For population 25 years and over in Murray:
For population 15 years and over in Murray CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane, WA (61.7 miles , pop. 195,629).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (283.2 miles , pop. 480,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (951.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Kellogg, ID (3.6 miles ), Smelterville, ID (3.7 miles ), Wardner, ID (3.8 miles ), Pinehurst, ID (3.9 miles ), Osburn, ID (4.0 miles ), Wallace, ID (4.4 miles ), Mullan, ID (4.7 miles ), Noxon, MT (4.8 miles ).
Latitude: 47.73 N, Longitude: 116.09 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 208
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Murray: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Murray, Idaho
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Murray-area historical earthquake activity is below Idaho state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/22/1998 at 01:17:47, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, 4.6 ML, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 44.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/2/1995 at 19:31:02, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.2 ML, 4.5 ML, Depth: 5.6 mi) earthquake occurred 79.8 miles away from Murray center
On 8/17/1994 at 06:56:49, a magnitude 4.1 (3.6 ML, 4.1 ML, Depth: 1.0 mi) earthquake occurred 22.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2006 at 17:24:32, a magnitude 4.3 (3.6 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.2 ML, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/20/1998 at 16:33:06, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, 3.7 MD, Depth: 4.5 mi) earthquake occurred 50.6 miles away from Murray center
On 6/29/1995 at 18:10:50, a magnitude 4.1 (3.7 ML, 4.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Shoshone County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Murray:
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 0.0307. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Murray compared to Idaho state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Murray (based on Shoshone County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.81%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,743 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:
7.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,609 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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FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
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