Moorhead, MN: What you need to know
Moorhead, the second-largest city in the Fargo-Moorhead MSA and the largest in northwest Minnesota, gives residents a suburban, small-town feeling with access to urban amenities. The Red River of the North separates the two cities and brought this former frontier town's earliest settlers in the late 1870s. Today, its transportation assets, excellent schools, and parks facilities continue to draw new businesses and residents to the seat of Clay County.

Moorhead, MN City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 40,935
Median Age 29
Median Household Income $53,360
Median Home Price $159,100
Walkscore 30
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Moorhead , MN Real Estate

Residents in Moorhead, Minn., enjoy a small-town atmosphere with more than 25 area parks, great schools and affordable real estate options.

Moorhead , MN Health and Health Care

Sanford Health and Essentia Health provide health-care services for Moorhead residents

Moorhead , MN Business and Economy

Moorhead's economny thrives thanks to excellent transportation assets, an educated workforce and progressive community.

Moorhead , MN Schools

Schools for Moorhead students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade include a local public school district known for its excellent STEM instruction, plus several private school options

Most know this area as a college town because of the approximately 14,500 students enrolled at North Dakota State University in Fargo

Moorhead, MN Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 48.7%
  Female 51.3%

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 32
In Moorhead , MN

 
5.7% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Moorhead , MN

Median Population

Median Age 29.4%
Age 18 Over 79.2%
Age 21 Over 67.8%
Age 62 Over 14.3%
Age 65 Over 11.4%

Race

  Ethnicity White 91.1%
  Ethnicity Black 2.7%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.6%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 4.9%
  Ethnicity Indian 1.2%
  Ethnicity Other 0.8%

Economics

  Median Household Income $53,360
  Median Home Price $159,100
  Homes Owned 36.5%
  Homes Rent 63.5%
  Median Property Rent $728

Language

  English Only 93.5%
  English Other 6.5%

 
COMMUTE TIME: 15.9 MINUTES
in Moorhead , MN

Commute Types

  Walked 7%
  Worked at Home 4.5%
  Public Transportation 1.2%
  Other Means 1.9%
  Drove Alone 78.1%
  Carpooled 7.3%

30/100
WALK SCORE
for Moorhead , MN