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Moro, Oregon

Moro is a city located in Sherman County, Oregon. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 337. It is the county seat of Sherman County6.

Geography Moro is located at 45°29'6" North, 120°43'56" West (45.484883, -120.732186)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.2 km² (0.5 mi²). 1.2 km² (0.5 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 337 people, 133 households, and 94 families residing in the city. The population density is 271.1/km² (696.4/mi²). There are 150 housing units at an average density of 120.7/km² (310.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 92.58% White, 1.19% African American, 1.19% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 3.26% from other races, and 1.48% from two or more races. 5.34% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 133 households out of which 35.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% are married couples living together, 15.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.3% are non-families. 27.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.53 and the average family size is 3.10.

In the city the population is spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 22.3% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $35,625, and the median income for a family is $40,625. Males have a median income of $35,313 versus $15,417 for females. The per capita income for the city is $14,887. 16.8% of the population and 14.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 19.0% are under the age of 18 and 9.8% are 65 or older.

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