Murray County MN Information


Murray County Subdivisions

Murray County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 8,699
Population in Households 8,536
Population in Familes 6,973
Population in Group Qrtrs 163
Population Density1 12
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 3,759
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 2,495
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,654 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,092 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 667 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 895 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $89,512
Average Home Value $179,851


Median Household Income $52,767
Average Household Income $62,850
Per Capita Income $27,273
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.07% -0.19%
Households 0.26% -0.06%
Families 0.14% -0.14%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Murray County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Murray County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 75 15th
Population Density1 # 69 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 62 30th
Median Household Income # 28 69th
Per Capita Income # 24 74th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.