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Moro, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Moro is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lee County at latitude 34.7921 and longitude -90.988. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 200 feet.

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

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 Town of Moro (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Moro: Moreau, Moroe, Old Moro.

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


Total Population 186
Population in Households 186
Population in Familes 154
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 197
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 80
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 53
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 62 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $57,895
Average Home Value $70,000


Median Household Income $36,120
Average Household Income $48,364
Per Capita Income $20,862
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -3.46% -2.25%
Households -3.24% -2.09%
Families -2.88% -1.96%
Median Household Income   3.58%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moro to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas 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 # 434 20th
Population Density1 # 419 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 174 68th
Median Household Income # 241 56th
Per Capita Income # 173 68th

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