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Population in 2012: 18,960 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +511.8%
Males: 8,836  (46.6%)
Females: 10,124  (53.4%)

Median resident age:  34.9 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75094.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $110,358 (it was $83,547 in 2000)
Murphy:

$110,358
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,806

Murphy city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $264,907 (it was $169,500 in 2000)
Murphy:

$264,907
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $261,951; Detached houses: $263,100; Townhouses or other attached units: $69,216; Mobile homes: $78,830

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,688.

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  • White alone - 9,396 (53.7%)
  • Asian alone - 4,170 (23.8%)
  • Black alone - 2,002 (11.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1,303 (7.4%)
  • Two or more races - 456 (2.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 100 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 69 (0.4%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Murphy: 95.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (10.2%), English (7.7%), Irish (7.2%), United States (6.9%), Scottish (4.2%), French (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.25 square miles.

Population density: 3,608 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Murphy:

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 56.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Murphy city:

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 74.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 3.3%

3,688 residents are foreign born

This city:  21.1%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Murphy, Texas as of August 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Murphy to the number of sex offenders is 6,320 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,698 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,583 (2.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Richardson, TX (7.0 miles , pop. 91,802).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (7.3 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (17.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Sachse, TX (1.6 miles ), Parker, TX (1.8 miles ), St. Paul, TX (2.0 miles ), Wylie, TX (2.1 miles ), Lucas, TX (2.6 miles ), Allen, TX (2.6 miles ), Richardson, TX (2.7 miles ), Garland, TX (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 71 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 1998: 158 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 1999: 242 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 2000: 533 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2001: 607 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2002: 464 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2003: 571 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2004: 513 buildings, average cost: $241,100
  • 2005: 612 buildings, average cost: $264,400
  • 2006: 436 buildings, average cost: $272,400
  • 2007: 287 buildings, average cost: $277,500
  • 2008: 138 buildings, average cost: $272,900
  • 2009: 87 buildings, average cost: $315,400
  • 2010: 113 buildings, average cost: $371,700
  • 2011: 76 buildings, average cost: $350,400
  • 2012: 141 buildings, average cost: $342,800

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Latitude: 33.01 N, Longitude: 96.61 W

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Property values in Murphy, TX

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 31 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
Texas average:

1.95

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Murphy, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (15%)
  • Engineers (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Murphy-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 273% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.8 miles away from the Murphy city center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 12/13/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the city center injured 28 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Murphy-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.4 miles away from Murphy center
On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/2002 at 02:18:13, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 27.3 miles away from Murphy center
On 5/31/2002 at 09:57:10, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Collin County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 3, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Murphy:

  • AMERICAN CHOICE HEALTHCARE INC (Home Health Center, 502 WATERS EDGE WAY)
  • FOUR SEASONS HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 531 CEDARBIRD TRAIL)
  • FRONTVIEW HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 1058 MOCKINGBIRD HILL COURT)
  • HEBRON HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 501 AVALANCHE DR)
  • LIFEGATE HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 223 BRIAR OAK DRIVE)
  • STAR CHOICE HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, 1003 WESTMINISTER AVENUE)
  • VITA HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, 136 WESTMISNISTER AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Murphy, TX

Amtrak station near Murphy:

  • 20 miles: DALLAS (400 S. HOUSTON ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.murphytx.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Murphy:

  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 9 miles; Richardson, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,442)
  • Richland College (about 10 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 5,192)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 11 miles; Plano, TX; FT enrollment: 9,675)
  • Eastfield College (about 14 miles; Mesquite, TX; FT enrollment: 3,140)
  • Brookhaven College (about 16 miles; Farmers Branch, TX; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • Southern Methodist University (about 16 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 8,121)
  • North Lake College (about 23 miles; Irving, TX; FT enrollment: 3,496)

Public elementary/middle schools in Murphy:

Private elementary/middle schools in Murphy:

  • HERITAGE MONTESSORI ACADEMY LLC (Students: 248; Location: 204 SHEILA AVE; Grades: PK - 1)
  • OAK BROOK SCHOOL (Students: 15; Location: 121 HERITAGE PKWY; Grades: KG - KG)
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Notable location: Murphy Fire and Rescue (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Moulden Cemetery (1), Murphy Cemetery (2), McMillan Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Collin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.5. This is about average.
City:

