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Murray County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2017: 40,324 (30% urban, 70% rural); it was 36,506 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,882
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,087
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,793
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,111 (it was 3,493 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

34%

Land area: 344 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 117 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Murray County: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (37.9%), Educational, health and social services (13.6%), Wholesale trade (11.4%), Information (11.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 13%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Murray County, GA (2017)
    • 32,97090.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,96216.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4451.2%Two or more races
    • 3911.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1500.4%Asian alone
    • 300.08%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

38.0 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years
Males: 19,794  (49.1%)
Females: 20,530  (50.9%)
Average household size:
Murray County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,135 ($36,996 in 1999)
This county:

$44,135
Georgia:

$56,183

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $530 (lower quartile is $415, upper quartile is $618)
This county:

$530
State:

$782


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $100,557 (it was $68,700 in 2000)
Murray:

$100,557
Georgia:

$173,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,841 - $160,528
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $987
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $312

Institutionalized population: 236
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 225 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 1998: 211 buildings, average cost: $91,100
  • 1999: 217 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2000: 200 buildings, average cost: $101,200
  • 2001: 214 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2002: 211 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2003: 214 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 2004: 203 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2005: 316 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2006: 278 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2007: 198 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2008: 55 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2009: 37 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2010: 31 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2013: 22 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 2014: 22 buildings, average cost: $215,100
  • 2015: 38 buildings, average cost: $225,700
  • 2016: 42 buildings, average cost: $225,700
  • 2017: 33 buildings, average cost: $130,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Murray, GA residents
Average permit cost in Murray, GA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $893 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $456 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Murray, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Murray, GA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Murray, GA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.9%
Murray County:

15.9%
Georgia:

14.9%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.9% for Black residents, 22.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.1% for American Indian residents, 4.2% for other race residents, 23.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 38.0 years old
(Males: 37.4 years old, Females: 38.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.4 years old, Black residents: 28.6 years old, American Indian residents: 53.2 years old, Asian residents: 31.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.5 years old, Other race residents: 23.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Murray County is $444 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $494 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $591 a month.

Cities in this county include: Crandall-Eton, Casey Springs, Cisco, Chatsworth, Eton.

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

2018 air pollution in Murray County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.036 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Murray County: Cherokee Boys Camp (A), The Ninetyseven Springs (B), Camp Maynard (C), Whitfield County Fire Department Station 10 Beaverdale (D), Whitfield County Fire Department Station 8 Eastside (E), Dalton Fire Department Station 3 (F), Rocky Face Greenhouse (G), Dalton Childrens Home (H), Whitfield County Fire Department Station 3 Dawnville (I), Whitfield County Fire Department Station 1 Pleasant Grove (J), Dalton Fire Department Station 4 (K), Whitfield County Fire Department Station 6 Westside (L), Whitfield County Fire Department Station 9 Mill Creek (M), Whitfield County Fire Department Station 5 Carbondale (N), Whitfield County Fire Department Station 4 Valley Point (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: North Hills Shopping Center (1), Whitfield Square Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Murray County include: Bethlehem Church (A), Whitfield Church (B), Tilton Methodist Church (C), Tilton Baptist Church (D), Rocky Face Baptist Church (E), Pleasant Grove Methodist Church (F), Mount Vernon Church (G), Mount Calvary Church (H), Mill Creek Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Callaway Cemetery (1), Camp Lewallen Cemetery (2), Concord Cemetery (3), Fairground Cemetery (4), Griffin Cemetery (5), Hopewell Cemetery (6), Hoskins Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Adams Pond (A), Brown Pond (B), Barrett Lakes (C), Hiag Mill (D), Cobblestone Lake (E), Lake Frances (F), Haig Mill Lake (G), Lake Kathy (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ward Branch (A), Tar Creek (B), Swamp Creek (C), Stover Creek (D), Stone Branch (E), Station Branch (F), Stacy Branch (G), Spring Creek (H), Smithey Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Murray County include: Joseph Standing Monument (1), Crown Mill Historic District (2), Houston Valley ORV Area (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Conway County, Arkansas , Franklin County, Tennessee , Murray County, Oklahoma , Fannin County , Union County , Whitfield County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Georgia:

3.7%

Unemployment by year in Murray, GA
County total employment by year in Murray, GA
County average yearly wages by year in Murray, GA

Current college students: 779
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 67.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,077 (28.1% naturalized citizens)

Murray County:

7.6%
Whole state:

