Murray is located in west Kentucky. Murray is between the Calloway, Graves county. Murray has 11.24 square miles of land area and 0.03 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Murray population is 18,375, which has grown 22.91% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 8.45% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Murray median household income is $29,993 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 16.95% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 28.72% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Murray median house value is $129,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 53.44% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 40.25% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Murray is much better than the state average in quality. The Murray area code is 270.