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Murphy
  • Suburb of Dallas, TX

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B+
  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Murphy is a suburb of Dallas with a population of 20,880. Murphy is in Collin County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Murphy offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Murphy there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Murphy and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Murphy are highly rated.

About

About Murphy...
Population
20,880

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$458,400
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$2,354
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    8%
  • Own
    92%
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Murphy Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    32.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    9.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    51.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    643.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    21%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    21%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

Working in Murphy

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$152,847
National
$75,149

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