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Moro, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Moro is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Sherman County at latitude 45.4838 and longitude -120.7334. Sherman County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,818 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Moro, but most people and references simply refer to it as Moro, Oregon.

The P1 Census Class Code for Moro indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Moro, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 324
Population in Households 324
Population in Familes 255
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 665
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 151
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 94
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 166 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $240,385
Average Home Value $297,525


Median Household Income $50,662
Average Household Income $60,945
Per Capita Income $28,074
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% -0.06%
Households 0.31% 0.13%
Families 2.11% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.79%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Moro, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moro to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 290 24th
Population Density1 # 240 37th
Diversity Index2 # 328 14th
Median Household Income # 127 67th
Per Capita Income # 74 81st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.