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Murray, Utah

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Murray is a city located in Salt Lake County, Utah. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 34,024. The city is also home to Ken Jennings, whom holds many Jeopardy! television show records.

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Geography

Location of Murray, Utah

Murray is located at 40°39'9" North, 111°53'36" West (40.652397, -111.893229)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 24.9 km² (9.6 mi²). 24.9 km² (9.6 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

School District

The Murray City School District currently consists of Creekside High, Murray High, Hillcrest Jr. High, Riverview Jr. High, Grant Elementary, Horizon Elementary, Liberty Elementary, Longview Elementary, McMillian Elementary, Parkside Elementary, and Viewmont Elementary. It was created on January 1, 1906. It was created because a proclamation issued on July 1, 1905 designated Murray as "second class", meaning that it could then provide for its own education. The Murray City School District provides a mean for kids from kindergarten to twelth grade to attendant a public school. The district is governed by five members of the Board of Education. Murray School District has eleven schools in it, seven elementaries, two junior highs, one high school (Murray High), and an alternative high school (Creekside High).

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 34,024 people, 12,673 households, and 8,719 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,367.0/km² (3,542.3/mi²). There are 13,327 housing units at an average density of 535.4/km² (1,387.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 91.56% White, 0.99% African American, 0.63% Native American, 1.83% Asian, 0.33% Pacific Islander, 2.77% from other races, and 1.89% from two or more races. 7.49% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 12,673 households out of which 34.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% are married couples living together, 11.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% are non-families. 24.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.68 and the average family size is 3.24.

In the city the population is spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 13.3% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $45,569, and the median income for a family is $51,482. Males have a median income of $35,636 versus $25,713 for females. The per capita income for the city is $21,094. 6.3% of the population and 5.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 7.4% of those under the age of 18 and 4.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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State Capital:

Salt Lake City

Regions:

Dixie | Great Salt Lake | Great Salt Lake Desert | Uinta Mountains | Wasatch Front | Wasatch Back | Wasatch Range

Major Metros:

Ogden | Provo | Saint George | Salt Lake City

Suburbs:

Bountiful | Clearfield | Draper | Layton | Midvale | Murray | Orem | Roy | Sandy | Taylorsville | West Jordan | West Valley City

Smaller Cities:

Brigham City | Cedar City | Logan | Moab | Park City | Price | Richfield | Tooele | Vernal

Counties:

Beaver | Box Elder | Cache | Carbon | Daggett | Davis | Duchesne | Emery | Garfield | Grand | Iron | Juab | Kane | Millard | Morgan | Piute | Rich | Salt Lake | San Juan | Sanpete | Sevier | Summit | Tooele | Uintah | Utah | Wasatch | Washington | Wayne | Weber


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