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Murray, UT
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Murray profile

Living in Murray

Murray is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 49,463 people and 12 associated neighborhoods, Murray is the 17th largest community in Utah.

Also of interest is that Murray has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 17.71% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The population of Murray is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 38.26% of adults in Murray have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Murray in 2018 was $43,774, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $175,096 for a family of four. However, Murray contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Murray is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Murray home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Murray residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Murray also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.10% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Murray include English, German, Irish, European, and Danish.

The most common language spoken in Murray is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.