Latest Data (2016)
Population 42,492
Nationwide Rank 889

Quick Facts

Moorhead, Minnesota is the 889th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Moorhead, Minnesota is a city.

Moorhead, Minnesota is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Moorhead had its largest population ever.

Moorhead, Minnesota is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 79% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Moorhead, Minnesota Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
879 Pittsfield, Massachusetts 42,846 -6.2%
880 Riverton, Utah 42,838 69.2%
881 Bell Gardens, California 42,806 -2.9%
882 Peachtree Corners, Georgia 42,773
883 Leander, Texas 42,761 406.1%
884 Rohnert Park, California 42,622 3.0%
885 Fairfield, Ohio 42,617 1.1%
886 Brentwood, Tennessee 42,517 61.4%
887 Prescott, Arizona 42,513 23.7%
888 Little Elm, Texas 42,504 841.6%
889 Moorhead, Minnesota 42,492 30.8%
890 Brea, California 42,471 19.5%
891 Linden, New Jersey 42,457 7.6%
892 Rancho Palos Verdes, California 42,435 2.9%
893 The Colony, Texas 42,408 56.6%
894 Burlington, Vermont 42,260 6.0%
895 Moline, Illinois 42,250 -3.8%
896 Ormond Beach, Florida 42,162 15.3%
897 Kearny, New Jersey 42,126 4.0%
898 Midland, Michigan 42,096 0.7%
899 Goose Creek, South Carolina 42,039 33.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Minnesota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
427 Brooklyn Park 79,707 17.9%
442 Plymouth 77,216 16.9%
504 Maple Grove 69,576 35.4%
512 Woodbury 68,820 46.5%
526 St. Cloud 67,641 13.1%
543 Eagan 66,428 4.2%
570 Eden Prairie 63,914 15.6%
580 Blaine 62,892 38.3%
586 Coon Rapids 62,359 1.0%
591 Lakeville 61,938 42.0%
596 Burnsville 61,290 1.6%
727 Minnetonka 52,369 2.4%
735 Apple Valley 51,957 13.0%
745 Edina 51,350 8.3%
781 St. Louis Park 48,747 10.3%
889 Moorhead 42,492 30.8%
906 Mankato 41,720 28.0%
929 Shakopee 40,610 92.6%
942 Maplewood 40,150 13.4%
1059 Cottage Grove 36,029 17.4%
1061 Richfield 35,949 4.4%
1072 Roseville 35,691 5.8%
1083 Inver Grove Heights 35,077 17.4%
1170 Andover 32,461 20.7%
1224 Brooklyn Center 30,870 5.9%
1229 Savage 30,807 42.5%
1334 Oakdale 28,073 4.9%
1357 Fridley 27,476 0.0%
1372 Winona 27,139 0.1%
1402 Shoreview 26,548 1.8%
1423 Ramsey 26,206 40.8%
1434 Chaska 26,016 45.7%
1441 Prior Lake 25,863 58.3%
1447 Owatonna 25,773 14.0%
1453 White Bear Lake 25,634 5.2%
1463 Chanhassen 25,469 24.4%
1514 Austin 24,720 5.0%
1538 Elk River 24,364 45.9%
1544 Champlin 24,231 8.6%
1564 Rosemount 23,911 61.3%
1578 Faribault 23,662 12.7%
1606 Crystal 23,028 1.4%
1637 Farmington 22,656 78.4%
1640 Hastings 22,602 23.5%
1645 New Brighton 22,496 1.3%
1710 Golden Valley 21,376 5.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 42,492 889
2015 42,005 893
2014 39,857 937
2013 39,398 939
2012 39,039 936
2011 38,841 932
2010 38,065 937
2009 36,804 953
2008 35,937 980
2007 35,114 992
2006 34,584 995
2005 33,928 996
2004 33,443 999
2003 32,791 1,005
2002 32,538 1,004
2001 32,510 997
2000 32,468 987
1990 32,542 859