City of Moorhead, MN
Moorhead is located in Clay County in Minnesota. The median income is $47,074 and the median home value is $151,500. The unemployment rate is 7.03% compared to the 6.1% unemployment rate for the United States (as of August 2014). Workers commute an average of 15.9 minutes to work each day. The population is 89% White, 2% Black, 2% Asian. 0% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 6% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. For more on schools, business, and healthcare in Moorhead, see each of the tabs to the leftabove. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Moorhead has a Walk Score® of 30.
Median Household Income$47,074
Median Home Price$151,500
Moorhead residents need not cross the river to grab a delicious bite to eat, as they have several locally owned restaurants to suit cravings for all three meals. Dinner and Drinks Usher's House & Monk's Pub typically top lists among locals for "must try" Moorhead restaurants, in part because of the experience of enjoying scenic Red River views with meals that could be anything from Surf & Turf to upscale pub fare such as Bangers & Mash.
Moorhead residents love to stay active and have excellent facilities and natural settings for enjoying all seasons, from Red River boating in the summer to skiing, sledding, skating and other winter sports. City Parks The City of Moorhead has more than 25 parks, including many neighborhood parks. The system includes nine neighborhood recreation centers, a dog park, a municipal pool, six wading pools and two disc golf courses, to name a few highlights.
Moorhead's top arts and cultural amenities include a visual arts museum, performing arts school and concert venue, and several sites allowing residents to learn more about the area's history and cultural heritage. Visual and Performing Arts
SchoolsIn Moorhead, Minnesota
The quality of a school district if often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Moorhead rates.
BusinessIn Moorhead, Minnesota
Being a great place to live and being a great place to work, often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Moorhead.
HealthIn Moorhead, Minnesota
Access to quality hospitals, doctors and healthcare providers are just part of what make a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Moorhead.