Murfreesboro Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Murfreesboro is 157,509. 25.13% is under 18, while 10.82% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 5.64% of the population was five years old or younger, 25.13% were 18 years or younger and 21.48% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 50.18% female and 49.82% male.

Murfreesboro Housing

According to the US Census, Murfreesboro has 67,416 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Murfreesboro was 86.58%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $323,600

Murfreesboro Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 83.51% of Murfreesboro's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 4.35% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 3.79% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.77%

White Alone64.01%
Black Or African American Alone19.51%
Some Other Race Alone4.35%
Asian Alone3.79%
White Black Or African American1.77%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.48%

How Educated is Murfreesboro

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 31.9% of Murfreesboro residents had a bachelor's degree, while 13.9% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 45.80% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Murfreesboro CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher92.2%
Some College Or Associates Degree54.5%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher44.9%
Bachelors Degree31.9%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency23.4%
Some College No Degree19.9%

Average Income in Murfreesboro

The median household income in Murfreesboro is $77,584. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $77,584.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $101,515 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $115,000.

A closer examination of the income groups of Murfreesboro households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $100,000 and $149,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $50,000 and $74,999 (18.4%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (6.9%). 4.0% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$115,000
Nonfamily households$42,128