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Sulphur is a city in Murray County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for its sulphur springs

The latitude of Sulphur is 34.507N. The longitude is -96.968W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,001 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,810.


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Median household income
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$27,236
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sulphur demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 24. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Chickasaw National Recreation Area

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13% of Sulphur residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sulphur ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sulphur was $15,691, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Sulphur residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Sulphur, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $288.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $560.


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Libraries in Sulphur include Mary E Parker Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Sulphur include Sulphur Times-Democrat

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Murray County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sulphur political report.

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The average commute time for Sulphur workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Sulphur include Super 8.

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