Town of Murphy History:
Statistics for the Town of Murphy:
Murphy is the county seat in Cherokee County.
The community was named for Archibald Murphey, political leader
The latitude of Murphy is 35.087N. The longitude is -84.034W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,604 feet.
The estimated population, in 2007, is 1,613.
|2000 CENSUS DATA ($)|
|Median household income by age||MURPHY||NC||US|
|Mediam household income||24,952||39,184||41,994|
|Householder Under 25||25,500||23,201||22,679|
|Household 26 - 34||29,167||39,201||41,414|
|Household 35 - 44||22,083||46,595||50,654|
|Household 45 - 54||33,409||51,070||56,300|
|Household 55 - 64||32,031||42,250||47,447|
|Household 65 - 74||19,375||28,521||31,368|
|Household 75 and older||21,125||19,307||22,259|
|Per Capita Income by Race of Ethnicity ($)|
|Per capita income||16,926||20,307||21,587|
|Black or African American||9,848||13,548||14,437|
|Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander||0||14,703||15,054|
|Some other race||0||9,946||10,813|
|Two or more races||633||11,585||13,405|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,067||11,097||12,111|
|Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census ePodunk|