Moro, Arkansas

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Moro, Arkansas
Town
Moro City Park in downtown Moro
Moro City Park in downtown Moro
Location in Lee County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Lee County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 34°47′40″N 90°59′24″W / 34.79444°N 90.99000°W / 34.79444; -90.99000Coordinates: 34°47′40″N 90°59′24″W / 34.79444°N 90.99000°W / 34.79444; -90.99000
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Lee
Area[1]
 • Total 0.94 sq mi (2.45 km2)
 • Land 0.94 sq mi (2.45 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 200 ft (61 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 216
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 188
 • Density 198.94/sq mi (76.78/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72368
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-46910
GNIS feature ID 0077691

Moro is a town in Lee County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 216 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Moro is located at 34°47′40″N 90°59′24″W / 34.79444°N 90.99000°W / 34.79444; -90.99000 (34.794503, -90.990119).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.5 km² (0.9 mi²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 51
1920 265
1930 187 −29.4%
1940 278 48.7%
1950 189 −32.0%
1960 182 −3.7%
1970 489 168.7%
1980 327 −33.1%
1990 287 −12.2%
2000 241 −16.0%
2010 216 −10.4%
Est. 2016 188 [2] −13.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2010, there were 216 people, 109 households, and 75 families residing in the town. The population density was 97.9/km² (255.0/mi²). There were 115 housing units at an average density of 46.7/km² (121.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.34% White and 1.66% Black or African American.

There were 109 households out of which 22.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.72.

In the town, the population was spread out with 19.9% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 22.8% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 102.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,857, and the median income for a family was $35,625. Males had a median income of $21,667 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,264. About 12.3% of families and 16.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 22.6% of those sixty five or over.

Notable people[edit]

  • Ben Waldrip, drafted by the Atlanta Braves, Kansas City Royals, and Colorado Rockies, First baseman

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 23, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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