Bold Goals

What will our community look like in 2030?

Bold Goals 2030 is a strategic vision for making our community a stronger place for everyone who calls it home. Developed by key leaders, experts and community members like you, Bold Goals 2030 outlines key strategies that will help transform our community by addressing our most pressing needs.

Together, we will make meaningful, measurable improvements in the lives of people in our community by the year 2030.

We invite you to contribute your time, talents and resources to solve our community's most difficult problems. UNITED, we can accomplish our community's vision for success.

Bold Goals 2030

50% or more of children will be kindergarten-ready.
2018 Baseline » 25.5% of children ready to start kindergarten.
Source: Murfreesboro City Schools

80% or more of households will pay less than 30% of their income on housing.
2017 Baseline » 73% of current households are paying less than 30% of their income on housing.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

75% or more of households will be above the ALICE* threshold.
Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed    
2016 Estimate » 52% of households are above the threshold. Source: United for ALICE

Improve mental health by 25% or more.
2016 Baseline » Average number of mentally unhealthy days reported in the last 30: 4.2 days/month. Source: County Health Rankings and Roadmaps

30% or less of public school students and adults will be overweight or obese.
2017 Baseline » 40.3% of public school students are overweight or obese. | 2015 Baseline » 33% of adults are obese. Source: Tennessee Department of Education Source: County Health Rankings and Roadmaps

Decrease drug-related overdose deaths and suicides by 25% or more.
2017 Baseline » 20 deaths per 100,000 people.
Source: Tennessee Department of Health