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Murray County, Oklahoma (OK)

County population in 2016: 13,988 (54% urban, 46% rural); it was 12,623 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,028
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,849
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,711
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,473 (it was 1,292 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

33%

Land area: 418 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 33 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Murray County: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (34.9%), Educational, health and social services (32.8%), Retail trade (17.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Murray County, OK (2017)
    • 10,09580.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,62112.8%Two or more races
    • 9747.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 8706.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2451.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 720.6%Asian alone
    • 60.05%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Oklahoma median age:

36.6 years
Males: 6,903  (49.4%)
Females: 7,085  (50.6%)
Average household size:
Murray County:

2.0 people
Oklahoma:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,920 ($30,294 in 1999)
This county:

$53,920
Oklahoma:

$50,051

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $526 (lower quartile is $393, upper quartile is $619)
This county:

$526
State:

$620


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $104,521 (it was $51,500 in 2000)
Murray:

$104,521
Oklahoma:

$137,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,728 - $158,173
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $995
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $344

Institutionalized population: 313

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 25
  • Thefts: 27
  • Auto thefts: 5

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 28
  • Thefts: 22
  • Auto thefts: 7
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $84,800
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2007: 22 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $90,900
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $163,900
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $204,500
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $101,600
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2017: 26 buildings, average cost: $93,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Murray, OK residents
Average permit cost in Murray, OK
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $635 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $436 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Murray, OK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Murray, OK in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Murray, OK in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.8%
Murray County:

13.8%
Oklahoma:

15.8%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 5.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.8% for American Indian residents, 5.3% for other race residents, 12.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 42.5 years old
(Males: 41.3 years old, Females: 43.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.9 years old, Black residents: 40.6 years old, American Indian residents: 26.2 years old, Asian residents: 23.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.9 years old, Other race residents: 29.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Murray County is $377 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $451 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $606 a month.

Cities in this county include: East Murray, West Murray, Sulphur, Davis, Dougherty, Hickory.

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

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Neighboring counties: Arkansas County, Arkansas , Bartow County, Georgia , Comanche County , Chattooga County, Georgia , Fannin County, Georgia , Murray County, Georgia , Union County, Georgia , Wilbarger County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Oklahoma:

3.2%

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

Current college students: 325
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 372 (55.8% naturalized citizens)

Murray County:

2.7%
Whole state:

5.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1502010 or later
  • 562000 to 2009
  • 621990 to 1999
  • 921980 to 1989
  • 41970 to 1979
  • 28Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.5%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,489
  • One, attached: 50
  • Two: 88
  • 3 or 4: 162
  • 5 to 9: 79
  • 10 to 19: 57
  • 20 to 49: 1
  • 50 or more: 11
  • Mobile homes: 976
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Murray County with a mortgage: 1,574 (26 second mortgage, 39 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,056

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

54.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Murray County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,10031
Mainline Protestant1,1295
Catholic2461
Other21
None6,011-
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: 2
Murray County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Murray County:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Murray County:

11.8%
Oklahoma:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Murray County:

30.3%
State:

29.2%

Agriculture in Murray County:

Average size of farms: 385 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $38,884
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $38.67
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 95.61%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $33,328
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 11.47%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,520
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.71%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.66
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.66%
All wheat for grain: 1140 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,699 acres

Earthquake activity:

Murray County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 36.6 miles away from Murray County center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 236.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.3 miles away from the county center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.8 miles away from the county center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.5 miles away from Murray County center
On 12/17/1992 at 07:18:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 05, 2015 to June 22, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4222: May 26, 2015, FEMA Id: 4222, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Oklahoma Falls Creek Fire, Incident Period: July 15, 2011 to July 20, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 15, 2011, FEMA Id: 2939, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3316: February 02, 2011, FEMA Id: 3316, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 28, 2010 to January 30, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1883: March 05, 2010, FEMA Id: 1883, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 28, 2010 to January 30, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3308: January 30, 2010, FEMA Id: 3308, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Wildfires, Incident Period: April 09, 2009 to April 12, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1846: June 19, 2009, FEMA Id: 1846, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 08, 2007 to January 03, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3280: December 10, 2007, FEMA Id: 3280, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 12, 2007 to January 26, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3272: January 14, 2007, FEMA Id: 3272, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Oklahoma Severe Wildfire Threat, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to March 31, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1623: January 10, 2006, FEMA Id: 1623, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Oklahoma Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3219: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3219, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Murray County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Fires: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Murray

