Murphy, Missouri Population 2022

7,961
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Murphy is a city located in Missouri. Murphy has a 2020 population of 7,961. Murphy is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -8.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,690 in 2010.

The average household income in Murphy is $61,367 with a poverty rate of 14.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $914 per month, and the median house value is $131,900. The median age in Murphy is 38.7 years, 39.2 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

Murphy Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Murphywas:

  • White: 93.67%
  • Two or more races: 3.15%
  • Black or African American: 1.57%
  • Asian: 1.11%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Murphy, Missouri is 7,961 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,961.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,690.

Murphy, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,45793.67%
Two or More Races2513.15%
Black or African American1251.57%
Asian881.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.38%
Some Other Race100.13%
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Murphy Population by Race

Murphy Population Pyramid $2022

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Murphy Median Age

38.7


Total

39.2


Male

38.4


Female

Murphy Adults

There are 6,243 adults, (998 of whom are seniors) in Murphy.

Murphy Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Murphy Sex Ratio

Female

4,014

50.42%

Male

3,947

49.58%

Murphy Population by Age

Murphy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Murphy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female57.8%42.2%
Male73.2%26.8%
Non Family74.1%25.9%
All76%24%
Married84.9%15.1%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Murphy Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3282.3976
Married1,3012.9484.9
Non Family1,3001.3874.1
Female4553.4157.8
Male2722.8973.2

2.9

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Murphy Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1632.96%
9th to 12th Grade4638.42%
High School Graduate2,02836.87%
Some College1,41725.76%
Associates Degree66112.02%
Bachelors Degree5119.29%
Graduate Degree2574.67%
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Murphy Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Murphy Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,1314,558728
Hispanic23519025
2+ Races515111
Asian45454
Native American3022
Black1515
Other Race1010

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 2+ races people with a rate of 21.57%.

Murphy Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,403$40,497$29,351
Less Than 9th Grade$25,431$36,667$23,729
High School Graduate$27,908$31,250$22,246
Some College$40,833$53,295$31,797
Bachelors Degree$38,813$32,386$46,750
Graduate Degree$57,917$70,682$45,813

$34,403

Average Earnings

$40,497

Average Male

$29,351

Average Female

Murphy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Murphy Language by Age

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Murphy Language

93.89% of Murphy residents speak only English, while 6.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.56% of the population.

Murphy Language

Murphy Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,9861,11615.97%
Multiple2514116.33%
Native301136.67%
OtherNaN%

14.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.67%

Male Poverty Rate

13.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Murphy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Murphy is Native, with 36.67% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.24%.

Murphy Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.53%
High School15.83%
Some College9.38%
Bachelors or Greater8.07%

Murphy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed34.76%
Male Employed7.75%
Female Unemployed7.56%
Female Employed7.12%

Murphy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Murphy Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,611$61,367
Families$65,045$71,196
Married Families$75,855-
Non Families$31,345$39,741
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Income by Household Type

Murphy Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Murphy Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Murphy Marital Status

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504

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam173
Second Gulf War108
First Gulf War101
World War II27
Korea10

Murphy Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54197
65 to 74105
75+81
55 to 6481
18 to 3440

Murphy Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4818.09%
Hispanic176.51%
2+ Races1514.02%
Black87.48%

Murphy Veterans by Race

Murphy Veterans by Education

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5.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Murphy Veterans by Education

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68.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Murphy Employment by Age

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Murphy Employment by Race

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Murphy Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.98%

Born in Murphy

96.21%

Native Born

3.79%

Foreign Born

1.87%

Non Citizen

1.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.21% of Murphy residents were born in the United States, with 77.98% having been born in Missouri. 1.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Murphy Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20227,9610.00%
20217,9610.00%
20207,9610.00%
20197,961-202-2.47%
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%

Murphy Population by Year