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Population in 2014: 20,230 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +552.8%
Males: 9,446  (46.7%)
Females: 10,784  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 75094.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $114,675 (it was $83,547 in 2000)
Murphy:

$114,675
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $37,794 (it was $31,149 in 2000)

Murphy city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $285,539 (it was $169,500 in 2000)
Murphy:

$285,539
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $255,874; Detached houses: $263,120; Townhouses or other attached units: $194,124; In 2-unit structures: $135,733; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $113,809; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $155,037; Mobile homes: $66,374; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $97,854

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,777.

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  • Races in Murphy, TX (2013)

    Murphy races chart
    • 10,45153.9%White alone
    • 5,15926.6%Asian alone
    • 2,32412.0%Black alone
    • 1,2136.3%Hispanic
    • 2851.5%Two or more races
    • 580.3%Other race alone
    • 170.09%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Murphy: 96.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (11.0%), United States (9.4%), English (8.8%), Irish (7.6%), Scottish (3.1%), Subsaharan African (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.25 square miles.

Population density: 3,850 people per square mile   (average).

Murphy,TX real estate house value index trend

Murphy, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Murphy:

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 57.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Murphy city:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 70.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 3.5%

4,025 residents are foreign born (2.9% Africa, 2.6% Latin America).

This city:

20.7%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,995 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,649 (1.9%)

Murphy satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 157 buildings, average cost: $317,500
  • 2014: 94 buildings, average cost: $329,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.01 N, Longitude: 96.61 W

Murphy household income distribution Murphy home values distribution

Property values in Murphy, TX

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 36 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
Texas average:

2.02
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (11%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)

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

Average climate in Murphy, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Murphy-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 151% 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 slightly below Texas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 241.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.5 miles away from Murphy center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 134.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 160.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 440.5 miles away from Murphy center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 133.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Murphy topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Murphy:

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

airports located in Murphy:

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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Murphy:

  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 9 miles; Richardson, TX; Full-time enrollment: 16,777)
  • Richland College (about 10 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 11,617)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 11 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)
  • Eastfield College (about 14 miles; Mesquite, TX; FT enrollment: 8,323)
  • Brookhaven College (about 16 miles; Farmers Branch, TX; FT enrollment: 6,868)
  • Southern Methodist University (about 16 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 9,150)
  • El Centro College (about 20 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 6,086)

Public high school in Murphy:

Public elementary/middle schools in Murphy:

  • MURPHY MIDDLE (Students: 1,491, Location: 620 N MURPHY RD, Grades: 6-8)
  • BOGGESS EL (Students: 798, Location: 225 GLEN RIDGE DR, Grades: KG-5)
  • MARTHA HUNT EL (Students: 620, Location: 415 ORIOLE DR, Grades: KG-5)
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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.233. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.233
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.02. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.02
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.195. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.195
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 24.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.121. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.121
U.S.:

0.014
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.6%
(2.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.8% for American Indian residents, 17.2% 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

Murphy, Texas environmental map by EPA

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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Texas average:

14.4

Murphy travel time to work - commute Murphy mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant184,331334
Catholic111,1828
Mainline Protestant59,02260
Other54,47574
Black Protestant1,0148
Orthodox1901
None372,127-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.9%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Murphy:

49.3%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Murphy:

20.8%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Murphy:

10.1%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Murphy:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.2%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Murphy:

58.7%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.4%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Murphy, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$23,256$93,0240$0
Other Government Administration 23$57,537$30,0190$0
Judicial and Legal 3$11,340$45,3600$0
Police Protection - Officers 22$113,771$62,0570$0
Police - Other 10$34,009$40,81110$8,249
Firefighters 21$108,349$61,9140$0
Fire - Other 1$3,277$39,3240$0
Streets and Highways 7$29,641$50,8130$0
Parks and Recreation 11$37,335$40,7290$0
Totals for Government 101$418,515$49,72510$8,249

10.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($58,630 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.28%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($410 average AGI)
Collin County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dallas County, TX  3.29% ($51,489 average AGI)
from Denton County, TX  1.27% ($59,155)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.43% ($48,405)


8.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,687 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.80%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($705 average AGI)
Collin County:

0.08%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dallas County, TX  2.74% ($47,055 average AGI)
to Denton County, TX  1.31% ($54,277)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.41% ($48,254)

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.)
Murphy fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Murphy fatal accident list:

May 16, 2014 05:17 PM, Fm 544, Lat: 33.01162, Lon: -96.62116, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Jul 24, 2012 00:20 AM, Love Bird Ln, Lat: 32.98721, Lon: -96.60544, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Mar 18, 2008 12:25 AM, 14, Lat: 33.01136, Lon: -96.62866, 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
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 23m75ftTotal length
  • $71,000Total costs
  • 80,960Total average daily traffic
  • 2,715Total average daily truck traffic
  • 129,700Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

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 MHzGrant Date: 12/10/2002, Expiration Date: 01/12/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2013Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 11/19/2002, Expiration Date: 11/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2013, Certifier: Trish BeckRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 09/15/2005, Expiration Date: 03/14/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/20/2006, Certifier: Erick EdwardsRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/30/2015, Expiration Date: 09/27/2025, Certifier: Erick EdwardsRegistrant: Murphy Fire Rescue, 206 N. Murphy Rd, Murphy, TX 75094, Phone: (972) 468-4300, Fax: (972) 468-4322, Email:
  • 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 HammondRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 11/10/2010, Expiration Date: 11/10/2020, Certifier: James L FisherRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 08/06/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/02/2005, Expiration Date: 05/02/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/14/2007, Certifier: Eric M BottoRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 10/13/2010, Expiration Date: 10/13/2020, Certifier: Ron GoldsmithRegistrant: 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 EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • 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: AVIAT AIRCRAFT INC S-2C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING AEIO-540 SER (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 312PS , Serial Number: 6011, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Peter Nelson Jr Pitzer, 120 E Fm 544 Ste 72-362, Murphy, TX 75094
  • Aircraft: AVIAT AIRCRAFT INC A-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-A1P (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 444HY , Serial Number: 2353, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 05/31/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Cheryl Yvette Oliver Pitzer, 120 E Fm 544 # 72-362, 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
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

Murphy compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Murphy on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 10,000+"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Vietnam (population 500+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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