For population 25 years and over in Murray City:
For population 15 years and over in Murray City village:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $764 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, OH (55.0 miles , pop. 711,470).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (331.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Buchtel, OH (1.9 miles ), Glouster, OH (2.1 miles ), Trimble, OH (2.2 miles ), Nelsonville, OH (2.2 miles ), Jacksonville, OH (2.3 miles ), Hemlock, OH (2.4 miles) , New Straitsville, OH (2.5 miles ), Shawnee, OH (2.6 miles ).
Latitude: 39.51 N, Longitude: 82.17 W
Area code: 740
Population change in the 1990s: -49 (-9.8%).
Work and jobs in Murray City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Murray City, Ohio
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Murray City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 47.8 miles away from the Murray City village center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/10/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the village center injured 8 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Murray City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from Murray City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Hocking County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Clifford Carlson - Basketball player-coach, Josh Devore - Major League baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Murray City:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Murray City:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 20.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.88. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.26. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.439. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 12.1%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Murray City compared to Ohio state average:
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Religion statistics for Murray City (based on Hocking County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 24.89%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Murray City government finances in 2002:
5.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,364 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,758 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,809
Total average daily truck traffic: 128
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 3,802
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: