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Murfreesboro Population

Murfreesboro is the city in Tennessee State of United States, located in the Nashville metropolitan area of Middle Tennessee, 34 miles southeast of downtown Nashville. Murfreesboro population in 2021 is estimated to be 156,008, covers city area of 63.03 sq mi (163.23 sq km), ranks sixth largest city in Tennessee State, one-hundred-seventy-fourth city in the United States. Murfreesboro was designated as the capital of Tennessee in 1818. Eight years later, Nashville became capital of Tennessee State. Murfreesboro population as per 2020 census is 152,769 compared to 2010 population is 108,755, with increase number of 44,014 people growth of 40.5 percent.

Below is the Murfreesboro population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2021 *156,0082.2
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated

Murfreesboro Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Murfreesboro population is 146,912, out of these 74,611 are male, 72,301 are female, The sex ratio of Murfreesboro is 103. The median age of the Murfreesboro population is 31.2, Murfreesboro population by age are, under 18 years is 32,635, 16 years and over is 117,564, 18 years and over is 114,277, 21 years and over is 103,832, 65 years and over is 18,307. 50.8% are male, 49.2% are female, Population of Murfreesboro by age percent-wise is, 22.2% are under 18 years old, 80.0% are 16 years and over, 77.8% are 18 years and over, 70.7% are 21 years and over, 10.5% are 65 years and over. There are total 59,716 housing units, The voting population of Murfreesboro are 108,016, out of these 53,684 are male voters, 54,332 are female voters, 49.7% are male, 50.3% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -59,3756.4%
5 - 95,7633.9%
10 - 1412,0998.2%
15 - 1912,6038.6%
20 - 2417,42311.9%
25 - 3423,22515.8%
35 - 4418,21112.4%
45 - 5418,30612.5%
55 - 598,1245.5%
60 - 646,3054.3%
65 - 749,2556.3%
75 - 844,4493.0%
85 and over1,7741.2%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates

Murfreesboro Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Murfreesboro by race are:

White Population

White population in Murfreesboro, Tennessee are 102,501, percentage wise 69.8 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Murfreesboro, Tennessee are 29,005, percentage wise 19.7 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Murfreesboro, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Murfreesboro are 7,522, percentage wise 5.1 percent are asians, out of these are Asian Indians, are Chinese, are Filipinos, are Japanese, are Korean, are Vietnamese and are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Murfreesboro, Tennessee are 11,517. Percentage wise 7.8 percent are hispanics, out of these are Mexican people, are Puerto Ricans, are Cubans, and are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race146,912Percent
Black or African American29,00519.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.0%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population7,5225.1%
Asian Indian%
Other Asian Population
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander00.0%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino11,5177.8%
Puerto Rican%
Other Hispanic or Latino
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)

Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Murfreesboro native population is 135,162, out of these 78,023 born in the Tennessee state and 55,319 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 11,750, out of these 4,375 are Naturalized US citizen, 206 are in Europe, 3,006 in Asia, 0 in Africa, 1,163 in Latin America and 0 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Murfreesboro are 7,375, out of these 193 are from Europe, 1,466 are from Asia, 840 from Africa, 4,876 are from Latin America and 0 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Born in state of residence78,023
Born in other state in the United States55,319
Born outside the United States1,820
Puerto Rico254
U.S. Island Areas0
Born abroad of American parent(s)1,566
Foreign born
Born outside of United States11,750
Naturalized U.S. citizen4,375
Latin America1,163
Northern America0
Not a U.S. citizen7,375
Latin America4,876
Northern America0
Source: US Census 2019 estimates

Murfreesboro Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Murfreesboro, Tennessee are 59,716, Occupied housing units are 52,530, Rental vacancy rate is 11. Percentage of occupancy is 88, 46.73% of houses are owner occupied and 41.24% of houses are renter occupied in Murfreesboro. There are 53.53 percent of one-unit detached, 8.91 percent of one-units attached, 1.34 percent of two-unit houses, 7.38 percent of three or four unit homes. 1.77 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 28.36 percent are available with one vehicle, 37.43 percent are available with two vehicles, 18.69 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 3.48 percent are no vehicles available.

Total housing units59,716
Occupied housing units52,530
Occupied housing units percent88
Rental vacancy rate11
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached31,968
1-unit attached5,319
2 units798
3 or 4 units4,409
Mobile home1,056
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Murfreesboro Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Murfreesboro, Tennessee is $273,500, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 0.67 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 0.34 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 1.53 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 4.78 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 23.25 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 13.87 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 2.17 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.12 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,000402
$50,000 to $99,999203
$100,000 to $149,999912
$150,000 to $199,9992,854
$200,000 to $299,99913,884
$300,000 to $499,9998,282
$500,000 to $999,9991,295
$1,000,000 or more74
Median (dollars)273,500
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Murfreesboro Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,541, The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $451.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500
$500 to $999
$1,000 to $1,499
$1,500 to $1,999
$2,000 to $2,499
$2,500 to $2,999
$3,000 or more
Median (dollars)1,541
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250
$250 to $399
$400 to $599
$600 to $799
$800 to $999
$1,000 or more
Median (dollars)451
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Murfreesboro Rental

Total number of Murfreesboro rental homes or apartments are 24,624, occupied by Renter, The median value of Murfreesboro average rental rate is $1,113.

Less than $500
$500 to $999
$1,000 to $1,499
$1,500 to $1,999
$2,000 to $2,499
$2,500 to $2,999
$3,000 or more
Median (dollars)1,113
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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