Murray, UT
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Murray is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 49,295 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Murray is the 14th largest community in Utah.

Unlike some cities, Murray isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Murray are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (16.14%), sales jobs (12.60%), and management occupations (11.10%).

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.

In terms of college education, Murray is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.48% of adults in Murray have a college degree.

The per capita income in Murray in 2010 was $30,897, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,588 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 11.58% 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 Persian.