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Calloway County

Population in 2012: 17,981 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.3%
 

Males: 8,335  (46.4%)
Females: 9,646  (53.6%)

Median resident age:  25.0 years
Kentucky median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 42071.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $30,449 (it was $25,647 in 2000)
Murray:

$30,449
Kentucky:

$41,141
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $18,861

Murray city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $120,397 (it was $81,800 in 2000)
Murray:

$120,397
Kentucky:

$120,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $125,305; Detached houses: $134,018; Townhouses or other attached units: $163,882; In 2-unit structures: $127,705; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $148,042; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $125,013; Mobile homes: $17,570

Median gross rent in 2011: $533.

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  • White alone - 14,873 (84.7%)
  • Black alone - 1,185 (6.8%)
  • Hispanic - 589 (3.4%)
  • Asian alone - 575 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 199 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 104 (0.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 18 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 12 (0.07%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Murray: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (17.5%), Irish (14.8%), German (14.5%), English (11.9%), Scottish (2.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/17/1844

Elevation: 515 feet

Land area: 9.70 square miles.

Population density: 1854 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Murray:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.5%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Murray city:

  • Never married: 48.0%
  • Now married: 34.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

1,009 residents are foreign born (2.5% Asia, 1.1% Latin America, 1.1% Europe).

This city:  5.7%
Kentucky:  2.8%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Murray, Kentucky as of April 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Murray to the number of sex offenders is 720 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,164 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,039 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (53.3 miles , pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (91.8 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (363.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hazel, KY (2.7 miles ), Kirksey, KY (2.8 miles ), Shiloh, KY (3.0 miles ), Hardin, KY (3.3 miles ), New Concord, KY (3.3 miles ), Puryear, TN (3.4 miles ), Sedalia, KY (3.7 miles ), Farmington, KY (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $160,300
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $170,300
  • 2006: 42 buildings, average cost: $211,500
  • 2007: 66 buildings, average cost: $34,800
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $163,700
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $188,000
  • 2010: 31 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2012: 30 buildings, average cost: $173,600

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Latitude: 36.61 N, Longitude: 88.32 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,990 (+34.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,722 (74.1%)

Area code: 270

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Crime rates in Murray by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000102
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.06.00.011.1
Rapes 23147779833
per 100,000 12.119.96.626.345.444.342.553.948.016.816.7
Robberies 83774847696
per 100,000 48.319.946.246.125.950.624.341.936.050.433.4
Assaults 1491017141320109819
per 100,000 84.559.866.1111.990.882.2121.359.854.044.8105.9
Burglaries 130106145100114124143174164145161
per 100,000 784.6704.9957.8658.3739.5784.3867.61041.4983.4811.7897.5
Thefts 327317399455447532422434493422441
per 100,000 1973.42108.02635.62995.22899.83364.72560.42597.42956.22362.32458.5
Auto thefts 3330302035191628132721
per 100,000 199.2199.5198.2131.7227.1120.297.1167.678.0151.1117.1
Arson 452230N/A0013
per 100,000 24.133.213.213.219.50.0N/A0.00.05.616.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.1) 186.7179.6215.9228.7242.9260.4231.4252.3259.6196.6232.3

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Crime rate in Murray detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 36 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Kentucky average:

1.88

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Murray, Kentucky accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +214 (+1.5%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Postsecondary teachers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Murray-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 153% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the Murray city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/4/1964, a category F4 tornado 9.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Murray-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 77.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.8 miles away from Murray center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 91.1 miles away from Murray center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 71.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Calloway County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Chuck Taylor (wrestler) - Professional wrestler, T. R. M. Howard - Civil rights activist, John Noble Wilford - Journalist, Leigh-Allyn Baker - Actress, Molly Sims - Female model, Billy Lane Lauffer - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Timothy D. Adams - Politician, William Earl Brown - Actor.


