Murfreesboro, TN Homes for Sale

Even Belle Meade might be a little jealous of Murfreesboro’s consistent ranking as one of the top places to live in the United States. Murfreesboro may be convenient—just 45 minutes southwest of Downtown Nashville—and affordable, but don’t mistake it for just another big-city bedroom community. Especially over the last two decades, people have discovered this quiet, college town, to the point that it’s not just Nashville’s largest suburb, but the sixth-largest city in the state of Tennessee with a population of 162,651. If you’re concerned that all this new growth is threatening Mufressboro’s distinctive charm, then there’s no need to worry. The city is 39 square miles but Murfreesboro’s downtown square is as pleasant as ever, and historical features like Stones River Battlefield and Oaklands Mansion continue to keep Murfreesboro a timeless residential haven.

About Murfreesboro, Tennessee

How's the Murfreesboro real estate market?

The result of this popularity is a competitive housing market full of high-quality new construction. Many of these contemporary homes feature a desirable open floor plan Murfreesboro is tailored to families searching for that small-town feel right off the beltway. Over half of its dwellings are standalone single-family homes of two to four bedrooms, usually selling for $150,000-$395,000. Lately, condos and townhome communities like Ashton at Salem Creek and Lennar at Blackman Station have started to provide alternative family housing options in the same price range. Despite the expanding housing options, however, competition for these residences can be hot. Fortunately for those not looking to make that commitment, apartments makeup over a quarter of all Murfreesboro residences, and usually rent for a very reasonable $700-$1,100 per month. Some of these cater to students, and cluster around the Middle Tennessee State University campus. Others, like the newly-built Vantage at Murfreesboro, provide deluxe apartments close to the interstates for ultimate accessibility. To get an accurate home valuation estimate, use our Murfreesboro home value calculator.

Why are homes in Murfreesboro a good investment?

In the past year, homes have usually spent only 23 days on the market and sold for an average of $302,000—nearly 14% over their 2019 sale price.

What are things to do in Murfreesboro?

Murfreesboro has an eclectic mix of history and trendy cafes and restaurants. If you’re a history buff, check out the Stones River National Battlefield, a 570-acre national park just three miles from Murfreesboro where you can learn about the Civil War's Battle of Stones River. Cannonsburgh Village is also a great place to learn about Tennessee living from the 1830s to the 1930s and self-guided tours at this museum are free. If history isn't your thing, check out the Discovery Center at Murfree Spring, a children's museum that sits on 20 acres and includes a farmers market!

How's the job market in Murfreesboro?

The median household income in Murfreesboro is $59,906 and the average household income in Murfreesboro is $70,173. Murfreesboro’s population is 162,651 of which 13.22% of people work in Healthcare, 12.46% of people work in Retail, and 11.81% of people work in Manufacturing. Furthermore, of the residents in Murfreesboro, 28.04% hold a Highschool diploma, 20.34% hold a Bachelor's degree, and 9.53% hold a Graduate degree.

How are the schools in Murfreesboro?

