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Murtaugh is a city in Twin Falls County, in the Twin Falls metro area.
The community was named for Mark Murtaugh, who helped oversee construction of a local irrigation project
The latitude of Murtaugh is 42.492N. The longitude is -114.161W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,085 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 141.
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8% of Murtaugh residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Murtaugh ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Murtaugh was $9,934, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Murtaugh residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Murtaugh, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $305. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $583.
Twin Falls County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Murtaugh political report.
The average commute time for Murtaugh workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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