Murfreesboro/Rutherford Co. Among the Nation's Fastest Growing



Murfreesboro/Rutherford Co. Among the Nation's Fastest Growing | population growth, Shane McFarland, Murfreesboro news, Murfreesboro Police, NewsRadio WGNS

U.S. Census data used by Business Insider magazine shows Murfreesboro and Rutherford County among the fastest growing areas in the country.

A four-point-seven population growth over 2015-2016 leads Tennessee and most of the nation for areas over 50-thousand residents.

The city of Murfreesboro's official population, which was last taken in 2014, is 120,954. Mayor Shane McFarland tells NewsRadio WGNS estimates show we have many more residents than that...

The last numbers from 2014 show Rutherford County's population at 288,906. But that number, too, is much higher.