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Murfreesboro, TN (Tennessee) Houses and Residents

Murfreesboro,TN index of house prices

Total population: 120,954 (Urban population: 68,057, Rural population: 900 (20 farm, 880 nonfarm))

Houses: 51,280 (49,371 occupied: 26,615 owner occupied, 22,756 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

46%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,315 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $92,143.

Median contract rent in 2016: $518 (lower quartile is $418, upper quartile is $626)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $831


Median gross rent in Murfreesboro, TN in 2016: $592

Housing units in Murfreesboro with a mortgage: 18,940 (735 second mortgage, 1,436 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,675

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $90,102

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $50,477

Median monthly housing costs: $1,053


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Murfreesboro, Tennessee Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $211,000 (it was $118,500 in 2000)
Murfreesboro:

$211,000
Tennessee:

$157,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $148,100 - $295,100

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $220,709
Here:

$220,709
State:

$216,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $154,137
Here:

$154,137
State:

$202,370

In 2-unit structures: $63,489
Here:

$63,489
State:

$153,786

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $99,096
Here:

$99,096
State:

$159,626

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $67,944
Here:

$67,944
State:

$230,713

Mobile homes: $72,342
Here:

$72,342
State:

$72,294
Median year house/condo built: 2000

Median year apartment built: 1993

Household type by relationship:

Households: 131,939
  • In family households: 99,629 (13,781 male householders, 17,511 female householders)
    21,433 spouses, 40,061 children (36,232 natural, 1,721 adopted, 2,108 stepchildren), 488 grandchildren, 1,812 brothers or sisters, 1,464 parents, 595 other relatives, 2,484 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 28,168 (7,891 male householders (4,579 living alone)), 10,188 female householders (6,870 living alone)), 10,089 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,142

Size of family households: 11,093 2-persons, 8,531 3-persons, 7,207 4-persons, 3,458 5-persons, 464 6-persons, 539 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,449 1-person, 4,171 2-persons, 2,187 3-persons, 272 4-persons.

19,193 married couples with children.
10,068 single-parent households (1,379 men, 8,689 women).

90.0% of residents of Murfreesboro speak English at home.
4.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (63% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 9,377 (7.1%)
(37.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.5
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Murfreesboro, Tennessee:

  • 153no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 2,4882 bedrooms
  • 14,4343 bedrooms
  • 7,4934 bedrooms
  • 2,0475+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Murfreesboro population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Murfreesboro, Tennessee:

  • 1,352no bedroom
  • 3,5171 bedroom
  • 8,3902 bedrooms
  • 7,3253 bedrooms
  • 1,9504 bedrooms
  • 2225+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Murfreesboro population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Murfreesboro in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 182no vehicle
  • 6,2411 vehicle
  • 12,6382 vehicles
  • 5,0913 vehicles
  • 1,9024 vehicles
  • 5615+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Murfreesboro population

Cars and other vehicles available in Murfreesboro in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,675no vehicle
  • 7,9161 vehicle
  • 8,7262 vehicles
  • 3,6173 vehicles
  • 5934 vehicles
  • 2295+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Murfreesboro population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Murfreesboro, Tennessee:

  • 451 room
  • 1082 rooms
  • 1183 rooms
  • 2,1924 rooms
  • 3,6865 rooms
  • 4,6206 rooms
  • 3,8977 rooms
  • 5,1998 rooms
  • 6,7509+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Murfreesboro population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Murfreesboro, Tennessee:

  • 1,2841 room
  • 8172 rooms
  • 2,7263 rooms
  • 6,5634 rooms
  • 4,3815 rooms
  • 3,8006 rooms
  • 2,1437 rooms
  • 5318 rooms
  • 5119+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Murfreesboro population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Murfreesboro, TN household income distribution

