murphysboro Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 407 8.7 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 1,825 38.9 % 32.8 %
Some College 1,243 26.5 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 753 16.1 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 460 9.8 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 3,952 84.3 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 999 21.3 % 21.3 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 8,189 - -
19 years old and under 1,661 20.3 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 2,761 33.7 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 2,141 26.1 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 1,626 19.9 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 7,677 99.3 % 84.8 %
Spanish 39 0.5 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 15 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 853 27.4 % 33.2 %
Married 1,341 43.0 % 50.6 %
Separated 83 2.7 % 2.6 %
Divorced 840 26.9 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 4,526 - -
Occupied Housing Units 3,617 79.9 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 909 20.1 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 2,894 63.9 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 27 0.6 % 5.8 %
2-Units 567 12.5 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 207 4.6 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 154 3.4 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 63 1.4 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 232 5.1 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 382 8.4 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 344 7.6 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 349 7.7 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 835 18.4 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 395 8.7 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 916 20.2 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 1,515 33.5 % 13.1 %
Electric 1,407 31.1 % 32.8 %
Natural Gas 2,147 47.4 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 28 0.6 % 4.2 %
Wood 27 0.6 % 1.9 %
Other Fuel 8 0.2 % 0.4 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 6,867 86.4 % 75.7 %
African-American 996 12.5 % 13.1 %
Native American 31 0.4 % 0.8 %
Asian 40 0.5 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 14 0.2 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 31,160 53,657
Median Family Income 46,346 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 19,021 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 70.00 %
  • Temperature 80.65 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.41 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 1.07
    [CDD] 5.17
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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