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Encyclopedia > Murray, Kentucky

Murray is a city located in Calloway County, Kentucky. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 14,950. It is the county seat of Calloway CountyGR6 and the home of Murray State University. Calloway County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Calloway County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Murray Independent Filmmaker Association be merged into this article or section. ...


Geography

Location of Murray, Kentucky

Murray is located at 36°36'34" North, 88°18'56" West (36.609494, -88.315656)GR1. Image File history File links KYMap-doton-Murray. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 25.1 km² (9.7 mi²). 25.1 km² (9.7 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Murray is situated 15 miles (24 kilometers) from the 170,000-acre (690-km&sup2) "Land Between the Lakes" recreational area known worldwide for its fishing, boating,swimming, camping and wildlife population.


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 14,950 people, 6,004 households, and 2,869 families residing in the city. The population density was 595.1/km² (1,541.5/mi²). There were 6,622 housing units at an average density of 263.6/km² (682.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 88.16% White, 6.80% African American, 0.21% Native American, 2.75% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.68% from other races, and 1.38% from two or more races. 1.73% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 6,004 households out of which 19.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.6% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 52.2% were non-families. 39.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.02 and the average family size was 2.70. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


The age distribution, which is strongly influenced by Murray State, is: 13.6% under the age of 18, 33.7% from 18 to 24, 20.7% from 25 to 44, 16.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females there were 86.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.8 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $25,647, and the median income for a family was $41,331. Males had a median income of $30,266 versus $22,294 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,389. 22.1% of the population and 11.2% of families were below the poverty line. 20.8% of those under the age of 18 and 9.9% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. However, traditional measures of poverty can be misleading when applied to communities with a large proportion of students, such as Murray. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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Coordinates: 36.609494° N -88.315656° E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which is aligned with the spin axis of the Earth. ...

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Murray, Kentucky - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (445 words)
Murray is a city located in Calloway County, Kentucky.
Murray is situated 15 miles (24 kilometers) from the 170,000-acre (690-kmandsup2) "Land Between the Lakes" recreational area known worldwide for its fishing, boating,swimming, camping and wildlife population.
The age distribution, which is strongly influenced by Murray State, is: 13.6% under the age of 18, 33.7% from 18 to 24, 20.7% from 25 to 44, 16.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older.
Murray Kentucky real estate (278 words)
Kentucky, one of the so-called border states of the S central United States.
Kentucky is noted for the distilling of Bourbon whiskey and for the breeding of thoroughbred racehorses.
Kentucky is also one of the major U.S. producers of coal, the state's most valuable mineral; stone, petroleum, and natural gas are also extracted.
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