Living in Rutherford County

Big City Amenities, Small Town Cost

Rutherford County is center stage to an unforgettable Tennessee experience!

Locals in Murfreesboro enjoy one of the largest outdoor shopping venues in the state, the largest indoor climbing facility in the state, over 40 miles of greenway space, collegiate sporting events, a strong health care sector and a bevy of recreational amenities - all at 5% less than US overall cost of living and 11% less for housing. We hope you’ll join us!


Largest Undergraduate University in Middle Tennessee



Best High School in Middle Tennessee

(Nashville Business Journal 2020)


Best Real Estate Market in Nation

(WalletHub 2019)


Best Place to Live - La Vergne, TN

( 2021)

A thriving community outside of Nashville, Rutherford County boasts accolades that are drawing young professionals and families alike to put down roots. Why is Rutherford County receiving such recognition? Here are 5 reasons. Learn more at Rutherford Works.

Cost of Living

Moving to an area in Rutherford County like Murfreesboro, TN, has many advantages! With no state income tax, the region has a low cost of living and high per capita income.
Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital - Moving to Murfreesboro, TN


Top-tier health care facilities are found throughout Rutherford County, TN. We have a long roster of health care providers for all residents, big and small.
Moving Resources for Moving to Murfreesboro, TN

Moving Resources

Resources to help you navigate our community while staying in the center of it all. See our list of residential and business resources for Murfreesboro, Smyrna, and La Vergne!
Zama Park - Moving to Murfreesboro, TN

Fun Things to Do

There’s no shortage of adventure or experiences in Rutherford County, TN. Our location can’t be beaten and provides access to entertainment and outdoor activities at every turn.
Moving to Murfreesboro, TN will bring you beautiful communities


Rutherford County has four burgeoning communities filled with wide-open spaces and beautiful skylines along with a plethora of cultural and recreational activities: Murfreesboro, Smyrna, La Vergne, and Eagleville.