|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Murphy is 1,626. Murphy, North Carolina is the 8,393rd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Murphy was in 2010, when its population was 1,627. In 2010, Murphy was the 8,366th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,393rd largest city in the US. Murphy is currently 0.1% smaller than it was in 2010.
Murphy has grown 4.1% since the 2000. Murphy, North Carolina's growth is about average. 44% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8388||Scotland Neck, North Carolina||1,629||-30.7%|
|8390||White Castle, Louisiana||1,629||-16.4%|
|8391||Belleair Beach, Florida||1,626||-0.4%|
|8393||Murphy, North Carolina||1,626||4.1%|
|8394||North Liberty, Indiana||1,626||10.8%|
|8396||Manteo, North Carolina||1,625||35.7%|
|8399||Huachuca City, Arizona||1,624||-7.4%|
The total voting age population of Murphy, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,406. The voting age population is 45.2% male and 54.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.1% of the residents of Murphy are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Murphy are 85.5% White, 7.2% Black, 2.4% American Indian, 2.2% Asian, 1.9% Two or more races and 0.8% Other. Additionally, 3.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Murphy, 27.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 36.5%. On a per-household basis, 24.9% of families are below the poverty line in Murphy.
Among those aged 16 and older, 49.7% of Murphy residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.4% of Murphy residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 25.3% have a bachelor's degree and 9.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Murphy residents aged 5 and older, 6.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Murphy is 8.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Murphy, 8.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Murphy is $30,962.
In Murphy, 47.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 53.0% of housing units in Murphy.
Of all the housing units in Murphy, 19.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Murphy, 6.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Murphy is $631.
In Murphy, 72.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.