murphysboro Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 397 8.5 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 1,933 41.3 % 32.6 %
Some College 1,134 24.2 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 785 16.8 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 431 9.2 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 4,015 85.8 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 1,030 22.0 % 22.0 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 8,055 - -
19 years old and under 1,776 22.0 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 2,850 35.4 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 1,973 24.5 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 1,456 18.1 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 7,485 99.5 % 84.6 %
Spanish 35 0.5 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 6 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 909 30.5 % 33.5 %
Married 1,366 45.9 % 50.5 %
Separated 121 4.1 % 2.6 %
Divorced 583 19.6 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 4,239 - -
Occupied Housing Units 3,368 79.5 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 871 20.5 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 2,784 65.7 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 9 0.2 % 5.8 %
2-Units 462 10.9 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 167 3.9 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 131 3.1 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 62 1.5 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 335 7.9 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 272 6.4 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 17 0.4 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 300 7.1 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 262 6.2 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 840 19.8 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 449 10.6 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 903 21.3 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 1,323 31.2 % 13.0 %
Electric 1,512 35.7 % 33.5 %
Natural Gas 1,748 41.2 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 46 1.1 % 4.1 %
Wood 48 1.1 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 14 0.3 % 0.4 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 6,706 85.8 % 75.5 %
African-American 1,033 13.2 % 13.1 %
Native American 21 0.3 % 0.8 %
Asian 50 0.6 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 10 0.1 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 36,098 55,775
Median Family Income 51,553 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 19,708 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 56.67 %
  • Temperature 69 ℉
  • Rainfall 6.17 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 8.18
    [CDD] 1.2
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.38 %
6.0 0.06 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
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