Murray, KY (City Center / Murray State U)




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About Murray, KY (City Center / Murray State U)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

City Center / Murray State U median real estate price is $114,171, which is more expensive than 50.6% of the neighborhoods in Kentucky and 25.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in City Center / Murray State U is currently $768, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 53.5% of Kentucky neighborhoods.

City Center / Murray State U is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Murray, Kentucky.

City Center / Murray State U real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center / Murray State U neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

City Center / Murray State U has a 16.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 77.4% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The City Center / Murray State U neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the City Center / Murray State U neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 74.6% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the City Center / Murray State U neighborhood in Murray are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 85.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 43.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 85.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the City Center / Murray State U neighborhood, 37.2% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 29.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.5%), and 11.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the City Center / Murray State U neighborhood in Murray, KY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (17.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (14.5%), and residents who report German roots (13.3%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (3.9%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (2.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the City Center / Murray State U neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.6% of households.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in City Center / Murray State U neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (74.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (91.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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City Center / Murray State U 0.101011101001110
Murray 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 2.19
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Murray 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 29

Neighborhood Public School Data

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CALLOWAY COUNTY


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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to KY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Calloway County Day Treatment
2003 College Farm Rd
Murray, KY, 42071
07-12
Calloway County Alternative Program
2003 College Farm Rd
Murray, KY, 42071
09-12
North Calloway Elementary School
2928 Brinn Rd
Murray, KY, 42071
KG-05
Southwest Calloway Elementary School
3426 Wiswell Rd
Murray, KY, 42071
KG-05
Calloway County Preschool Center
2106 A College Farm Rd
Murray, KY, 42071
PK-PK
Calloway County Middle School
2112 College Farm Rd
Murray, KY, 42071
06-08
Calloway County High School
2108 College Farm Rd
Murray, KY, 42071
09-12
East Calloway Elementary School
1169 Pottertown Rd
Murray, KY, 42071
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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MURRAY INDEPENDENT


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District Quality Compared to Kentucky

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Better than of KY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to KY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Murray Preschool Head Start
208 South 13 Th St
Murray, KY, 42071
PK-PK
Murray Elementary School
111 Broach Ave
Murray, KY, 42071
KG-03
Murray Middle School
801 Main St
Murray, KY, 42071
04-08
Murray High School
501 Doran Rd
Murray, KY, 42071
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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