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Murray, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of Murray had a population of 50,155 as of July 1, 2017. Murray ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Murray is located at latitude 40.6506 and longitude -111.8865 in Salt Lake County. The formal boundaries for the City of Murray (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Salt Lake County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,301 feet.

The City of Murray (GNIS ID: 2411198) 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.

Utah 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 Salt Lake City Division of Salt Lake 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, 2017.


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Murray, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 50,155
Daytime Population: Workers 48,588
Daytime Population: Residents 23,000
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 71,588
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.43
Population in Households 49,992
Population in Familes 39,788
Population in Group Qrtrs 163
Population Density2 4,081
Diversity Index3 40
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,728
Average Household Income $77,948
Per Capita Income $30,414

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 20,357 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,268 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,107 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 982 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $265,812
Average Home Value $290,355
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 19,375
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 12,500
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.98% 1.01%
Households 0.85% 0.99%
Families 0.51% 0.83%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Murray, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Murray to the other 325 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 15 96th
Population Density # 14 96th
Diversity Index # 66 80th
Median Household Income # 155 53rd
Per Capita Income # 51 85th

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