Murray County MN Information


Murray County Subdivisions

Murray County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,544
Daytime Population: Workers 3,863
Daytime Population: Residents 3,858
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,721
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 8,381
Population in Familes 6,819
Population in Group Qrtrs 163
Population Density2 12
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $53,387
Average Household Income $70,398
Per Capita Income $30,126


Total Housing Units 4,556 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,956 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 675 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 925 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $108,966
Average Home Value $163,244


Total Households 3,631
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 2,407
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 -0.29% -0.54%
Households -0.32% -0.57%
Families -0.41% -0.62%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   3.64%


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, 2017 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 # 62 30th
Median Household Income # 42 53rd
Per Capita Income # 24 74th

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