Murfreesboro Elementary Schools

  • B+
    Brown's Chapel Elementary School
    School District

    Rutherford County School District

    Rating

    B+

    Advanced Placement

    N/A

    # of Students

    724

    # of Teachers

    46

    Student Teacher Ratio

    16:1

    Expenditure per Child

    $7,204

  • B
    Cason Lane Academy
    School District

    Murfreesboro

    Rating

    B

    Advanced Placement

    N/A

    # of Students

    861

    # of Teachers

    59

    Student Teacher Ratio

    15:1

    Expenditure per Child

    $8,488

  • A-
    Scales Elementary School
    School District

    Murfreesboro

    Rating

    A-

    Advanced Placement

    N/A

    # of Students

    1093

    # of Teachers

    72

    Student Teacher Ratio

    15:1

    Expenditure per Child

    $8,488

  • B
    Blackman Elementary School
    School District

    Rutherford County School District

    Rating

    B

    Advanced Placement

    N/A

    # of Students

    1084

    # of Teachers

    66

    Student Teacher Ratio

    16:1

    Expenditure per Child

    $7,204

  • B
    Wilson Elementary School
    School District

    Rutherford County School District

    Rating

    B

    Advanced Placement

    N/A

    # of Students

    790

    # of Teachers

    50

    Student Teacher Ratio

    16:1

    Expenditure per Child

    $7,204

  • B
    Chrisitiana Elementary School
    School District

    Rutherford County School District

    Rating

    B

    Advanced Placement

    N/A

    # of Students

    732

    # of Teachers

    48

    Student Teacher Ratio

    15:1

    Expenditure per Child

    $7,204

  • B
    Buchanan Elementary School
    School District

    Rutherford County School District

    Rating

    B

    Advanced Placement

    N/A

    # of Students

    496

    # of Teachers

    34

    Student Teacher Ratio

    15:1

    Expenditure per Child

    $7,204

Murfreesboro Middle Schools

  • B+
    Rockvale Middle School
    School District

    Rutherford County School District

    Rating

    B+

    Advanced Placement

    N/A

    # of Students

    990

    # of Teachers

    59

    Student Teacher Ratio

    17:1

    Expenditure per Child

    $7,204

  • B
    Blackman Middle School
    School District

    Rutherford County School District

    Rating

    B

    Advanced Placement

    N/A

    # of Students

    1165

    # of Teachers

    67

    Student Teacher Ratio

    18:1

    Expenditure per Child

    $7,204

Murfreesboro High Schools

  • B+
    Blackman High School
    School District

    Rutherford County School District

    Rating

    B+

    Advanced Placement

    # of Students

    1989

    # of Teachers

    116

    Student Teacher Ratio

    17:1

    Expenditure per Child

    $7,204

How's the cost of living in Murfreesboro?

Overall, Murfreesboro’s cost of living is 2.10% less expensive than the national average. This is broken down further by the following cost of living factors:

  • In Murfreesboro education costs 3.60% more than the national average.
  • In Murfreesboro entertainment costs 4.5% less than the national average.
  • In Murfreesboro food costs 2.60% less than the national average.
  • In Murfreesboro utilities costs 4.5% less than the national average.
  • In Murfreesboro healthcare costs 13.60% less than the national average.

Is there a lot of crime in Murfreesboro?

In the past year in Murfreesboro there were 38% less assaults, 51% less burglaries, 22% less robberies, 37% less vehicle thefts compared to the national median.

Who is the most active real estate agent in Murfreesboro?

There are currently 399 real estate agents who serve the Murfreesboro market. The most active real estate agent in Murfreesboro by number of sold listings is Chuck Payne with 106 sold listings in the past 12 months. To see a list of the top realtors in Murfreesboro, use our real estate agent rankings tool.

Murfreesboro estate listings & homes for sale trends

There are currently 174 active listings in Murfreesboro. Sold homes in Murfreesboro took an average of 81 days to sell. The average listing price in Murfreesboro is $308,724 and the average sales price is $309,844 resulting in a sales-to-list ratio of 100.36%. At Felix Homes, our new listings in Murfreesboro are updated every 2 minutes so you can see new homes in Murfreesboro as soon as they come on the market.

Nearby cities to Murfreesboro

Nearby zip codes to Murfreesboro

What are popular subdivisions in Murfreesboro

555 West

Anglers Retreat

Barfield Commons

Barfield Downs

Bellwood

Berkshire

Blackman Farm

Blackman Meadows

Blackman Station

Brady Estates

Braxton Parke Townhomes

Brighton Park

Briton Townhomes

Caroline Farms

Cascade Falls

Cason Grove

Creeksbend

Crossings at Three Rivers

Davenport Station

Deerfield

Evergreen Farms

Fall Creek

Forest Ridge

Garrison Cove

Generals Landing

Griffith Park

Harvest Woods

Heatherwood

Heritage Place

Hillwood

Huntington

Kimbro Woods

Liberty Station

Liberty Valley

Liberty Valley

Madison Cove

Manor Farm

Nature Walk

Northsprings

Northwoods

Oak Hill

Pembrooke Farms

Plantation South

Providence Pointe

Puckett Station

Regency Park

Retreat at Northwoods

River Chase

River Downs

Royal Glen

Sheffield Park

Shelton Square

Sommersby

South Haven

Spring Creek

St. Andrews Place

Stewart Creek Farm

Stewart Springs

Stonebridge

The Gateway Village

The Retreat at Charleston

The Villas at Del Sol

Three Rivers

Trinity Point Townhomes

Valleybrook

Villas At Evergreen

Waldron Farms

Wellington Place

Westlawn

Westwind

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