Murfreesboro, NC

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2022 Population
2,612
1.04% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
29.1
14.9% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
31.8%
19.7% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$42,685
6.67% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$141,200
12.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
942
0.528% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Murfreesboro, NC had a population of 2.61k people with a median age of 29.1 and a median household income of $42,685. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Murfreesboro, NC grew from 2,585 to 2,612, a 1.04% increase and its median household income declined from $45,735 to $42,685, a −6.67% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Murfreesboro, NC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (56.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (37.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.64%), Other (Hispanic) (1.65%), and Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic) (0.383%).

None of the households in Murfreesboro, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.2% of the residents in Murfreesboro, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Murfreesboro, NC are Chowan University (200 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Murfreesboro, NC was $141,200, and the homeownership rate was 51.6%.

Most people in Murfreesboro, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Murfreesboro, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Murfreesboro, NC is home to a population of 2.61k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.42% of Murfreesboro, NC residents were born outside of the country (37 people).

In 2022, there were 1.49 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.47k people) in Murfreesboro, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 985 White (Non-Hispanic) and 95 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.2%
2022 Citizenship
98.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.2% of Murfreesboro, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Murfreesboro, NC was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Murfreesboro, NC
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.47k ± 184
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    985 ± 169
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    95 ± 89.4
1.88%
Hispanic Population
49 people

In 2022, there were 1.49 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.47k people) in Murfreesboro, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 985 White (Non-Hispanic) and 95 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.88% of the people in Murfreesboro, NC are hispanic (49 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    214,508 ± 11,254 people
  2. India
    79,868 ± 6,912 people
  3. Honduras
    39,759 ± 4,886 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 214,508 North Carolina residents, followed by India with 79,868 and Honduras with 39,759.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.42%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
37 people
2.48%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
64 people

As of 2022, 1.42% of Murfreesboro, NC residents (37 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Murfreesboro, NC was 2.48%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    59 ± 38
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    24 ± 23
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    20 ± 30

Murfreesboro, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.46 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Murfreesboro, NC employs 942 people. The largest industries in Murfreesboro, NC are Educational Services (225 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (126 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (114 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($152,625), Transportation & Warehousing ($152,625), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($70,156).

Males in North Carolina have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,464. The income inequality in North Carolina (measured using the Gini index) is 0.47, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

942
2022 Value
± 222
−0.528%
1 Year decline
± 32.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Murfreesboro, NC declined at a rate of −0.528%, from 947 employees to 942 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Murfreesboro, NC, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (160 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (111 people), and Management Occupations (80 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Murfreesboro, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

942
2022 Value
± 222
−0.528%
1 Year decline
± 32.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Murfreesboro, NC declined at a rate of −0.528%, from 947 employees to 942 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Murfreesboro, NC, are Educational Services (225 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (126 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (114 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Murfreesboro, NC, though some of these residents may live in Murfreesboro, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$48,556
Median earning men ± $8,394
$23,138
Median earning women ± $7,084

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($152,625), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($66,806), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($56,071).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($70,769), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($38,984), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($33,203).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.04%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.86M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 3.04% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in North Carolina.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in North Carolina went to Donald J. Trump with 49.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (48.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.881%).

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing the state of North Carolina. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Carolina

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Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Ted Budd
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing North Carolina.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for North Carolina have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Murfreesboro, NC awarded 200 degrees. The student population of Murfreesboro, NC in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 524 male students and 362 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Murfreesboro, NC are Black or African American (112 and 58.9%), followed by White (64 and 33.7%), Hispanic or Latino (9 and 4.74%), and Two or More Races (5 and 2.63%).

The largest universities in Murfreesboro, NC by number of degrees awarded are Chowan University (200 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Murfreesboro, NC are Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (30 and 15%), General Psychology (26 and 13%), and General Business Administration & Management (18 and 9%).

The median tuition cost in Murfreesboro, NC for private four year colleges is $25,880.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Murfreesboro, NC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 86.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 11%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 886 (59.1% men and 40.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 886 students enrolled in Murfreesboro, NC, 59.1% men and 40.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 456 records, of which 38.6% were women and 61.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 30 degrees awarded
  2. 26 degrees awarded
  3. 18 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Murfreesboro, NC was Criminal Justice - Safety Studies with 30 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
200 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Chowan University with 200 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 95 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Murfreesboro, NC, which is 0.905 times less than the 105 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 112 degrees mean that there were 1.75 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 64 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($25,880) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.944% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.805% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.16M), Some college (1.84M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Murfreesboro, NC was $141,200 in 2022, which is 0.501 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $125,900 to $141,200, a 12.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Murfreesboro, NC is 51.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Murfreesboro, NC have an average commute time of 26.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Murfreesboro, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$141,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$17,127
$502
Median Property Taxes
±$112

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Murfreesboro, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

51.6%
Homeownership
2022
68.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 51.6% of the housing units in Murfreesboro, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 58.9%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Murfreesboro, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$42,685
Median Household Income
± $10,658
972
Number of Households
± 198

In 2022, the median household income of the 972 households in Murfreesboro, NC declined from $42,685 from the previous year's value of $45,735.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Murfreesboro, NC is from North Carolina.
0.47
2022 Wage GINI in North Carolina
0.47
2021 Wage GINI in North Carolina

In 2022, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0732% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Carolina in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (70.5%)
  2. Carpooled (8.05%)
  3. Other (7.83%)

In 2022, 70.5% of workers in Murfreesboro, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.05%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (7.83%).

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Commute Time

26.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Murfreesboro, NC have a shorter commute time (26.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Murfreesboro, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Murfreesboro, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Murfreesboro, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

31.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Murfreesboro, NC (682 out of 2.15k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Murfreesboro, NC is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

92.5% of the population of Murfreesboro, NC has health coverage, with 31.8% on employee plans, 31.8% on Medicaid, 11.2% on Medicare, 14.9% on non-group plans, and 2.92% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Hertford County, NC see 1480 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.32% increase from the previous year (1392 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2568 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 462 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,480 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hertford County, NC

Primary care physicians in Hertford County, NC see an average of 1,480 patients per year. This represents a 6.32% increase from the previous year (1,392 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hertford County, NC in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.9% under 18 years, 28.7% between 18 and 34 years, 23.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 36.7% were men and 63.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.47%
Uninsured
31.8%
Employer Coverage
31.8%
Medicaid
11.2%
Medicare
14.9%
Non-Group
2.92%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Murfreesboro, NC grew by 31.3% from 5.69% to 7.47%.

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