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Murray is a city in Salt Lake County, in the Salt Lake City metro area.

The community was named for Eli H. Murray, governor of the Utah territory

The latitude of Murray is 40.666N. The longitude is -111.887W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,301 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 34,024.


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Median household income
Local
$45,569
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Murray demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· South Cottonwood
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 140. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.9 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 101

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Murray residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Murray ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Murray was $21,094, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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26% of Murray residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Murray, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $596.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,139.


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Libraries in Murray include Murray Public Library ... View libraries

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Salt Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Murray political report.

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Murray restaurants taking online reservations include Pine American Restaurant ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Murray workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Murray between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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