For population 25 years and over in Moro:
For population 15 years and over in Moro town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $622 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (61.9 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (360.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Aubrey, AR (2.7 miles ), Wheatley, AR (3.3 miles ), Marianna, AR (3.6 miles ), Haynes, AR (3.6 miles ), Brinkley, AR (3.6 miles ), Palestine, AR (3.6 miles ), Rondo, AR (3.7 miles ), Fargo, AR (3.9 miles) .
Latitude: 34.79 N, Longitude: 90.99 W
Area code: 870
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+0.8%).
Work and jobs in Moro: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Moro, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Moro-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 215% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the Moro town center killed 29 people and injured 180 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 11/19/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.5 miles away from the town center injured 27 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Moro-area historical earthquake activity is below Arkansas state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 69.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 73.7 miles away from Moro center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 73.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 63.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from Moro center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 85.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lee County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Charles Bishop (Alabama senator) - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Moro:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moro:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Moro and their reported violations in the past:MORO WATERWORKS (Population served: 391, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 13.5%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Moro compared to Arkansas state average:
Banks with branches in Moro (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Moro (based on Lee County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.43%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($19,632 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($21,735 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.