From a total population of 8,184, Murphysboro has a median age of 41.2. The average age of males, in Murphysboro, is 33.3 while the average age of females is 51. When you compare this to median age of Illinois, Murphysboro is 4.2 years older.
The median income of individuals, in Murphysboro, is $19,021 while the average household income is $31,160. When comparing the median income of people living in Murphysboro to the rest of Illinois, the average income in Murphysboro is $10,998 less.