Moran, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Moran, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Moran had a population of 549 as of July 1, 2017. Moran ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Moran is located at latitude 37.9165 and longitude -95.1714 in Allen County. The formal boundaries for the City of Moran (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allen County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,106 feet.

The City of Moran (GNIS ID: 2395397) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Moran is located within Township of Marmaton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allen County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Moran population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Moran: Morantown, Orel.

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Moran, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 549
Daytime Population: Workers 199
Daytime Population: Residents 309
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 508
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 538
Population in Familes 438
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 1,317
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $54,014
Average Household Income $65,011
Per Capita Income $26,500


Total Housing Units 247 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 173 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $80,319
Average Home Value $124,286


Total Households 215
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 147
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.22% -0.93%
Households -0.25% -0.85%
Families 0.48% -0.97%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Moran, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moran to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 284 58th
Population Density # 154 77th
Diversity Index # 445 33rd
Median Household Income # 227 66th
Per Capita Income # 302 55th

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