Moran, Texas

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Population in 2017: 265 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +13.7%
Males: 123  (46.8%)
Females: 142  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

50.0 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 76464.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,218 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Moran:

$35,218
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,563 (it was $11,669 in 2000)

Moran city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $37,849 (it was $17,100 in 2000)
Moran:

$37,849
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $49,940; detached houses: $62,465; mobile homes: $14,461

Median gross rent in 2017: $677.

March 2019 cost of living index in Moran: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.5%
(27.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Moran, TX (2010)
    • 22081.5%White alone
    • 4717.4%Hispanic
    • 10.4%Black alone
    • 10.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.4%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Moran, Texas as of January 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Moran is 81 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (37.3%), German (6.8%), English (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.43 square miles.

Population density: 613 people per square mile   (low).

Moran, Texas map

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Texas:

13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,466 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $469 (1.0%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Moran, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Moran, TX in 2017
Moran satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.4%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Moran, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food & beverage stores (16.7%)
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (8.9%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food & beverage stores (23.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (17.0%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.3%)
  • Educational services (16.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (14.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.3%)
  • Public administration (9.3%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (7.0%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (7.0%)
Most common occupations in Moran, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (6.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.5%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (8.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (18.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (14.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.7%)

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 Moran 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 the city 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 Moran 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 the city 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 Moran 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 (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (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)

Airports located in Moran:

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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)
See full list of schools located in Moran

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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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Moran:

Marital status in Moran, TX
  • Never married: 13.7%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 18.1%

For population 25 years and over in Moran:

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Moran, TX (based on Shackelford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,00013
Mainline Protestant6625
Catholic1201
None596-
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
Here:

3.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.67 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.0%
Texas:

26.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.6%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Moran:

43.4%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Moran:

28.8
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.0%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.9%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Moran:

31.6%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

53.6%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Moran:

81.3%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Moran, TX 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$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 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $107,000 ($403.77)
    General - Other: $33,000 ($124.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000 ($116.98)
    Sewerage: $18,000 ($67.92)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($60.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $33,000 ($124.53)

Moran government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $31,000 ($116.98)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($56.60)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($18.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $88,000 ($332.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $67,000 ($252.83)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $19,000 ($71.70)
    Property: $17,000 ($64.15)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000 ($15.09)

6.73% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,430 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

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, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 28.6mTotal length
  • 6,140Total average daily traffic
  • 1,626Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,590Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Moran, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Moran, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 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: 06/19/2018, Expiration Date: 05/20/2028, 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:
  • MORAN, On Fm1853, 0.75 Miles South Of Intersection Of Fm1853 And Fm2408 (Lat: 32.541611 Lon: -99.058111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 71.6 m, Overall height: 74.7 m, Call Sign: WQRN350,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 06/24/2013, Expiration Date: 06/24/2023, Certifier: John E Hargrove Pe, Registrant: New Signals Engineering Corporation, 786 Fm 253, Buna, TX 77612, Phone: (409) 994-2203, Fax: (936) 570-1800, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • 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
  • Call Sign: KF5YBK, Licensee ID: L01810360, Grant Date: 08/28/2013, Expiration Date: 08/28/2023, Certifier: Justin M Hise, Registrant: Justin M Hise, 500 County Road 141, 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Moran, TX
  • 56.0%Utility gas
  • 38.5%Electricity
  • 5.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Moran, TX
  • 48.8%Electricity
  • 37.2%Utility gas
  • 14.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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