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,412 (82.5%)
  • Carpooled: 579 (10.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 13 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 142 (2.7%)
  • Worked at home: 196 (3.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (65%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • South Africa (4%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (2%)
  • Belgium (2%)
  • Cuba (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Murray County


  • American (18%)
  • German (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (2%)
  • Scandinavian (1%)
  • British (1%)
  • European (1%)

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

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

  • 308 people in nursing homes
  • 38 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations
270 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
43 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,258.

7.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,954 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
Oklahoma average:

7.30%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.11% relocated from other counties in Oklahoma ($31,527 average AGI)
1.63% relocated from other states ($7,426 average AGI)
Murray County:

1.63%
Oklahoma average:

2.80%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Carter County, OK  1.14% ($45,963 average AGI)
from Garvin County, OK  1.04% ($30,816)
from Pontotoc County, OK  0.91% ($32,000)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.68% ($31,156)
from Cleveland County, OK  0.55% ($62,038)


6.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,735 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.42% relocated to other counties in Oklahoma ($31,272 average AGI)
1.49% relocated to other states ($10,463 average AGI)
Murray County:

1.49%
Oklahoma average:

2.97%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Carter County, OK  0.87% ($32,098 average AGI)
to Garvin County, OK  0.87% ($44,122)
to Pontotoc County, OK  0.68% ($31,469)
to Cleveland County, OK  0.60% ($44,857)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.43% ($26,250)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Births per 1000 population in Murray County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Murray County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Murray County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.1%
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: 2,497 (2,014 aged, 483 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 344 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (280)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (200)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (167)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (135)
  • Congestive heart failure (128)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (102)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (101)
  • Other forms of acute ischaemic heart disease (87)
  • Unspecified dementia (59)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (59)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.89
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,503
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 197
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,820

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,273
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,460
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 101

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 16

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,988
  • In family households: 11,428 (1,981 male householders, 1,671 female householders)
    2,870 spouses, 3,770 children (3,207 natural, 99 adopted, 476 stepchildren), 430 grandchildren, 76 brothers or sisters, 228 parents, 131 other relatives, 255 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,188 (819 male householders (576 living alone)), 929 female householders (839 living alone)), 438 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 370

Size of family households: 1,878 2-persons, 794 3-persons, 461 4-persons, 335 5-persons, 133 6-persons, 70 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,414 1-person, 283 2-persons, 47 3-persons, 3 4-persons, 3 5-persons.

1,917 married couples with children.
951 single-parent households (418 men, 533 women).

94.1% of residents of Murray speak English at home.
4.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (46% speak English very well, 54% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $92,193,000 ($7,270 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $12,037,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $39,163,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $19,558,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $119,000
Federal grants: $18,294,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,071,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $13,989,000 ($10,301,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $128,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,966,000
Federal Government insurance: $800,000

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

Births: 825
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 998
Here:

77 per 1000 residents
State:

52 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +112
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +338
Here +26 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Murray County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 13.13 millions of gallons per day (5% from ground, 95% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built in Murray County, Oklahoma
  • Year house built in Murray County, Oklahoma
  • 342014 or later
  • 3692010 to 2013
  • 9312000 to 2009
  • 1,0521990 to 1999
  • 1,0211980 to 1989
  • 1,2671970 to 1979
  • 6071960 to 1969
  • 8171950 to 1959
  • 3801940 to 1949
  • 3471939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Murray County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Murray County, Oklahoma
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Murray County, Oklahoma
  • 01 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 883 rooms
  • 3834 rooms
  • 1,0465 rooms
  • 9536 rooms
  • 5207 rooms
  • 2918 rooms
  • 2839+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Murray County, Oklahoma
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Murray County, Oklahoma
  • 591 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 1593 rooms
  • 4674 rooms
  • 4195 rooms
  • 4596 rooms
  • 1627 rooms
  • 478 rooms
  • 399+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Murray County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Murray County, Oklahoma
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Murray County, Oklahoma
  • 0no bedroom
  • 671 bedroom
  • 7392 bedrooms
  • 2,1673 bedrooms
  • 5654 bedrooms
  • 395+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Murray County, Oklahoma
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Murray County, Oklahoma
  • 57no bedroom
  • 1771 bedroom
  • 7052 bedrooms
  • 7633 bedrooms
  • 1184 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Murray County, Oklahoma 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
  • 140no vehicle
  • 6711 vehicle
  • 1,4842 vehicles
  • 8633 vehicles
  • 3084 vehicles
  • 1405+ 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
  • 110no vehicle
  • 8101 vehicle
  • 6142 vehicles
  • 1893 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 875+ vehicles

84.8% of Murray County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Oklahoma.

