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Murphy
  • Suburb of Dallas, TX

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  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 20,612. 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 coffee shops and parks. Many families live in Murphy and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Murphy are highly rated.

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About Murphy...
Population
20,612

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$351,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,119
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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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
    23.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    9.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    9.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    42.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    438.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    19.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    18%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

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