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Murray Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Murray Area is 37,981. The Murray Area population density is 92.48 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 108.48 people per square mile and is higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Murray Area is white, which represent 91.51% of the total population. The average Murray Area education level is higher than the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 37,981. #691

Population Density, #405

Murray Area
92.48 per square mile
108.48 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:34,755 (91.51%, #276)
Black:1,474 (3.88%, #428)
Hispanic:942 (2.48%, #671)
Asian:800 (2.11%, #188)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):129 (0.34%, #509)
One Race, Other:140 (0.37%, see rank)
Two or More Races:683 (1.80%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:167 (20.88%, see rank)
Chinese:319 (39.88%, see rank)
Filipino:66 (8.25%, see rank)
Japanese:27 (3.38%, see rank)
Korean:171 (21.38%, see rank)
Vietnamese:44 (5.50%, see rank)
Asian, Other:6 (0.75%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

30,363 (79.94%) out of the total population of 37,981 reported first ancestry.

 Murray Area% of the Total PopulationKentuckyU.S.
Arab2650.70%, see rank0.29%0.56%
Czech340.09%, see rank0.11%0.47%
Danish170.04%, see rank0.10%0.42%
Dutch5391.42%, see rank1.13%1.40%
English4,27611.26%, see rank10.29%8.02%
French6291.66%, see rank1.82%3.34%
German5,40714.24%, see rank14.75%15.03%
Greek1410.37%, see rank0.15%0.41%
Hungarian130.03%, see rank0.17%0.46%
Irish5,46814.40%, see rank12.51%10.80%
Italian8592.26%, see rank1.99%5.52%
Norwegian1810.48%, see rank0.32%1.42%
Polish4681.23%, see rank0.83%3.01%
Portuguese410.11%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian1130.30%, see rank0.21%0.92%
Scotch-Irish6921.82%, see rank1.37%0.99%
Scottish1,0492.76%, see rank1.88%1.72%
Subsaharan African2920.77%, see rank0.85%0.95%
Swedish1840.48%, see rank0.37%1.27%
Swiss570.15%, see rank0.24%0.30%
Ukrainian610.16%, see rank0.08%0.31%
American8,54022.48%, see rank20.66%7.12%
Welsh2290.60%, see rank0.52%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 18,317 (48.23%, see rank)
Females: 19,664 (51.77%, see rank)

Murray Area
Male: 48.23%
Female: 51.77%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Murray Area
33.40 years old
38.30 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Murray Area
33.10 years old
37.00 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Murray Area
33.80 years old
39.70 years old
38.80 years old

 Murray Area% of the Total PopulationKentuckyU.S.
Under 5 years1,9835.22%, see rank6.34%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,6814.43%, see rank6.44%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,0615.43%, see rank6.56%6.59%
15 to 19 years3,4679.13%, see rank6.59%6.85%
20 to 24 years5,86215.43%, see rank7.01%7.13%
25 to 34 years4,54211.96%, see rank12.91%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,86210.17%, see rank12.97%12.96%
45 to 54 years4,32711.39%, see rank14.30%14.09%
55 to 64 years4,34611.44%, see rank12.86%12.29%
65 to 74 years3,4329.04%, see rank8.08%7.64%
75 to 84 1,6084.23%, see rank4.25%4.25%
85 years and over8102.13%, see rank1.69%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Murray AreaKentuckyU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population22,927, 100%2,939,709209,056,129
Less Than High School3,029, 13.21%, see rank16.54%13.67%
High School Graduate7,165, 31.25%, see rank33.73%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree6,418, 27.99%, see rank27.96%29.09%
Bachelor Degree3,688, 16.09%, see rank12.86%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree2,627, 11.46%, see rank8.92%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.48, see rank13.0413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Murray Area KentuckyU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten71187.76%12.24%75.59%24.41%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,13493.27%, see rank6.73%, see rank88.54%11.46%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,27195.52%, see rank4.48%, see rank88.73%11.27%90.60%9.40%
College6,84696.83%, see rank3.17%, see rank82.22%17.78%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School84196.91%, see rank3.09%, see rank75.35%24.65%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Murray AreaKentuckyU.S.
Total Households14,854, 100%1,702,235116,211,092
Average Household Size2.32, see rank2.502.63
1 Person Households4,989, 33.59%, see rank28.11%27.57%
2 or More Person Households9,865, 66.41%, see rank71.89%72.43%
Family Households (Families)8,715, 58.67%, see rank66.64%66.22%
Average Family Size3.02, see rank3.133.32
Married-Couple Family6,947, 46.77%, see rank49.17%48.42%
Nonfamily Households6,139, 41.33%, see rank33.36%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Murray Area%KentuckyU.S.
15 Years and Over Total32,256see rank3,535,619252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over15,416100%, see rank1,722,001123,281,364
Never Married5,47235.50%, see rank31.04%35.77%
Married7,81150.67%, see rank53.89%52.04%
Widowed4973.22%, see rank2.93%2.57%
Divorced1,63610.61%, see rank12.14%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over16,840100%, see rank1,813,618129,692,771
Never Married5,87234.87%, see rank24.47%29.48%
Married7,35443.67%, see rank51.24%49.19%
Widowed1,6209.62%, see rank10.21%9.16%
Divorced1,99411.84%, see rank14.09%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Murray Area%KentuckyU.S.
Native36,13195.13%, see rank96.63%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence22,29358.70%, see rank69.96%58.73%
Born in Different State13,72336.13%, see rank26.02%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1150.30%, see rank0.64%1.42%
Foreign Born1,8504.87%, see rank3.37%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship4761.25%, see rank1.20%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,3743.62%, see rank2.17%7.09%
Born In Europe3430.90%, see rank0.50%1.53%
Born In Asia9162.41%, see rank1.10%3.82%
Born In Africa770.20%, see rank0.28%0.55%
Born In Oceania70.02%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America4471.18%, see rank1.39%6.83%
Born In Northern America600.16%, see rank0.08%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Murray Area%KentuckyU.S.
English13,77492.73%, see rank94.34%79.39%
Spanish4563.07%, see rank2.78%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages2321.56%, see rank1.55%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages3312.23%, see rank0.92%3.36%
Other610.41%, see rank0.41%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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