Murfreesboro, Tennessee 

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+23.0% since 2020

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6.9 / 6.1

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Best Places to Live in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Murfreesboro, Tennessee is a vibrant city located in Rutherford County. This welcoming community offers plenty for visitors to explore such as the stunning Stones River National Battlefield or one of many popular restaurants. Residents here also take advantage of all the outdoor activities available at Cannonsburgh Pioneer Village and John Pittard Park. With its excellent school system, thriving businesses, and numerous recreational opportunities it's no wonder why so many people choose to make Murfreesboro their home. Capital city - North-central Tennessee along the Cumberland River.
Zip Codes: 37130 37129 37128 37127 37153 37132
Cost of Living: 0.9% higher
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 605 ft above sea level

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Murfreesboro, Tn Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
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Hot, humid summers
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What Bert Has To Say About Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin Metro Area

Nashville is the capital and second largest city in Tennessee. Known worldwide as the center of country music, it has long been a destination for music-related tourism. The city has been working for some time to renovate its downtown area and attract first-class amenities. Areas of downtown, notably the District, have stylish older buildings repurposed into shopping and nightlife areas. Nashville is a big sports town: The Tennessee Titans are the state’s first NFL team and there are minor-league or secondary league teams in just about every sport. Vanderbilt University, Fisk University and an assortment of smaller colleges add a higher education dimension with the expected amenities.


The unemployment rate in Murfreesboro is 4.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Murfreesboro jobs have increased by 2.3%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Murfreesboro's cost of living is 0.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Murfreesboro's Cost of Living

September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Murfreesboro, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Rutherford county remained very strongly Republican, 56.6% to 41.2%. More Voting Stats

Murfreesboro's population is 148,970 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 23.0%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 25.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Murfreesboro is Real Estate: $381,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 17.3%.

Murfreesboro public schools spend $9,346 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.4 students per teacher in Murfreesboro. More Education

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Housing Market in Murfreesboro

It's a good time to buy in Murfreesboro. Home Appreciation is up 17.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Murfreesboro is $381,700.
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Reviews for Murfreesboro   27 Reviews
Thinking of making a big move but need help - 5/17/2018
I've lived all my life in Chicago, Il and am growing quite tired of the violence and the cost of living. I have been doing research all over the U.S. so I can get me and... Read More

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Best place to live - 12/15/2015
Murfreesboro is growing into a little big town. According to Forbes and, we are now one of the fastest growing cities in the United States. Our city is... Read More

New to Murfreesboro and Rutherford County - 9/29/2014
The Newcomers Club of Murfreesboro and Rutherford county is a group of local women who are new to the area. We help women get acquainted to the area. We get together for... Read More

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