Murfreesboro, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 2,868 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: +40.2%
Males: 1,116  (38.9%)
Females: 1,752  (61.1%)
Median resident age:  27.5 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 27855.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,354 (it was $29,716 in 2000)
Murfreesboro:

$37,354
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,965 (it was $17,054 in 2000)

Murfreesboro town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $114,041 (it was $70,500 in 2000)
Murfreesboro:

$114,041
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $119,997; Detached houses: $126,594; Mobile homes: $11,344

Median gross rent in 2012: $516.

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  • Black alone - 1,424 (50.2%)
  • White alone - 1,245 (43.9%)
  • Hispanic - 83 (2.9%)
  • Asian alone - 27 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 29 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 19 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.04%)

Races in Murfreesboro detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Murfreesboro: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (8.7%), German (7.2%), United States (5.2%), Irish (4.3%), French (3.0%), Scottish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 2.16 square miles.

Population density: 1,328 people per square mile   (low).

Murfreesboro,NC real estate house value index trend

Murfreesboro, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Murfreesboro:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Murfreesboro town:

  • Never married: 48.0%
  • Now married: 34.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

72 residents are foreign born (1.0% Asia).

This town:  2.5%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Murfreesboro, North Carolina as of July 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Murfreesboro to the number of sex offenders is 188 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,340 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $977 (0.9%)

Murfreesboro satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Suffolk, VA (34.1 miles , pop. 63,677).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (55.7 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (267.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Como, NC (2.5 miles) , Severn, NC (2.7 miles ), Conway, NC (2.7 miles ), Winton, NC (3.1 miles ), Woodland, NC (3.2 miles ), Riverdale, VA (3.3 miles ), Boykins, VA (3.4 miles ), Cofield, NC (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 36.44 N, Longitude: 77.10 W

Area code: 252

Murfreesboro household income distribution Murfreesboro home values distribution

Crime rates in Murfreesboro by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.042.20.00.00.0
Rapes 000101000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.041.90.044.20.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 625167502221
per 100,000 288.594.6248.541.9258.5309.1219.70.084.382.969.735.2
Assaults 31011101413725223
per 100,000 144.2473.0546.7419.5603.2574.0307.685.7210.882.969.7105.6
Burglaries 232821435332184010163022
per 100,000 1105.81324.51043.71803.72283.51412.8790.91714.5421.6663.11044.9774.1
Thefts 781111041191191167010986427148
per 100,000 3750.05250.75169.04991.65127.15121.43075.64672.13625.61740.62473.01689.0
Auto thefts 122101214312
per 100,000 48.194.699.441.90.044.287.942.9168.6124.334.870.4
Arson 000101100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.041.90.044.243.90.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 360.8451.0491.0478.1586.1572.6325.6340.9353.7174.3218.3165.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Murfreesboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
North Carolina average:

2.37
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (37%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)

Work and jobs in Murfreesboro: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Murfreesboro, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Murfreesboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the Murfreesboro town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Murfreesboro-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 105.6 miles away from Murfreesboro center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 100.9 miles away from Murfreesboro center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 275.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hertford County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Murfreesboro topographic map

Birthplace of: Curtis DeLoatch - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Oct 4, 1981), Julian Myrick - Insurer, Dwight Stephenson - Player of football, Fred Vinson (basketball) - Basketball player-coach, Le'Vonn Jordan - College basketball player (Elon University Phoenix), Tim Cofield - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Murfreesboro:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE EAST NORTHAMPTON COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; CONWAY, NC)
  • ROANOKE PLACE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; AHOSKIE, NC)
  • VIDANT ROANOKE CHOWAN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; AHOSKIE, NC)
  • UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEMS HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; AHOSKIE, NC)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-AHOSKIE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; AHOSKIE, NC)
  • HERTFORD-GATES HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; AHOSKIE, NC)
  • RICH SQUARE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; RICH SQUARE, NC)

College/University in Murfreesboro:

  • Chowan University (Full-time enrollment: 1,265; Location: One University Place; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.chowan.edu/; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Murfreesboro:

  • Edgecombe Community College (about 48 miles; Tarboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,058)
  • Elizabeth City State University (about 51 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; FT enrollment: 2,803)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 54 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 20,975)
  • Southside Virginia Community College (about 54 miles; Alberta, VA; FT enrollment: 3,716)
  • Old Dominion University (about 54 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 19,825)
  • Norfolk State University (about 55 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 6,032)
  • Christopher Newport University (about 55 miles; Newport News, VA; FT enrollment: 5,061)

Public elementary/middle schools in Murfreesboro:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Chowan College is now Chowan University

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Notable locations in Murfreesboro: Chowan University - Whitaker Library (A), Chowan University - Simons Residence Hall (B), Chowan University - Parker Residence Hall (C), Chowan University - Mixon Residence Hall (D), Chowan University - Dunn Residence Hall (E), Chowan University - Belk Residence Hall (F), Murfreesboro Police Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Jefcoat Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 201 West High Street).