10.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4112010 or later
  • 9462000 to 2009
  • 1,1601990 to 1999
  • 3321980 to 1989
  • 1361970 to 1979
  • 109Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 45.5%

Murray County marital status for males Murray County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,556
  • One, attached: 123
  • Two: 278
  • 3 or 4: 266
  • 5 to 9: 252
  • 10 to 19: 30
  • 20 to 49: 116
  • 50 or more: 9
  • Mobile homes: 5,481
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 14

Housing units in Murray County with a mortgage: 4,743 (129 second mortgage, 225 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,172

Here:

44.4% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Murray County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,69835
Mainline Protestant9387
Other-1
None25,992-
Murray County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Murray County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Murray County:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

2.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Murray County:

10.8%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Murray County:

31.4%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.9%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Murray County:

Average size of farms: 137 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $88,517
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $173.50
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 94.22%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $70,566
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 21.57%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $56,852
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.42%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.18
Corn for grain: 1957 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1360 harvested acres
Vegetables: 22 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 21 acres

Tornado activity:

Murray County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 6870783.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/19/1983, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Murray County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 52.5 miles away from Murray County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 84.2 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 144.7 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 241.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 170.9 miles away from Murray County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 307.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 14, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3368: February 11, 2014, FEMA Id: 3368, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1209: March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: 1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Hurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 04, 1995 to October 05, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1071: October 10, 1995, FEMA Id: 1071, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Flooding, Incident Period: March 27, 1994 to April 10, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1020: March 31, 1994, FEMA Id: 1020, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3097: March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: 3097, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Georgia Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: February 10, 1990 to February 24, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-857: February 23, 1990, FEMA Id: 857, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Georgia TORNADOES, Incident Period: April 05, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-425: April 05, 1974, FEMA Id: 425, Natural disaster type: Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Murray County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Murray

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,529 (83.9%)
  • Carpooled: 1,191 (10.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 36 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 125 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 35 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 240 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 136 (1.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (66%)
  • Guatemala (13%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • Colombia (2%)
  • Cuba (2%)
  • Peru (2%)
  • Germany (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Murray County


  • English (22%)
  • American (19%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • German (4%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Murray County, Georgia in 2000:

  • 108 people in nursing homes
  • 85 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Murray County, Georgia in 2010:

  • 134 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 102 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,209.

6.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,841 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.99% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($25,354 average AGI)
1.20% relocated from other states ($5,487 average AGI)
Murray County:

1.20%
Georgia average:

3.60%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Whitfield County, GA  3.11% ($30,179 average AGI)
from Gordon County, GA  0.57% ($27,203)
from Catoosa County, GA  0.20% ($35,292)
from Gilmer County, GA  0.18% ($28,182)
from Bradley County, TN  0.16% ($27,500)


6.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,747 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.24% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($23,875 average AGI)
1.40% relocated to other states ($6,872 average AGI)
Murray County:

1.40%
Georgia average:

3.12%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Whitfield County, GA  3.40% ($29,522 average AGI)
to Gordon County, GA  0.57% ($31,100)
to Bradley County, TN  0.25% ($34,065)
to Hamilton County, TN  0.23% ($40,607)
to Catoosa County, GA  0.20% ($34,083)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.5

Births per 1000 population in Murray County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Murray County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Murray County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 24.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Murray County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Murray County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Murray County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Murray County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Murray County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Murray County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,023 (3,466 aged, 1,557 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,263 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Murray County, Georgia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (471)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (294)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (274)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (272)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (196)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (162)
  • Congestive heart failure (122)
  • Person injured in unspecified motor-vehicle accident, traffic (81)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (80)
  • Unspecified dementia (73)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.47
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,979
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 81
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 38,833

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,681
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 794

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 6
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 56

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 91.7. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 40,324
  • In family households: 35,341 (6,011 male householders, 4,832 female householders)
    8,449 spouses, 11,912 children (10,720 natural, 376 adopted, 813 stepchildren), 1,130 grandchildren, 253 brothers or sisters, 703 parents, 1,022 other relatives, 994 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,769 (1,958 male householders (1,465 living alone)), 1,670 female householders (1,437 living alone)), 1,144 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 213

Size of family households: 4,351 2-persons, 2,628 3-persons, 2,076 4-persons, 1,145 5-persons, 436 6-persons, 213 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,902 1-person, 548 2-persons, 73 3-persons, 57 4-persons, 46 5-persons.

