Murphy, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Murphy, Idaho - Basic Facts

The Murphy Census Designated Place had a population of 92 as of July 1, 2015. Murphy ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Idaho. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Murphy is located at latitude 43.2121 and longitude -116.5485 in Owyhee County. The formal boundaries for the Murphy Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Owyhee County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,802 feet.

The Murphy Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Murphy population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Murphy Census Designated Place, ID Boundary Map

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Murphy, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 92
Population in Households 90
Population in Familes 75
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 47
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 34
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 24
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 45 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (24.4%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $159,000
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,395
Average Household Income $54,273
Per Capita Income $21,302
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.0% -0.44%
Households -1.08% 0.0%
Families 1.67% -0.85%
Median Household Income   4.25%
Per Capita Income   3.15%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Murphy, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Murphy to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 206 10th
Population Density1 # 221 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 67 71st
Median Household Income # 143 37th
Per Capita Income # 104 55th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Idaho Census Data Comparison Tool.