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Moorhead is 17th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Moorhead Rank Minnesota US
Current population (2012) 39,039 23rd 5,379,139 313,914,040
Size in square miles 19.8 46th 79,626.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,922.3 54th 66.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Moorhead Rank Minnesota US
Residents younger than 5 6.5% 84th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 20.9% 118th 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.5% 85th 13.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Moorhead Rank Minnesota US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 93.0% 72nd 91.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 34.1% 50th 31.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Moorhead Rank Minnesota US
Race - White 90.7% 72nd 86.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 2.0% 73rd 5.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.5% 17th 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.0% 77th 4.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 62nd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.6% 44th 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 4.1% 54th 4.9% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 88.2% 73rd 82.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Moorhead Rank Minnesota US
Female residents 51.6% 55th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.8% 81st 7.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Moorhead Rank Minnesota US
Housing units 15,274 25th 2,354,034 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 31.7% 26th 21.6% 25.9%
Households 13,969 25th 2,094,265 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 62.9% 116th 73.6% 66.1%
Home median value $147,000 119th $201,400 $186,200
People per household 2.4 88th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Moorhead Rank Minnesota US
Income per capita $22,051 128th $30,310 $27,915
Income per household $46,794 109th $58,476 $52,762
Income below poverty line 16.8% 25th 11.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Moorhead Rank Minnesota US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 3,001 25th 496,657 27,092,908
Retail sales $478,100 33rd $71,384,103 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,616 73rd $13,751 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $50,019 34th $10,423,660 $613,795,732

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