Murray employment information

Income per capita$18,263$23,741$28,555
Median household income$29,993$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$59,597$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$14,964$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$15,352$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$9,898$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate7.6%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level29.8%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Murray is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Murray is 44% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Murray is 30% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Murray is 91% higher than the national average.

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Murray median earnings by income bracket

Murray employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.5%0.2%
Manufacturing sector14.5%0.6%
Financial & insurance services3.9%3.1%
Wholesale & retail services15.2%11.0%
Public administration2.8%1.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.0%2.0%
Education, health & social services28.5%48.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Farmington, KY150$55,0963%
Puryear, TN785$41,36423%
Hazel, KY499$38,75028%
Hardin, KY581$30,50043%
Dexter, KY374$10,00081%
Murray, KY18,375$29,99344%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
South Burlington, VT18,378$67,39626%
Huntington, NY18,378$120,346125%
Erlanger, KY18,370$56,6256%
Arlington, WA18,370$61,13114%
Ozark, MO18,369$47,04612%
Murray, KY18,375$29,99344%
Source: The Murray, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.