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Population (year 2000): 68,816. Estimated population in July 2005: 86,793 (+26.1% change)
Males: 34,184 (49.7%), Females: 34,632 (50.3%)

Rutherford County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 28.7 years
Median household income: $39,705 (year 2000)
Median house value: $121,200 (year 2000)

Murfreesboro, TN residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Murfreesboro:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.4%)
  • Black (13.9%)
  • Hispanic (3.5%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • Other Asian (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (12.8%), English (11.5%), German (10.1%), Irish (9.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%), French (2.4%).Tennessee

Elevation: 619 feet

Land area: 39.0 square miles

Murfreesboro,

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: 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Murfreesboro city

  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

4.9% Foreign born (2.2% Asia, 1.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +22,802 (+49.6%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TN Nashville-Davidson, (32.6 miles pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (423.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: TN (7.8 miles Walterhill, TN (12.1 miles Smyrna, Vergne, TN (15.8 miles La Buckle, TN (18.7 miles Bell TN (19.4 miles Eagleville, TN Nolensville, (19.9 miles Hill, TN (20.0 miles Rural TN (21.5 miles Auburntown,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 921 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 1997: 642 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 1998: 895 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 1999: 1071 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2000: 961 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2001: 1136 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2002: 1282 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 2003: 1603 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2004: 1906 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2005: 1793 buildings, average cost: $125,400

Latitude: 35.86 N, Longitude: 86.39 W

Area code: 615

Murfreesboro, Tennessee business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.9%), Manufacturing (16.0%), Retail trade (13.3%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,084 (+8.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 19,611 (55.2%)

Crime in Murfreesboro by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 0 2
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.9
Rapes 25 19 22 27
    per 100,000 36.3 27.6 32.0 39.2
Robberies 62 85 64 77
    per 100,000 90.1 123.5 93.0 111.9
Assaults 345 279 387 353
    per 100,000 501.3 405.4 562.4 513.0
Burglaries 421 378 471 475
    per 100,000 611.8 549.3 684.4 690.2
Thefts 2,774 2,559 2,544 2,482
    per 100,000 4031.0 3718.6 3696.8 3606.7
Auto thefts 213 219 200 275
    per 100,000 309.5 318.2 290.6 399.6
370.7 341.8 372.2 379.3

Average climate in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Murfreesboro,

Murfreesboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 105% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1997, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.2 miles away from the Murfreesboro city center injured 18 people and caused $5 million in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.7 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

Birthplace of: Grantland Rice - (1880-1954), sports writer, Rhea Seddon - (born 1947), astronaut, Labrian Lyons - College basketball player (Lipscomb Bisons), Matt Jarboe - College basketball player (Lipscomb Bisons), Spike McDaniel - College football player (Middle Tenn. St. Blue Raiders).

Main business address for: CAVALRY BANCORP INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), NATIONAL HEALTH REALTY INC (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), NATIONAL HEALTHCARE CORP (SERVICES-SKILLED NURSING CARE FACILITIES), NATIONAL HEALTH INVESTORS INC (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS).


