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Murphy is in Jefferson County, in the Saint Louis metro area.
The latitude of Murphy is 38.490N. The longitude is -90.486W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 574 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 9,048.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Murphy demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, St. Louis area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 63026 ZIP code.
32% of Murphy residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Murphy ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Murphy was $20,374, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Murphy residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Murphy, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $395. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $884.
Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Murphy political report.
The average commute time for Murphy workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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