Murphy demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,5229791
Median age36.934.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)71%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1860%48%43%
Speak English60%65%79%
Speak Spanish5%30%13%
Murphy, TX has a population of 20,015 and is the 2,177th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,522 per sq mi which is 3533% higher than the Texas average and 3787% higher than the national average. The median age in Murphy is 37 which is approximately 8% higher than the Texas average of 34. In Murphy, 71% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 60% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 40% of Murphy residents were born in Texas, 31% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 27% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Murphy is 3533% higher than Texas.
  • The median age in Murphy is 8% higher than Texas.
  • In Murphy 55.41% of the population is White.
  • In Murphy 9.90% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Murphy 30.76% of the population is Asian.

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Murphy population breakdown by race

Black or African American9.90%11.95%12.63%
American Indian0.73%0.48%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.13%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race2.64%2.50%3.06%
Other race0.42%5.79%4.75%
In Murphy, 5.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Murphy, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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