Murfreesboro is a relatively large city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 152,769 people and 37 constituent neighborhoods, Murfreesboro is the sixth largest community in Tennessee. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Murfreesboro, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Murfreesboro, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Murfreesboro’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Murfreesboro does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $60,683.00.
Murfreesboro real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Murfreesboro house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Murfreesboro isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Murfreesboro are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Murfreesboro is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Murfreesboro who work in sales jobs (11.66%), office and administrative support (11.53%), and management occupations (10.35%).
Also of interest is that Murfreesboro has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.21% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Another interesting thing about Murfreesboro, despite not being a huge city, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
The population of Murfreesboro is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 39.30% of adults in Murfreesboro have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Murfreesboro in 2018 was $31,259, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $125,036 for a family of four. However, Murfreesboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Murfreesboro is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Murfreesboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Murfreesboro residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Murfreesboro include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Murfreesboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.