Demographics

People QuickFacts
Murfreesboro Tennessee
Population, 2011 estimate 111,327 6,399,787
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011
2.4% 0.8%
White persons, percent, 2010
75.6% 77.6%
Black persons, percent, 2010
15.2% 16.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native person, percent, 2010
0.3% 0.3%
Asian person, percent, 2010
3.4% 1.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacifica
Z 0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2010
2.7% 1.7%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2010
5.9% 4.6%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2010
73.1% 75.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-2011 91% 83.2%
Bachelor's degree of higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-2011 35.5% 23%
Housing units, 2010
45,500 2,812,133
Home ownership rate, 2007-2011
55.3% 69%
Median value of owner occupied housing units, 2007-2011
$173,400 $137,200
Median Household income, 2007-2011
$48,766 43,989
Business QuickFacts
Murfreesboro Tennessee
Total number of firms, 2007
9,839 545,348
Black-owned firms, percent, 2007
6.5% 8.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native-owned forms, percent, 2007
F 0.5%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007
3.0% 2.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms. percent, 2007
F 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007
S 1.6%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007
22.6% 25.9%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1,000)
2,273,316 140,447,760
Merchant Wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1,000)
526,107 80,116,528
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)
2,008,062 77,547,291
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $20,417 $12,563
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) 257,733 10,626,759
F: Fewer than 100 firms    
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards    
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown    

Miscellaneous Facts


  • Population in 2011: 109,240. Population change since 2000: +58.7%
  • Estimated median household income in 2009: $46,733 (it was $39,705 in 2000, Tennessee was $41,725
  • Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $174,000 (it was $118,500 in 2000), Tennessee was $137,300
  • For population 25 years and over in Murfreesboro:
    High school or higher: 83.4%
    Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.8%
    Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
    Unemployed: 7.6%
    Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes
  • Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,508 (0.9%)
  • Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (29.1 miles , pop. 545,524)
  • Unemployment in August 2012: Murfreesboro - 7.4%, Tennessee - 8.3%
  • Middle Tennessee State University enrollment: 23,524