Murdock, Minnesota

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Murdock is a city in Swift County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 303 at the 2000 census. Murdock was surveyed and platted in 1878, and was incorporated in 1881.[3] The city is part of the Kerhoven-Murdock-Sunburg (KMS) school district. The football team was the 2008 Minnesota Class A state champion and the wrestling team took the same title in 2009.[citation needed]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²)

U.S. Route 12 serves as a main route in the community.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 303 people, 126 households, and 77 families residing in the city. The population density was 538.5 people per square mile (208.9/km²). There were 150 housing units at an average density of 266.6/sq mi (103.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.05% White, 0.66% African American, 3.96% from other races, and 0.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.25% of the population.

There were 126 households out of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.2% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.1% were non-families. 34.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 14.5% from 45 to 64, and 20.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 98.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,750, and the median income for a family was $40,000. Males had a median income of $25,781 versus $16,477 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,011. About 8.3% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 6.5% of those sixty five or over.


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