Murtaugh, ID

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Murtaugh Profile


Overview

Murtaugh is a tiny city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 172 people and just one neighborhood, Murtaugh is the 124th largest community in Idaho.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Murtaugh is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.29% of the Murtaugh workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Murtaugh is a city of professionals, transportation and shipping workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Murtaugh who work in management occupations (21.57%), healthcare (13.73%), and teaching (9.80%).

Of important note, Murtaugh is also a city of artists. Murtaugh has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Murtaugh’s character.

Setting & Lifestyle

The overall crime rate in Murtaugh is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Murtaugh is worth considering.

One downside of living in Murtaugh is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Murtaugh, the average commute to work is 40.93 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Murtaugh is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Murtaugh Demographics

In Murtaugh, just 12.73% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Murtaugh in 2018 was $26,970, which is wealthy relative to Idaho, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,880 for a family of four. However, Murtaugh contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Murtaugh is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Murtaugh home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Murtaugh residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Murtaugh include European, Irish, English, Dutch, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Murtaugh is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to ID* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Hansen Elementary School
350 Walnut Street
Hansen, ID 83334
PK-06
Hansen Jr/sr High School
550 South Main Street
Hansen, ID 83334
07-12
Murtaugh Schools School
500 West Boyd Street
Murtaugh, ID 83344
PK-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

MURTAUGH JOINT DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Idaho

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Better than of ID school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 63.4% 38.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.4% 30.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 23.0% 8.3%

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HANSEN DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Idaho

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Better than of ID school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 61.7% 38.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 48.6% 30.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.1% 8.3%

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