6,487 married couples with children.
1,952 single-parent households (484 men, 1,468 women).

87.1% of residents of Murray speak English at home.
12.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 31% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $118,188,000 ($2,914 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,418,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $62,640,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $26,107,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $278,000
Federal grants: $21,052,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,313,000 ($1,480,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,797,000 ($1,018,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $150,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $14,084,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,470,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,093
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,392
Here:

34 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +354
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,308
Here:

+57 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Murray County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.32 millions of gallons per day (25% from ground, 75% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.7

Year house built in Murray County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Murray County, Georgia
  • 1722014 or later
  • 3212010 to 2013
  • 2,7562000 to 2009
  • 4,6361990 to 1999
  • 3,0181980 to 1989
  • 2,4121970 to 1979
  • 1,2351960 to 1969
  • 6261950 to 1959
  • 2961940 to 1949
  • 6551939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Murray County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Murray County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Murray County, Georgia
  • 111 room
  • 462 rooms
  • 2473 rooms
  • 1,4944 rooms
  • 2,5945 rooms
  • 2,2746 rooms
  • 1,3857 rooms
  • 8328 rooms
  • 8749+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Murray County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Murray County, Georgia
  • 01 room
  • 1742 rooms
  • 3913 rooms
  • 1,6424 rooms
  • 1,4545 rooms
  • 4986 rooms
  • 1647 rooms
  • 2038 rooms
  • 1179+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Murray County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Murray County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Murray County, Georgia
  • 58no bedroom
  • 1671 bedroom
  • 2,0112 bedrooms
  • 5,8483 bedrooms
  • 1,2984 bedrooms
  • 3325+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Murray County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Murray County, Georgia
  • 14no bedroom
  • 4291 bedroom
  • 1,8822 bedrooms
  • 2,0883 bedrooms
  • 2344 bedrooms
  • 315+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Murray County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Murray County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Murray County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 180no vehicle
  • 2,0401 vehicle
  • 4,3612 vehicles
  • 1,8873 vehicles
  • 9644 vehicles
  • 4225+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Murray County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Murray County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 537no vehicle
  • 1,7891 vehicle
  • 1,5122 vehicles
  • 6173 vehicles
  • 2094 vehicles
  • 825+ vehicles

92.2% of Murray County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Georgia.

Murray County:

92.2%
State average:

85.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 27,155
  • Other state: 9,915
  • Northeast: 698
  • Midwest: 1,792
  • South: 6,347
  • West: 1,077
Year householders moved into unit in Murray County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Murray County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 77.0%Electricity
  • 11.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.6%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 85.4%Electricity
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.2%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 221
Here:

4.8%
Georgia:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 129
Here:

5.2%
Georgia:

9.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 152
Here:

15.0%
Georgia:

18.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Murray County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $890,000
    Parks and Recreation: $249,000
    Solid Waste Management: $134,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,280,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $128,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,195,000
    General - Other: $1,975,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,769,000
    Regular Highways: $1,655,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,644,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,384,000
    Health - Other: $1,283,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,144,000
    Financial Administration: $862,000
    Parks and Recreation: $708,000
    General Public Buildings: $665,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $603,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $225,000
    Solid Waste Management: $144,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $91,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $151,000
    General Local Government Support: $62,000
    Public Welfare: $29,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $62,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,413,000
    Other - Hospitals: $450,000
    Other - Libraries: $185,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $36,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $339,000
    General Local Government Support: $186,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,084,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $838,000
    Interest Earnings: $147,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
    Royalties: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $298,000
    Police Protection: $183,000
    Parks and Recreation: $111,000
    General Public Building: $98,000
    Correctional Institutions: $62,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $28,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,401,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $527,000
    Highways: $526,000
    Other: $73,000
    General Local Government Support: $29,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,488,000
    Property: $7,259,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $207,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $147,000
    Other License: $112,000
    Other Selective Sales: $51,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $24,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,340,000

