Murphy, TX Profile: Facts & Data

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Murphy, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Murphy had a population of 21,762 as of July 1, 2018. Murphy ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Murphy is located at latitude 33.0168 and longitude -96.6085 in Collin County. 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. Collin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 581 feet.

The City of Murphy (GNIS ID: 2411197) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Murphy is located within Plano Division of Collin County.


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Murphy, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 21,762
Population in Households 21,762
Population in Familes 20,875
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,829
Diversity Index3 68
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $122,746
Average Household Income $152,360
Per Capita Income $42,305

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,748 (93.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 259 ( 4.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 156 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $325,500
Average Home Value $379,332
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,007
Average Household Size 3.62
Family Households 5,472
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.49% 2.11%
Households 2.04% 1.89%
Families 1.97% 1.86%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   1.63%

Murphy, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Murphy to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 141 92nd
Population Density # 104 94th
Diversity Index # 353 80th
Median Household Income # 55 97th
Per Capita Income # 145 92nd

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