County population in 2017: 6,415 (0% urban, 100% rural); it was 5,740 in 2000County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,119 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 962 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,850 Renter-occupied apartments: 411 (it was 361 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 129 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 50 people per square mile (average).
March 2019 cost of living index in Moore County: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,141 (0.6%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $944 (0.5%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.9%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.3% for Black residents, 26.0% for American Indian residents)
Median age of residents in 2017: 45.1 years old
(Males: 42.3 years old, Females: 46.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.2 years old, Black residents: 55.7 years old, American Indian residents: 83.7 years old, Asian residents: 35.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.0 years old, Other race residents: 14.9 years old)
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Moore County is $404 a month. Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $483 a month. Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $638 a month.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Moore County: Shady Creek Farm (A), Fisherville Farms (B), North Memphis Landfill (C), South Shelby Landfill (D), North Shelby Landfill (E), Jones Orchard (F), T L Farms (G), Bland Farms (H), Camp Haiyaka (I), Elliots Landing (J), Bateman Landing (K), Todd (L), Dogwood Ridge Campground (M), Walts Landing (N), Bullpen Landing (O), Foot of Island Forty Landing (P), Howards Landing (Q), Island Number Forty Landing (R), Pleasant View Landing (S), Bella Vista Country Club (T). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Moore County include: New Wrights Chapel (A), New Sardis Church (B), Saint Matthews Church (C), Pisgah Church (D), Saint Pauls Church (E), Salem Church (F), Pleasant Union Church (G), New Hope Baptist Church (H), Bolton Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Saluted Cemetery (1), Seward Cemetery (2), Little John Cemetery (3), Baxter Cemetery (4), Belmount Cemetery (5), Benjestown Cemetery (6), Ludicia Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Willow Lake (A), Round Pond (B), Williams Lake (C), Barnishee Bayou (D), Island Forty Chute (E), Eagle Lake (F), Hopefield Chute (G), Piersol Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ash Slough (A), Johnsons Creek (B), Howard Creek (C), Hebron Branch (D), Grays Creek (E), Field Creek (F), Crooked Creek (G), Cole Creek (H), Casper Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Current college students: 245 People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.3% People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
Number of foreign born residents: 93 (29.7% naturalized citizens)
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
882010 or later
02000 to 2009
71990 to 1999
81980 to 1989
91970 to 1979
Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes
Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 35.5%
Housing units in structures:
One, detached: 2,406
3 or 4: 54
5 to 9: 9
10 to 19: 11
20 or more: 21
Mobile homes: 500
Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12
Housing units in Moore County with a mortgage: 1,107 (8 second mortgage, 64 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan) Houses without a mortgage: 1,102
50.0% with mortgage
58.9% with mortgage
Religion statistics for Moore County
Moore County Religion Details
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.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
3.28 / 10,000 pop.
5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
6.55 / 10,000 pop.
6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Agriculture in Moore County:
Average size of farms: 162 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $24,908 Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $47.87 The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00% The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 93.55% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $21,151 Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.71% Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $35,133 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.83% Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 28.29 Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.26% Corn for grain: 763 harvested acres Soybeans for beans: 1150 harvested acres
Moore County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 195648.6 times below overall U.S. average. Tornadoes in this county have caused 8 fatalities and 113 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004. On 4/3/1968, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 4 people and injured 32 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Moore County-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.5 miles away from Moore County center On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 234.9 miles away from the county center On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 139.7 miles away from the county center On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 139.4 miles away from the county center On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 202.9 miles away from Moore County center On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 242.3 miles away from the county center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Most recent natural disasters:
Tennessee Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: February 15, 2015 to February 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4211: April 02, 2015, FEMA Id: 4211, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 05, 2014 to June 10, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4189: August 13, 2014, FEMA Id: 4189, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 25, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1974: May 01, 2011, FEMA Id: 1974, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 2011 to March 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1965: March 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 1965, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
Tennessee Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3217: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3217, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
Tennessee Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 23, 1998 to December 29, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1260: January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 1260, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
Tennessee Ice Storm, Severe Winter Storm, Flash Flooding, Incident Period: February 09, 1994 to February 11, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1010: February 28, 1994, FEMA Id: 1010, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Flash Flood
Tennessee Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3095: March 14, 1993, FEMA Id: 3095, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
Tennessee Heavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: March 21, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-366: March 21, 1973, FEMA Id: 366, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain
The number of natural disasters in Moore County (9) is smaller than the US average (13). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7 Emergencies Declared: 2
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 989 (838 aged, 151 disabled) Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 64 (5%)
Most common underlying causes of death in Moore County, Tennessee in 1999 - 2014:
Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (79)
Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (60)
Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (30)
Pneumonia, unspecified (28)
Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (21)
Unspecified dementia (20)
Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (14)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10% Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%
General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 880 Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 863
Household type by relationship:
In family households: 5,526 (1,061 male householders, 894 female householders)
1,634 spouses, 1,548 children (1,484 natural, 3 adopted, 58 stepchildren), 111 grandchildren, 38 brothers or sisters, 57 parents, 44 other relatives, 127 non-relatives
In nonfamily households: 805 (338 male householders (302 living alone)), 358 female householders (313 living alone)), 108 nonrelatives
In group quarters: 81
Size of family households: 1,044 2-persons, 396 3-persons, 367 4-persons, 90 5-persons, 51 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.
Size of nonfamily households: 615 1-person, 74 2-persons, 4 5-persons.
892 married couples with children.
255 single-parent households (36 men, 219 women).
98.2% of residents of Moore speak English at home.
0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (39% speak English very well, 61% speak English well).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $19,054,000 ($3,187 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $900,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $9,692,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $5,632,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $35,000 Federal grants: $2,732,000 Federal procurement contracts: $586,000 ($487,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $377,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $0,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $533,000 Federal Government insurance: $626,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
47 per 1000 residents
69 per 1000 residents
44 per 1000 residents
50 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: 0
0 per 1000 residents
+8 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: +273
+45 per 1000 residents
+18 per 1000 residents
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.55 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Year house built in Moore County, Tennessee
932014 or later
482010 to 2013
7532000 to 2009
5311990 to 1999
4411980 to 1989
3621970 to 1979
2141960 to 1969
2221950 to 1959
941940 to 1949
2721939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Moore County, Tennessee
Cars and other vehicles available in Moore County in owner-occupied houses/condos
Cars and other vehicles available in Moore County in renter-occupied apartments
87.1% of Moore County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Tennessee.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 4,179
Other state: 2,045
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Moore County