Murray County GA Information


Murray County Subdivisions

Murray County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 40,246
Population in Households 40,020
Population in Familes 34,536
Population in Group Qrtrs 226
Population Density1 117
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 14,266
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 10,723
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,358 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,667 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,599 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,092 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $86,161
Average Home Value $108,969


Median Household Income $35,450
Average Household Income $45,986
Per Capita Income $16,350
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.47%
Households 0.25% 0.4%
Families 0.08% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Murray County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Murray County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 49 70th
Population Density1 # 49 70th
Diversity Index2 # 126 21st
Median Household Income # 91 44th
Per Capita Income # 133 17th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.