Murphysboro, Illinois 

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Population

7,952

-5.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

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Best Places to Live in Murphysboro, Illinois

Small city - In southern Illinois, 100 miles southeast of St. Louis and 300 miles south of Chicago. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Murphysboro, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Murphysboro, IL Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Affordability
Comfortable summers
Low crime
Cons
Weak home prices
Humid
Few recreational options

What Bert Has To Say About Carbondale-Marion Metro Area

The Carbondale-Marion, IL metro area is located in southern Illinois, 100 miles southeast of St. Louis and 300 miles south of Chicago. Carbondale is one of the smaller metros in the United States and is comprised of Jackson and Williamson counties.


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Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Illinois
County: Jackson County
Metro Area: Carbondale-Marion Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Murphysboro
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 413 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Murphysboro is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Murphysboro jobs have decreased by 0.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Murphysboro's cost of living is 25.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Murphysboro's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Jackson county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Murphysboro's population is 7,952 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 5.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Murphysboro is Real Estate: $69,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.5%.

SCHOOLS
Murphysboro public schools spend $13,529 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.3 students per teacher in Murphysboro. More Education



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Housing Market in Murphysboro

It's a good time to buy in Murphysboro. Home Appreciation is up 3.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Murphysboro is $69,200.

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Reviews for Murphysboro   4 Reviews
A great Community Spirit - 1/3/2020
I have worked here for two years as a school teacher. However, I do live in another community. I have come to appreciate and admire the strong community spirit and... Read More

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eh, i like it enough to live here so why not you - 9/6/2018
I've lived in this town for my whole life and there are some ups and downs for this town, like where some people lives are really hostile and stuff but other places in... Read More

We Love It Here - 1/16/2007
We moved to Murphysboro two years ago from Houston and love it here. The area is beautiful and full of recreational amenities. Cost of living is cheap, people are... Read More


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