Moran, Texas

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Population in 2013: 271 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.3%
Males: 143  (53.1%)
Females: 128  (46.9%)
Median resident age:  41.7 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 76464.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,563 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Moran:

$33,563
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,183 (it was $11,669 in 2000)

Moran city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $45,422 (it was $17,100 in 2000)
Moran:

$45,422
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $54,049; Detached houses: $54,049

Median gross rent in 2012: $538.

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  • White alone - 220 (81.5%)
  • Hispanic - 47 (17.4%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.4%)

Races in Moran detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Moran: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (16.9%), United States (10.8%), English (9.2%), Dutch (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.43 square miles.

Population density: 627 people per square mile   (low).

Moran, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Moran:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moran city:

  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 35.9%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 21.6%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.3%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Moran, Texas as of May 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Moran to the number of sex offenders is 134 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $825 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $340 (0.9%)

Moran satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Abilene, TX (34.5 miles , pop. 115,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (107.6 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (139.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Putnam, TX (3.5 miles) , Albany, TX (3.8 miles ), Cisco, TX (3.9 miles ), Baird, TX (4.1 miles ), Breckenridge, TX (4.6 miles ), Clyde, TX (4.7 miles ), Eastland, TX (4.8 miles ), Carbon, TX (5.2 miles ).

Latitude: 32.55 N, Longitude: 99.17 W

Area code: 325

Moran household income distribution Moran home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.6%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -32 (-12.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (49%)
  • Wholesale trade (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Utilities (13%)
  • Construction (1%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Other services, except public administration (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (14%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Moran: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Moran, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Moran-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the Moran city center killed 5 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Moran-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 293.3 miles away from Moran center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 230.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 214.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 160.6 miles away from Moran center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 178.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Shackelford County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Moran topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Moran:

  • INTEGRACARE OF ALBANY LLC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; ALBANY, TX)
  • TRI STAR HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; CISCO, TX)
  • CANTERBURY VILLA OF CISCO (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CISCO, TX)
  • HOMESTEAD NURSING AND REHABILITATION OF CISCO (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CISCO, TX)
  • INTEGRACARE OF TEXAS LLC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; CISCO, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moran:

  • Cisco College (about 15 miles; Cisco, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,687)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 33 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Tarleton State University (about 60 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 8,882)
  • Weatherford College (about 82 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 4,080)
  • Midwestern State University (about 100 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • Texas Christian University (about 106 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Angelo State University (about 108 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,019)

Public high school in Moran:

  • Moran School (Students: 181; Location: 900 MAIN AVE; Grades: PK-12; Our rating: 16)
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.0%
(24.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.7%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Moran compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Moran (2011 data):

  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Moran Branch at 400 Ground Street, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,415.0 mil, Deposits: $1,104.5 mil, headquarters in Abilene, TX, positive income, 14 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Moran city (based on Shackelford County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 96.06%
Here: 96.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)United Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents55.4%9.8%8.4%6.8%19.6%
Congregations23.1%7.7%15.4%7.7%46.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Shackelford County:

3.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Shackelford County:

3.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Shackelford County:

12.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Shackelford County:

26.0%
Texas:

26.6%
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$230
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$668
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,122
Totals for Government 0$0 4$2,020

Moran government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $50,000 ($184.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($59.04)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($25.83)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($14.76)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($3.69)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($3.69)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($3.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $17,000 ($62.73)

Moran government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $16,000 ($59.04)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($25.83)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($3.69)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($3.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $61,000 ($225.09)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($40.59)
    Total General Sales: $10,000 ($36.90)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($7.38)

Moran government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,000 ($3.69)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,000 ($3.69)

Moran government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $26,000 ($95.94)

8.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,622 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.73%
Texas average:

7.14%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Taylor County, TX  1.96% ($38,136 average AGI)


8.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.98%
Texas average:

6.69%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Moran:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KEAN (1470 AM; 5 kW; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KROO (1430 AM; 1 kW; BRECKENRIDGE, TX; Owner: GRAHAM NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Moran:

  • KNCE (95.1 FM; BAIRD, TX; Owner: DOUD MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • KLXK (93.5 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, TX; Owner: GRAHAM NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • KEYJ-FM (107.9 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGNZ (88.1 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Moran:

  • KXVA (Channel 15; ABILENE, TX; Owner: STAR BROADCASTING LIMITED)
  • KIDV-LP (Channel 59; ALBANY, TX; Owner: SAGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KTAB-TV (Channel 32; ABILENE, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF ABILENE, LLC)
  • KPTC-LP (Channel 48; CISCO, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CING., INC.)

Moran fatal accident list:

Feb 8, 1997 00:30 AM, 6, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Moran ISD, Moran Isd (Lat: 32.546139 Lon: -99.170222), Type: Pole, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQIU832
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 10755.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/20/2008, Expiration Date: 05/20/2018, Certifier: Christopher M Brooks
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N7DMX
    Grant Date: 09/06/1988, Expiration Date: 09/06/1998, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2000
    Registrant: Albert W Jackson, Rt 1, Moran, TX 76464
  • Call Sign: W5RYS, Licensee ID: L01431514
    Grant Date: 09/16/2008, Expiration Date: 12/10/2018, Certifier: Fred Wylie Jr
    Registrant: Fred Wylie Jr, 10579 Pvt 3151, Moran, TX 76464

Most common first names in Moran, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1579.3 years
Mary1078.9 years
John981.1 years
William675.7 years
Willie575.2 years
Hattie585.0 years
Albert476.3 years
Charles478.7 years
Floyd477.0 years
Lillie487.2 years
Most common last names in Moran, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Morris981.7 years
Collinsworth879.9 years
Brooks881.9 years
Williams771.7 years
Elliott684.0 years
Mckelvain688.3 years
Hudman576.6 years
Edwards582.6 years
Loving482.5 years
Weir478.7 years

Moran on our top lists:

  • #97 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #61 (76464) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Acadian/Cajun first ancestries"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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