Moorhead, MN Population

Population: 32,177. Estimated population in July 2020: 34,081 (+5.9% change)
Males: 15,096 (46.9%), Females: 17,081 (53.1%)

Clay County

Zip codes: 56560.

Median resident age: 28.7 years
Median household income: $34,781
Median house value: $86,100

Races in Moorhead:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.1%)
  • Hispanic (4.5%)
  • American Indian (2.6%)
  • Other race (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Black (0.8%)

Ancestries: Norwegian (40.0%), German (35.4%), Swedish (9.2%), Irish (7.6%), English (5.6%), French (3.8%).

Land area: 13.4 square miles

Map of Moorhead, MN

Population

For population 25 years and over in Moorhead

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 29.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moorhead city

  • Never married: 40.2%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

3.4% Foreign born (1.7% Asia, 0.7% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -396 (-1.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Moorhead:

  • INNOVIS HEALTH (about 4 miles; FARGO, ND)
  • PRAIRIE PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (about 4 miles; FARGO, ND)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL – FARGO (about 4 miles; FARGO, ND)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Moorhead:

Other public-use airports nearest to Moorhead:

  • MOORHEAD MUNI (about 8 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; Abbreviation: JKJ)
  • WEST FARGO UTILITY (about 12 miles; FARGO, ND; Abbreviation: D54)
  • HAMRY FIELD (about 23 miles; KINDRED, ND; Abbreviation: K74)

Amtrak station near Moorhead:

  • 3 miles: FARGO (420 4TH ST. N). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Moorhead:

  • MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MOORHEAD (Full-time enrollment: 6,400; Location: 1104 7TH AVE S; Public; Website: www.mnstate.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • CONCORDIA COLLEGE AT MOORHEAD (Full-time enrollment: 2,771; Location: 901 S 8TH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cord.edu)
  • RITAS-MOORHEAD BEAUTY SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 19; Location: 17 S FOURTH ST; Private, for-profit)
  • NORTHWEST TECHNICAL COLLEGE-MOORHEAD (Location: 1900 28TH AVE S; Public; Website: www.ntc-online.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Moorhead:

  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 16 miles; FARGO, ND; Full-time enrollment: 8,836)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE (about 43 miles; WAHPETON, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,176)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 76 miles; GRAND FORKS, ND; Full-time enrollment: 9,935)
  • NORTHWEST TECHNICAL COLLEGE-BEMIDJI (about 138 miles; BEMIDJI, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,761)
  • BEMIDJI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 138 miles; BEMIDJI, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,562)
  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 154 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • RIDGEWATER COLLEGE (about 169 miles; WILLMAR, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,711)

Schools

Public high schools in Moorhead:

  • MOORHEAD SR. (Students: 1,704; Location: 2300 4TH AVE. S.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • YOUTH EDUCATIONAL SERVICES (Students: 67; Location: 2215 12TH AVE. SO.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • W. CENTRAL JUVENILE CENTER (Students: 20; Location: 919 8TH AVE. N.; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • CLAY COUNTY SHELTER CARE (Students: 6; Location: 919 8TH AVE. N.; Grades: 10 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Moorhead:

  • MOORHEAD JR. (Students: 802; Location: 2020 SOUTH 11TH ST.; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • WASHINGTON EL. (Students: 686; Location: 901 14TH ST. N.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PROBSTFIELD EL. (Students: 655; Location: 2410 14TH ST. S.; Grades: KG – 04)
  • EDISON EL. (Students: 539; Location: 12TH AVE. & 14TH ST. S.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ROBERT ASP EL. (Students: 436; Location: 910 N. 11TH ST.; Grades: 06 – 06)
  • RIVERSIDE EL. (Students: 398; Location: 4TH ST. & 14TH AVE. S.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • RRALC (Students: 106; Location: 1100 32ND AVE. S.; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • CLAY COUNTY OUTREACH CENTER (Students: 13; Location: 324 24TH ST. S.; Grades: 07 – 10)
  • MOORHEAD TS (Location: 1002 15TH AVE. N.; Grades: 00 – 00)

Private primary/middle schools in Moorhead:

  • PARK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 367; Location: 300 N 17TH STREET; Grades: PK – 10)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 196; Location: 202 TENTH STREET SOUTH; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Library in Moorhead:

  • LAKE AGASSIZ REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,567,089; Location: 118 5TH ST S; 302,823 books; 12,225 audio materials; 10,467 video materials; 807 serial subscriptions)

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