Murtaugh is a tiny city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 124 people and just one neighborhood, Murtaugh is the 124th largest community in Idaho.
Occupations and Workforce
Murtaugh is a blue-collar town, with 54.76% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Murtaugh is a city of service providers, professionals and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Murtaugh who work in healthcare suport services (19.05%), teaching (11.90%) and management occupations (7.14%).
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
Because of many things, Murtaugh is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Murtaugh really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Murtaugh perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Despite the fact that it is a small city, Murtaugh has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the bus - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the city for affordable transportation.