Murphys, California Population 2022

1,951
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Murphys is a city located in Calaveras County California. With a 2020 population of 1,951, it is the 870th largest city in California and the 11081st largest city in the United States. Murphys is currently declining at a rate of -1.12% annually and its population has decreased by -2.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,995 in 2020. Spanning over 10 miles, Murphys has a population density of 189 people per square mile.

The average household income in Murphys is $88,647 with a poverty rate of 5.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,570 per month, and the median house value is $227,100. The median age in Murphys is 62.1 years, 57.7 years for males, and 67.9 years for females.

Murphys Demographics

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

  • White: 93.11%
  • Two or more races: 3.91%
  • Native American: 2.98%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Murphys, California is 1,951 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,995.

Murphys, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,81093.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native582.98%
Two or More Races763.91%
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Murphys Population by Race

Murphys Population Pyramid 2022

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Murphys Median Age

63.1


Total

60.7


Male

67.3


Female

Murphys Adults

There are 1,807 adults, (915 of whom are seniors) in Murphys.

Murphys Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

102.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Murphys Sex Ratio

Female

1,029

52.93%

Male

915

47.07%

Murphys Population by Age

Murphys Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Murphys Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married86.5%13.5%
All76.9%23.1%
Female75.3%24.7%
Non Family66.8%33.2%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Murphys Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9142.1376.9
Married4062.7386.5
Male184.61100
Female772.7175.3
Non Family4131.3166.8

2.71

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

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Murphys Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade90.53%
9th to 12th Grade1106.44%
High School Graduate44426.01%
Some College45026.36%
Associates Degree1659.67%
Bachelors Degree40023.43%
Graduate Degree1297.56%
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Murphys Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Murphys Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American211212
White1,6301,546517
Hispanic382212
2+ Races4620

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.85%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 57.14%.

Murphys Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,162$43,137$20,941
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$37,014$44,196$30,658
Some College$23,456$$23,971
Bachelors Degree$20,779$$
Graduate Degree$7,083$$7,188

$23,162

Average Earnings

$43,137

Average Male

$20,941

Average Female

Murphys Earnings by Educational Attainment

Murphys Language by Age

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Murphys Language

96.60% of Murphys residents speak only English, while 3.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.03% of the population.

Murphys Language

Murphys Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,787965.37%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic7579.33%
Multiple7679.21%

5.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.99%

Male Poverty Rate

4.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Murphys

The race most likely to be in poverty in Murphys is White, with 5.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Murphys is Multiple, with 9.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.37%.

Murphys Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.69%
High School6.31%
Some College3.25%
Bachelors or Greater5.29%

Murphys Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.39%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed2.33%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Murphys Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Murphys Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,887$64,481
Families$62,560$73,373
Married Families$55,909-
Non Families$33,464$52,314
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Income by Household Type

Murphys Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Murphys Married by Age and Sex

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Murphys Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Murphys Marital Status by Race

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Murphys Marital Status

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185

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War12
First Gulf War27
Vietnam24
Korea15
World War II21

Murphys Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5427
55 to 6422
65 to 7424
75+112

Murphys Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1589.08%
Native American1257.14%
2+ Races1532.61%
Hispanic1231.58%

Murphys Veterans by Race

Murphys Veterans by Education

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7.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Murphys Veterans by Education

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44.4%

Labor Force Participation

43.3%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Murphys Employment by Age

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Murphys Employment by Race

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Murphys 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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68.26%

Born in Murphys

95.32%

Native Born

4.68%

Foreign Born

2.93%

Non Citizen

1.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.32% of Murphys residents were born in the United States, with 68.26% having been born in California. 2.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Murphys Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,2130.00%
20112,191-22-0.99%
20122,169-22-1.00%
20132,147-22-1.01%
20142,125-22-1.02%
20152,103-22-1.04%
20162,081-22-1.05%
20172,059-22-1.06%
20182,037-22-1.07%
20192,015-22-1.08%
20201,995-20-0.99%
20211,973-22-1.10%
20221,951-22-1.12%

Murphys Population by Year