Murfreesboro demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,09215391
Median age30.338.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%57%55%
Speak English91%93%79%
Speak Spanish5%4%13%
Murfreesboro, TN has a population of 122,007 and is the 228th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,092 per sq mi which is 1266% higher than the Tennessee average and 2209% higher than the national average. The median age in Murfreesboro is 30 which is approximately 21% lower than the Tennessee average of 39. In Murfreesboro, 49% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 52% of Murfreesboro residents were born in Tennessee, 40% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Murfreesboro is 1266% higher than Tennessee.
  • The median age in Murfreesboro is 21% lower than Tennessee.
  • In Murfreesboro 74.36% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Murfreesboro 16.98% of the population is African American.
  • In Murfreesboro 3.69% of the population is Asian.

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Murfreesboro population breakdown by race

African American16.98%16.81%12.63%
American Indian0.13%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.05%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race3.73%2.03%3.06%
Other race1.06%1.38%4.75%
In Murfreesboro, 6.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Murfreesboro, TN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).