Steeped in Civil War history, Murfreesboro, Tennessee is the county seat for Rutherford county and has a population of 108,755 residents. (Source: Suburban Stats)
- Median household income: $53,241 (slightly lower than the national average)
- Crime rate: 36.39 per 1,000 residents (27% higher than the national rate)
- Average home value: $232,542, with the most expensive homes valued at over $1 million
- 48.7% of residents are homeowners
- Average monthly rent: $1,373
Property taxes are assessed by the Rutherford County Property Assessor and are currently $1.2066 per $100 of assessed value for the City of Murfreesboro.
Solid waste collection in Murfreesboro is handled by the Murfreesboro Solid Waste Department that provides residents with one 96-gallon garbage cart for free. Residents can purchase a second garbage cart by calling 615-893-3681.
Water and sewer services for Murfreesboro are provided by the Murfreesboro Water Resources Department and the Consolidated Utility District. Monthly bills are sent to Murfreesboro Water Resources Department customers who may make payment at the drive-in window, walk-up payment counter, by mail, automatic bank draft, or online payment. The Consolidated Utility District accepts payment at two drive-thru windows, walk-up payment counter, via night deposit, mail, automated bank draft, online payment, or by phone (615-893-7225).
The City of Murfreesboro has 12 elementary schools (grades K-6) as well as preschools at several of the Murfreesboro City Schools locations. Secondary school for the City of Murfreesboro and K-12 for county residents is provided by Rutherford County Schools. You can find out more about the school districts and their schools by visiting the School Districts’ websites and by visiting GreatSchools.org.
The City of Murfreesboro also has a Tips for Newcomers page with answers to new residents’ most frequently asked questions.
Things to See & Do In & Around Murfreesboro:
Want to know more about Murfreesboro and its local attractions? Start with this video by the City of Murfreesboro.
Then take a virtual tour of the community and see some of the homes in the area.
And get a quick preview of the top 15 best tourist attractions.
Check out some of the more popular local attractions below.
- More things to do on Liveability.com
Other Murfreesboro Resources:
City of Murfreesboro Website – https://www.murfreesborotn.gov/
Fire & Rescue – https://www.murfreesborotn.gov/139/FireRescue
Parks & Recreation – https://www.murfreesborotn.gov/993/Parks-Recreation
Property Taxes –https://www.murfreesborotn.gov/136/Property-Taxes
School District (Murfreesboro City Schools) – http://www.cityschools.net/
School District (Rutherford County Schools) – http://www.rcschools.net/
Traffic Cameras – https://www.murfreesborotn.gov/270/Traffic-Cameras
Utilities – https://www.murfreesborotn.gov/406/Utilities