Murfreesboro, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 2,963 (89% urban, 11% rural).
Population change since 2000: +44.9%
Males: 1,467  (49.5%)
Females: 1,496  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

28.9 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27855.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,185 (it was $29,716 in 2000)
Murfreesboro:

$44,185
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,768 (it was $17,054 in 2000)

Murfreesboro town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $136,747 (it was $70,500 in 2000)
Murfreesboro:

$136,747
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $144,343; detached houses: $153,082; mobile homes: $18,617

Median gross rent in 2017: $665.

March 2019 cost of living index in Murfreesboro: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.1%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.0% for Black residents, 5.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Murfreesboro, NC (2010)
    • 1,42450.2%Black alone
    • 1,24543.9%White alone
    • 832.9%Hispanic
    • 271.0%Asian alone
    • 291.0%Two or more races
    • 190.7%Other race alone
    • 70.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Murfreesboro, North Carolina as of September 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Murfreesboro is 201 to 1.


Crime rates in Murfreesboro by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(71.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(258.5)
7
(309.1)
5
(219.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(84.3)
2
(82.9)
2
(69.7)
1
(35.2)
2
(71.3)
1
(34.8)
2
(65.4)
3
(100.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(603.2)
13
(574.0)
7
(307.6)
2
(85.7)
5
(210.8)
2
(82.9)
2
(69.7)
3
(105.6)
3
(106.9)
3
(104.3)
4
(130.8)
1
(33.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
53
(2,283)
32
(1,413)
18
(790.9)
40
(1,715)
10
(421.6)
16
(663.1)
30
(1,045)
22
(774.1)
21
(748.1)
36
(1,251)
23
(752.4)
19
(636.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
119
(5,127)
116
(5,121)
70
(3,076)
109
(4,672)
86
(3,626)
42
(1,741)
71
(2,473)
48
(1,689)
51
(1,817)
37
(1,286)
59
(1,930)
40
(1,340)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.2)
2
(87.9)
1
(42.9)
4
(168.6)
3
(124.3)
1
(34.8)
2
(70.4)
1
(35.6)
2
(69.5)
2
(65.4)
2
(67.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.2)
1
(43.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)563.1550.1312.8327.5339.8167.4209.7159.0313.1175.9180.9140.4

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Crime rate in Murfreesboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (10.4%), English (8.5%), German (2.7%), European (2.1%), Scottish (1.5%), Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 2.16 square miles.

Population density: 1,372 people per square mile   (low).

Murfreesboro, North Carolina map

164 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 1.7% Europe, 1.0% Asia).

This town:

5.4%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,507 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,837 (1.3%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Murfreesboro, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Murfreesboro, NC in 2017
Murfreesboro satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Murfreesboro, NC
Historical housing units in Murfreesboro, NC
Most common industries in Murfreesboro, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (22.6%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
  • Paper (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (16.2%)
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Paper (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (29.8%)
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Social assistance (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Murfreesboro, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Top executives (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.2%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.0%)

Average climate in Murfreesboro, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Murfreesboro, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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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 the city 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 Murfreesboro 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 the city 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 Murfreesboro center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hertford County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, 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

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

Points of interest:

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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).

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

Hertford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Murfreesboro:

Marital status in Murfreesboro, NC
  • Never married: 50.4%
  • Now married: 36.7%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 3.7%

For population 25 years and over in Murfreesboro:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Murfreesboro
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Murfreesboro, NC (based on Hertford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,09736
Mainline Protestant9376
Black Protestant5664
Other1262
Catholic1251
None15,818-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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
This county:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hertford County:

13.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hertford County:

34.3%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hertford County:

12.7%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.6%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.6%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Murfreesboro:

21.6%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.5%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.6%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Murfreesboro:

51.8%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.0%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Murfreesboro, NC Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 12$37,899$37,8993$2,188
Solid Waste Management 6$15,480$30,9600$0
Other and Unallocable 5$9,855$23,6521$709
Other Government Administration 3$8,431$33,7247$2,314
Police - Other 1$2,588$31,0560$0
Firefighters 0$0 22$1,389
Water Supply 0$0 14$19,804
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 27$74,253$33,00147$26,404

