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Crime Report for Murphy,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Murphy, is 4.3 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Murphy Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Murphy, has a violent crime rate of 54 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 573 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Murphy 54
TX 573
National 676

Murphy, is in the 9% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 18% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 9% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Murphy, or said another way, 91% of cities in have crime rates higher than Murphy.


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Crime Murphy TX Nation
Violent Crime Total 54.2 573.3 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 6.1 6.5
Forcible Rape 6.0 35.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 6.0 189.5 197.4
Aggravated Assault 42.1 341.8 315
Property Crime Total 1035.4 4532.8 3726.9
Burglary 120.4 1015.4 812.3
Larceny Theft 848.8 3117.4 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 66.2 400.0 382.3
Arson 12.0 27.3 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Murphy, has a property crime rate of 1035.4 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 4532.8 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Murphy 1035.4
TX 4532.8
National 3727



Murphy Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 12
National Percentile Rank - 17