Murphy, Texas Population 2022

21,673
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Murphy is a city located in Texas. Murphy has a 2020 population of 21,673. Murphy is currently growing at a rate of 1.55% annually and its population has increased by 3.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,013 in 2010.

The average household income in Murphy is $146,605 with a poverty rate of 3.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,150 per month, and the median house value is $374,000. The median age in Murphy is 37.9 years, 35.8 years for males, and 38.9 years for females.

Murphy Demographics

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

  • White: 54.97%
  • Asian: 27.45%
  • Black or African American: 13.73%
  • Two or more races: 3.00%
  • Native American: 0.71%
  • Other race: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Murphy, Texas is 21,673 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 21,013.

Murphy, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,38454.97%
Black or African American2,84313.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native1480.71%
Asian5,68527.45%
Some Other Race300.14%
Two or More Races6213.00%
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Murphy Population by Race

Murphy Population Pyramid 2022

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Murphy Median Age

39.5


Total

39.5


Male

39.5


Female

Murphy Adults

There are 13,921 adults, (1,997 of whom are seniors) in Murphy.

Murphy Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

16.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Murphy Sex Ratio

Female

10,316

49.81%

Male

10,395

50.19%

Murphy Population by Age

Murphy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Murphy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family94.6%5.4%
Male90.8%9.2%
Married90%10%
All89.7%10.3%
Female67.2%32.8%

89.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Murphy Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6593.6689.7
Married4,7353.8590
Male2073.4890.8
Female2014.6567.2
Non Family5161.5694.6

3.85

Average Family Size

3.66

Average Household Size

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Murphy Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade710.57%
9th to 12th Grade4453.55%
High School Graduate1,98315.81%
Some College2,14917.14%
Associates Degree1,0418.30%
Bachelors Degree3,91031.18%
Graduate Degree2,94023.45%
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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
2+ Races177177133
Native American14812894
Asian3,4043,1032,051
White6,5976,5373,604
Black1,8221,748821
Hispanic408347147
Other Race3030

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 75.14%.

Murphy Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$63,632$90,864$45,183
Less Than 9th Grade$36,042$36,667$
High School Graduate$29,049$28,778$30,536
Some College$61,135$77,778$37,668
Bachelors Degree$70,582$91,607$57,917
Graduate Degree$100,000$119,242$42,238

$63,632

Average Earnings

$90,864

Average Male

$45,183

Average Female

Murphy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Murphy Language by Age

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Murphy Language

63.58% of Murphy residents speak only English, while 36.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 15.32% of the population.

Murphy Language

Murphy Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,4446406.13%
Asian5,685581.02%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic1,00590.90%

3.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.10%

Male Poverty Rate

4.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Murphy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Murphy is White, with 6.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Murphy is Hispanic, with 0.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.60%.

Murphy Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School9.88%
Some College5.96%
Bachelors or Greater0.98%

Murphy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.11%
Male Unemployed6.45%
Female Employed3.74%
Female Unemployed40.99%

Murphy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Murphy Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$140,828$153,731
Families$145,044$154,238
Married Families$146,946-
Non Families$104,948$139,975
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Income by Household Type

Murphy Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.0%

Male Marriage Rate

64.2%

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 45-54, 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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1,102

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War413
First Gulf War388
Vietnam153
Korea70
World War II44

Murphy Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34156
35 to 54511
55 to 64100
65 to 74191
75+144

Murphy Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7469.76%
Black1497.49%
Native American7651.35%
Asian1313.33%
Hispanic194.44%

Murphy Veterans by Race

Murphy Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Murphy Veterans by Education

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69.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

5.1%

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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43.87%

Born in Murphy

75.08%

Native Born

24.92%

Foreign Born

6.74%

Non Citizen

18.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.08% of Murphy residents were born in the United States, with 43.87% having been born in Texas. 6.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Murphy Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20003,0990.00%
201017,70814,60919.04%
201118,0383301.86%
201218,3683301.83%
201318,6983301.80%
201419,0283301.76%
201519,3583301.73%
201619,6883301.70%
201720,0183301.68%
201820,3483301.65%
201920,6783301.62%
202021,0133351.62%
202121,3433301.57%
202221,6733301.55%

Murphy Population by Year