Moorefield, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Moorefield, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Moorefield had a population of 148 as of July 1, 2016. Moorefield ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Moorefield is located at latitude 35.7672 and longitude -91.5708 in Independence County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Moorefield (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Independence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 312 feet.

The Town of Moorefield (GNIS ID: 2406186) 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.

The Town of Moorefield is located within Township of Moorefield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Independence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Moorefield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Moorefield, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 148
Population in Households 134
Population in Familes 112
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 131
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 68
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 48
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 74 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $171,667
Average Home Value $225,000


Median Household Income $50,524
Average Household Income $64,391
Per Capita Income $24,525
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.24% 0.93%
Households 1.23% 1.15%
Families 1.4% 0.82%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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.

Moorefield, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moorefield to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 457 16th
Population Density1 # 469 13th
Diversity Index2 # 301 44th
Median Household Income # 65 88th
Per Capita Income # 70 87th

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