Murfreesboro, North Carolina Population 2024

2,477

Murfreesboro is a city located in Hertford County North Carolina. Murfreesboro has a 2024 population of 2,477. Murfreesboro is currently declining at a rate of -0.92% annually and its population has decreased by -4.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,606 in 2020.

The average household income in Murfreesboro is $69,305 with a poverty rate of 31.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Murfreesboro is 29.1 years, 24.9 years for males, and 34.7 years for females.

Murfreesboro Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 56.16%
  • White: 37.71%
  • Two or more races: 3.87%
  • Other race: 1.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.38%
  • Asian: 0.23%
  • Native American:
Land Area (mi²)
2.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,106.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.95% (-129)
The current population of Murfreesboro, North Carolina is 2,477 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,606.

Murfreesboro, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,46756.16%
White98537.71%
Two or more races1013.87%
Other race431.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander100.38%
Asian60.23%
Native American
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Native American

Murfreesboro Population by Race

Murfreesboro Population Pyramid 2024

Murfreesboro Median Age

29.1

Total

24.9

Male

34.7

Female

Murfreesboro Adults

There are 1,997 adults, (511 of whom are seniors) in Murfreesboro.

Murfreesboro Age Dependency

75.8

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Murfreesboro Sex Ratio

Female1,57560.3%
Male1,03739.7%

Murfreesboro Population by Age

Murfreesboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9722.2251.648.4
Non Family4331.034852
Female2873.5628.271.8
Married2432.798416
Male921000
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3.1

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

51.6%

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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 42.07%.

Murfreesboro Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,230

Average Earnings

$48,611

Average Male

$30,000

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

98.98% of Murfreesboro residents speak only English, while 1.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.65% of the population.

Murfreesboro Language

Murfreesboro Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,11446842.01%
White88212514.17%
Multiple928895.65%
Asian6116.67%
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31.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.91%

Male Poverty Rate

36.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Murfreesboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Murfreesboro is Multiple, with 95.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Murfreesboro is White, with 14.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.03%.

Murfreesboro Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.53%
High School26.07%
Some College15.45%
Bachelors or Greater6.56%
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Murfreesboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed21.88%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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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

25.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.1%

Male Marriage Rate

19.7%

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 45-54, 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

121

Number of Veterans

99

Male Veterans

22

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

11.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Murfreesboro Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.4%

Employment Rate

5%

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

67.46%

Born in Murfreesboro

98.58%

Native Born

1.42%

Foreign Born

0.8%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.58% of Murfreesboro residents were born in the United States, with 67.46% having been born in North Carolina. 0.8% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Murfreesboro Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,362-23-0.96%
20282,385-23-0.96%
20272,408-23-0.95%
20262,431-23-0.94%
20252,454-23-0.93%
20242,477-23-0.92%
20232,500-23-0.91%
20222,523-23-0.9%
20212,546-60-2.3%
20202,606-299-10.29%
20192,905-90-3.01%
20182,995-87-2.82%
20173,082-44-1.41%
20163,126290.94%
20153,097190.62%
20143,0781284.34%
20132,950250.85%
20122,925280.97%
20112,897682.4%
20102,829
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Murfreesboro Population by Year