33.5
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.373. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.373
U.S.:

0.107
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

31.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.6
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.64
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.1
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.7%
(2.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 16.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 11.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  91.6%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Murphy, TX

Murphy compared to Texas state average:

Murphy, Texas environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Murphy (2011 data):

  • Compass Bank: Murphy Branch at 100 East Fm 544, branch established on 2002/12/23. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Murphy Branch at 154 West Fm 544, branch established on 2004/06/10. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Murphy & 544 Banking Center Branch at 206 West Fm 544, branch established on 2004/10/20. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Murphy Banking Store Branch at 113 East Fm 544, branch established on 2003/11/19. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Murphy Market Branch at 150 West Fm 544, branch established on 2000/08/09. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And

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:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Murphy city (based on Collin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.67%
Here53.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentJewish
Adherents34.1%29.9%11.4%3.1%2.6%
Congregations3.2%29.9%10.4%2.0%1.2%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchMuslim EstimateChurches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%2.2%1.9%1.5%10.9%
Congregations7.2%1.2%10.4%2.0%32.7%
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: 77
Collin County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 53
Collin County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 215
Collin County:

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 478
Here:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Collin County:

24.0%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.3%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,410$40,9200$0
Other Government Administration 3$20,435$81,7400$0
Judicial and Legal 3$12,080$48,3200$0
Police Protection - Officers 25$96,792$46,4600$0
Police - Other 9$23,453$31,2717$155
Firefighters 12$41,621$41,62123$8,303
Fire - Other 2$6,560$39,3600$0
Streets and Highways 10$35,085$42,1020$0
Parks and Recreation 10$28,359$34,0310$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$29,643$50,8170$0
Other and Unallocable 10$39,389$47,2670$0
Totals for Government 92$336,827$43,93430$8,458


13.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($57,590 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.47%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($382 average AGI)
Collin County:

0.16%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dallas County, TX  4.48% ($53,347 average AGI)
from Denton County, TX  1.46% ($57,580)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.53% ($51,682)


10.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($63,862 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.00%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($798 average AGI)
Collin County:

0.11%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dallas County, TX  3.00% ($57,456 average AGI)
to Denton County, TX  1.64% ($59,609)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.43% ($56,647)

Strongest AM radio stations in Murphy:

  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KMKI (620 AM; 5 kW; PLANO, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTCK (1310 AM; 9 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)
  • KGGR (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Murphy:

  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KEOM (88.5 FM; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: MESQUITE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Murphy:

  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • KNOK-LP (Channel 43; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: IGLESIA JESU CHRISTO ES MI REFUGIO, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Murphy, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 180
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 273
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 197
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 468
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

Murphy fatal accident list:

Mar 18, 2008 12:25 AM, 14, Lat: 33.011364, Lon: -96.628656, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Feb 10, 2004 12:45 AM, Fm544, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 15, 1993 01:45 PM, Fm544, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Apr 2, 1988 06:38 AM, Fm544, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Hwy 624 (Lat: 28.164167 Lon: -98.668333), Type: 103.9, Overall height: 99.7 m
    Registrant: 9727332349, , 17330 PRESTON ROAD, STE. 100A

