Moore Station, Texas

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Moore Station, Texas
City
Location of Moore Station, Texas
Location of Moore Station, Texas
Henderson County MooreStation.svg
Coordinates: 32°11′14″N 95°33′47″W / 32.18722°N 95.56306°W / 32.18722; -95.56306Coordinates: 32°11′14″N 95°33′47″W / 32.18722°N 95.56306°W / 32.18722; -95.56306
Country United States
State Texas
County Henderson
Area
 • Total 1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2)
 • Land 1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 420 ft (128 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 184
 • Density 142.1/sq mi (54.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 75770
Area code(s) 903
FIPS code 48-49272[1]
GNIS feature ID 1341888[2]

Moore Station is a city in Henderson County, Texas, United States. The population was 184 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Moore Station is located at 32°11′14″N 95°33′47″W / 32.18722°N 95.56306°W / 32.18722; -95.56306 (32.187284, -95.562964)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 184 people, 69 households, and 52 families residing in the city. The population density was 142.1 people per square mile (55.1/km²). There were 78 housing units at an average density of 60.2 per square mile (23.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 1.09% White and 98.91% African American.

There were 69 households out of which 42.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.5% were married couples living together, 24.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.6% were non-families. 24.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 17.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 84.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,393, and the median income for a family was $26,875. Males had a median income of $18,125 versus $17,143 for females. The per capita income for the city was $9,378. About 16.9% of families and 18.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.2% of those under the age of eighteen and 20.0% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

The City of Moore Station is served by the Brownsboro Independent School District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.