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Overview

Introduction to Moberly, Missouri

Moberly, Missouri, in Randolph county, is located 32 miles N of Columbia, Missouri (center to center) and is 116 miles E of Kansas City, Missouri.

Moberly History

Moberly was established in 1866. In the same year, the Chariton and Randolph Railroad first entered the area. In fact, the city was named in honor of Colonel William E. Moberly, the first president of Chariton and Randolph Railroad. It was incorporated in 1868 as a city. Moberly experienced a severe structural damage on July 4, 1995 by a tornado.

Moberly and nearby Attractions

  • Tannehill Park
  • Rothwell Park
  • Chariton County Historical Society Museum
  • Walt Disney Hometown Museum
  • Arrow Rock State Historic Site
  • Finger Lakes State Park

Things To Do In Moberly

While in Moberly, one can visit the Rothwell Park and Tannehill Park. The Walt Disney Hometown Museum is worth taking a look around as well. One can plan a trip to the Long Branch State Park, Boone's Lick State Park, and Finger Lakes State Park. Facilities for boating and fishing are offered by the Camp Lake, Rothwell Lake, and White Oak Camp Lake. Apart from these, the residents celebrate the Randolph County Fair every year in the month of July.

Moberly Transportation

Columbia Regional Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Moberly Higher Education

Moberly Area Community College is the local higher education institution. Others in the neighborhood include University of Missouri - Columbia, Truman State University, and Columbia College.

Demographics

People

Total Population13,867
Male Share of the Population53.2%
Female Share of the Population46.8%
Senior Citizens13.7%
Employed Population 16+4,728
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married39.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.9%
Median Earnings25+$25,846
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,172
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,042

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,536
% Above Poverty Level77.3%
% Below Poverty Level22.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.3%
Median Gross Rent$606
Median House Value$79,000

Ancestry

German31.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.5%
Irish11.6%
English10.6%
Dutch2.5%
Italian1.7%
Scottish1.6%
French Except Basque1.5%
Welsh1.2%
African0.8%
Norwegian0.7%
Czech0.6%
Polish0.4%
Arab0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
US/American0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Turkish0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Moberly Almanac

CategoryValue
County Randolph County
Standard Zip Codes65270
Phone Area Codes573,660
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.41
Approximate Longitude-92.43

Moberly Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMOBERLY
Distance0.3 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp44 to 66 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 68 F
Annual Precip40 inches
StationSALISBURY
Distance20.2 miles
Jan Temp15 to 34 F
Apr Temp41 to 64 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 68 F
Annual Precip40.9 inches
StationLONG BRANCH RESERVOIR
Distance23.2 miles
Jan Temp13 to 34 F
Apr Temp39 to 65 F
Jul Temp64 to 90 F
Oct Temp40 to 68 F
Annual Precip38.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cairo308$51,250
Clark262$36,250
Higbee628$47,917
Huntsville1,638$52,976
Jacksonville143$36,731
Renick189$42,344

Moberly Public Libraries

Little Dixie Regional Libraries
111 N FOURTH ST
Moberly, Missouri
(660) 263-4426

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Moberly Hospitals

Moberly Regional Medical Center
(Proprietary)
1515 Union Street
(660) 263-8400

Moberly Public Schools

Gratz Brown Elem.
1320 Gratz Brown Rd
ZIP: 65270
(660) 269-2694
Primary
Total Enrollment 515
Moberly Area Technical Ctr.
1623 Gratz Brown Rd
ZIP: 65270
(660) 269-2690
High
Moberly Middle
920 Kwix Rd
ZIP: 65270
(660) 269-2680
Middle
Total Enrollment 500
Moberly Sr. High
1625 Gratz Brown Rd
ZIP: 65270
(660) 269-2660
High
Total Enrollment 722
North Central Regional
200 Porter St
ZIP: 65270
(660) 269-8800
High
North Park Elem.
909 Porter St
ZIP: 65270
(660) 269-2630
Primary
Total Enrollment 233
South Park Elem.
701 S Fourth
ZIP: 65270
(660) 269-2640
Primary
Total Enrollment 333

Moberly Private Schools

Maranatha Adventist School
1400 E Mckinsey St
ZIP: 65270
Elementary
Total Enrollment 25
St Pius X Catholic School
210 S Williams St
ZIP: 65270
Elementary
Total Enrollment 155
Terrill Road Christian Academy
307 Terrill Rd
ZIP: 65270
Secondary
Total Enrollment 6
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