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 205 N Murphy Rd (Lat: 33.015389 Lon: -96.613889), Call Sign: KNBX747, Licensee ID: L00094443
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.610 MHz, 156.030 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/10/2002, Expiration Date: 01/12/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2013
    Registrant: City Of Murphy, 205 N Murphy Rd, Plano, TX 75074
  • 109 W Fm 544 (Lat: 33.015000 Lon: -96.612778), Call Sign: WPWH712
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.4000 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 154.515 MHz, 30.8400 MHz, 35.0200 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 151.835 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/19/2002, Expiration Date: 11/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2013, Certifier: Trish Beck
    Registrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 6675 Mesa Ridge Rd, San Diego, CA 92121, Phone: (858) 535-6015, Fax: (858) 452-7207, Email:
  • 206 N Murphy Ave (Lat: 33.014500 Lon: -96.609167), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6.3 m, Overall height: 9.3 m, Call Sign: WQCJ441, Licensee ID: L00094443
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.67000 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/15/2005, Expiration Date: 03/14/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/20/2006, Certifier: Erick Edwards
    Registrant: City Of Murphy, 206 N Murphy Road, Murphy, TX 75094, Phone: (972) 424-6021
  • 206 N Murphy Ave (Lat: 33.014500 Lon: -96.609167), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6.3 m, Overall height: 9.3 m, Call Sign: WQDL980
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.67000 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2005, Expiration Date: 09/27/2015, Certifier: Erick Edwards
    Registrant: Information Station Specialists, 3368 88th Ave, Zeeland, MI 49464, Phone: (616) 772-2300, Fax: (616) 772-2966
  • Lat: 33.011389 Lon: -96.610556, Call Sign: WQLM893
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz... (+17 more)
    Grant Date: 03/11/2010, Expiration Date: 03/11/2020, Certifier: Marcella Hammond
    Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (530) 566-1755, Email:
  • Lat: 33.018111 Lon: -96.612722, Call Sign: WQMY846
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.337 MHz, 467.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/10/2010, Expiration Date: 11/10/2020, Certifier: James L Fisher
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • MURPHY, On Hwy 624, 5.2 Mi West Of Hwy 16 (Lat: 28.164056 Lon: -98.668361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 97.8 m, Overall height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: WMT585
    Assigned Frequencies: 6815.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/06/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • DLS0432, 130 Mcwhirter Rd (Lat: 33.039306 Lon: -96.610694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQCQ539
    Assigned Frequencies: 19440.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/02/2005, Expiration Date: 05/02/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/14/2007, Certifier: Eric M Botto
    Registrant: Fibertower Corporation, 1730 Rhode Island Avenue N.W., Suite 317, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (703) 873-4175, Fax: (202) 315-3415, Email:
  • MURPHY WT, 422 Betsy Lane (Lat: 33.033250 Lon: -96.621889), Type: Tank, Structure height: 38.1 m, Overall height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: WQMP447, Licensee ID: L00129281
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/13/2010, Expiration Date: 10/13/2020, Certifier: Ron Goldsmith
    Registrant: City Of Plano, 925 22nd Street, #100c, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 941-7942, Fax: (972) 941-7954, Email:
  • DA03XC150, 130 Mcwhirter Road (Lat: 33.039250 Lon: -96.610722), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 37.2 m, Call Sign: WQQZ758
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz... (+8 more)
    Grant Date: 04/01/2013, Expiration Date: 04/01/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

101 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Murphy)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: KISSELL C L / PORTER V R HOMEBUILT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Unknown
    N-Number: 161RA , Serial Number: NAFC-1
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Clarence L Kissell, 450 N Maxwell Creek Rd, Murphy, TX 75094, Other Owners: Vernon R Porter
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/04/2006
  • Aircraft: ARBC INC DBA LINDSTRAND 90A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 313TP , Serial Number: 5151, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 09/27/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Mary A Hawkins, 527 Buffalo Bend Ct, Murphy, TX 75094
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-301 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8077J , Serial Number: 32-8306031, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1983
    Registrant (Corporation): Flying Scot Aviators Inc, 338 Greenfield Dr, Murphy, TX 75094
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 9504H , Serial Number: 17266184, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 11/06/1975
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Clifford Wayne Patterson, 119 Wentwood Dr, Murphy, TX 75094, Other Owners: Eric R Keltner, Harla J Patterson



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$204,90084$216,398246$204,13111$64,9114$192,448
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$146,9305$193,92220$194,6271$80,1600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$268,65510$215,54060$222,8689$42,6181$130,240
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$211,51811$254,20151$210,3793$110,6901$204,340
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$159,6703$250,42711$245,9371$20,1401$151,500
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0313.05 , 0313.07

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$237,33811$215,041
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$307,6933$296,143
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$383,7001$246,720
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$237,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0313.05 , 0313.07

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 41

Incident types - Murphy


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Murphy, TX
Businesses in Murphy, TX
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Lowe's1
7-Eleven2McDonald's1
AT&T1Panda Express1
Albertsons1SONIC Drive-In1
Baskin-Robbins1Sprint Nextel1
Blockbuster1Starbucks1
Chick-Fil-A1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Jack In The Box1UPS1
Jones New York1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1

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