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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Moorhead is 1,909. Moorhead, Mississippi is the 7,780th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Moorhead was in 2000, when its population was 2,561. In 2000, Moorhead was the 6,424th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,780th largest city in the US. Moorhead is currently 25.5% smaller than it was in 2000.
Moorhead has shrunk 25.4% since the year 2000. Moorhead, Mississippi's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7774||Welch, West Virginia||1,914||-27.8%|
|7775||Avon-by-the-Sea, New Jersey||1,912||-15.0%|
The total voting age population of Moorhead, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,060. The voting age population is 38.9% male and 61.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.4% of the residents of Moorhead are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Moorhead are 91.8% Black, 7.6% White and 0.5% Two or more races.
In Moorhead, 50.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 74.8%. On a per-household basis, 49.5% of families are below the poverty line in Moorhead.
Among those aged 16 and older, 43.4% of Moorhead residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 77.8% of Moorhead residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 7.5% have a bachelor's degree and 4.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Moorhead residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Moorhead is 28.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Moorhead, 25.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Moorhead is $21,000.
In Moorhead, 43.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 56.9% of housing units in Moorhead.
Of all the housing units in Moorhead, 6.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Moorhead, 14.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Moorhead is $543.
In Moorhead, 41.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.