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Moore, Texas
Location of Moore, Texas
Location of Moore, Texas
Frio County Moore.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Frio
 • Total 6.1 sq mi (15.8 km2)
 • Land 6.1 sq mi (15.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
663 ft (202 m)
 • Total 475
 • Density 78/sq mi (30.1/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 830
FIPS code 48-49224
GNIS feature ID 1363092

Moore is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Frio County, Texas, United States. Its population was 475 at the 2010 census.


Moore is located in northeastern Frio County at 29°03′56″N 99°00′48″W / 29.065636°N 99.013345°W / 29.065636; -99.013345 (29.065636, -99.013345). Interstate 35 passes through the community, with access from Exit 114. I-35 leads northeast 44 miles (71 km) to downtown San Antonio and southwest 13 miles (21 km) to Pearsall, the Frio County seat.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP as drawn in 2010 has a total area of 6.1 square miles (15.8 km2), down from an area of 31.2 square miles (81 km2) at the 2000 census. All of the CDP area is land.


As of the census of 2000, 644 people, 248 households, and 182 families were residing in the CDP. The population density was 20.6 people per square mile (8.0/km2). The 283 housing units averaged 9.1/sq mi (3.5/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 85.09% White, 0.47% African American, 1.40% Native American, 0.31% Pacific Islander, 10.09% from other races, and 2.64% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 46.27% of the population.

Of the 248 households, 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.6% were not families. About 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56, and the average family size was 3.02.

In the CDP, the age distribution was 25.6% under 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 27.0% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who were 65 or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 107.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $39,063, and for a family was $40,774. Males had a median income of $24,531 versus $28,281 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,975. About 9.9% of families and 15.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.2% of those under age 18 and 12.2% of those age 65 or over.


Moore is served by the Pearsall Independent School District.

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