Murray is a tiny village located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 489 people and just one neighborhood, Murray is the 183rd largest community in Nebraska.
Murray real estate is some of the most expensive in Nebraska, although Murray house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Murray is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Murray is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Murray who work in office and administrative support (13.53%), management occupations (12.56%), and food service (10.14%).
Murray is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Murray’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Murray, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.02 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small village, Murray doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Murray are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.14% of adults in Murray having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Murray in 2018 was $30,035, which is middle income relative to Nebraska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,140 for a family of four. However, Murray contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Murray home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Murray residents report their race to be White, followed by Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Murray include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Murray is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 42 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 90.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 12.3% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Nebraska. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Murray are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 70.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.8% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 76.1% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 42.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.7%), and 12.4% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.1% of households. Some people also speak Polish (4.3%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Murray, NE, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (33.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.6%), and residents who report English roots (12.5%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (5.5%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (3.3%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.3% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (80.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (11.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.