B Murphy Amenities Some amenities close to this location
B Murphy Cost of Living Cost of living is 5% lower than North Carolina
9010% less expensive than the US average
North Carolina
955% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Murphy cost of living
F Murphy Crime Total crime is 293% higher than North Carolina
Total crime
11,280337% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 9337% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
38%Year over year crime is up
Murphy crime
F Murphy Employment Household income is 46% lower than North Carolina
Median household income
$26,16153% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$16,75044% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%9% lower than the US average
Murphy employment
F Murphy Housing Home value is 1% higher than North Carolina
Median home value
$159,00014% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$53144% lower than the US average
Home ownership
50%21% lower than the US average
Murphy real estate or Murphy rentals
D+ Murphy Schools HS graduation rate is 4% lower than North Carolina
High school grad. rates
79%5% lower than the US average
School test scores
49%1% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
12:124% lower than the US average
Murphy K-12 schools or Murphy colleges

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