Murphy, Texas

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Population in 2017: 20,673 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +567.1%
Males: 10,246  (49.6%)
Females: 10,427  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75094.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $111,970 (it was $83,547 in 2000)
Murphy:

$111,970
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $40,400 (it was $31,149 in 2000)

Murphy city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $361,697 (it was $169,500 in 2000)
Murphy:

$361,697
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $344,463; detached houses: $348,639; townhouses or other attached units: $379,695; in 2-unit structures: $73,559; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $171,925; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,972; mobile homes: $133,014; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $161,288

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,378.

March 2019 cost of living index in Murphy: 99.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.3%
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  • Races in Murphy, TX (2017)
    • 10,50948.0%White alone
    • 7,65535.0%Asian alone
    • 2,30710.5%Black alone
    • 1,3226.0%Hispanic
    • 6232.8%Two or more races
    • 800.4%American Indian alone
    • 130.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Murphy, Texas as of September 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Murphy is 3,535 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Murphy by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(6.5)
1
(6.0)
2
(11.5)
2
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(15.1)
6
(28.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(19.1)
1
(4.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(12.9)
1
(6.0)
2
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
1
(5.0)
3
(14.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(25.8)
7
(42.1)
6
(34.4)
6
(33.6)
10
(55.3)
4
(21.4)
3
(15.5)
7
(35.2)
8
(38.4)
6
(28.3)
2
(9.6)
7
(33.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
27
(174.2)
20
(120.4)
25
(143.2)
23
(128.9)
14
(77.4)
16
(85.7)
11
(56.9)
13
(65.3)
13
(62.4)
7
(33.1)
11
(52.6)
6
(28.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
135
(871.1)
141
(848.8)
113
(647.2)
110
(616.3)
103
(569.7)
110
(589.4)
111
(573.7)
133
(667.9)
110
(528.1)
143
(675.3)
113
(540.0)
102
(483.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(6.5)
11
(66.2)
5
(28.6)
5
(28.0)
2
(11.1)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(15.1)
3
(14.4)
3
(14.2)
3
(14.3)
5
(23.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.0)
1
(5.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.8)
1
(4.7)
1
(4.8)
1
(4.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)61.862.757.751.641.838.631.673.261.736.143.636.5

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City-data.com crime index in Murphy, TX

Crime rate in Murphy detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 31 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.00
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (9.5%), English (6.8%), German (4.5%), Scottish (3.1%), Nigerian (2.5%), Kenyan (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.25 square miles.

Population density: 3,934 people per square mile   (average).

Murphy, Texas map

5,940 residents are foreign born (2.9% Africa).

This city:

27.1%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $8,284 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,966 (1.9%)

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 )

Latitude: 33.01 N, Longitude: 96.61 W

Distribution of median household income in Murphy, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Murphy, TX in 2017

Property values in Murphy, TX

Murphy satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 33 buildings, average cost: $429,200
  • 2016: 72 buildings, average cost: $483,400
  • 2017: 21 buildings, average cost: $340,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Murphy, TX residents
Average permit cost in Murphy, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Murphy, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (13.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.6%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (17.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.8%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (6.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
  • Educational services (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.4%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.4%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Murphy, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (10.4%)
  • Engineers (7.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (15.0%)
  • Engineers (13.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Registered nurses (7.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Computer specialists (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)

Average climate in Murphy, Texas

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Murphy, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 85.4. This is about average.

City:

85.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.78
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.352. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.352
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.73
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

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.:

0.010

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 Murphy 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 Murphy 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 the city 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 (13).
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)
See full list of schools located in Murphy

Points of interest:

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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
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

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)

For population 15 years and over in Murphy:

Marital status in Murphy, TX
  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 67.1%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

For population 25 years and over in Murphy:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 55.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Murphy
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Murphy, TX (based on Collin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

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.
Texas:

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

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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:
Collin County:

15.3%
Texas:

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 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 23$131,799$68,7650$0
Firefighters 20$104,156$62,4940$0
Parks and Recreation 16$55,818$41,8644$3,598
Other and Unallocable 16$53,249$39,9370$0
Police - Other 11$43,958$47,95411$3,109
Financial Administration 9$51,573$68,7640$0
Water Supply 7$21,034$36,0580$0
Other Government Administration 5$56,967$136,7210$0
Judicial and Legal 4$20,287$60,8610$0
Fire - Other 4$30,697$92,0910$0
Sewerage 1$3,910$46,9200$0
Totals for Government 116$573,448$59,32215$6,707

Murphy government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $2,455,000 ($118.75)
    Water Utilities: $1,274,000 ($61.63)
    Sewerage: $651,000 ($31.49)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $3,492,000 ($168.92)
    Police Protection: $2,602,000 ($125.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,910,000 ($92.39)
    Central Staff Services: $1,167,000 ($56.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $845,000 ($40.87)
    Sewerage: $776,000 ($37.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $648,000 ($31.35)
    Financial Administration: $642,000 ($31.05)
    General - Other: $638,000 ($30.86)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $522,000 ($25.25)
    General Public Buildings: $317,000 ($15.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $253,000 ($12.24)
    Regular Highways: $233,000 ($11.27)
    Health - Other: $73,000 ($3.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,546,000 ($74.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $923,000 ($44.65)
    Local Fire Protection: $271,000 ($13.11)
    General - Other: $216,000 ($10.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,035,000 ($243.55)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $119,000 ($5.76)

