Murray County, OK

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2022 Population
13,837
0.267% 1-year decline
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
US Senator
Markwayne Mullin
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.5
1.22% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
14.6%
12% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$60,213
11.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$148,200
12.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Murray County, OK had a population of 13.8k people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $60,213. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Murray County, OK declined from 13,874 to 13,837, a −0.267% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,160 to $60,213, a 11.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Murray County, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (69.9%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (11%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (10.3%), White (Hispanic) (2.37%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.81%).

None of the households in Murray County, OK reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.2% of the residents in Murray County, OK are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Murray County, OK was $148,200, and the homeownership rate was 73%.

Most people in Murray County, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Murray County, OK was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Murray County, OK is home to a population of 13.8k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.18% of Murray County, OK residents were born outside of the country (163 people).

In 2022, there were 6.37 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.67k people) in Murray County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.52k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 1.43k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.2%
2022 Citizenship
98.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.2% of Murray County, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Murray County, OK was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Murray County, OK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    9.67k ± 38
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    1.52k ± 211
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.43k ± 227
7.36%
Hispanic Population
1.02k people

In 2022, there were 6.37 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.67k people) in Murray County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.52k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 1.43k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.36% of the people in Murray County, OK are hispanic (1.02k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Murray County, OK as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.18%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
163 people
2.35%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
326 people

As of 2022, 1.18% of Murray County, OK residents (163 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Murray County, OK was 2.35%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    316 ± 124
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    307 ± 117
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    128 ± 67

Murray County, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Murray County, OK employs 5.95k people. The largest industries in Murray County, OK are Retail Trade (920 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (675 people), and Manufacturing (554 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($101,250), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($80,917), and Transportation & Warehousing ($69,375).

Occupations

5.95k
2022 Value
± 461
−1.11%
1 Year decline
± 11.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Murray County, OK declined at a rate of −1.11%, from 6.02k employees to 5.95k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Murray County, OK, are Management Occupations (639 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (601 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (588 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Murray County, OK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.95k
2022 Value
± 461
−1.11%
1 Year decline
± 11.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Murray County, OK declined at a rate of −1.11%, from 6.02k employees to 5.95k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Murray County, OK, are Retail Trade (920 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (675 people), and Manufacturing (554 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Murray County, OK, though some of these residents may live in Murray County, OK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$43,927
Median earning men ± $3,409
$34,702
Median earning women ± $3,357

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($89,375), Wholesale Trade ($87,813), and Public Administration ($62,981).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($65,227), Construction ($63,523), and Public Administration ($54,706).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.72M people employed in Oklahoma. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Oklahoma.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 114
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 87
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 57
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Murray County, OK went to Donald J. Trump with 78.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (19.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.27%).

James Lankford and Markwayne Mullin are the senators currently representing the state of Oklahoma. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Oklahoma is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Oklahoma

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James Lankford
Senator from Oklahoma3
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Took office following the resignation of Tom Coburn.
Markwayne Mullin
Senator from Oklahoma2
Assumed office on January 3, 2023
Took office following the resignation of Jim Inhofe.

James Lankford and Markwayne Mullin are the senators currently representing Oklahoma.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Oklahoma

Oklahoma is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Oklahoma have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.873% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.779% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (965k), Some college (734k), and Bachelors Degree (494k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Murray County, OK was $148,200 in 2022, which is 0.526 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $131,900 to $148,200, a 12.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Murray County, OK is 73%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Murray County, OK have an average commute time of 21.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Murray County, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$148,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$13,038
$3,695
Median Property Taxes
±$338

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Murray County, OK the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Murray County, OK compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

73%
Homeownership
2022
64.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73% of the housing units in Murray County, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.8%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 7906
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Murray County, OK colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$60,213
Median Household Income
± $5,771
5.06k
Number of Households
± 405

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.06k households in Murray County, OK grew to $60,213 from the previous year's value of $54,160.

The following chart displays the households in Murray County, OK distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Murray County, OK is from Oklahoma.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Oklahoma
0.453
2021 Wage GINI in Oklahoma

In 2022, the income inequality in Oklahoma was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.507% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Oklahoma was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Oklahoma in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (89.3%)
  2. Carpooled (6.55%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.21%)

In 2022, 89.3% of workers in Murray County, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.55%) and those who worked at home (2.21%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

21.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Murray County, OK have a shorter commute time (21.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.19% of the workforce in Murray County, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Murray County, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Murray County, OK have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Murray County, OK (1.95k out of 13.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Murray County, OK is White, followed by Two Or More and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

87.3% of the population of Murray County, OK has health coverage, with 41.4% on employee plans, 15.7% on Medicaid, 15.4% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 2.04% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Murray County, OK see 3518 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.86% increase from the previous year (3488 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2326 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 997 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.6% were men and 49.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,518 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Murray County, OK

Primary care physicians in Murray County, OK see an average of 3,518 patients per year. This represents a 0.86% increase from the previous year (3,488 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Murray County, OK in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.1% under 18 years, 17.7% between 18 and 34 years, 38.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.6% were men and 49.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.7%
Uninsured
41.4%
Employer Coverage
15.7%
Medicaid
15.4%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
2.04%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Murray County, OK declined by 10.2% from 14.1% to 12.7%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Murray County, OK.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 37.9% in Murray County, OK.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 17.6% in Murray County, OK.

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