Murfreesboro, Arkansas Population 2024

1,503

Murfreesboro is a city located in Pike County Arkansas. Murfreesboro has a 2024 population of 1,503. It is also the county seat of Pike County.Murfreesboro is currently growing at a rate of 0.33% annually and its population has increased by 0.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,496 in 2020.

The average household income in Murfreesboro is $49,565 with a poverty rate of 28.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Murfreesboro is 44 years, 42.7 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.

Murfreesboro Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Murfreesboro was:

  • White: 80.21%
  • Black or African American: 12.8%
  • Two or more races: 6.4%
  • Other race: 0.35%
  • Asian: 0.23%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
399.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.47% (7)
The current population of Murfreesboro, Arkansas is 1,503 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,496.

Murfreesboro, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,36680.21%
Black or African American21812.8%
Two or more races1096.4%
Other race60.35%
Asian40.23%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Murfreesboro Population by Race

Murfreesboro Population Pyramid 2024

Murfreesboro Median Age

44

Total

42.7

Male

45.5

Female

Murfreesboro Adults

There are 1,332 adults, (370 of whom are seniors) in Murfreesboro.

Murfreesboro Age Dependency

77

Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Murfreesboro Sex Ratio

Female85750.32%
Male84649.68%

Murfreesboro Population by Age

Murfreesboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6982.3267.232.8
Married3013.1176.123.9
Non Family2761.255.444.6
Female632.8755.644.4
Male58389.710.3
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3

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

67.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Murfreesboro Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Murfreesboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Murfreesboro Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 43.4%.

Murfreesboro Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,270

Average Earnings

$43,984

Average Male

$23,500

Average Female

Murfreesboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Murfreesboro Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Murfreesboro Language

96.54% of Murfreesboro residents speak only English, while 3.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.34% of the population.

Murfreesboro Language

Murfreesboro Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,29127221.07%
Black19818191.41%
Hispanic791316.46%
Multiple1091311.93%
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28.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.57%

Male Poverty Rate

32.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Murfreesboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Murfreesboro is Black, with 91.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Murfreesboro is Multiple, with 11.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.92%.

Murfreesboro Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School40.33%
Less Than 9th Grade26.75%
Some College22.44%
Bachelors or Greater2.16%
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Murfreesboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed60%
Female Employed15.32%
Male Employed9.63%
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Murfreesboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Murfreesboro Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Murfreesboro Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Murfreesboro Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Murfreesboro Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Murfreesboro Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Murfreesboro Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

102

Number of Veterans

93

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Murfreesboro Veterans by War

count

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Murfreesboro Veterans by Age

count

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Murfreesboro Veterans by Race

Murfreesboro Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

26.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Murfreesboro Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Murfreesboro Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Murfreesboro Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Murfreesboro Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

69.82%

Born in Murfreesboro

96.65%

Native Born

3.35%

Foreign Born

1%

Non Citizen

2.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.65% of Murfreesboro residents were born in the United States, with 69.82% having been born in Arkansas. 1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Murfreesboro Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,52850.33%
20281,52350.33%
20271,51850.33%
20261,51350.33%
20251,50850.33%
20241,50350.33%
20231,49850.33%
20221,49350.34%
20211,488-8-0.53%
20201,496-89-5.62%
20191,58560.38%
20181,579-10-0.63%
20171,589-17-1.06%
20161,60610.06%
20151,605-22-1.35%
20141,627-19-1.15%
20131,646-19-1.14%
20121,665
20111,665-3-0.18%
20101,668
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Murfreesboro Population by Year