About Mt. Juliet

Affordable, clean, well governed, and prosperous, Mt. Juliet has seen exponential population and business growth over the last decade, with over 28,000 residents who now call MJ home. "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
Fence

Quick Facts


  • 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. Over 370 new houses in 2014 and a new business permit every 2 days!
  • 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
  • Over 28,000 people from the 2015 Special Census, and growing.
  • 2.83 persons in average household
  • $75,973 Median income for household
  • Nearly $36,000 per capita income
  • Wilson County is one of the state's top 5 most affluent counties, and has the 2nd highest median income in Tennessee.
  • The 2010 Census has Wilson as Tennessee's fastest growing county and 29th fastest growing in the U.S.