Murphy government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,762,000 ($85.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $833,000 ($40.29)
    Other: $203,000 ($9.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000 ($2.66)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $596,000 ($28.83)
    General Revenue - Other: $275,000 ($13.30)
    Interest Earnings: $67,000 ($3.24)
    Donations From Private Sources: $36,000 ($1.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,431,000 ($214.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $33,000 ($1.60)
    General Local Government Support: $11,000 ($0.53)
  • Tax - Property: $8,324,000 ($402.65)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,882,000 ($91.04)
    Public Utilities Sales: $820,000 ($39.67)
    Other License: $587,000 ($28.39)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $34,000 ($1.64)

Murphy government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,133,000 ($2328.30)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,094,000 ($2181.30)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,753,000 ($471.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,714,000 ($324.77)

Murphy government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,853,000 ($670.10)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,694,000 ($420.55)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $899,000 ($43.49)

10.48% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($84,210 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.48%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($762 average AGI)
Collin County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dallas County, TX  3.23% ($79,198 average AGI)
from Denton County, TX  1.47% ($78,799)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.42% ($65,057)


9.14% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($80,204 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.14%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($863 average AGI)
Collin County:

0.08%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dallas County, TX  2.63% ($73,913 average AGI)
to Denton County, TX  1.89% ($87,207)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.41% ($65,448)
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

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Murphy fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.0mTotal length
  • $65,000Total costs
  • 80,680Total average daily traffic
  • 2,709Total average daily truck traffic
  • 114,300Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Clair M Billington, 206 North Murphy Road, Murphy, Texas 75094 (Lat: 33.018056 Lon: -96.609917), Type: 28.9, Structure height: 48085 m, Overall height: 27.4 m, Registrant: North Central Texas Council Of Governments, 911techteam@nctcog.Org, Dept 911, Arlin-gton, Phone: (888) 311-3911
  • Clair Billington, 206 North Murphy Road, Murphy, Texas 75094 (Lat: 33.018056 Lon: -96.610194), Type: 28.9, Structure height: 48085 m, Overall height: 27.4 m, Registrant: North Central Texas Council Of Governments, 911techteam@nctcog.Org, Dept 911, Arlin-gton, Phone: (888) 311-3911
  • Clair Billington, 206 North Murphy Road, Murphy, Texas 75094 (Lat: 33.018056 Lon: -96.610194), Type: 28.9, Structure height: 48085 m, Overall height: 27.4 m, Registrant: North Central Texas Council Of Governments, 911techteam@nctcog.Org, Dept 911, Arlin-gton, Phone: (888) 311-3911
  • Clair Billington, 206 North Murphy Road, Murphy, Texas 75094 (Lat: 33.018056 Lon: -96.610194), Type: 28.9, Structure height: 48085 m, Overall height: 27.4 m, Registrant: North Central Texas Council Of Governments, 911techteam@nctcog.Org, Dept 911, Arlin-gton, Phone: (888) 311-3911
  • Clair Billington, 206 North Murphy Road, Murphy, Texas 75094 (Lat: 33.018056 Lon: -96.610194), Type: 28.9, Structure height: 48085 m, Overall height: 27.4 m, Registrant: North Central Texas Council Of Governments, 911techteam@nctcog.Org, Dept 911, Arlin-gton, Phone: (888) 311-3911
  • Hwy 624 (Lat: 28.164167 Lon: -98.668333), Type: 103.9, Overall height: 99.7 m, Registrant: Texas Rsa 19 Limited Partnership Dba , Dalla-s, Phone: (972) 733-2349

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 205 N Murphy Rd (Lat: 33.015389 Lon: -96.613889), Call Sign: KNBX747, Licensee ID: L00094443,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.030 MHz, 155.370 MHz, 155.610 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: 06/30/2015, Expiration Date: 09/27/2025, Certifier: Erick Edwards, Registrant: 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 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:

6
  • 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, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, 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:
  • BETSY 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, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 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) 941-5081, Fax: (972) 941-5088, 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 Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • MURPHY PD, 206 N. Murphy Rd (Lat: 33.018111 Lon: -96.610111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQXR918, Licensee ID: L02021884,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz... (+12 more), Grant Date: 05/20/2016, Expiration Date: 05/20/2026, Certifier: Clay Dilday, Registrant: North Central Texas Council Of Governments, 616 Six Flags Dr., Arlington, TX 76011, Phone: (888) 311-3911, Fax: (817) 640-7492, Email:
  • MURPHY DISP, 206 N Murphy Rd (Lat: 33.018083 Lon: -96.610222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQYK719, Licensee ID: L00129281,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/26/2016, Expiration Date: 10/26/2026, Certifier: Ron Goldsmith, Registrant: City Of Plano, 929 22nd Street #100c, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 941-5081, Fax: (972) 941-5088, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 03/04/2011
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 12/03/2012
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 12/02/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Cheryl Yvette Oliver Pitzer, 120 E Fm 544 # 72-362, Murphy, TX 75094
  • Aircraft: SCHWEIZER 269C-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING HO-360 (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6145V , Serial Number: 0045, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 09/16/1996, Certificate Issue Date: 04/05/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Cheryl 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, Certificate Issue Date: 04/21/2011
    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 in Murphy, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Murphy, TX - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 31. The highest number of fire incidents - 51 took place in 2011, and the least - 9 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Murphy, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (50.2%), and Outside Fires (40.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Murphy, TX
    • 24750.2%Structure Fires
    • 19840.2%Outside Fires
    • 367.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 112.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Murphy, TX
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Murphy, TX
  • 72.2%Utility gas
  • 26.5%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Murphy, TX
  • 55.4%Utility gas
  • 35.7%Electricity
  • 6.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%No fuel used


Murphy compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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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