About Mt. Juliet

Affordable, clean, well governed, and prosperous, Mt. Juliet has seen exponential population and business growth over the last decade, with 39,289 residents who now call MJ home. (2020 Census)  "Gateway" to the Appalachians and the Atlantic seaboard, Mt. Juliet is bordered by I-40, I-24, I-65 and I-840, and a day's drive to more than half of the American population. All roads lead through Mt. Juliet.

Mt. Juliet is also a short commute to Nashville, the world renowned "Music City" and many first class institutions of higher learning, like MTSU, TSU, Vanderbilt, Belmont, Fisk, Cumberland and Lipscomb Universities. In Mt. Juliet, everything to live, shop and play is right here. To start the process of making MJ your future home or business location, call Kenny Martin, Director of Economic Development at 615-754-2552.
Lone Branch along the water

Quick Facts

  • 10-15 minutes from Nashville International Airport.
  • Don't like taxes? The city has one of the lowest tax rates in Tennessee.
  • The "4 R's": Retail, Roads, Rivers and Rail meet here. MJ has one of America's newest commuter rail lines
  • Our workforce is trained, capable and ready!
  • MJ has the largest shopping complex between Nashville and Knoxville, with hundreds of restaurants and shops.
  • Incorporated about 4 decades ago, our infrastructure is new, robust and improving daily.
  • One of Tennessee's Fastest Growing Communities. 
  • Southern hospitality at it's very finest.

The Numbers Add Up for Mt. Juliet

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis and State of Tennessee

  • 39,289 people reside in the City of Mt. Juliet (per 2020 census).
  • 2.86 persons in average household
  • $91,303 Median Household Income
  • $36,364 Per Capita Income
  • Mt. Juliet added 15,618 residents between 2010 and 2020. The city added roughly four people every day in that time span.
  • According to the 2020 Census, Mt. Juliet is the 6th fastest growing city In Tennessee. Wilson County is Tennessee's 4th fastest growing county.
  • Wilson County is one of the state's top 5 most affluent counties, and has the 2nd highest median income in Tennessee.