Murphy, Missouri Population 2020

8,163

Murphy is a city located in Missouri. Murphy has a 2020 population of 8,163. Murphy is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -6.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,690 in 2010. Murphy reached it's highest population of 9,012 in 2012.

The average household income in Murphy is $58,793 with a poverty rate of 13.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $949 per month, and the median house value is $125,700. The median age in Murphy is 37.8 years, 37.1 years for males, and 38.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.9 males.

Murphy Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Murphy was:

  • White: 94.44%
  • Two or more races: 2.96%
  • Black or African American: 1.00%
  • Asian: 0.74%
  • Native American: 0.59%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.27%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Murphy, Missouri is 8,163, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,163.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,690.

Murphy, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,70994.44%
Two or More Races2422.96%
Black or African American821.00%
Asian600.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native480.59%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.27%

Murphy Population Pyramid 2020

Murphy Median Age

37.8


Total

37.1


Male

38.3


Female

Murphy Adults

There are 6,135 adults, (1,138 of whom are seniors) in Murphy.

Murphy Age Dependency

63.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Murphy Sex Ratio

Female

4,004

49.05%

Male

4,159

50.95%

Murphy Households and Families

Murphy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Murphy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.8%18.2%
Non Family78.4%21.6%
All76.2%23.8%
Male62.5%37.5%
Female61.4%38.6%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3562.4376.2
Married1,3583.0681.8
Non Family1,2671.3178.4
Female4403.2961.4
Male2913.162.5

2.97

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

11.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Murphy Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2083.74%
9th to 12th Grade5109.16%
High School Graduate1,96635.31%
Some College1,51027.12%
Associates Degree57510.33%
Bachelors Degree5419.72%
Graduate Degree2584.63%

Murphy Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,1734,529786
Hispanic204169
Multiple Races99758
Native American4833
Asian30305
Black1616
Islander99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 16.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,476$40,612$29,683
Less Than High School$22,473$40,000$20,738
High School Grad$28,045$30,035$24,500
Some College$37,401$52,653$30,078
Bachelors Degree$38,516$37,222$41,705
Graduate Degree$58,971$82,917$46,058

$33,476

Average Earnings

$40,612

Average Male

$29,683

Average Female

Murphy Language

Murphy Language by Age

Murphy Language

95.73% of Murphy residents speak only English, while 4.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.45% of the population.

Murphy Poverty

Murphy Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,1051,05414.83%
Multiple2423815.70%
Native481837.50%
Islander221359.09%

13.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.55%

Male Poverty Rate

14.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Murphy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Murphy is Islander, with 59.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Murphy is White, with 14.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.88%
High School14.80%
Some College10.46%
Bachelors or Greater5.88%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.87%
Female Employed7.11%
Male Employed6.23%
Female Unemployed6.19%

Murphy Income

Murphy Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,994$58,793
Families$61,205$69,114
Married Families$74,902-
Non Families$29,849$36,407

Murphy Marital Status

Murphy Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Murphy Married by Age and Sex

Murphy Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Murphy Marital Status by Race

Murphy Veterans

597

Number of Veterans

545

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam203
First Gulf War145
Second Gulf War111
World War II29
Korea11
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54214
65 to 74121
55 to 6498
75+88
18 to 3476
Name Veterans % of Total
White5629.63%
2 or More2416.90%
Hispanic176.46%
Black1115.49%

$Murphy Veterans by Education

7.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Murphy Employment Status

66.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Murphy Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.47%

Born in Missouri

97.34%

Native Born

2.66%

Foreign Born

1.43%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.34% of Murphy residents were born in the United States, with 75.47% having been born in Missouri. 1.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,1630.00%
20198,1630.00%
20188,163-180-2.16%
20178,343-363-4.17%
20168,706-39-0.45%
20158,7453273.88%
20148,418-169-1.97%
20138,587-425-4.72%
20129,0124755.56%
20118,537-153-1.76%
20108,6900.00%