Murray County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $890,000
    Parks and Recreation: $249,000
    Solid Waste Management: $134,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,280,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $128,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,195,000
    General - Other: $1,975,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,769,000
    Regular Highways: $1,655,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,644,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,384,000
    Health - Other: $1,283,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,144,000
    Financial Administration: $862,000
    Parks and Recreation: $708,000
    General Public Buildings: $665,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $603,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $225,000
    Solid Waste Management: $144,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $91,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $151,000
    General Local Government Support: $62,000
    Public Welfare: $29,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $62,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,413,000
    Other - Hospitals: $450,000
    Other - Libraries: $185,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $36,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $339,000
    General Local Government Support: $186,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,084,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $838,000
    Interest Earnings: $147,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
    Royalties: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $298,000
    Police Protection: $183,000
    Parks and Recreation: $111,000
    General Public Building: $98,000
    Correctional Institutions: $62,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $28,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,401,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $527,000
    Highways: $526,000
    Other: $73,000
    General Local Government Support: $29,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,488,000
    Property: $7,259,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $207,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $147,000
    Other License: $112,000
    Other Selective Sales: $51,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $24,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,340,000

Murray County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $890,000
    Parks and Recreation: $249,000
    Solid Waste Management: $134,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,280,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $128,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,195,000
    General - Other: $1,975,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,769,000
    Regular Highways: $1,655,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,644,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,384,000
    Health - Other: $1,283,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,144,000
    Financial Administration: $862,000
    Parks and Recreation: $708,000
    General Public Buildings: $665,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $603,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $225,000
    Solid Waste Management: $144,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $91,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $151,000
    General Local Government Support: $62,000
    Public Welfare: $29,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $62,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,413,000
    Other - Hospitals: $450,000
    Other - Libraries: $185,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $36,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $339,000
    General Local Government Support: $186,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,084,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $838,000
    Interest Earnings: $147,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
    Royalties: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $298,000
    Police Protection: $183,000
    Parks and Recreation: $111,000
    General Public Building: $98,000
    Correctional Institutions: $62,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $28,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,401,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $527,000
    Highways: $526,000
    Other: $73,000
    General Local Government Support: $29,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,488,000
    Property: $7,259,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $207,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $147,000
    Other License: $112,000
    Other Selective Sales: $51,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $24,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,340,000

Murray County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $890,000
    Parks and Recreation: $249,000
    Solid Waste Management: $134,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,280,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $128,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,195,000
    General - Other: $1,975,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,769,000
    Regular Highways: $1,655,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,644,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,384,000
    Health - Other: $1,283,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,144,000
    Financial Administration: $862,000
    Parks and Recreation: $708,000
    General Public Buildings: $665,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $603,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $225,000
    Solid Waste Management: $144,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $91,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $151,000
    General Local Government Support: $62,000
    Public Welfare: $29,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $62,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,413,000
    Other - Hospitals: $450,000
    Other - Libraries: $185,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $36,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $339,000
    General Local Government Support: $186,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,084,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $838,000
    Interest Earnings: $147,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
    Royalties: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $298,000
    Police Protection: $183,000
    Parks and Recreation: $111,000
    General Public Building: $98,000
    Correctional Institutions: $62,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $28,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,401,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $527,000
    Highways: $526,000
    Other: $73,000
    General Local Government Support: $29,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,488,000
    Property: $7,259,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $207,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $147,000
    Other License: $112,000
    Other Selective Sales: $51,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $24,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,340,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 910
  • Number of aged recipients: 86
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 824
  • Number of recipients under 18: 133
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 586
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 191
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 393
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 358
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED86$106,29155$85,218501$136,73345$31,0892$118,000124$173,70271$67,099
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$92,75017$39,76530$113,7672$22,0001$693,0002$26,00019$42,579
APPLICATIONS DENIED48$85,89651$75,745249$115,09247$41,7231$500,00023$94,04357$53,789
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$91,41214$81,071158$132,44910$68,6000$02$156,50018$75,389
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$105,5563$80,33327$127,6301$52,0000$02$91,0001$120,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$91,0007$183,0001$77,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$122,0006$146,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$122,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$122,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Murray, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Murray, GA - Value
Most common first names in Murray County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James14967.4 years
William10471.2 years
John9472.9 years
Robert9169.5 years
Mary8877.4 years
Charles4867.5 years
George4673.7 years
Thomas3772.6 years
Henry3673.7 years
Betty3567.0 years
Most common last names in Murray County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones8073.6 years
Smith6571.9 years
Davis6073.5 years
Long5372.4 years
Green4070.7 years
Jackson3969.7 years
Young3671.2 years
Rogers3571.2 years
Ridley3366.1 years
Parker3270.6 years
Businesses in Murray County, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Arby's1Papa John's Pizza1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Subway3
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx3U-Haul2
Ford1UPS2
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Hardee's1Wendy's1
KFC1

Murray County on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"