Murfreesboro government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $923,000 ($311.51)
    Sewerage: $624,000 ($210.60)
    Water Utilities: $416,000 ($140.40)
    Central Staff Services: $292,000 ($98.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $243,000 ($82.01)
    Regular Highways: $96,000 ($32.40)
    Libraries: $76,000 ($25.65)
    Local Fire Protection: $68,000 ($22.95)
    General Public Buildings: $64,000 ($21.60)
    Transit Utilities: $58,000 ($19.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($7.42)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($7.42)
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000 ($1.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $66,000 ($22.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $102,000 ($34.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,000 ($6.41)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($5.74)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $924,000 ($311.85)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $100,000 ($33.75)

Murfreesboro government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $866,000 ($292.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $285,000 ($96.19)
    Other: $13,000 ($4.39)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $9,000 ($3.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($1.35)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $157,000 ($52.99)
    Donations From Private Sources: $9,000 ($3.04)
    Rents: $7,000 ($2.36)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.34)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $577,000 ($194.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $161,000 ($54.34)
    General Local Government Support: $149,000 ($50.29)
    Highways: $82,000 ($27.67)
  • Tax - Property: $894,000 ($301.72)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $338,000 ($114.07)
    Motor Vehicle License: $17,000 ($5.74)
    Other License: $10,000 ($3.37)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($0.67)

Murfreesboro government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,159,000 ($1403.64)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,888,000 ($1312.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $271,000 ($91.46)

Murfreesboro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,990,000 ($671.62)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $99,000 ($33.41)

5.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,509 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bertie County, NC  1.27% ($30,685 average AGI)
from Northampton County, NC  0.75% ($28,208)
from Pitt County, NC  0.33% ($31,435)
Businesses in Murfreesboro, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Subway1
CVS1U-Haul1
Dunkin Donuts1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS1

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.)
Murfreesboro fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Murfreesboro fatal accident list:

Feb 14, 2011 11:07 AM, Main St, Lat: 36.442414, Lon: -77.101192, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 3, 2001 08:05 PM, Vance St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 25, 1981 09:40 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 141ft / 43.0mTotal length
  • 14,110Total average daily traffic
  • 1,265Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28,220Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial 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 Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 01/10/2015, 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: 09/01/2015, Expiration Date: 09/15/2025, 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
  • Lat: 36.398500 Lon: -77.042500, Call Sign: WQVA830,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.510 MHz, 159.705 MHz, 159.870 MHz, 159.900 MHz, 159.930 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/2014, Expiration Date: 12/10/2024, Certifier: Ben Warren, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, 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, Cancellation Date: 06/20/2014, 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:

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  • Call Sign: K4LMZ, Licensee ID: L00194287, Grant Date: 03/23/2004, Expiration Date: 05/24/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/25/2016, Registrant: Paul A Whitehurst, 402 West High St, Murfreesboro, NC 27855
  • Call Sign: K4ORH, Licensee ID: L01089166, Grant Date: 12/31/2015, Expiration Date: 02/21/2026, Certifier: Joseph G Minton, Registrant: Joseph G Minton, 201 Holly Hill Rd, Murfreesboro, NC 27855-2107
  • Call Sign: KE4UQJ, Licensee ID: L00965809, Grant Date: 12/08/2014, Expiration Date: 01/12/2025, Certifier: Jerry E Dixon, Registrant: Jerry E Dixon, 1502 Us Highway 158 W, Murfreesboro, NC 27855
  • Call Sign: KK4STK, Licensee ID: L01795800, Grant Date: 07/24/2013, Expiration Date: 07/24/2023, Certifier: Robert C Deacon, Registrant: Robert C Deacon, 211 W High St, Murfreesboro, NC 27855

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 04/28/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Michael W Bunch, 3 Quail Hollow Rd, Murfreesboro, NC 27855

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 22. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 45 took place in 2005, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Murfreesboro, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (42.8%), and Outside Fires (36.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Murfreesboro, NC
    • 15242.8%Structure Fires
    • 12936.3%Outside Fires
    • 6117.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 133.7%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Murfreesboro, NC
  • 63.8%Electricity
  • 22.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Murfreesboro, NC
  • 73.5%Electricity
  • 14.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.8%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Utility gas


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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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