Hospital/medical center in Murray:

  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, 803 POPLAR STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Murray, KY

Airports and heliports located in Murray:


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Colleges/Universities in Murray:

  • Murray State University (Full-time enrollment: 7,472; Location: 218 Wells Hall; Public; Website: www.murraystate.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Ezell's Cosmetology School (FT enrollment: 46; Location: 504 Maple St; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Murray:

  • Bethel University (about 35 miles; McKenzie, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,516)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 36 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 37 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 54 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,264)
  • Union University (about 71 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 72 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,716)
  • Lane College (about 74 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,121)

Public high schools in Murray:

Public elementary/middle schools in Murray:

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Library in Murray:

  • CALLOWAY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $714,790; Location: 710 MAIN STREET; 53,571 books; 544 audio materials; 965 video materials; 48 state licensed databases; 144 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Churches in Murray (only include 2 on your site): Seventh Day Adventist (1408 Sycamore); First Presbytarian (1606 Poplar); Trinity Christian (601 N. 18th); Bethel Fellowship (9950 94 E); Faith Tabernacle (525 Peeler); New Life (300 Maple); Murray Family Church (92 Chestnut); Higher Praise (5623 641 N); Christian Community (1201 S. 16th); Murray Church of the Nazarene (Doran Road); Goshen United Methodist (4726 121 N); Good Shepher United Methodist (84 Cherry Corner); First United Methodist (503 Maple); Murray State Wesley Foundation (1315 Payne); St. John's Episcopal (1625 Farmer); West Murray Church of Christ (Doran and Holiday); University Church of Christ (801 N 12th); Union Grove Church of Christ (2081 Poor Farm); Glendale Church of Christ (1101 Glendale); First Christian (111 N. 5th); St. Leo's Catholic Church (401 N. 12th); Westside Baptist (207 Robertson Road South); Sinking Springs Baptist (4185 Wiswell Rd W); First Baptist (203 S.4th); The Journey Church (615 s. 12th); St. John Missionary Baptist (122 Spruce); Memorial Baptist (906 Main); Locust Grove Baptist (1871 locust Grove road); Grace Baptist ((617 S. 9th); Greater Hope Missionary Baptist (711 S. 4th); Eastwood Baptist (94 E); elm Grove Baptist (6483 94 E); Hope Harbor (94 E); Apostolic Home Fellowship (1718 Melrose); added by Annie
  • The student population of Murray State is now over 10,000 added by Joe

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Notable locations in Murray: Murray Fire Department Station 1 (A), Murray Fire Department Station 2 (B), Calloway County Fire and Rescue (C), Murray - Calloway County Hospital Ambulance Service (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Murray include: Martin Chapel (A), Emmanuel Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Murray Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Kentucky Lake Productions (Tourism Consultants; 505 Main Street), Murray Tourism (805 North 12th Street).

Hotels: Country Hearth Inn and Suites (1202 South 12th Street), Murray Plaza Court (Hazel Highway), Days Inn (517 South 12th Street), Holiday Inn Exp Stes Murray (1504 North 12th Street), Best Western University Inn (1503 North 12th Street).

Courts: Calloway County - District Court Clerk (312 North 4th Street), Calloway County - Circuit Court Clerk (312 North 4th Street), Kentucky State - Administrative Office Of The Courts- Court Of Appeals J (312 South 8th Street).

 
Calloway County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Murray and their reported violations in the past:

MURRAY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 22428, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-27-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2005)
  • 77 regular monitoring violations
MURRAY WATER DISTRICT #2 (Population served: 610, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-27-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-14-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2003)
  • One minor monitoring violation
BULLFROG CAMPGROUND (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 27 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 minor monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
STELLA TRAILER PARK (Population served: 92, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2005)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2004)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 60 regular monitoring violations
  • 14 other older monitoring violations
KENTUCKY BEACH RESORT (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between OCT-06-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-06-2005)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2000), St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2000), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2000)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
PARADISE RESORT (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
MSU HANCOCK BIO STATION (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Murray that have no violations reported:

  • MURRAY WATER DISTRICT #3 (Population served: 730, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 23.8%
(21.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.8% for Black residents, 29.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 94.2% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 17.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  43.2%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Murray, KY

People in group quarters in Murray in 2010:

  • 2,499 people in college/university student housing
  • 252 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 138 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Murray in 2000:

  • 2,404 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 407 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Murray compared to Kentucky state average:

Murray, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • Regional Special Events Center. Murray State University.

