Income/capita 47%
Household income 51%
Unemployment 49%
Income per capita$15,773$23,401$29,829
Median household income$26,932$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,987$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,712$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$28,125$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$19,875$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate2.4%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level25.8%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Murfreesboro is 47% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Murfreesboro is 51% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Murfreesboro is 49% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Murfreesboro is 71% higher than the national average

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      Murfreesboro employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector36.4%4.9%
      Financial & insurance services6.6%3.9%
      Wholesale & retail services8.9%22.4%
      Public administration0.0%2.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.8%2.9%
      Education, health & social services4.7%40.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Blevins, AR306$41,00026%
      Kirby, AR904$39,16729%
      Mineral Springs, AR975$36,31634%
      Daisy, AR120$32,08342%
      Amity, AR633$28,33349%
      Murfreesboro, AR1,734$26,93251%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bagdad, AZ1,734$78,75042%
      Gilbert, MN1,734$48,18513%
      Ortonville, MI1,734$54,8211%
      Castlewood, VA1,733$33,18540%
      Altamont, NY1,735$84,64353%
      Murfreesboro, AR1,734$26,93251%
      Source: The Murfreesboro, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).