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Murphysboro, IL

Township
Population 2000: 15,540
Square miles: 36.85
Metro area: Carbondale


NOTE - Other IL communities named Murphysboro:
  �Jackson County city


2000 CENSUS DATA
MURPHYSBORO IL US
POPULATION
Number Number Number
Total population 15,540
Square miles (land) 36.85
Population per square mile 421.75 223.43 79.56
GENDER
Number Pct Pct Pct
Male 7,998 51.5 49.0 49.1
Female 7,542 48.5 51.0 50.9
AGE
Number Pct Pct Pct
15 or younger 1,979 12.7 21.8 21.4
16-24 6,152 39.6 14.0 13.9
25-44 3,149 20.3 30.6 30.2
45-64 2,590 16.7 21.5 22.0
65+ 1,670 10.7 12.1 12.4
Number Number Number
Average age (years) 33.07 35.81 36.22
RACE AND ETHNICITY
Number Pct Pct Pct
White 12,783 82.3 73.5 75.1
Black or African American 2,094 13.5 15.1 12.3
American Indian and Alaska native 48 0.3 0.2 0.9
Asian 181 1.2 3.4 3.6
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 12 0.1 0.0 0.1
Some other race 158 1.0 5.8 5.5
Two or more races 264 1.7 1.9 2.4
Hispanic or Latino 380 2.4 12.3 12.5
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk

Note: Hispanic ethnicity is a separate data category from race. This number should not be added to race totals.

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