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Murfreesboro
  • City in Tennessee

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Murfreesboro is a city in Tennessee with a population of 153,487. Murfreesboro is in Rutherford County and is one of the best places to live in Tennessee. Living in Murfreesboro offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Murfreesboro there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Murfreesboro and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Murfreesboro are highly rated.

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About Murfreesboro...
Population
153,487

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$327,400
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,272
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    47%
  • Own
    53%
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Murfreesboro Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    398.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    70.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    36.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    179.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,706.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    223.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    16%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

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