Maury County is located in Middle Tennessee and the City of Columbia is the county seat. Maury County was formed in 1807 from Williamson County and Indian lands and named in honor of Major Abram Poindexter Maury of Williamson County, a member of the Tennessee legislature and an officer.
As of 2011, Maury County’s population is 85,052 people and compared to the rest of the country, Maury County’s cost of living is 9.80% lower than the U.S. average.
Counties adjacent to Maury County include: Williamson County (north), Marshall County (east), Giles County (south), Lawrence County (southwest), Lewis County (west) and Hickman County (northwest).
Attractions in Maury County include: the James K. Polk Home, Rippavilla Plantation, The Athenaeum, Elm Springs, Ferguson Hall, Mt. Pleasant/Maury Museum of Local History and the Tennessee Museum of Early Farm Life.
45 minutes south of Nashville, Maury County is rich with natural resources, has a booming economy and a proud heritage, making it a great place to live and raise a family.
Maury County, TN People
Since 2000, Maury has had a population growth of 22.41% with 135 people per square mile (population density). The median age in Maury County is 37.2. 51.12% of people are married and 13.05% are divorced. The average household size in Maury County is 2.54 people. 41.08% of people are married with children and 54.79% have children and are single.
Maury County, TN Geography and Climate
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Maury County has a total area of 616 square miles of which 613 square miles is land and 3 square miles is water.
Maury County gets 54 inches of rain per year and 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 107 and on average, there are 207 sunny days per year in Maury County. July highs are around 90 degrees and January lows are around 27 degrees.
Maury County, TN Economy
The unemployment rate in Maury County is 13.50%, with job growth at -0.61%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be around 25.28%. Maury County sales tax rate is 9.25%. Income per capita in Maury County is $22,943, which includes all adults and children. Median household income is $46,959.
Largest Employers in Maury County, TN
- Maury Regional Medical Center
- Maury County Public Schools
- GM Spring Hill Manufacturing
- TN Farm Bureau & Affiliates
- Maury County
- City of Columbia
- First Farmers & Merchants Bank
- Super Target
- Columbia State Community College
- NHC Healthcare
- The King’s Daughters’ School
- Interco Print LLC
- Cytec Industries
- Lowe’s Home Improvement
- Tennessee Aluminum
Maury County, TN Employment by Population Statistics
- Management, Business, and Financial Operations 12.61%
- Professional and Related Occupations 18.10%
- Service 14.89%
- Sales and Office 29.01%
- Farming, Fishing, and Forestry 0.74%
- Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance 11.31%
- Production, Transportation, and Material Moving 20.59%
Maury County, TN Real Estate and Housing Statistics
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The median home value in Maury County is $139,600. Home appreciation is -1.81% over the last year. The median age of Maury County real estate is 24 years. Renters make up 26.99% of the Maury County population and 10.34% of houses and apartments in the county are unoccupied (vacancy rate).
Maury County, TN Public Schools
The County is served by Maury County Public Schools and has 10 elementary schools, 4 middle schools and three high schools. Maury County spends $4,505 per student. There are 17 pupils per teacher, 591 students per librarian, and 504 children per counselor in Maury County schools.
Maury County, TN Educational Statistics
- 2 yr College Graduates – 9.05%
- 4 yr College Graduates – 11.23%
- Graduate Degrees – 4.47%
- High School Graduates – 83.95%
Colleges/Universities in or nearest to Maury County, TN
- Columbia State Community College
- Tennessee Career Institute
- Lipscomb University
- Nashville State Community College
- Belmont University
- Vanderbilt University
- Tennessee State University
- Trevecca Nazarene University
- Middle Tennessee State University
Hospitals/Medical Centers in or nearest to Maury County, TN
- Maury Regional Hospital
- Marshall Medical Center
- Williamson Medical Center
Maury County, TN Park Resources
Maury County, TN Golf
- Stoneybrook Golf Course
- Graymere Country Club
- Bear Glen Championship Putting Course
- Mt. Pleasant Country Club
- King’s Creek Golf Course
- Henry Horton Golf Course
Maury County, TN Transportation
Maury County is served by Maury Regional Airport and Nashville International Airport. The average one-way commute in Maury County takes 30 minutes. 84% of commuters drive their own car alone, 11% carpool with others and 3% work from home.
Maury County, TN Real Estate – Maury County Tennessee Short Sales, Foreclosures, Short Sale Help and Foreclosure Assistance
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Map of Maury County, TN