Murray County GA Information


Murray County Subdivisions

Murray County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 40,597
Daytime Population: Workers 11,218
Daytime Population: Residents 23,219
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 34,437
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 40,334
Population in Familes 34,805
Population in Group Qrtrs 263
Population Density2 118
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $40,723
Average Household Income $52,372
Per Capita Income $18,817


Total Housing Units 16,478 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,672 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,721 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,085 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $99,305
Average Home Value $137,650


Total Households 14,393
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 10,821
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.33% 0.41%
Households 0.3% 0.39%
Families 0.18% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.93%


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, 2017 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 # 50 69th
Population Density # 50 69th
Diversity Index # 122 24th
Median Household Income # 67 58th
Per Capita Income # 124 23rd

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

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