Clay County

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

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Moorhead, MN Demographics

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%


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

Population By Gender

  Male 48.7%
  Female 51.3%


  English Only 93.5%
  English Other 6.5%


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

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Commute Types

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

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