Murphysboro 58 Poor
Murphysboro Livability #1,109 ranked city in Illinois#24,527 ranked city in the USARanks better than 16% of areas
A+ Murphysboro Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
A- Murphysboro Cost of Living Cost of living is 18% lower than Illinois
8119% less expensive than the US average
982% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Murphysboro cost of living
F Murphysboro Crime Total crime is 1% higher than Illinois
Total crime
2,2798% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 448% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-40%Year over year crime is down
Murphysboro crime
D- Murphysboro Employment Household income is 42% lower than Illinois
Median household income
$34,56338% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$20,03333% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%4% higher than the US average
Murphysboro employment
C+ Murphysboro Housing Home value is 58% lower than Illinois
Median home value
$73,60060% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$58139% lower than the US average
Home ownership
58%9% lower than the US average
Murphysboro real estate or Murphysboro rentals
F Murphysboro Schools HS graduation rate is 10% lower than Illinois
High school grad. rates
77%8% lower than the US average
School test scores
25%49% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:15% higher than the US average
Murphysboro K-12 schools
F Murphysboro User Ratings There are a total of 4 ratings in Murphysboro
Overall user rating
28% 4 total ratings
User reviews rating
10% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
42% 3 total surveys
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      Murphysboro transportation information

      Average one way commute22min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work76.7%73.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool16.1%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%9.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%0.6%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.3%3.1%2.8%
      Working from home4.6%4.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Murphysboro, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).