Murray County MN Information


Murray County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,566
Population in Households 8,403
Population in Familes 6,797
Population in Group Qrtrs 163
Population Density2 12
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $54,604
Average Household Income $71,460
Per Capita Income $30,524


Total Housing Units 4,556 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,963 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 671 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 922 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $111,473
Average Home Value $169,895


Total Households 3,634
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 2,397
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.22% -0.47%
Households -0.27% -0.51%
Families -0.41% -0.6%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.71%


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, 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 # 75 15th
Population Density # 69 22nd
Diversity Index # 60 32nd
Median Household Income # 39 56th
Per Capita Income # 28 69th

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