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Population in 2010: 219. Population change since 2000: -5.2%
Males: 97  (44.7%)
Females: 122  (55.3%)

Median resident age:  39.4 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 74352.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,723 (it was $17,330 in 2000)
Murphy:

$52,723
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,576

Murphy CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,274 (it was $35,800 in 2000)
Murphy:

$74,274
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $55,965; Detached houses: $56,605; Townhouses or other attached units: $122,761; Mobile homes: $38,086

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  • White alone - 137 (62.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 50 (22.8%)
  • Two or more races - 30 (13.7%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.5%)

Races in Murphy detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Murphy: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (60.5%), English (11.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 580 feet

Land area: 4.33 square miles.

Population density: 51 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Murphy:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 46.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Murphy CDP:

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.4%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $519 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Broken Arrow, OK (30.7 miles , pop. 74,859).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (38.5 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (246.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Pin Oak Acres, OK (1.7 miles ), Ballou, OK (1.7 miles) , Cedar Crest, OK (2.1 miles ), Mazie, OK (2.2 miles) , Sams Corner, OK (2.2 miles) , Iron Post, OK (2.5 miles) , Chouteau, OK (2.5 miles ), Locust Grove, OK (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 36.13 N, Longitude: 95.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 918

Murphy household income distribution Murphy home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.7%
Oklahoma:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (77%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Public administration (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)

Work and jobs in Murphy: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Murphy, Oklahoma

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Tornado activity:

Murphy-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 280% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/24/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.5 miles away from the Murphy place center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the place center injured 42 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Murphy-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/2007 at 21:03:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/2006 at 08:30:25, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.1 miles away from Murphy center
Magnitude types: duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mayes County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Fires: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Murphy:

  • PARKHILL EAST NH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LOCUST GROVE, OK)
  • PARKHILL SOUTH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LOCUST GROVE, OK)
  • MEADOWBROOK NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CHOUTEAU, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Murphy:

  • Northeastern State University (about 22 miles; Tahlequah, OK; Full-time enrollment: 6,171)
  • Rogers State University (about 26 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 2,643)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 37 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 8,387)
  • University of Tulsa (about 40 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,764)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 41 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 2,705)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee (about 53 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 62 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 3,034)

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Church in Murphy: Cedar Crest Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Murphy: Spring Creek Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Mayes County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.2. This is about average.
City:

34.2
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.96. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.96
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 3.95. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.95
U.S.:

10.54
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00240. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00240
U.S.:

0.02218


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.2%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Murphy, OK

Murphy compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Murphy travel time to work - commute


Murphy mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (66%)
  • Electricity (34%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Murphy CDP (based on Mayes County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.27%
Here53.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of God
Adherents51.6%14.6%4.6%3.9%3.5%
Congregations30.7%8.9%7.9%3.0%9.9%
NameChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.6%1.9%1.9%1.7%13.6%
Congregations6.9%3.0%2.0%4.0%23.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Here:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Mayes County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
This county:

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Mayes County:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Mayes County:

11.6%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.9%
State:

29.2%

7.32% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,268 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.32%
Oklahoma average:

8.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Tulsa County, OK  1.37% ($30,994 average AGI)
from Rogers County, OK  0.90% ($34,263)
from Delaware County, OK  0.43% ($24,667)


7.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,516 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.13%
Oklahoma average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Tulsa County, OK  1.50% ($30,735 average AGI)
to Rogers County, OK  1.08% ($31,324)
to Cherokee County, OK  0.42% ($21,132)

Strongest AM radio stations in Murphy:

  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXTD (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WAGONER, OK; Owner: GAYTAN-GALVAN LIMITED LIABILITY COMP)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMUR (1570 AM; 1 kW; PRYOR, OK)
  • KAKC (1300 AM; 5 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KUOA (1290 AM; 5 kW; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KUOA, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Murphy:

  • KNYD (90.5 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KEMX (94.5 FM; LOCUST GROVE, OK; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KJSR (103.3 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMYZ-FM (104.5 FM; PRYOR, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWGS (89.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TULSA)
  • KQLL-FM (106.1 FM; OWASSO, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHTT (106.9 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KTFX-FM (102.1 FM; WARNER, OK; Owner: K95.5, INC)
  • KMOD-FM (97.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRAV-FM (96.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWEN (95.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KBEZ (92.9 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KGND (107.5 FM; KETCHUM, OK; Owner: NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA BROADCAST NETWORK)
  • K204CA (88.7 FM; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KVOO-FM (98.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KJMM (105.3 FM; BIXBY, OK; Owner: KJMM, INC.)
  • KTBT (101.5 FM; COLLINSVILLE, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTFR (100.7 FM; CHELSEA, OK; Owner: MICHAEL P. STEPHENS)
  • KCXR (100.3 FM; TAFT, OK; Owner: KXOJ INC.)
  • KRSC-FM (91.3 FM; CLAREMORE, OK; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF OKLAHOMA COLLEGES)

TV broadcast stations around Murphy:

  • KJRH (Channel 2; TULSA, OK; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KOED-TV (Channel 11; TULSA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)
  • KTFO (Channel 41; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWHB (Channel 47; TULSA, OK; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOKI-TV (Channel 23; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRSC-TV (Channel 35; CLAREMORE, OK; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF OKLAHOMA COLLEGES)
  • KDOR (Channel 17; BARTLESVILLE, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K52GX (Channel 52; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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