Welcome to Murphys

A quintessential blend of luxury and natural beauty

In Murphys, antiquity meets modernity in an enchanting tapestry of vibrant life and timeless allure. Saunter through streets that whisper stories of a bygone era, punctuated by the energetic hum of a community in constant, delightful motion. Vivacious yet serene, it beckons with an evergreen charm that captivates every visitor and entices many to become lifelong residents.

What to Love

  • A breathtaking mix of natural beauty and history
  • Unique boutique experiences you won't find anywhere else
  • Galleries, theaters, and more 
  • Vineyards and breweries
  • A tight-knit society where every park and golf course feels like your own backyard

Local Lifestyle

Around here, every day is a chance to indulge in the finer things. Dabble in the culinary arts at elegant restaurants, or tickle your palate at local breweries and wine-tasting rooms. With venues as lively as the history they're built upon, every event becomes an unforgettable experience.

Dining and Entertainment

Sink into sumptuous luxury at the Murphys Hotel, a sanctuary where vintage allure meets modern comfort. Let their complimentary breakfast set the stage for your culinary journey through town. The hotel's impeccable service ensures that every stay becomes a fond memory in the book of your life.

Discover dining heaven at Grounds Restaurant. Here, farm-to-table isn't a trend; it's a way of life. The ambiance is as warm as the staff, making every meal feel like a homecoming.

For a dining experience swathed in romantic Victorian grandeur, venture to the Victorian Inn Restaurant. Their menu is a curated mosaic of culinary classics and contemporary masterpieces, harmoniously brought together by an extensive wine list.

Café culture reaches new heights at Alchemy Cafe, a haven where coffee turns into liquid gold. For a casual but upscale night, Murphys Watering Hole is your go-to. Their live music nights are nothing short of magical. And for the sweet-toothed, JoMa’s Ice Cream Shop offers scoops of pure joy.

Things to Do

Let the romantic strains of music envelop you at the IronStone Vineyards Concert Venues. A one-of-a-kind experience, these concerts offer more than music; they offer a moment suspended in time. Whether it's classic rock or jazz that moves your soul, the venue provides the perfect backdrop to the soundtrack of your life

When it comes to outdoor activities, Mercer Caverns and Moaning Cavern offer more than just a hike; they offer an expedition into Earth’s very core. For thrill-seekers, the Natural Bridges Trail leads you on a true excursion into the wonders of nature


  • Michelson Elementary School
  • Bret Harte High School

Overview for Murphys, CA

2,902 people live in Murphys, where the median age is 52.4 and the average individual income is $33,914.87. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

52.4 years

Median Age


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Demographics and Employment Data for Murphys, CA

Murphys has 1,332 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Murphys do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,902 people call Murphys home. The population density is 83.43 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

48.59 / 51.41%

Men vs Women

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree

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Commute Time

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60+ Minutes

Schools in Murphys, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Murphys. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Albert A. Michelson Elementary
K - 5th
Home School Academy (Alternative)
K - 8th
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