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Population (year 2000): 32,177. Estimated population in July 2005: 34,081 (+5.9% change)
Males: 15,096 (46.9%), Females: 17,081 (53.1%)

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Median resident age: 28.7 years
Median household income: $34,781 (year 2000)
Median house value: $86,100 (year 2000)

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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%).

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Land area: 13.4 square miles

Moorhead,

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%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: ND Fargo, (3.5 miles pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MN Minneapolis, (273.5 miles pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (714.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: ND Fargo, (3.5 miles MN (4.0 miles Dilworth, MN (4.9 miles Oakport, Briarwood, ND (5.9 miles) , Prairie Rose, ND (6.2 miles) , North River, ND (6.6 miles) , ND (6.8 miles Frontier, Acres, ND (8.3 miles Reile's


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 81 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 1997: 52 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 1998: 105 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 1999: 97 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2000: 100 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 2001: 116 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 2002: 212 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2003: 205 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2004: 309 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2005: 333 buildings, average cost: $137,400

Latitude: 46.86 N, Longitude: 96.76 W

Area code: 218


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (30.2%), Retail trade (13.6%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,297 (-7.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,034 (43.0%)


 

Crime in Moorhead by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 3.1 0.0 0.0 3.1 0.0
Rapes 15 14 10 20 15 20
    per 100,000 46.6 43.5 31.1 62.2 46.6 62.2
Robberies 8 6 4 6 9 13
    per 100,000 24.9 18.6 12.4 18.6 28.0 40.4
Assaults 49 47 39 57 29 33
    per 100,000 152.3 146.1 121.2 177.1 90.1 102.6
Burglaries 89 81 109 142 134 125
    per 100,000 276.6 251.7 338.8 441.3 416.4 388.5
Thefts 667 683 962 968 875 764
    per 100,000 2072.9 2122.6 2989.7 3008.4 2719.3 2374.4
Auto thefts 61 70 62 71 47 55
    per 100,000 189.6 217.5 192.7 220.7 146.1 170.9
174.0 175.2 199.1 234.8 197.8 193.3


Average climate in Moorhead, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Moorhead,

Moorhead-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1975, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the Moorhead city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/20/1957, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.3 miles away from the city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Jason Blake - NHL player (New York Islanders, born: Sep 2, 1973), Mark Cullen - NHL player (Chicago Blackhawks, born: Oct 28, 1978).


Main business address for: AMERICAN CRYSTAL SUGAR CO /MN/ (SUGAR & CONFECTIONERY PRODUCTS).


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 certified for carrier operations nearest to Moorhead:
  • HECTOR INTL (about 5 miles; FARGO, ND; ID: FAR)
  • GRAND FORKS INTL (about 79 miles; GRAND FORKS, ND; ID: GFK)
  • THIEF RIVER FALLS REGIONAL (about 91 miles; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; ID: TVF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Moorhead:
  • MOORHEAD MUNI (about 8 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; ID: JKJ)
  • WEST FARGO UTILITY (about 12 miles; FARGO, ND; ID: D54)
  • HAMRY FIELD (about 23 miles; KINDRED, ND; ID: 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.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Fire - Other 1 $3,062 $36,744 0 $0
Firefighters 28 $116,317 $49,850 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 20 $59,687 $35,812 0 $0
Sewerage 17 $57,635 $40,683 1 $403
Transit 2 $7,807 $46,842 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 46 $204,341 $53,306 0 $0
Other Government Administration 17 $55,496 $39,173 4 $2,723
Natural Resources 6 $13,674 $27,348 0 $0
Water Supply 16 $64,213 $48,159 1 $263
Other and Unallocable 11 $45,221 $49,332 0 $0
Local Libraries 1 $2,334 $28,008 0 $0
Financial Administration 13 $51,821 $47,834 3 $2,094
Electric Power 33 $157,198 $57,162 0 $0
Health 5 $15,383 $36,919 0 $0
Police - Other 10 $31,100 $37,320 6 $6,226
Streets and Highways 27 $91,792 $40,796 3 $2,081
Parks and Recreation 25 $78,681 $37,766 37 $11,871
Totals for Government 278 $1,055,762 $45,572 55 $25,661


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 (FT enrollment: 2,771; Location: 901 S 8TH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cord.edu)
  • RITAS-MOORHEAD BEAUTY SCHOOL (FT 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; FT enrollment: 2,176)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 76 miles; GRAND FORKS, ND; FT enrollment: 9,935)
  • NORTHWEST TECHNICAL COLLEGE-BEMIDJI (about 138 miles; BEMIDJI, MN; FT enrollment: 3,761)
  • BEMIDJI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 138 miles; BEMIDJI, MN; FT enrollment: 3,562)
  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 154 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; FT enrollment: 2,356)
  • RIDGEWATER COLLEGE (about 169 miles; WILLMAR, MN; FT enrollment: 2,711)
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)
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)

Notable location: Concordia Field (A).

Cemeteries: Riverside Cemetery (1), Prairie Home Cemetery (2), Saint Joseph Cemetery (3), Evergreen Cemetery (4).

Parks in Moorhead include: Lamb Park (1), Matson Field (2), Wood Lawn Park (3).


Moorhead compared to Minnesota state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Moorhead:
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Moorhead:
  • KVOX-FM (99.9 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFAB-FM (92.7 FM; KINDRED, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCM-FM (91.1 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KQWB-FM (98.7 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KCCD (90.3 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WDAY-FM (93.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFNW-FM (97.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KKBX (101.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDSU (91.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KPFX (107.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLTA (105.1 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFBN (88.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: FARGO BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KEGK (106.9 FM; WAHPETON, ND; Owner: GUDERIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDJZ (100.7 FM; HARWOOD, ND; Owner: TOM INGSTAD NORTH DAKOTA BROADCASTING LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Moorhead:
  • KVRR (Channel 15; FARGO, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KVNJ-LP (Channel 2; FARGO, ND; Owner: G.I.G., INC.)
  • K56ET (Channel 56; FARGO, ND; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDAY-TV (Channel 6; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFME (Channel 13; FARGO, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)

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