  • Murfreesboro, TN household income distribution
  • 2,436Less than $10,000
  • 1,312$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3,944$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2,580$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2,214$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2,012$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,739$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2,882$40,000 to $44,999
  • 2,446$45,000 to $49,999
  • 4,922$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4,810$60,000 to $74,999
  • 6,660$75,000 to $99,999
  • 4,186$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,537$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,599$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,092$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Murfreesboro, TN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Murfreesboro, TN
  • 139Less than $10,000
  • 65$10,000 to $14,999
  • 86$15,000 to $19,999
  • 63$20,000 to $24,999
  • 31$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3$35,000 to $39,999
  • 52$40,000 to $49,999
  • 50$50,000 to $59,999
  • 194$60,000 to $69,999
  • 164$70,000 to $79,999
  • 136$80,000 to $89,999
  • 350$90,000 to $99,999
  • 2,066$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3,461$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,052$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2,677$175,000 to $199,999
  • 3,857$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3,917$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3,332$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,623$400,000 to $499,999
  • 626$500,000 to $749,999
  • 64$750,000 to $999,999
  • 42$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 17$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 44$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Murfreesboro, TN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Murfreesboro, TN
  • 64Less than $100
  • 269$100 to $149
  • 295$200 to $249
  • 391$300 to $349
  • 397$350 to $399
  • 275$400 to $449
  • 252$450 to $499
  • 902$500 to $549
  • 961$550 to $599
  • 528$600 to $649
  • 613$650 to $699
  • 2,922$700 to $749
  • 488$750 to $799
  • 3,055$800 to $899
  • 2,355$900 to $999
  • 4,102$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,354$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,417$1,500 to $1,999
  • 75$3,500 or more
  • 1,041No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,5312010 or later
  • 2,5542000 to 2009
  • 1,5041990 to 1999
  • 9041980 to 1989
  • 3901970 to 1979
  • 207Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Murfreesboro population
Murfreesboro commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 892
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 6,420
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 11,228
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 12,140
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 9,954
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3,654
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 7,494
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 2,615
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,391
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 6,014
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 4,684
  • 90 or more minutes: 330
Murfreesboro, TN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 77.4%
Number of people working at home: 2,560 (4.0% of all workers)

Murfreesboro mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 61,633 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 5,878 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 151 (0%)
  • Taxi: 562 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 288 (0%)
  • Walked: 783 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,560 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 17,177
 English: 4,108
 Irish: 3,311
 German: 3,125
 European: 2,495
 Scotch-Irish: 1,500
 Scottish: 1,219
 Italian: 1,120
 Polish: 714
 African: 585
 French (except Basque): 482
 Liberian: 443
 British: 315
 Norwegian: 305
 Welsh: 244
 Jordanian: 193
 Dutch: 148
 Iranian: 145
 Eastern European: 138
 Northern European: 125
 Palestinian: 120
 Russian: 114
 Haitian: 108
 French Canadian: 105
 Hungarian: 90
 Arab: 86
 Danish: 85
 Scandinavian: 80
 Syrian: 77
 Greek: 58
 Croatian: 55
 Swedish: 54
 Jamaican: 53
 Canadian: 51
 Romanian: 50
 Egyptian: 48
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 48
 Portuguese: 41
 Austrian: 38
 Lithuanian: 38
 Sudanese: 37
 Armenian: 33
 Czechoslovakian: 29
 Czech: 29
 Slovak: 28
 Nigerian: 26
 Lebanese: 23
 Swiss: 21
 Macedonian: 19
 Maltese: 18
 Finnish: 16
 Ghanaian: 15
 Belgian: 11
 German Russian: 11
 South African: 9
 Ukrainian: 8
 Yugoslavian: 8
 Australian: 7
 Luxemburger: 5
 Serbian: 5
 Ethiopian: 4
 Cajun: 4
 Guyanese: 4
 Pennsylvania German: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 22%Mexico
  • 13%Laos
  • 5%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 5%Japan
  • 4%Guatemala
  • 4%India
  • 4%El Salvador

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 69,685
  • Other state: 51,739
  • Northeast: 6,698
  • Midwest: 16,099
  • South: 21,345
  • West: 7,597

81% of Murfreesboro residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Tennessee.

Murfreesboro:

80.7%
State average:

85.8%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 326
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 203
  • 9th grade: 652
  • 10th grade: 284
  • 11th grade: 193
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 135
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 11,383
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,210
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 6,509
  • Associate degree: 2,904
  • Bachelor's degree: 8,665
  • Master's degree: 3,181
  • Professional school degree: 712
  • Doctorate degree: 882

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 324
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 43
  • 5th and 6th grade: 236
  • 7th and 8th grade: 174
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 564
  • 11th grade: 387
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 308
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 8,635
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,140
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 7,617
  • Associate degree: 3,815
  • Bachelor's degree: 10,287
  • Master's degree: 3,804
  • Professional school degree: 814
  • Doctorate degree: 304

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.6%Males
  • 2.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.7%Males
  • 7.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 1.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 1.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 16.8%Males
  • 4.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.0%Males
  • 7.0%Females
Murfreesboro marital status for males
Murfreesboro marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 29,695
  • One, attached: 3,352
  • Two: 1,386
  • 3 or 4: 1,202
  • 5 to 9: 6,557
  • 10 to 19: 3,700
  • 20 to 49: 2,040
  • 50 or more: 1,883
  • Mobile homes: 1,465

Median worth of mobile homes: $16,814

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 0 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Murfreesboro:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Murfreesboro
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (56.9%)
  • Utility gas (42.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Electricity (91.1%)
  • Utility gas (9.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 742
Here:

5.5%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 330
Here:

5.9%
Tennessee:

12.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 944
Here:

5.9%
Tennessee:

22.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)