What is the current population of Murphy?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Murphy is 1,657. Murphy, North Carolina is the 8,343rd largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Murphy?

The current population of Murphy (1,657) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Murphy growing?

Murphy has grown 6.1% since the 2000. Murphy, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 62% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 1,657 8,343
2018 1,654 8,338
2017 1,638 8,367
2016 1,645 8,353
2015 1,615 8,414
2014 1,613 8,412
2013 1,618 8,394
2012 1,601 8,426
2011 1,611 8,401
2010 1,627 8,366
2009 1,528 8,493
2008 1,548 8,445
2007 1,557 8,407
2006 1,556 8,403
2005 1,537 8,420
2004 1,540 8,403
2003 1,540 8,386
2002 1,544 8,375
2001 1,551 8,363
2000 1,561 8,332
1990 1,561 7,921

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
8333 Arcadia, Indiana 1,662 -4.6%
8334 Cosmopolis, Washington 1,662 4.3%
8335 Blue Grass, Iowa 1,661 41.9%
8336 Young Harris, Georgia 1,661 172.7%
8337 Munfordville, Kentucky 1,659 5.8%
8338 Star Valley Ranch, Wyoming 1,659 154.8%
8339 Bay Springs, Mississippi 1,658 -21.2%
8340 Cowan, Tennessee 1,658 -6.4%
8341 Douglass, Kansas 1,658 -8.4%
8342 Sedgwick, Kansas 1,658 6.4%
8343 Murphy, North Carolina 1,657 6.1%
8344 Rehobeth, Alabama 1,657 60.7%
8345 Ridgely, Maryland 1,657 21.0%
8346 Salyersville, Kentucky 1,657 3.5%
8347 South Rockwood, Michigan 1,657 28.9%
8348 Holland, Ohio 1,655 27.0%
8349 Plains, Texas 1,655 14.8%
8350 Del Rey Oaks, California 1,654 0.3%
8351 Montpelier, Indiana 1,654 -14.3%
8352 Ritzville, Washington 1,654 -4.7%
8353 Vance, Alabama 1,654 141.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
5930 Red Springs 3,302 -5.1%
5970 Rural Hall 3,264 32.9%
5979 Spencer 3,257 -3.0%
6004 Locust 3,238 27.2%
6018 Troy 3,222 -8.7%
6110 Landis 3,138 2.8%
6138 Mineral Springs 3,111 67.9%
6140 Wallburg 3,107 8.1%
6155 Warsaw 3,089 1.2%
6221 River Bend 3,026 3.3%
6228 Granite Quarry 3,012 34.1%
6263 Nags Head 2,975 9.7%
6280 Murfreesboro 2,961 20.5%
6282 Southern Shores 2,958 33.3%
6287 Pembroke 2,951 7.6%
6360 Yadkinville 2,876 1.1%
6415 Holly Ridge 2,827 240.6%
6454 Marshville 2,787 17.1%
6471 Troutman 2,769 56.7%
6494 Wilson's Mills 2,756 101.9%
6513 Sylva 2,738 12.3%
6515 Cajah's Mountain 2,737 1.1%
6542 Wentworth 2,720 -2.1%
6547 Tobaccoville 2,718 18.9%
6556 Bermuda Run 2,709 89.5%
6595 Grifton 2,682 18.4%
6635 Liberty 2,658 0.0%
6673 La Grange 2,619 -7.6%
6695 Fairmont 2,597 -0.4%
6747 Polkton 2,561 30.5%
6759 Wrightsville Beach 2,556 -1.3%
6762 Carthage 2,553 28.5%
6784 Haw River 2,535 32.9%
6817 Coats 2,500 33.8%
6866 Surf City 2,469 67.2%
6894 Norwood 2,449 -5.2%
6975 Mayodan 2,382 -3.4%
7037 Maxton 2,346 -13.6%
7063 Laurel Park 2,330 17.3%
7070 Green Level 2,326 7.0%
7089 Navassa 2,306 66.7%
7109 St. Pauls 2,296 14.1%
7137 Enfield 2,274 -7.2%
7140 Calabash 2,270 75.1%
7165 Four Oaks 2,254 34.6%
7183 Franklinton 2,241 27.9%
7215 Mount Pleasant 2,222 53.2%
7227 Jonesville 2,215 -2.0%
7306 Rockwell 2,159 9.5%
