Murfreesboro, NC Profile: Facts & Data

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Murfreesboro, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Murfreesboro had a population of 2,785 as of July 1, 2019. Murfreesboro ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Murfreesboro is located at latitude 36.4424 and longitude -77.0986 in Hertford County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Murfreesboro encompass a land area of 2.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Hertford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 82 feet.

The Town of Murfreesboro (GNIS ID: 2406219) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Murfreesboro is located within Township of Murfreesboro, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hertford County.

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

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Murfreesboro, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Murfreesboro, NC Housing Affordability Index is 202
State of North Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 140
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Murfreesboro, NC Wealth Index is 51
State of North Carolina Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,785
Population in Households 2,174
Population in Familes 1,704
Population in Group Qrtrs 611
Population Density 1,244
Diversity Index1 57
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,166
Average Household Income $59,097
Per Capita Income $21,211
Wealth Index3 51

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,096 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 559 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 404 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $116,556
Housing Affordability Index2 202
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 963
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 600
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.19% -0.33%
Households -0.25% -0.4%
Families -0.09% -0.51%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   3.25%

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, 2019 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 # 268 64th
Population Density # 150 80th
Diversity Index # 246 67th
Median Household Income # 411 45th
Per Capita Income # 522 29th

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