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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
Murray is a suburb of Salt Lake City with a population of 48,834. Murray is in Salt Lake County. Living in Murray offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Murray there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Murray and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Murray are above average.
About Murray...
Population
48,834

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$236,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$993
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    285
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    126
    41
  • Robbery
    137
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    945
    500
  • Theft
    5,298
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    834
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$55,483
National
$55,322
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%
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I've worked in this city for the past four years and love the atmosphere, shopping, and medical facilities that are close by. It is very family friendly with many parks and recreation either in the city or a short distance away. I am currently looking for a home in this area as it will be a closer commute for me. All major freeways are also easy access in this area. Great City!
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Murray is a suburb of Salt Lake City. There are many great things about Murray. Murray citizens have great access to freeway entrances. Nothing is more than a 20 minute drive away. The mall is at a central location for those who love to shop and for those who like to stay fit the recreation center is only a five minute drive from the mall. Since Murray has great access to shops, restaurants, etc. there are also many opportunities for people to find work. I LOVE MURRAY!
Such a lovely neighborhood! Has the charm of a suburb but the big city feel. Best of both worlds! I live near the Murray Intermountain Hospital and it is so nice having a health care unit close by. That also means there are plenty of restaurants to have a nice night out. There is also the Interstate close, giving quick access to head north to Salt Lake City. The streets also feel very homey which makes taking night walks fun! I feel completely safe and love the culture in the neighborhood. All the yards are pristine and you can tell that their is a lot of pride in the neighborhood.