Murphy, MO Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,557 housing units in Murphy. This represents a 0.8% decline from 3,586 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,549 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 8 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Murphy is about 89.8%. Murphy's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.2%. Average household size is 2.57 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Murphy were built after 1976.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.80%
One Bedroom4.70%
Two Bedrooms29.50%
Three Bedrooms54.10%
Four Bedrooms10%
Five Bedrooms or more1%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.62
Median year structure was built1976
Median Value of occupied units$96,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$225,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.13
Median year structure was built1973
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$261

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage7.70%
Home Equity Loan5.90%
Simple Mortgage57%
Debt Free29.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.3%