Banks with most branches in Murray (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Murray Main Branch, Murray North Branch, Murray South Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Regions Bank: South Manor Branch, University Branch, Murray Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Heritage Bank: Murray Branch at 1601 North 12th Street, branch established on 2007/11/08; Main Street Branch at 210 North 12th Street, branch established on 1879/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,022.4 mil, Deposits: $800.2 mil, headquarters in Hopkinsville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices
  • The Murray Bank: 700 B North 12th Street Branch at 700 B North 12th Street, branch established on 2002/10/15; at 405 South 12th Street, branch established on 1999/06/15. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $235.7 mil, Deposits: $204.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Calloway County Branch at 1111 Main Street, branch established on 1992/09/14. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank of Cadiz and Trust Company: Murray Branch at 630 N 12th St, branch established on 2008/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $104.6 mil, Deposits: $84.6 mil, headquarters in Cadiz, KY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Cadiz Bancorp, Inc.
  • Community Financial Services Bank: Cfsb Of Calloway County at 1721 North 12th Street, branch established on 2008/05/12. Info updated 2011/12/12: Bank assets: $559.2 mil, Deposits: $472.5 mil, headquarters in Benton, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Community Financial Services, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Woodforest National Bank: Murray Branch at 809 N. 12th Street, branch established on 2008/04/19. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • FNB Bank, Inc.: Murray Branch at 1304 Chestnut, Suite E, branch established on 2008/08/01. Info updated 2010/10/01: Bank assets: $371.8 mil, Deposits: $311.4 mil, headquarters in Mayfield, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Jackson Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Murray, Kentucky:

  • Best Western Racer Inn, Hwy 641 S, Murray, KY 42071 , Phone: (270) 753-5986
  • Shoney's Inn, Hwy 641 N, Murray, KY 42071 , Phone: (270) 753-5353
  • Baymont Inn & Suites , 1210 N 12th St, Murray, KY 42071 , Phone: (270) 759-5910, Fax: (270) 759-5912
  • Days Inn - Murray, Ky , 517 S 12th St, Murray, KY 42071 , Phone: (270) 753-6706, Fax: (270) 767-9816
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites , 1504 N 12th St, Murray, KY 42071 , Phone: (270) 759-4449, Fax: (270) 759-9111
  • Hampton Inn & Suites , 1415 Lowes Dr, Murray, KY 42071 , Phone: (270) 767-2226, Fax: (270) 767-2220
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Murray, Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Murray travel time to work - commute


Murray mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Electricity (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Murray (based on Calloway County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.24%
Here60.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents52.9%16.6%15.6%3.9%2.4%
Congregations35.0%22.5%21.3%1.3%1.3%
NameAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchCumberland Presbyterian ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.1%1.2%1.2%1.1%3.1%
Congregations1.3%1.3%3.8%1.3%11.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Calloway County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Calloway County:

3.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

7.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Calloway County:

27.7%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.4%
State:

15.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 12$33,462$33,4620$0
Other Government Administration 15$44,063$35,2500$0
Police Protection - Officers 32$86,171$32,3140$0
Police - Other 5$11,475$27,5400$0
Firefighters 33$86,667$31,5150$0
Fire - Other 1$2,575$30,9000$0
Streets and Highways 10$21,609$25,9310$0
Hospitals 733$2,287,934$37,45695$145,730
Solid Waste Management 21$57,577$32,9010$0
Sewerage 7$17,876$30,6450$0
Water Supply 8$28,009$42,0140$0
Gas Supply 8$22,651$33,9770$0
Other and Unallocable 3$7,672$30,6880$0
Totals for Government 888$2,707,741$36,59195$145,730

Murray government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $762,000 ($42.38)
    Electric Utilities: $482,000 ($26.81)
    Hospitals: $342,000 ($19.02)
    Central Staff Services: $176,000 ($9.79)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $67,411,000 ($3749.01)
    Electric Utilities: $19,341,000 ($1075.64)
    Gas Utilities: $14,502,000 ($806.52)
    Police Protection: $2,107,000 ($117.18)
    Sewerage: $2,103,000 ($116.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,074,000 ($115.34)
    Water Utilities: $1,899,000 ($105.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,859,000 ($103.39)
    Central Staff Services: $1,067,000 ($59.34)
    Regular Highways: $502,000 ($27.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $206,000 ($11.46)
    Public Welfare - Other: $35,000 ($1.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,075,000 ($59.79)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Electric Utilities: $275,000 ($15.29)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Electric Utilities: $31,000 ($1.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $2,690,000 ($149.60)
    Electric Utilities: $1,250,000 ($69.52)
    Water Utilities: $659,000 ($36.65)
    Central Staff Services: $550,000 ($30.59)
    Regular Highways: $274,000 ($15.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $235,000 ($13.07)
    Gas Utilities: $178,000 ($9.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $102,000 ($5.67)
    Police Protection: $79,000 ($4.39)
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,000 ($0.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $38,108,000 ($2119.35)

