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Murphy, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Murphy is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Collin County at latitude 33.0168 and longitude -96.6085. Collin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 581 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Murphy, but most people and references simply refer to it as Murphy, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Murphy indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Murphy (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Murphy, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 19,915
Population in Households 19,915
Population in Familes 19,065
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,528
Diversity Index2 66
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,563
Average Household Size 3.58
Family Households 5,069
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,673 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,309 (93.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 254 ( 4.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 110 ( 1.9%)
Median Home Value $314,099
Average Home Value $348,931
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $111,997
Average Household Income $136,135
Per Capita Income $38,185
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.8% 2.55%
Households 2.2% 2.39%
Families 2.08% 2.35%
Median Household Income   3.28%
Per Capita Income   3.49%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Murphy, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Murphy to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 139 92nd
Population Density1 # 117 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 370 79th
Median Household Income # 57 97th
Per Capita Income # 136 92nd

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