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Murphysboro, IL Real Estate

Murphysboro, Illinois is located in Jackson County. Nearby cities and towns include Harrison, Carbondale, De Soto, Gorham, Vergennes, Elkville, Hurst, Makanda, Cambria, Ava, Bush, Dowell, Grand Tower, Alto Pass, Carterville, Colp, Royalton, Crainville, Campbell Hill, Herrin, Cobden, Altenburg, Energy, Du Quoin, Zeigler, Frohna, Mulkeytown, St. Johns, Freeman Spur, Willisville, Rockwood, Christopher, North City, Anna, Orient, Whiteash, Pinckneyville, Jonesboro, Cutler, Johnston City, Spillertown, Marion, Buckner, Percy, Valier, West Frankfort, Old Appleton, Goreville, Steeleville, and Pocahontas. Murphysboro is a suburban community with a population of 8,249. The median household income is $31,899. In Murphysboro, 36% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 28% of the households. Half the population of Murphysboro commutes 13 minutes or less to work, with 60% of residents holding white collar jobs and 40% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Murphysboro, IL is 44 years, with 49% of those homes owned, 42% rented, and 9% not occupied. In the previous year, 73 Murphysboro properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Murphysboro in the previous year was $69,399.

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Murphysboro offers a range of educational opportunities with 2 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and 3 high schools.

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Murphysboro, IL Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Murphysboro, IL
  • 64% Single
  • 36% Married
  • 51% Single
  • 49% Married

Male VS. Female

Murphysboro, IL
  • 52% Female
  • 48% Male
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Murphysboro, IL

  • 40
  • 38
  • Murphysboro, IL
  • Illinois

Average Age of Homes in Murphysboro, IL

  • 44
  • 38
  • Murphysboro, IL
  • Illinois

Vacant Homes in Murphysboro, IL

  • 9%
  • 8%
  • Murphysboro, IL
  • Illinois

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $41,810
  • $77,034
  • Murphysboro, IL
  • Illinois

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Murphysboro, IL
  • 49% Owned
  • 42% Rented
  • 60% Owned
  • 32% Rented