Murray, UT

Murray profile

Living in Murray

Murray is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 48,917 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Murray is the 14th largest community in Utah.

Murray is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Murray is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Murray who work in office and administrative support (15.17%), management occupations (11.78%), and sales jobs (11.55%).

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.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Murray is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Murray, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The education level of Murray citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.56% of adults in Murray have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Murray in 2018 was $34,107, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $136,428 for a family of four. However, Murray contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Murray is a somewhat 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 11.25% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Murray include English, German, European, Irish, and Scottish.

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