Murphy, Texas Real Estate - Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,099 people, 1,030 households, and 909 families residing in the city. The population density was 589.7 people per square mile (227.9/km2). There were 1,126 housing units at an average density of 214.3 per square mile (82.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 76.06% White, 9.52% African American, 1.10% Native American, 9.07% Asian, 2.00% from other races, and 2.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.94% of the population.

There were 1,030 households out of which 82.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 83.8% were married couples living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.8% were non-families. 8.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.18.

The median age for residents in Murphy is 33.9 (this is younger than the average age in the U.S.).

Families (non-single residences) represent 88.3% of the population, giving Murphy a higher than average concentration of families.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.7% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 37.8% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 5.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33.9 years. For every 100 females there were 100.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $83,547, and the median income for a family was $87,214. The median income for men was 61,354 and the median income for women was 41,172. The per capita income for the city was $31,149. About 1.1% of families and 1.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.2% of those under age 18 and 1.2% of those age 65 or over.

Murphy, Texas - Education

Primary and secondary schools

Public schools

A portion of Murphy is served by the Plano Independent School District, while another portion is served by the Wylie Independent School District.

Plano Independent School District
The Plano ISD section of Murphy is served by the following schools:

Elementary schools (separate attendance boundaries):

Middle schools (separate attendance boundaries):

  • Armstrong Middle School (Plano)
  • Murphy Middle School (Murphy)
High schools:

Prior to the opening of McMillen, T. H. Williams High School in Plano served Murphy.

Wylie Independent School District
The Wylie ISD section of Murphy is served by the following schools:

Elementary schools (separate attendance boundaries)

  • Harry and Retha Tibbals Elementary School (K-4) (Murphy)
  • Don Whitt Elementary School (K-4) (Wylie ISD, located in Sachse)
Secondary schools

  • Draper Intermediate School (5-6) (Wylie)
  • Raymond B. Cooper Junior High School (7-8) (Wylie)
  • Wylie High School (9-12) (Wylie)

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Updated: 24th July, 2024 5:41 AM (UTC).