7307 Taylorsville 2,159 18.8%
7343 Spruce Pine 2,143 5.3%
7393 Madison 2,116 -6.4%
7398 Hertford 2,113 1.8%
7420 Belville 2,103 77.3%
7432 Kure Beach 2,098 34.7%
7511 Cape Carteret 2,061 65.9%
7589 Pine Level 2,019 32.7%
7596 Sharpsburg 2,013 -16.9%
7603 Hildebran 2,010 6.4%
7668 Badin 1,973 59.2%
7685 Yanceyville 1,963 -8.9%
7726 Mars Hill 1,939 9.7%
7753 Princeville 1,926 88.6%
7772 Oakboro 1,912 59.3%
7904 Drexel 1,854 -3.6%
7922 Andrews 1,846 13.1%
7933 Scotland Neck 1,840 -21.8%
7999 Hemby Bridge 1,809 27.7%
8180 Sparta 1,723 -5.2%
8194 Biscoe 1,716 1.8%
8208 Chadbourn 1,711 -19.1%
8233 Richlands 1,703 75.2%
8271 Ramseur 1,690 3.4%
8290 Denton 1,680 2.4%
8343 Murphy 1,657 6.1%
8363 Burnsville 1,647 1.6%
8374 Connelly Springs 1,644 -10.6%
8427 Pinebluff 1,619 40.4%
8430 Rose Hill 1,618 21.4%
8439 Tryon 1,615 -8.4%
8442 Bladenboro 1,613 -5.8%
8448 Bethel 1,611 -8.4%
8514 Kenly 1,584 -5.8%
8521 Belhaven 1,579 -19.8%
8577 East Spencer 1,551 -11.6%
8586 Stanfield 1,548 38.4%
8605 Dobson 1,539 5.0%
8618 Jefferson 1,533 10.8%
8621 Walnut Cove 1,533 4.6%
8674 Atlantic Beach 1,512 -15.6%
8677 Snow Hill 1,512 -2.5%
8752 Glen Alpine 1,483 33.3%
8785 Weldon 1,470 -17.7%
8825 Manteo 1,456 21.6%
8840 Bryson City 1,452 2.7%
8931 Biltmore Forest 1,416 -1.8%
8939 Pilot Mountain 1,413 10.0%
8952 Claremont 1,408 32.3%
8977 Lake Waccamaw 1,400 -0.8%
8987 Princeton 1,398 26.8%
9033 Swepsonville 1,384 42.0%
9051 Youngsville 1,375 102.5%
9132 Robersonville 1,343 -22.2%
9172 Pine Knoll Shores 1,327 -12.3%
9182 Blowing Rock 1,324 -6.4%
9207 West Jefferson 1,315 12.2%
9221 Spring Hope 1,310 2.9%
9241 Cedar Point 1,304 58.4%
9242 Clyde 1,304 -2.6%
9243 Rutherford College 1,304 -0.3%
9272 Beulaville 1,293 19.5%
9276 Elm City 1,292 -8.4%
9298 Broadway 1,286 22.5%
9384 Fremont 1,262 -13.5%
9406 Stoneville 1,257 25.0%
9457 Bayboro 1,240 0.4%
9468 Maggie Valley 1,237 35.0%
9473 Pinetops 1,235 -12.1%
9518 Robbins 1,221 2.0%
9638 Franklinville 1,187 -9.9%
9701 Roseboro 1,167 -7.8%
9745 Lake Lure 1,154 12.8%
9758 Lucama 1,152 31.5%
9766 Banner Elk 1,149 33.1%
9792 Boonville 1,143 3.1%
9795 Mount Gilead 1,142 -18.4%
10022 Stedman 1,076 55.7%
10123 Norlina 1,047 -4.8%
10134 Alamance 1,042 208.2%
10135 Foxfire 1,042 124.0%
10201 Rhodhiss 1,024 79.3%
10220 Gaston 1,020 5.0%
10306 Columbus 998 -1.6%
10337 Rowland 992 -13.2%
10373 Cooleemee 983 8.3%
10378 Highlands 982 6.6%
10399 Ellerbe 978 -6.3%
10458 Vanceboro 965 7.3%
10470 Dortches 963 18.8%
10513 Faison 956 27.9%
10524 Belwood 954 -2.3%
10536 Magnolia 952 2.0%
10606 Maysville 935 -6.5%
10615 Brunswick 933 159.1%
10660 Old Fort 924 -3.9%
10690 Garysburg 918 -26.1%
10735 Marshall 908 7.9%
10857 Fair Bluff 881 -25.2%
10897 Cleveland 872 7.7%
10909 Montreat 870 37.8%
10954 Oriental 861 -2.2%
10955 Walnut Creek 861 0.4%
10969 Taylortown 858 0.4%
11022 Star 849 6.2%
11049 Rich Square 844 -22.7%
11063 Kenansville 841 -26.8%
11078 Dobbins Heights 839 -9.8%
11119 Warrenton 833 -9.4%
11120 Ellenboro 832 17.6%

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