Murfreesboro, TN: What you need to know

Murfreesboro is one of Tennessee's fastest-growing cities and a highly desirable place to live. The city ranked #1 on Livability.com's Most Affordable Cities in Tennessee in 2016 and its high-quality schools and access to first-rate health-care providers, including St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital and Stonecrest Medical Center, make it even more appealing. Murfreesboro is home to the 21,000-student Middle Tennessee State University, the largest undergraduate campus in Tennessee. Murfreesboro has grown as a tourist destination and a center of commerce, with headquarters or major operations for companies such as National Health Care, Schwan Cosmetics, Amazon.com and State Farm Insurance Cos. 


Murfreesboro, TN City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 117,983
Median Age 30
Median Household Income $51,094
Median Home Price $181,900
Walkscore 23
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Murfreesboro, TN Rankings

Murfreesboro, TN Business and Economy

Rutherford County, Tennessee, has enjoyed steady economic growth for more than a decade, with a business climate among the best in the nation.

Murfreesboro, TN Schools

Rutherford County students have multiple choices when it comes to higher education quality.

Murfreesboro, TN Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 48.7%
  Female 51.3%

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 198
In Murfreesboro, TN

 
7.8% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Murfreesboro, TN

Median Population

Median Age 30.3%
Age 18 Over 77.6%
Age 21 Over 70.5%
Age 62 Over 11.7%
Age 65 Over 9.2%

Race

  Ethnicity White 75.3%
  Ethnicity Black 16.5%
  Ethnicity Asian 3.5%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 5.5%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Other 1.1%

Economics

  Median Household Income $51,094
  Median Home Price $181,900
  Homes Owned 48.2%
  Homes Rent 51.8%
  Median Property Rent $876

Language

  English Only 91%
  English Other 9%

 
COMMUTE TIME: 25.7 MINUTES
in Murfreesboro, TN

Commute Types

  Walked 1.4%
  Worked at Home 3%
  Public Transportation 0.6%
  Other Means 1.6%
  Drove Alone 85.1%
  Carpooled 8.3%

23/100
WALK SCORE
for Murfreesboro, TN