Murphysboro, IL

8,007 Population
5.2 square miles 1,545.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,545.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
45.3%
was 47.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
1.2%
was 0.8%
 
Percent Under 18
19.5%
was 20.4%
 
Percent 65 and Over
18.1%
was 18.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
17.0%
was 21.3%
 
Median Household Income
$34,563
was $36,098
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.4
42.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
424.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,208.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
4,232
was 4,239
 
Median Rent
$581
was $577
 
Total Building Permits
1
was 2
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,378
was 3,368
 
Homeownership Rate
57.9%
was 60.6%
 
Single Family Building Permits
1
was 2
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
816.6
was 818.0
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
37.5%
was 39.6%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.2
was 0.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.1
was 0.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.4%
was 99.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
89.0%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.6%
was 99.5%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
84.5%
was 85.8%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
20.1%
was 22.0%
 

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