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Census Data for Murphy ...

As far as we can tell, Murphy has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Murphy, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2017<1>
Population
DirDistance<2>
 Grand Island51,390   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
 Hastings24,989   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
 York7,862   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
 Aurora4,488   E   5 miles [8 km]
 Central City2,920   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
 Saint Paul2,342   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]

Hamilton County ...

Murphy is located in Hamilton County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Hamilton County.

Population Rings for Murphy ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Murphy and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Murphy. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Murphy, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2017
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]34,781+0.31%
10 mi   [16 km]65,661+0.48%
15 mi   [24 km]1058,370+5.27%
20 mi   [32 km]1764,520+4.65%
25 mi   [40 km]2593,878+3.14%
30 mi   [48 km]37107,871+2.91%

Miscellaneous Information for Murphy ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Hamilton County or the community of Murphy:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Murphy:

GNIS ID for Murphy: 835387

GNIS ID for Hamilton County: 835862

GNIS ID for Nebraska: 1779792

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 31 (Nebraska)

County Code: 081 (Hamilton County)

Place Code: 33390 (Murphy)

State & County Code: 31/081 (Nebraska / Hamilton County)

State & Place Code: 31/33390 (Nebraska / Murphy)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Murphy is located in Census Region #2 (the Midwest Region) and Division #4 (the West North-Central Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Murphy.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Murphy. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Hamilton County: www.co.hamilton.ne.us/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/


The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)


Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Murphy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Murphy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8792, Longitude: -98.1120     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Murphy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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