Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Setting
    Suburb of a Large City
  • Population
    46,646
  • Population Density
    3,795 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    12 sq.mi.
  • Reviews
    57 3.6
Murray is a suburb of a large city in Utah with 46,646 residents. It has high home values, average rent costs, and low unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have average education levels and average income levels.

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 57 reviews
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    • 5
    Health & Fitness at Murray: The recreation center and Jordan Parkway are great to get a quick workout.
    • 4
    Food & Drink at Murray: Bigger cities like Salt Lake have more food chains and some local places as well. I do not eat out too much for money purposes.
    • 4
    Outdoors at Murray: Pollution in the valley is noticeable until it rains. The Jordan Parkway is great. The mountains are close to drive to without too much traffic.
    • 4
    Local Businesses at Murray: Good quality stores, especially the local based ones
    • 3
    Transportation at Murray: More cities need this type of public transportation.

Nearby Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
3.00 Midvale 27,835
3.00 Millcreek 61,305
2.66 Taylorsville 58,670
3.33 Holladay 26,452
3.66 Cottonwood Heights 33,610
3.00 West Jordan 101,193

Comparable Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
2.33 South Salt Lake 23,461
2.66 Kearns 34,843
3.33 South Jordan 48,251
3.33 Riverton 37,307
4.00 Draper 40,870

ZIP Codes

Niche Grade Name Population
3.33 84121 41,817
2.66 84123 38,961
2.66 84107 31,118
3.00 84117 24,155

Top School Districts

Niche Grade Name Total Schools
3.00 Murray School District 12
2.66 Granite School District 114
2.66 Canyons School District 50
2.33 Jordan School District 56

Top Public Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
4.00 Itineris Early College High School Public, Charter 11-12 High
4.00 Academy for Math, Engineering & Science (AMES) Public, Charter, Magnet 9-12 High
3.66 North Star Academy Public, Charter K-9 Elementary, Middle
3.66 Channing Hall Charter School Public, Charter K-8 Elementary, Middle
3.66 Summit Academy Public, Charter K-8 Elementary, Middle
3.66 Early Light Academy Public, Charter K-9 Elementary, Middle
3.66 Navigator Pointe Academy Public, Charter K-9 Elementary, Middle
3.66 Skyline High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Salt Lake Arts Academy Public, Charter, Magnet 5-8 Middle
3.33 Olympus High School Public 10-12 High
3.00 Hawthorn Academy Public, Charter K-9 Elementary, Middle
3.33 Canyon Rim Academy Public, Charter K-6 Elementary, Middle
2.66 Grant School Public, Magnet K-6 Elementary, Middle
3.00 Longview School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
3.00 Murray High School Public 10-12 High
3.00 Hillcrest Junior High School Public 7-9 Middle
3.00 McMillan School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
3.00 Liberty School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
3.00 Riverview Junior High School Public 7-9 Middle
2.33 Hartvigsen School Public K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
3.00 Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts Public, Charter, Magnet 9-12 High
2.66 Viewmont School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
2.66 Wasatch Junior High School Public 7-9 Middle
2.66 Salt Lake City Open Classroom Public, Charter PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.66 City Academy Public, Charter 7-12 Middle, High

Top Private Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
4.00 Rowland Hall Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 The Waterford School Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.33 Judge Memorial Catholic High School Private, Religious 9-12 High
Mount Vernon Academy Private K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
3.00 Intermountain Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Realms of Inquiry Private 7-12 High
American Heritage School of South Jordan Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.00 Concordia Preparatory School Private, Religious 9-12 High
2.66 Juan Diego Catholic High School Private, Religious 9-12 High
West Ridge Academy - Boys Ranch Private, Alternative 6-12 High
Primary Children's Medical Center School Private, Special Education 3-12 Elementary, High
Stillwater Academy Private, Alternative 9-12 High
2.33 La Europa Academy for Girls Private, Alternative, All-Girls 9-12 High
Pine Ridge Academy Private, Alternative 7-12 High
Vista Private School Private, Alternative 8-12 High
Gateway Academy Private, Special Education, All-Boys 8-12 High
Gateway Academy Private, Alternative, All-Boys 9-12 High
St. John the Baptist Elementary School Private, Religious PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
Challenger School - Salt Lake Private PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Ensign Learning Center Private PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
J.E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
St. John the Baptist Middle School Private, Religious 6-8 Middle
Carden Memorial School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
The McGillis School Private, Religious K-8 Elementary, Middle
St. Vincent School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle

Top Colleges

Niche Grade Name
3.66 University of Utah
3.33 Westminster College - Utah
Western Governors University
Salt Lake Community College
Stevens-Henager College - Murray
Latter-day Saints Business College
University of Phoenix - Utah
AmeriTech College - Draper
Independence University
Davis Applied Technology College
The Art Institute of Salt Lake City
ITT Technical Institute - Murray
Fortis College - Salt Lake City
Neumont University
Everest College - Salt Lake City
Mountainland Applied Technology College
Utah College of Massage Therapy - Salt Lake City
Paul Mitchell the School - Salt Lake City
Eagle Gate College - Murray
Cameo College of Essential Beauty
Medspa Academies
Eagle Gate College - Salt Lake City
Sherman Kendall Academy of Beauty Arts & Sciences - Sugarhouse
Utah College of Massage Therapy - Utah Valley
Broadview University - West Jordan

