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Moore Haven, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Moore Haven is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Glades County at latitude 26.834 and longitude -81.0977. Glades County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Moore Haven, but most people and references simply refer to it as Moore Haven, Florida.

The P1 Census Class Code for Moore Haven indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Moore Haven (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles.

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Moore Haven, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,814
Population in Households 1,776
Population in Familes 1,386
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 1,686
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 667
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 438
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 917 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 409 (44.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 258 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 250 (27.3%)
Median Home Value $76,573
Average Home Value $98,100


Median Household Income $36,395
Average Household Income $44,797
Per Capita Income $16,200
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.82% 1.64%
Households 2.01% 1.82%
Families 1.68% 1.72%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Moore Haven, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moore Haven to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 667 28th
Population Density1 # 422 54th
Diversity Index2 # 51 94th
Median Household Income # 682 26th
Per Capita Income # 762 17th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.