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Moorhead is a township in Clay County, in the Fargo metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Moorhead. For links to other places called Moorhead, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Moorhead is 46.836N. The longitude is -96.725W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 912 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 442.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Moorhead demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clay County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56529 ZIP code.
28% of Moorhead residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Moorhead ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Moorhead was $27,591, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Moorhead residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Moorhead, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $408. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,010.
Clay County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Moorhead political report.
The average commute time for Moorhead workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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