Murray Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Murray, KY

General Murray Information

State: Kentucky

County: Calloway County

Close cities: Dexter, KY, Hardin, KY, Wiswell, KY, Murray, KY, Hazel, KY, Benton, KY, Kirksey, KY, Lynn Grove, KY, Almo, KY, Farmington, KY, New Concord, KY

Murray Population (census data)
Total 16,339 (+8.4% since 2000)
Male 7,588 (46.4%)
Female 8,751 (53.6%)

Population Density: 1,685 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 85.4 (US Avg is 100)

Murray Elevation: 515 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1844

Land Area: 9.70 square miles

Median Household Income: $29,029

Zip Codes: 42071.

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Murray Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (87.4%)
  • Black (6.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Korean (0.8%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (13.1%)
  • English (12.9%)
  • German (11.5%)
  • Irish (10.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.7%)
  • Scottish (2.8%)
Foriegn Born: 796 people (4.9%)
  • Asia (60.4%)
  • Europe (22.9%)
  • Latin America (16.7%)

Local Murray Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: Tennessee Titans, St. Louis Rams
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers, Memphis Grizzlies
NHL Hockey: Nashville Predators
NCAA Sports: Murray State University, University of Tennessee

Murray School Information

High Schools
Calloway County High School (2108 College Farm Road, Murray, KY, 42071 - Calloway County District)
Murray High School (501 Doran Road, Murray, KY, 42071 - Murray Independent District)
Middle Schools
Calloway County Middle School (2112 College Farm Road, Murray, KY, 42071 - Calloway County District)
Murray Middle School (801 Main Street, Murray, KY, 42071 - Murray Independent District)
Elementary Schools
East Elementary School (1169 Pottertown Road, Murray, KY, 42071 - Calloway County District)
Murray Elementary School (111 Broach Avenue, Murray, KY, 42071 - Murray Independent District)
North Elementary School (2928 Brinn Road, Murray, KY, 42071 - Calloway County District)
Southwest Calloway Elementary School (3426 Wiswell Road, Murray, KY, 42071 - Calloway County District)

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