Hertford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.6%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.3% for Black residents, 40.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.4%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
694 people in college/university student housing in 2010
5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Murfreesboro, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Murfreesboro compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Murfreesboro (2011 data):

  • Southern Bank and Trust Company: Murfreesboro Branch at 336 East Main Street, branch established on 1970/10/30. Info updated 2011/09/26: Bank assets: $2,039.8 mil, Deposits: $1,658.5 mil, headquarters in Mount Olive, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Murfreesboro Branch at 137 East Main Street, branch established on 1963/12/10. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Murfreesboro travel time to work - commute Murfreesboro mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Murfreesboro town (based on Hertford County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.29%
Here: 43.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchAssemblies of GodOriginal Free Will Baptists
Adherents66.5%10.2%5.0%4.9%3.3%
Congregations52.6%10.5%5.3%5.3%2.6%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsEpiscopal ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.6%1.8%1.5%1.5%2.8%
Congregations5.3%2.6%2.6%5.3%7.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Hertford County:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Hertford County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Hertford County:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hertford County:

34.3%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.7%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3$8,431$33,7247$2,314
Police Protection - Officers 12$37,899$37,8993$2,188
Police - Other 1$2,588$31,0560$0
Firefighters 0$0 22$1,389
Solid Waste Management 6$15,480$30,9600$0
Water Supply 0$0 14$19,804
Other and Unallocable 5$9,855$23,6521$709
Totals for Government 27$74,253$33,00147$26,404

Murfreesboro government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $372,000 ($129.71)
    Sewerage: $317,000 ($110.53)
    Housing & Community Development: $293,000 ($102.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $267,000 ($93.10)
    Central Staff Services: $242,000 ($84.38)
    General - Other: $203,000 ($70.78)
    Water Utilities: $136,000 ($47.42)
    General Public Buildings: $60,000 ($20.92)
    Regular Highways: $55,000 ($19.18)
    Libraries: $48,000 ($16.74)
    Fire Protection: $37,000 ($12.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($4.18)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $8,000 ($2.79)
    Health Services - Other: $4,000 ($1.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($2.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $298,000 ($103.91)
    Police Protection: $69,000 ($24.06)
    Regular Highways: $49,000 ($17.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($5.23)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($4.18)
    Central Staff: $10,000 ($3.49)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($1.05)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $950,000 ($331.24)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($5.58)

Murfreesboro government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $414,000 ($144.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $287,000 ($100.07)
    All Other: $50,000 ($17.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($1.74)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.35)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $248,000 ($86.47)
    All Other: $23,000 ($8.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $215,000 ($74.97)
    All Other: $45,000 ($15.69)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $49,000 ($17.09)
    General Revenue, NEC: $36,000 ($12.55)
    Rents: $4,000 ($1.39)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($0.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $177,000 ($61.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $87,000 ($30.33)
    Highways: $79,000 ($27.55)
    All Other: $20,000 ($6.97)
  • Tax - Property: $573,000 ($199.79)
    NEC: $25,000 ($8.72)
    Motor Vehicle License: $17,000 ($5.93)

Murfreesboro government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $207,000 ($72.18)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $112,000 ($39.05)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $199,000 ($69.39)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $109,000 ($38.01)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($2.79)
    Other, NEC: $3,000 ($1.05)

Murfreesboro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,843,000 ($642.61)

5.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,790 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bertie County, NC  0.99% ($23,329 average AGI)
from Northampton County, NC  0.51% ($27,444)
from Wake County, NC  0.24% ($41,882)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,995 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bertie County, NC  0.77% ($23,109 average AGI)
to Northampton County, NC  0.51% ($28,278)
to Pitt County, NC  0.39% ($20,929)

Strongest AM radio stations in Murfreesboro:

  • WWDR (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MURFREESBORO, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WYAL (1280 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SCOTLAND NECK, NC)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKGM (940 AM; 10 kW; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: WKGM, INC.)
  • WGGM (820 AM; 10 kW; CHESTER, VA; Owner: HOFFMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Murfreesboro:

  • WDLZ (98.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBXB (100.1 FM; EDENTON, NC; Owner: EDENTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • W214BJ (90.7 FM; MURFREESBORO, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WLQM-FM (101.7 FM; FRANKLIN, VA; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WHRO-FM (90.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WHRV (89.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WKJX (96.7 FM; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO OF ELIZABETH CITY, INC.)
  • WQDK (99.3 FM; AHOSKIE, NC; Owner: MAX MEDIA OF THE CAROLINAS LLC)
  • WZRU (88.5 FM; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: ROANOKE VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBKU (91.7 FM; AHSOKIE, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WYTT (97.9 FM; GASTON, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD, INC.)
  • WKTC (95.5 FM; PINETOPS, NC; Owner: WEQQ, INC.)
  • WRTP-FM (90.1 FM; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Murfreesboro:

