Moberly is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 13,919 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Moberly is the 54th largest community in Missouri. Much of the housing stock in Moberly was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Moberly is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Moberly is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Moberly who work in office and administrative support (19.91%), sales jobs (13.28%), and management occupations (9.43%).
One of the benefits of Moberly is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 19.21 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Moberly rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.06% of adults 25 and older in Moberly have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Moberly in 2010 was $15,906, which is lower middle income relative to Missouri, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $63,624 for a family of four. However, Moberly contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Moberly is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Moberly home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Moberly residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Moberly include Irish, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Moberly is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.