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Moro is a city in Sherman County.

It is the county seat.

Various theories ascribe the name to Moro, IL; Moore Brothers, landowners; and the Moors

The latitude of Moro is 45.484N. The longitude is -120.73W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,818 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 304.


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Median household income
Local
$35,625
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Moro demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Sherman County Fair - Aug. 28-Sept. 1, 2007
Dates often change. Check Moro web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Deschutes State Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Moro demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sherman County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97039 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

14% of Moro residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Moro ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Moro was $14,887, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Moro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Moro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $381.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $669.


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Libraries in Moro include Sherman County/Public School Library ... View libraries

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Sherman County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Moro political report.

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The average commute time for Moro workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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