Arkansas||17,339||-19.1%|
|2110||Lake St. Louis, Missouri||17,311||69.0%|
|2113||Rancho Mirage, California||17,303||29.3%|
|2117||Graham, North Carolina||17,273||30.5%|
The total voting age population of Murray, Kentucky, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 15,608. The voting age population is 47.3% male and 52.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.6% of the residents of Murray are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Murray are 87.2% White, 6.1% Black, 4.0% Two or more races, 2.2% Asian, 0.4% Other and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 2.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Murray, 31.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 33.7%. On a per-household basis, 21.9% of families are below the poverty line in Murray.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.3% of Murray residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.8% of Murray residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 33.7% have a bachelor's degree and 16.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Murray residents aged 5 and older, 7.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Murray is 3.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Murray, 20.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Murray is $30,576.
In Murray, 38.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 61.5% of housing units in Murray.
Of all the housing units in Murray, 3.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Murray, 22.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Murray is $704.
In Murray, 83.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.