Murray County:

84.8%
State average:

83.0%

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

  • This state: 9,968
  • Other state: 3,635
  • Northeast: 95
  • Midwest: 799
  • South: 1,590
  • West: 1,166
Year householders moved into unit in Murray County, OK
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Murray County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 62.6%Electricity
  • 22.8%Utility gas
  • 11.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 56.6%Electricity
  • 33.6%Utility gas
  • 7.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Oklahoma:

8.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7
Here:

0.9%
Oklahoma:

8.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 21
Here:

8.1%
Oklahoma:

15.7%

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 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $11,897,000
    Other: $598,000
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $13,141,000
    Regular Highways: $1,557,000
    General - Other: $1,350,000
    Central Staff Services: $766,000
    Police Protection: $716,000
    Financial Administration: $479,000
    Health - Other: $267,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $182,000
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,073,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,040,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,850,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $190,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $563,000
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $143,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,837,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,970,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,407,000
    Health and Hospitals: $453,000
    General Local Government Support: $325,000
    Other: $53,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,673,000
    Property: $1,048,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,271,000

Murray County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $11,897,000
    Other: $598,000
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $13,141,000
    Regular Highways: $1,557,000
    General - Other: $1,350,000
    Central Staff Services: $766,000
    Police Protection: $716,000
    Financial Administration: $479,000
    Health - Other: $267,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $182,000
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,073,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,040,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,850,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $190,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $563,000
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $143,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,837,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,970,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,407,000
    Health and Hospitals: $453,000
    General Local Government Support: $325,000
    Other: $53,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,673,000
    Property: $1,048,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,271,000

Murray County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $11,897,000
    Other: $598,000
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $13,141,000
    Regular Highways: $1,557,000
    General - Other: $1,350,000
    Central Staff Services: $766,000
    Police Protection: $716,000
    Financial Administration: $479,000
    Health - Other: $267,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $182,000
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,073,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,040,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,850,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $190,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $563,000
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $143,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,837,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,970,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,407,000
    Health and Hospitals: $453,000
    General Local Government Support: $325,000
    Other: $53,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,673,000
    Property: $1,048,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,271,000

Murray County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $11,897,000
    Other: $598,000
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $13,141,000
    Regular Highways: $1,557,000
    General - Other: $1,350,000
    Central Staff Services: $766,000
    Police Protection: $716,000
    Financial Administration: $479,000
    Health - Other: $267,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $182,000
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,073,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,040,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,850,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $190,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $563,000
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $143,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,837,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,970,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,407,000
    Health and Hospitals: $453,000
    General Local Government Support: $325,000
    Other: $53,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,673,000
    Property: $1,048,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,271,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 301
  • Number of aged recipients: 17
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 284
  • Number of recipients under 18: 55
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 201
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 45
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 100
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 134
Most common first names in Murray County, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James14774.2 years
William13176.7 years
John9874.7 years
Mary9479.9 years
Robert7373.1 years
Charles7176.8 years
George5977.8 years
Thomas4973.5 years
Roy4674.0 years
Ruby4479.0 years
Most common last names in Murray County, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams7276.7 years
Brown5678.7 years
Jones4574.8 years
Smith4577.1 years
Davis4277.1 years
Lewis3374.7 years
Johnson3376.0 years
Hunt2976.3 years
Martin2978.0 years
Stephens2876.0 years
Businesses in Murray County, OK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1RadioShack1
Carl\s Jr.1SONIC Drive-In2
Chevrolet2Subway2
FedEx1Super 81
H&R Block1True Value2
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul2
Lane Furniture1U.S. Cellular1
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Pizza Hut2YMCA1