Statewide Claims to Fame

Murphy is 4th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Race - Asian

Murphy is 6th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Home ownership rate

Murphy is 17th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Murphy is 17th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Residents younger than 18

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Murphy Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 18,960 133rd 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.7 295th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,136.4 43rd 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Murphy Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 9.6% 50th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 36.0% 17th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 5.4% 356th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Murphy Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 96.8% 23rd 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 59.2% 17th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Murphy Rank Texas US
Race - White 60.4% 332nd 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 10.9% 133rd 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 245th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 23.4% 4th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 119th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.1% 89th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 7.8% 360th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 54.9% 181st 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Murphy Rank Texas US
Female residents 50.3% 301st 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 22.2% 63rd 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Murphy Rank Texas US
Housing units 5,196 191st 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 0.0% 378th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 4,823 182nd 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 96.1% 6th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $256,500 24th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 3.4 44th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Murphy Rank Texas US
Income per capita $36,894 41st $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $112,408 21st $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 5.4% 338th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Murphy Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,513 177th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $84,373 254th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $6,093 262nd $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $7,905 255th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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