Moore, Idaho

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Population in 2014: 172 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.2%
 
Males: 72  (42.2%)
Females: 100  (57.8%)
Median resident age:  26.1 years
Idaho median age:  35.7 years

Zip code: 83255

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,841 (it was $28,984 in 2000)
Moore:

$41,841
ID:

$46,783

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,991 (it was $14,732 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $83,374 (it was $63,000 in 2000)
Moore:

$83,374
ID:

$159,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $96,362; Detached houses: $113,379; Mobile homes: $64,099

Median gross rent in 2013: $408.

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  • Races in Moore, ID (2010)

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    • 18396.8%White alone
    • 63.2%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Moore: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (30.1%), German (20.7%), Welsh (15.0%), Danish (9.8%), Norwegian (8.6%), Dutch (6.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5473 feet

Land area: 0.29 square miles.

Population density: 602 people per square mile   (low).

Moore, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Moore:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moore city:

  • Never married: 11.9%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 19.3%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Idaho:

5.0%



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Moore, Idaho as of December 04, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Moore to the number of sex offenders is 90 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $708 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $293 (0.4%)

Moore satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (68.9 miles , pop. 50,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (469.9 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (709.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Arco, ID (2.8 miles ), Lost River, ID (3.0 miles) , Butte City, ID (3.3 miles) , Mackay, ID (4.2 miles ), Howe, ID (4.6 miles ), Atomic City, ID (5.9 miles) , Carey, ID (6.4 miles ), Mud Lake, ID (6.7 miles ).

Latitude: 43.74 N, Longitude: 113.37 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

Moore household income distribution Moore home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Idaho:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +6 (+3.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (48%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (48%)
  • Public administration (44%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (48%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (29%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Legal occupations (30%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Moore, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Moore-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 274% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 32.1 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 146.3 miles away from Moore center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 308.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 19:51:24, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 32.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 127.5 miles away from Moore center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 51.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Butte County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Moore topographic map

Airports and other landing facilities located in Moore:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moore:

  • Idaho State University (about 77 miles; Pocatello, ID; Full-time enrollment: 10,350)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 80 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 98 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Boise State University (about 143 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 158 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • Utah State University (about 159 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 161 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)

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Notable location: Lost River Fire District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Butte County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.9%
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.3%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  1.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Idaho average:

11.0

Moore travel time to work - commute Moore mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Moore city (based on Butte County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other1,6356
Black Protestant1901
Evangelical Protestant1664
Catholic1321
Mainline Protestant1142
None654-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Butte County:

3.63 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Butte County:

18.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

10.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Butte County:

25.1%
Idaho:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
State:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.6%
Idaho:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Moore:

52.1%
Idaho:

44.1%

Average BMI:
Moore:

28.2
Idaho:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

26.4%
Idaho:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Moore:

15.3%
State:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Moore:

7.0
Idaho:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

48.2%
Idaho:

33.0%

General health condition:
Moore:

51.5%
State:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.4%
Idaho:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Moore, ID Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$92
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$145
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$75
Totals for Government 0$0 7$312

6.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Idaho average:

7.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

8.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.36%
Idaho average:

7.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bonneville County, ID  1.61% ($28,133 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Moore:

  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBLI (1620 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KID (590 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSEI (930 AM; 5 kW; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KUPI (980 AM; 5 kW; AMMON, ID; Owner: RAY GROTH OIL COMPANY, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZNI (1260 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID)

Strongest FM radio stations in Moore:

  • KISY (100.7 FM; GOODING, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCVI (101.5 FM; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLCE (97.3 FM; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KID-FM (96.1 FM; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYZK (107.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KECH-FM (95.3 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIKX (104.7 FM; KETCHUM, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KSKI-FM (103.7 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • K216CY (91.1 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: BOISE ST. UNIV., ID ST BD OF EDUCA.)
  • KWRV (91.9 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K204CC (88.7 FM; CHALLIS, ETC., ID; Owner: CHALLIS MISSION CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Moore:

  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K13VK (Channel 13; ARCO, ID; Owner: OREGON TRAIL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • $362,000Total costs
  • 460Total average daily traffic
  • 18Total average daily truck traffic
  • 690Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Moore)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 5.51 Km North West Of Moore, Id (Lat: 43.798889 Lon: -113.403333), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WNUH660, Licensee ID: L00302134
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.165 MHzGrant Date: 08/06/2015, Expiration Date: 09/17/2025Registrant: County Of Butte
  • 6.3 Miles N By Nw Of Arco (Lat: 43.699889 Lon: -113.367500), Call Sign: KNCZ794
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.420 MHzGrant Date: 01/10/1997, Expiration Date: 03/03/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/29/2002Registrant: Jensen Ranches, 3328 W 2900 N, Moore, ID 83255, Phone: (208) 527-3179

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • SAGEBRUSH, Section 1, Township 2 N, Range 29 E (Lat: 43.527444 Lon: -112.947722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 64.6 m, Call Sign: WQDA725
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6414.67 MHz, 6286.19 MHzGrant Date: 06/09/2015, Expiration Date: 07/08/2025, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • MK1, 4026 N 3500 W (Lat: 43.863694 Lon: -113.397389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 16.8 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQVX686
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz... (+11 more)Grant Date: 06/09/2015, Expiration Date: 06/09/2025, Certifier: Jonathan SwickRegistrant: Digis LLC, 782 S Auto Mall Drive Ste C, American Fork, UT 84003, Phone: (801) 437-0781, Fax: (801) 437-3904, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Moore)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CHILDERS VERNON D QUICKSILVER MX (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 447 (40 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2544Q , Serial Number: 345020, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 09/10/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Vernon D Childers, 3239 N King Mountain Rd, Moore, ID 83255
  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD M-62A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: FAIRCHILD 6-440 SERIES (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 59461 , Serial Number: T435337, Year manufactured: 1943
    Registrant (Individual): Ray G Tibbitts, , Moore, ID 83255
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O-320-A2B (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5FY , Serial Number: 22-975, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 08/24/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Vernon Donald Childers, 3239 N King Mountain Rd, Moore, ID 83255
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6283A , Serial Number: 33083, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 03/26/1956
    Registrant (Individual): James R Jones, 3998 N 3600 W, Moore, ID 83255

Drinking water stations with addresses in Moore and their reported violations in the past:

MOORE WATER AND SEWER ASSN (Population served: 196, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2008)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Moore, ID

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Moore compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 3 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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