Murphy, TX
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Murphy, TX crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Murphy is safer than 84% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Texas, only on the order of 11% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Murphy. If you live in Murphy, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 144. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Murphy, and we found that the crime rate in Murphy is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Murphy is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Murphy does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Murphy.

For Murphy, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Murphy than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1212, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Murphy is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Murphy than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 164.

Murphy Crime Data

 

Crime Index

84

(100 is safest)


Safer than 84% of U.S. Cities

Murphy Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

17

126

143

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.82

6.11

6.94

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Murphy 0.82
Texas 4.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,212

in Murphy

1 in 243

in Texas

Murphy VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 20,610
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 3 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.29 0.15 0.39

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Murphy 6.11
Texas 28.31

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 164

in Murphy

1 in 35

in Texas

Murphy Property CRIMES

Population: 20,610
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 13 110 3
Rate per 1,000 0.63 5.34 0.15

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Murphy Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Murphy 25
Texas 30

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