The unemployment rate in Murphy is 4.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Murphy jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Murphy's cost of living is 15.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Murphy, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Cherokee county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Murphy's population is 1,954 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 10.4%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 24.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Murphy is $154,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.5%. Check out the homes in the area
Murphy public schools spend $9,570 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.5 students per teacher in Murphy. More Education