  • WTKR (Channel 3; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WTVZ-TV (Channel 33; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WTVZ LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHRO-TV (Channel 15; HAMPTON-NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC, INC.)
  • WPXV (Channel 49; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WVEC-TV (Channel 13; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WVEC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WUNP-TV (Channel 36; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAVY-TV (Channel 10; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGNT (Channel 27; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Murfreesboro, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 173
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 33
  • Fatalities: 121
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 299
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19

Murfreesboro fatal accident list:

Feb 14, 2011 11:07 AM, Main St, Lat: 36.44241, Lon: -77.10119, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 3, 2001 08:05 PM, Vance St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 25, 1981 09:40 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Murfreesboro)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 115 E Broad St (Lat: 36.444611 Lon: -77.105528), Call Sign: KIW701, Licensee ID: L00044437
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/02/2004, Expiration Date: 11/07/2014
    Registrant: Murfreesboro, Town Of, 115 E Broad St, Murfreesboro, NC 27855, Phone: (252) 398-3793
  • Murfreesboro Fire Dept 115 E Broad St (Lat: 36.446278 Lon: -77.091361), Call Sign: KZQ659, Licensee ID: L00005452
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.1800 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/28/2001, Expiration Date: 10/28/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004
    Registrant: County Of Hertford, Cty Courthouse, Winton, NC 27986, Phone: (919) 358-1621
  • 200 Jones Dr (Lat: 36.435722 Lon: -77.084694), Type: Bant, Structure height: 12.8 m, Overall height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WPRG501
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/23/2005, Expiration Date: 09/15/2015, Certifier: William D Burden Iii
    Registrant: Southeastern Cable Products, Inc., Ahoskie, NC 27910, Phone: (252) 332-7900, Fax: (252) 209-0586, Email:
  • Sr 1300 1 Mi N Of Us 258 (Lat: 36.452389 Lon: -77.124139), Call Sign: KUQ389
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/19/1989, Expiration Date: 07/19/1994, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2000
    Registrant: Phillips Drainage Co Inc, Sr 1300, Murfreesboro, NC 27855
  • Us 158 W At City Limits (Lat: 36.439889 Lon: -77.136083), Call Sign: WSH555, Licensee ID: L00071614
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/1999, Expiration Date: 11/08/2004, Cancellation Date: 01/08/2005
    Registrant: Browns Mobile Home Sales Of Murfreesboro, Murfreesboro, NC 27855, Phone: (919) 398-3028

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 36.440167 Lon: -77.135806, Call Sign: KJD743
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/26/2000, Expiration Date: 12/01/2019
    Registrant: First Media Radio, LLC, 306 Port Street, Easton, MD 21601, Phone: (410) 822-3301, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MURFREESBORO, 1453 Us 158 West (Lat: 36.423333 Lon: -77.068444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 105.2 m, Call Sign: WPSS327
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/21/2011, Expiration Date: 07/23/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: K4LMZ, Licensee ID: L00194287
    Grant Date: 03/23/2004, Expiration Date: 05/24/2014
    Registrant: Paul A Whitehurst, 402 West High St, Murfreesboro, NC 27855
  • Call Sign: K4ORH, Licensee ID: L01089166
    Grant Date: 11/29/2005, Expiration Date: 02/21/2016, Certifier: Joseph G Minton
    Registrant: Joseph G Minton, 201 Holly Hill Rd, Murfreesboro, NC 27855
  • Call Sign: KE4UQJ, Licensee ID: L00965809
    Grant Date: 01/14/2005, Expiration Date: 01/12/2015, Certifier: Jerry E Dixon
    Registrant: Jerry E Dixon, Rt 1 Box 361a, Murfreesboro, NC 27855

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 176W , Serial Number: E-1335, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 08/10/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Michael W Bunch, 3 Quail Hollow Rd, Murfreesboro, NC 27855
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5258W , Serial Number: 28-303, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 01/18/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Anthony C Francis, Rt 1 Box 169 C, Murfreesboro, NC 27855

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 8

Incident types - Murfreesboro

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Murfreesboro, NC
Most common first names in Murfreesboro, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6170.4 years
James5270.2 years
John4274.9 years
Mary4073.3 years
George3373.3 years
Willie2970.6 years
Robert2865.6 years
Annie2880.6 years
Ruth1975.6 years
Joseph1773.5 years
Most common last names in Murfreesboro, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Parker7774.4 years
Vaughan6175.5 years
Futrell3875.1 years
Boone3573.0 years
Vinson3473.3 years
Porter3271.0 years
Vann3079.3 years
Britt2868.0 years
Barnes2873.6 years
Stephenson2770.8 years
Businesses in Murfreesboro, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Subway1
CVS1U-Haul1
Dunkin Donuts1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS1
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