Mount Moriah, Missouri

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Mount Moriah is a village in Harrison County, Missouri, United States. The population was 143 at the 2000 census, at which time it was a town.


Mount Moriah is located at 40°19′48″N 93°47′51″W / 40.33°N 93.7975°W / 40.33; -93.7975 (40.329887, -93.797561)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 143 people, 55 households, and 40 families residing in the town. The population density was 139.7 people per square mile (54.1/km²). There were 67 housing units at an average density of 65.4/sq mi (25.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.80% White, 0.70% Native American, and 3.50% from two or more races.

There were 55 households out of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.5% were non-families. 21.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the town the population was spread out with 29.4% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 21.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 107.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $24,063, and the median income for a family was $28,750. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,346. There were 13.6% of families and 12.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including 9.4% of under eighteens and 22.5% of those over 64.


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