Moberly, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Moberly, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Moberly had a population of 13,867 as of July 1, 2018. Moberly ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Moberly is located at latitude 39.4181 and longitude -92.4364 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the City of Moberly (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 869 feet.

The City of Moberly (GNIS ID: 2395362) 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 Moberly is located within Township of North Sugar Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Randolph County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Moberly: Magic City.

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Moberly, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 13,867
Population in Households 12,185
Population in Familes 9,299
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,682
Population Density2 1,097
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $33,801
Average Household Income $49,394
Per Capita Income $19,845


Total Housing Units 5,705 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,915 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,981 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 808 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $92,647
Average Home Value $129,014


Total Households 4,897
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 2,942
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.1% -0.25%
Households -0.16% -0.31%
Families -0.32% -0.42%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Moberly, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moberly to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 63 94th
Population Density # 305 71st
Diversity Index # 164 84th
Median Household Income # 882 15th
Per Capita Income # 808 22nd

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