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Moro, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Moro had a population of 313 as of July 1, 2017. Moro ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Moro is located at latitude 45.4838 and longitude -120.7334 in Sherman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Moro (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sherman County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,818 feet.

The City of Moro (GNIS ID: 2411166) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Moro is located within Moro Division of Sherman County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Moro population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Moro, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 313
Daytime Population: Workers 207
Daytime Population: Residents 146
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 353
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 313
Population in Familes 245
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 642
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $44,837
Average Household Income $61,089
Per Capita Income $27,393


Total Housing Units 162 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 96 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $148,913
Average Home Value $213,684


Total Households 143
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 89
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.48% -0.58%
Households -0.57% -0.71%
Families 0.47% -0.92%
Median Household Income   5.63%
Per Capita Income   3.51%

Moro, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moro to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 294 22nd
Population Density # 242 36th
Diversity Index # 296 22nd
Median Household Income # 230 39th
Per Capita Income # 134 65th

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