Murray government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $76,846,000 ($4273.73)
    Sewerage: $2,283,000 ($126.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,214,000 ($123.13)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $37,000 ($2.06)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($0.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,519,000 ($140.09)
    Interest Earnings: $891,000 ($49.55)
    Sale of Property: $156,000 ($8.68)
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($0.50)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $21,912,000 ($1218.62)
    Gas Utilities: $14,732,000 ($819.31)
    Water Utilities: $2,469,000 ($137.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,276,000 ($70.96)
    Highways: $230,000 ($12.79)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000 ($0.39)
  • Tax - Property: $2,639,000 ($146.77)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,596,000 ($88.76)
    Motor Vehicle License: $481,000 ($26.75)
    Public Utilities Sales: $242,000 ($13.46)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $189,000 ($10.51)
    Other Selective Sales: $152,000 ($8.45)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $135,000 ($7.51)
    Other License: $64,000 ($3.56)

Murray government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,870,000 ($660.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,245,000 ($625.38)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $11,235,000 ($624.83)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $11,205,000 ($623.16)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $625,000 ($34.76)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $30,000 ($1.67)

Murray government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,962,000 ($1944.39)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,007,000 ($723.37)

8.57% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,586 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.57%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

0.38% of residents moved from foreign countries ($199 average AGI)
Calloway County:

0.38%
Kentucky average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Marshall County, KY  0.82% ($25,179 average AGI)
from Graves County, KY  0.70% ($26,407)
from Henry County, TN  0.50% ($21,207)


7.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,411 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.65%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

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:
to Marshall County, KY  0.65% ($26,095 average AGI)
to Graves County, KY  0.62% ($28,493)
to McCracken County, KY  0.48% ($25,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Murray:

  • WRKY (1130 AM; 3 kW; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WNBS (1340 AM; 1 kW; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WMUF (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD B/CTING OF TN,INC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Murray:

  • WKMS-FM (91.3 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFGE (103.7 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WVHM (90.5 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WAAJ (89.7 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTRT (88.1 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCVQ (107.9 FM; FORT CAMPBELL, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WLLE (94.7 FM; MAYFIELD, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS KY, LLC)
  • WDDJ (96.9 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCBL-FM (99.1 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WAKQ (105.5 FM; PARIS, TN; Owner: WENK BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WTPR-FM (101.5 FM; MCKINNON, TN; Owner: WENK BROADCAST GROUP)
  • WLZK (94.1 FM; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD BRD/CST INC OF TN)
  • WKBG (102.1 FM; CLINTON, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WCCK (95.7 FM; CALVERT CITY, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND DBA FREELAND BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Murray:

  • WQTV-LP (Channel 24; MURRAY, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WKMU (Channel 21; MURRAY, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Murray fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,000
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 4,880

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Murray)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 97 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Murray, KY)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 142 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Murray)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Murray)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 54
  • Hazardous Condition: 100
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Murray


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Murray, KY

Most common first names in Murray, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James24573.9 years
Mary23779.7 years
William22573.8 years
John16376.3 years
Robert11673.7 years
Charles9771.3 years
Thomas7676.1 years
George6778.0 years
Dorothy6477.5 years
Ruth6280.8 years
Most common last names in Murray, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones14278.4 years
Smith10077.4 years
Williams9177.1 years
Outland8878.6 years
Miller7078.7 years
Parker6777.8 years
Wilson6379.4 years
Paschall6277.4 years
Adams5474.6 years
Roberts5480.4 years
Businesses in Murray, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike2
AutoZone1Office Depot1
Baymont Inn1Papa John's Pizza1
Best Western1Payless1
Burger King1Penske1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Rue211
Domino's Pizza1Ryan's Grill1
FedEx3SAS Shoes1
GNC1SONIC Drive-In1
GameStop1Sears1
Goodwill2Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1True Value1
JCPenney1U-Haul3
KFC1UPS4
Kroger1Vans2
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture2Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets2
Browse common businesses in Murray, KY


Murray on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life, physical, and social science occupations:"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Media and communication equipment workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
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Total of 17 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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