Murfreesboro, TN Population

Population: 68,816. Estimated population in July 2020: 86,793 (+26.1% change)
Males: 34,184 (49.7%), Females: 34,632 (50.3%)

Rutherford County

Zip codes: 37127, 37128, 37129, 37130.

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

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%).

Elevation: 619 feet

Land area: 39.0 square miles

Population

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%).

Hospitals

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

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Murfreesboro:

  • SMYRNA (about 13 miles; SMYRNA, TN; Abbreviation: MQY)
  • NASHVILLE INTL (about 26 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: BNA)
  • BOWLING GREEN-WARREN COUNTY RGNL (about 76 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Abbreviation: BWG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Murfreesboro:

Colleges and Universities

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 (Full-time 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; Full-time enrollment: 2,654)
  • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,823)
  • MOTLOW STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; Tullahoma, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,256)
  • VOLUNTEER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; GALLATIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,215)
  • TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,346)
  • NASHVILLE STATE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (about 38 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,642)

Schools

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)

Libraries

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)

 

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