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Murfreesboro, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Murfreesboro is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hertford County at latitude 36.442 and longitude -77.0962. Hertford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 82 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Murfreesboro, but most people and references simply refer to it as Murfreesboro, North Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Murfreesboro indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Murfreesboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Murfreesboro: Murfrees Ferry, Murfrees Landing.

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Murfreesboro, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,911
Population in Households 2,321
Population in Familes 1,824
Population in Group Qrtrs 590
Population Density1 1,300
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 1,029
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 645
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,135 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 553 (48.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 476 (41.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $116,725
Average Home Value $133,544


Median Household Income $33,962
Average Household Income $42,416
Per Capita Income $15,696
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.62% 0.38%
Households 1.01% 0.54%
Families 1.52% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Murfreesboro, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Murfreesboro to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 251 66th
Population Density1 # 121 84th
Diversity Index2 # 226 70th
Median Household Income # 527 29th
Per Capita Income # 653 12th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.