Murfreesboro, TN

131,939 Population
55.9 square miles 2,361.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
2.0%
was 1.9%
Ranked 6th Highest in TN
Population Density
2,361.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
37.4%
was 37.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.1%
was 7.1%
Ranked 3rd Highest in TN
Percent Under 18
22.8%
was 21.9%
Ranked 4th Highest in TN
Percent 65 and Over
8.2%
was 8.6%
Ranked 9th Highest in TN

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.6
was 4.7
Ranked 3rd Lowest in TN
Percent Living in Poverty
13.2%
was 16.1%
Ranked 2nd Lowest in TN
Median Household Income
$53,241
was $52,266
Ranked 2nd Highest in TN
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.6
46
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
4
was 3.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
542.8
was 609.9
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,242.9
was 3,504.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
51,280
was 50,530
Ranked 6th Highest in TN
Median Rent
$1,025
was $911
Ranked 2nd Highest in TN
Total Building Permits
1,582
was 985
 
Occupied Housing Units
49,371
was 46,882
 
Homeownership Rate
53.9%
was 50.3%
Ranked 4th Highest in TN
Single Family Building Permits
787
was 521
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
917.7
was 904.3
Ranked 3rd Highest in TN
Rental Vacancy Rate
7.7%
was 13.5%
Ranked 9th Highest in TN
Multifamily Building Permits
795
was 464
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.6
Ranked 3rd Highest in TN
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
33.1
was 22.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
13.5
was 8.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.9%
was 95.9%
Ranked 5th Highest in TN
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
90.0%
Ranked 2nd Highest in TN
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.6%
was 99.7%
Ranked 2nd Highest in TN

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
95.1%
was 92.0%
Ranked 1st Highest in TN
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
36.9%
was 39.5%
Ranked 3rd Highest in TN

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