Moran, KS

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Moran Profile


Overview

Moran is a tiny city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 466 people and just one neighborhood, Moran is the 256th largest community in Kansas.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Moran is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 61.01% of the Moran workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Moran is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Moran who work in office and administrative support (8.72%), teaching (8.72%), and sales jobs (7.34%).

Setting & Lifestyle

The overall crime rate in Moran is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Moran has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Moran has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Moran than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Moran may be for you.

As is often the case in a small city, Moran doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Moran Demographics

The rate of college-level education in Moran is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.72% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Moran in 2018 was $22,621, which is low income relative to Kansas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,484 for a family of four.

The people who call Moran home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Moran residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Moran include Irish, German, English, Swedish, and Scottish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Moran's cultural character, accounting for 25.89% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Moran is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Moran, KS HOMES

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TYPE OF Moran, KS HOMES

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SIZE OF Moran, KS HOMES

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SIZE OF Moran, KS HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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1 in 237

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Moran VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 26.9
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to KS* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Humboldt High School
1020 New York St.
Humboldt, KS 66748
09-12
Humboldt Middle School
1105 Bridge Street
Humboldt, KS 66748
06-08
Humboldt Elementary School
1100 Central St.
Humboldt, KS 66748
PK-05
Jefferson Elem School
300 S Jefferson
Iola, KS 66749
01-02
Lincoln Elem School
700 N Jefferson
Iola, KS 66749
03-04
Mckinley Elem School
209 S Kentucky
Iola, KS 66749
PK-KG
Iola Middle School
600 East Street
Iola, KS 66749
05-08
Iola Sr High School
300 E Jackson
Iola, KS 66749
09-12
Marmaton Valley Elem School
210 West Oak Street
Moran, KS 66755
PK-06
Marmaton Valley High School
140 West Oak Street
Moran, KS 66755
07-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

IOLA


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Kansas

(10 is best)

Better than of KS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 54.0% 44.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 45.1% 35.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.9% 9.0%

Educational Expenditures

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HUMBOLDT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Kansas

(10 is best)

Better than of KS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 35.7% 44.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 27.2% 35.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.5% 9.0%

Educational Expenditures

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MARMATON VALLEY


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Kansas

(10 is best)

Better than of KS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 43.0% 44.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 31.7% 35.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.2% 9.0%

Educational Expenditures

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