Hospital/medical center in Murfreesboro:
  • MIDDLE TENNESSEE MEDICAL CENTER INC (400 N HIGHLAND AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Murfreesboro:
  • STONES RIVER HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; WOODBURY, TN)
  • SUMMIT MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; HERMITAGE, TN)
  • BEDFORD COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; SHELBYVILLE, TN)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Murfreesboro:
  • SMYRNA (about 13 miles; SMYRNA, TN; ID: MQY)
  • NASHVILLE INTL (about 26 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; ID: BNA)
  • BOWLING GREEN-WARREN COUNTY RGNL (about 76 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; ID: BWG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Murfreesboro:
  • MURFREESBORO MUNI (about 3 miles; MURFREESBORO, TN; ID: MBT)
  • PUCKETT (about 19 miles; EAGLEVILLE, TN; ID: 50M)
  • BOMAR FIELD-SHELBYVILLE MUNI (about 22 miles; SHELBYVILLE, TN; ID: SYI)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 163 $521,745 $38,410 0 $0
Other Government Administration 34 $132,151 $46,641 19 $8,048
Police - Other 37 $94,080 $30,512 31 $15,176
Police Protection - Officers 157 $522,723 $39,953 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 15 $61,498 $49,198 1 $1,050
Streets and Highways 38 $125,786 $39,721 3 $2,496
Financial Administration 9 $35,898 $47,864 1 $950
Fire - Other 3 $7,220 $28,880 0 $0
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 113 $231,951 $24,631 80 $90,953
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 564 $1,771,999 $37,702 177 $68,764
Electric Power 68 $308,047 $54,361 10 $7,676
Water Supply 63 $223,114 $42,497 1 $1,670
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $12,832 $51,328 1 $1,188
Parks and Recreation 76 $209,219 $33,034 136 $56,112
Sewerage 63 $223,246 $42,523 1 $948
Solid Waste Management 44 $107,131 $29,217 3 $1,488
Airports 1 $4,514 $54,168 5 $3,428
Other and Unallocable 58 $182,190 $37,694 18 $10,334
Totals for Government 1509 $4,775,344 $37,974 487 $270,281
Colleges/Universities in Murfreesboro:
  • MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 16,617; Location: 1301 East Main Street; Public; Website: www.mtsu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGY CENTER AT MURFREESBORO (FT enrollment: 146; Location: 1303 OLD FORT PKY; Public; Website: WWW.MURFREESBORO.TEC.TN.US)
  • COMMERCIAL DRIVER INSTITUTE INC (Location: PO BOX 1815; Private, for-profit)
  • MIDDLE TENNESSEE BARBER AND STYLING COLLEGE (Location: 1509 E MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Murfreesboro:
  • DAVID LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,260)
  • BELMONT UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,654)
  • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • MOTLOW STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • VOLUNTEER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; GALLATIN, TN; FT enrollment: 4,215)
  • TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 7,346)
  • NASHVILLE STATE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (about 38 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 3,642)
Public high schools in Murfreesboro:
  • RIVERDALE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,734; Location: 802 WARRIOR DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BLACKMAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,568; Location: 3956 BLAZE DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SIEGEL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,391; Location: 3300 SIEGEL RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • OAKLAND HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,362; Location: 2225 PATRIOT DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HOLLOWAY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 111; Location: 619 SOUTH HIGHLAND AV; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • RUTHERFORD COUNTY ADULT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 34; Location: 502 MEMORIAL BL; Grades: 10 - 12)
Private high schools in Murfreesboro:
  • MIDDLE TENNESSEE CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 574; Location: 100 E MTCS RD.; Grades: PK - 12)
  • FRANKLIN ROAD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 301; Location: 3124 FRANKLIN ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BELLWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 38; Location: 440 SANBYRN DR; Grades: KG - 12)
  • STONES RIVER ACADEMY TEEN LEAR (Students: 37; Location: 802 S. CHURCH STREET; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Murfreesboro:
  • BLACKMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,115; Location: 586 FORTRESS BL; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BLACKMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,022; Location: 3945 BLAZE DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SIEGEL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 997; Location: 355 WEST THOMPSON LA; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CASON LANE ACADEMY (Students: 917; Location: 1330 CASON LA; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 917; Location: 701 EAST MAIN ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • ERMA SIEGEL ELEMENTARY (Students: 913; Location: 135 W THOMPSON LA; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BARFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 896; Location: 350 BARFIELD- CRESCENT RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BLACK FOX ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 799; Location: 1753 S RUTHERFORD BL; Grades: KG - 06)
  • NORTHFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 792; Location: 550 W NORTHFIELD BL; Grades: PK - 06)
  • BUCHANAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 632; Location: 6050 MANCHESTER HW; Grades: KG - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Murfreesboro:
  • PROVIDENCE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 101; Location: 410 DEJARNETTE LN; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CEDAR GROVE SCHOOL (Students: 36; Location: 1640 LASCASSAS HWY; Grades: 7 - 11; Boys only)
  • BILL RICE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 30; Location: 627 BILL RICE RANCH ROAD; Grades: KG - 11)
  • MURFREESBORO ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 7; Location: 2815 ELAM ROAD; Grades: 3 - 8)
Library in Murfreesboro:
  • LINEBAUGH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,438,439; Location: 105 WEST VINE STREET; 187,933 books; 4,636 audio materials; 3,669 video materials; 242 serial subscriptions)
 

Murfreesboro compared to Tennessee state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Murfreesboro:
  • WMGC (810 AM; 5 kW; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: RADIO 810 NASHVILLE, LIMITED)
  • WGNS (1450 AM; 1 kW; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: THE RUTHERFORD GROUP, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WCOR (900 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, TN)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WAKM (950 AM; 5 kW; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: FRANKLIN RADIO ASSOCIATES, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Murfreesboro:
  • W263AI (100.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: BART WALKER)
  • W270AF (101.9 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMTS-FM (88.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWTN (99.7 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMOT (89.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBUZ (102.9 FM; LA VERGNE, TN; Owner: WYCQ, INC)
  • WRLT (100.1 FM; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: TUNED-IN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WFCM-FM (91.7 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WGFX (104.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKDF (103.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNRQ (105.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSIX-FM (97.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WPLN-FM (90.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WSM-FM (95.5 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAYM (88.7 FM; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRVW (107.5 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOZ (104.9 FM; WOODBURY, TN; Owner: REACH SATELLITE NETWORK)
  • WNPL (106.7 FM; BELLE MEADE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJXA (92.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
TV broadcast stations around Murfreesboro:
  • WETV-LP (Channel 11; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: CHANNEL ELEVEN, INC.)
  • WHRT-LP (Channel 27; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: LANDMARK ARTS, INC.)
  • WHTN (Channel 39; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNAB (Channel 58; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE LICENSE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WKRN-TV (Channel 2; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WKRN, G.P.)
  • WTVF (Channel 5; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NEWSCHANNEL 5 NETWORK, LP)
  • WSMV-TV (Channel 4; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WZTV (Channel 17; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WZTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNPX (Channel 28; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUXP-TV (Channel 30; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WUXP LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNPT (Channel 8; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPGD (Channel 50; HENDERSONVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W36AK (Channel 36; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJFB (Channel 66; LEBANON, TN; Owner: BRYANT BROADCASTING, INC.)

 

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