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Murray is a town in Orleans County, in the Rochester metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Murray. For links to other places called Murray, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Murray is 43.249N. The longitude is -78.058W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 525 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,259.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Murray demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Orleans County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14477 ZIP code.
24% of Murray residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Murray ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Murray was $14,620, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Murray residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Murray, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $428. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $923.
Orleans County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Murray political report.
The average commute time for Murray workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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