Murrayville, Illinois

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Murrayville, Illinois

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High Points

Murrayville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 18% Murrayville Affordability of Property Taxes
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Murrayville People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Murrayville, Illinois

Comparing Murrayville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 8 5
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Age of the Population 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Senior Citizens 3 3
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 9
Average Household Size 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
Median Family Income 8 6
People Above Poverty 5 3
College Educated Adults 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Short Commute Times 5 7
Working at Home 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
Affordability of Rents 5 7
People Living Alone 4 4
Housing Recently Built 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2

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Murrayville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles SW of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 66 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Morgan
Standard Zip Codes 62668
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.585
Longitude -90.251

Murrayville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station VIRDEN
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Distance 28.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
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Murrayville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 644 100%
Male 313 48.6%
Female 331 51.4%
Under 18 172 26.7%
18+ 472 73.3%
65+ 72 11.2%
Median Age 35.7
Average Family Size 3.08
White 640 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Murrayville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 637
Growth -7
Growth % -1.1%

Murrayville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 29.6%
German 23.2%
English 20.2%
Irish 11.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.7%
Polish 2.9%
Scottish 2.6%
Italian 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Dutch 0.9%
French Canadian 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Murrayville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Nortonville (62668)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Murrayville 644 $50,476
Alsey 246 $40,833
Jacksonville 18,940 $45,595
Lynnville 137 $40,313
Manchester 354 $37,500
Roodhouse 2,214 $33,889
Woodson 559 $44,375
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