Murray, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Murray, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Murray had a population of 817 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Murray is located at latitude 41.0414 and longitude -93.9489 in Clarke County. The formal boundaries for the City of Murray (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clarke County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,217 feet.

The City of Murray (GNIS ID: 2395142) 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.

The City of Murray is located within Township of Troy, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clarke 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, 2018.

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Murray, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 817
Population in Households 817
Population in Familes 653
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,029
Diversity Index2 14


Median Household Income $46,470
Average Household Income $58,622
Per Capita Income $23,488


Total Housing Units 365 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 233 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 102 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $86,765
Average Home Value $142,382


Total Households 336
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 225
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.95% 0.77%
Households 0.98% 0.76%
Families 1.44% 0.7%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   1.93%

Murray, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Murray to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 352 65th
Population Density # 287 72nd
Diversity Index # 298 71st
Median Household Income # 833 18th
Per Capita Income # 920 9th

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