Around Murray

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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Murray, UT United States Draper, UT Kearns, UT Riverton, UT South Jordan, UT South Salt Lake, UT
White 84.91% 64.16% 85.08% 57.84% 89.83% 89.03% 56.50%
Hispanic 8.90% 16.05% 6.92% 33.01% 5.61% 5.38% 32.74%
Asian 2.27% 4.67% 3.20% 1.80% 1.31% 2.09% 5.58%
African American 1.34% 12.21% 1.46% 0.73% 0.26% 0.23% 1.69%
Multiracial 1.32% 1.85% 2.55% 2.49% 1.45% 1.76% 1.99%
Pacific Islander 0.48% 0.15% 0.19% 3.49% 1.49% 1.33% 0.25%
Native American 0.45% 0.66% 0.56% 0.56% 0.02% 0.05% 1.22%
Other 0.28% 0.21% 0% 0.03% 0% 0.09% 0%

Age

Murray, UT United States Draper, UT Kearns, UT Riverton, UT South Jordan, UT South Salt Lake, UT
9 years and under 13% 13% 19% 20% 21% 21% 16%
10 to 17 years 9% 11% 14% 14% 16% 15% 9%
18 to 24 years 9% 10% 8% 10% 9% 9% 14%
25 to 34 years 19% 13% 17% 17% 15% 15% 22%
35 to 44 years 10% 14% 17% 15% 14% 13% 15%
45 to 54 years 13% 15% 12% 10% 12% 11% 10%
55 to 64 years 11% 12% 8% 8% 7% 9% 8%
65 and over 14% 13% 5% 6% 5% 7% 6%

Education Levels

Murray, UT United States Draper, UT Kearns, UT Riverton, UT South Jordan, UT South Salt Lake, UT
Less than a high school diploma 7% 15% 4% 19% 3% 3% 23%
High school diploma or equivalent 24% 29% 20% 36% 22% 20% 25%
Some college or associate degree 38% 29% 40% 34% 44% 39% 32%
Bachelor's degree 21% 18% 24% 9% 22% 26% 15%
Master's degree or higher 9% 10% 12% 2% 9% 11% 5%

Gender

Murray, UT United States Draper, UT Kearns, UT Riverton, UT South Jordan, UT South Salt Lake, UT
Male 48.5% 49.2% 53.7% 48.8% 50.8% 50.2% 55.8%
Female 51.5% 50.8% 46.3% 51.2% 49.2% 49.8% 44.2%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Murray, UT United States Draper, UT Kearns, UT Riverton, UT South Jordan, UT South Salt Lake, UT
Rent 31.4% 33.9% 20.6% 16.8% 13.2% 15.8% 61.7%
Own 68.6% 66.1% 79.4% 83.2% 86.8% 84.2% 38.3%

Income

Weather

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Avg. High Avg. Low
37°
22°
42°
26°
52°
34°
60°
40°
70°
48°
81°
58°
89°
66°
88°
65°
77°
55°
63°
44°
48°
32°
38°
23°
Precipitation
2.1"
2.2"
3.0"
3.2"
3.2"
1.5"
0.9"
1.0"
2.0"
2.6"
2.6"
2.2"
Snowfall
19.5"
17.9"
12.2"
6.4"
0.8"
0"
0"
0"
0"
3"
12.7"
22.6"

  • Jan
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    Avg. High Avg. Low

  • 37°
    22°
  • 42°
    26°
  • 52°
    34°
  • 60°
    40°
  • 70°
    48°
  • 81°
    58°
  • 89°
    66°
  • 88°
    65°
  • 77°
    55°
  • 63°
    44°
  • 48°
    32°
  • 38°
    23°

    Precipitation

  • 2.1"
  • 2.2"
  • 3.0"
  • 3.2"
  • 3.2"
  • 1.5"
  • 0.9"
  • 1.0"
  • 2.0"
  • 2.6"
  • 2.6"
  • 2.2"

    Snowfall

  • 19.5"
  • 17.9"
  • 12.2"
  • 6.4"
  • 0.8"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 3"
  • 12.7"
  • 22.6"

  • Jan
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  • Mar
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  • Nov
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    Avg. Temps

  • 37°
    22°
  • 42°
    26°
  • 52°
    34°
  • 60°
    40°
  • 70°
    48°
  • 81°
    58°
  • 89°
    66°
  • 88°
    65°
  • 77°
    55°
  • 63°
    44°
  • 48°
    32°
  • 38°
    23°

    Precipitation

  • 2.1"
  • 2.2"
  • 3.0"
  • 3.2"
  • 3.2"
  • 1.5"
  • 0.9"
  • 1.0"
  • 2.0"
  • 2.6"
  • 2.6"
  • 2.2"

    Snowfall

  • 19.5"
  • 17.9"
  • 12.2"
  • 6.4"
  • 0.8"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 3"
  • 12.7"
  • 22.6"