Moore County

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Moore County, North Carolina

PO Box 905
Carthage, NC 28327
Phone: (910) 947-6363
Fax: (910) 947-1874
www.co.moore.nc.us

In south-central NC, northwest of Fayetteville; organized Apr 18, 1784 (prior to statehood) from Cumberland County. Name Origin: For Capt. Alfred Moore (1755-1810), Revolutionary War officer, attorney general of NC (1782), and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1799-1804)

Area (sq mi):: 705.67 (land 697.74; water 7.94) Population per square mile: 117.10
Population 2005: 81,685 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 9.20%; 1990-2000 26.70% Population 2000: 74,769 (White 78.70%; Black or African American 15.50%; Hispanic or Latino 4.00%; Asian 0.40%; Other 3.90%). Foreign born: 4.20%. Median age: 41.80
Income 2000: per capita $23,377; median household $41,240; Population below poverty level: 11.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $31,535-$32,038
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Southern Pines (11,556)
  • Pinehurst (10,998)

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    Moore County, Texas

    715 S Dumas Ave Rm 105
    Dumas, TX 79029
    Phone: (806) 935-6164
    Fax: (806) 935-9004
    www.co.moore.tx.us

    In north-central TX panhandle, north of Amarillo; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Edwin Ward Moore (1810-60), a Republic of TX naval officer

    Area (sq mi):: 909.61 (land 899.66; water 9.95) Population per square mile: 22.60
    Population 2005: 20,348 State rank: 116 Population change: 2000-20005 1.10%; 1990-2000 12.60% Population 2000: 20,121 (White 49.90%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 47.50%; Asian 0.90%; Other 34.50%). Foreign born: 20.90%. Median age: 30.40
    Income 2000: per capita $15,214; median household $34,852; Population below poverty level: 13.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,460-$23,835
    Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 17.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Dumas County seat (13,819)

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    Moore County, Tennessee

    PO Box 206
    Lynchburg, TN 37352
    Phone: (931) 759-7346
    Fax: (931) 759-6394
    www.lynchburgtenn.com

    In south-central TN, south of Murfreesboro; organized Dec 14, 1871 from Bedford, Franklin, Lincoln, and Coffee counties. Name Origin: For Gen. William Moore, TN officer in the War of 1812 and later a TN legislator

    Area (sq mi):: 130.38 (land 129.18; water 1.21) Population per square mile: 46.60
    Population 2005: 6,024 State rank: 93 Population change: 2000-20005 4.90%; 1990-2000 21.60% Population 2000: 5,740 (White 95.60%; Black or African American 2.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 39.70
    Income 2000: per capita $19,040; median household $36,591; Population below poverty level: 9.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,562-$23,166
    Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 22.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 64.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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