What you need to know about Moorhead, MN

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.

Best Restaurants in Moorhead, MN
Moorhead residents have several locally owned restaurants to suit cravings for all three meals.
Business and Industry in Moorhead, MN
Moorhead's economny thrives thanks to excellent transportation assets, an educated workforce and progressive community.
Neighborhoods in Moorhead, MN
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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Population

39,053
Up by 9.72%
Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead, MN
Explore the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead, MN
The Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead, Minn. is a multiuse facility owned and operated by the City of Moorhead.
Best Restaurants in Moorhead, MN
Moorhead residents have several locally owned restaurants to suit cravings for all three meals.

Nearby Cities

Business

Interested in learning more about the business climate in the Moorhead, Minnesota area? Visit BusinessClimate.com

Business Climate
Moorhead, MN Sports and Recreation
Moorhead residents have excellent facilities and natural settings for enjoying all seasons
Moorhead, MN Arts and Culture
A visual arts museum, performing arts school and concert venue, and several sites allow residents to learn more about the area's history and culture

Housing

Homes Owned 61.22%
61.22% Complete
Homes Rented 38.78%
38.78% Complete

Real Estate

In Moorhead, Minnesota


Ready to move to Moorhead? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Moorhead.
Public, Private and Performing Arts Schools in Moorhead, MN
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

Median Home Price

$153,300
Lower than the state average
Colleges and Universities in Moorhead, Minn.
Most know this area as a college town because of the approximately 14,500 students enrolled at North Dakota State University in Fargo
Business and Industry in Moorhead, MN
Moorhead's economny thrives thanks to excellent transportation assets, an educated workforce and progressive community.

Schools

In Moorhead, Minnesota


The quality of a school district is 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.

Median Household Income

$49,514
Lower than the national average

Business

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

Residents

Most residents are
10-24 Years old

Health

In Moorhead, Minnesota


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Moorhead.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 34%
34% Complete
Graduated High School 94%
94% Complete

More About Moorhead, MN

Explore the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead, MN
The Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead, Minn. is a multiuse facility owned and operated by the City of Moorhead.
Hospitals in Moorhead, MN
Sanford Health and Essentia Health provide health-care services for Moorhead residents
Best Restaurants in Moorhead, MN
Moorhead residents have several locally owned restaurants to suit cravings for all three meals.
Moorhead, MN Sports and Recreation
Moorhead residents have excellent facilities and natural settings for enjoying all seasons
Moorhead, MN Arts and Culture
A visual arts museum, performing arts school and concert venue, and several sites allow residents to learn more about the area's history and culture
Public, Private and Performing Arts Schools in Moorhead, MN
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
Colleges and Universities in Moorhead, Minn.
Most know this area as a college town because of the approximately 14,500 students enrolled at North Dakota State University in Fargo
Business and Industry in Moorhead, MN
Moorhead's economny thrives thanks to excellent transportation assets, an educated workforce and progressive community.
Neighborhoods in Moorhead, MN
Residents in Moorhead, Minn., enjoy a small-town atmosphere with more than 25 area parks, great schools and affordable real estate options.