Income/capita 29%
Household income 115%
Unemployment 21%
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Income per capita$38,471$27,828$29,829
Median household income$118,843$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$126,290$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$72,477$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$65,683$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$30,735$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level1.3%16.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Murphy is 29% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Murphy is 115% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Murphy is 21% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Murphy is 91% lower than the national average

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      Murphy employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.6%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector15.5%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services8.4%6.2%
      Wholesale & retail services19.1%17.9%
      Public administration3.0%0.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%0.6%
      Education, health & social services10.2%31.6%

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      University Park, TX24,346$198,438258.7%
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      Heath, TX7,992$150,319171.7%
      Parker, TX4,241$133,494141.3%
      Lucas, TX6,585$133,419141.2%
      Murphy, TX20,015$118,843114.8%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Clifton, CO20,021$37,22332.7%
      Shenandoah, LA19,999$86,51156.4%
      Amherst Center, MA20,037$32,12141.9%
      Middletown, DE20,045$87,25057.7%
      Louisville, CO19,972$94,30470.5%
      Murphy, TX20,015$118,843114.8%
      Source: The Murphy, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).