Moorhead, Iowa Population 2024

185

Moorhead is a city located in Monona County Iowa. Moorhead has a 2024 population of 185. Moorhead is currently declining at a rate of -1.07% annually and its population has decreased by -6.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 197 in 2020.

The average household income in Moorhead is $54,804 with a poverty rate of 30.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Moorhead is 39.1 years, 42 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Moorhead Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Moorhead was:

  • White: 99.59%
  • Two or more races: 0.41%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
572.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.09% (-12)
The current population of Moorhead, Iowa is 185 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 197.

Moorhead, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White24199.59%
Two or more races10.41%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Moorhead Population by Race

Moorhead Population Pyramid 2024

Moorhead Median Age

39.1

Total

42

Male

34.8

Female

Moorhead Adults

There are 176 adults, (51 of whom are seniors) in Moorhead.

Moorhead Age Dependency

93.6

Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Moorhead Sex Ratio

Female13254.55%
Male11045.45%

Moorhead Population by Age

Moorhead Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1112.1879.320.7
Married442.5297.72.3
Non Family351.1774.325.7
Female233.0447.852.2
Male92.2288.911.1
showing: 5 rows

2.59

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Moorhead Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Moorhead Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Moorhead Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.06%.

Moorhead Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,667

Average Earnings

$45,313

Average Male

$23,906

Average Female

Moorhead Earnings by Educational Attainment

Moorhead Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Moorhead Language

97.79% of Moorhead residents speak only English, while 2.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.21% of the population.

Moorhead Language

Moorhead Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2397430.96%
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30.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

25%

Male Poverty Rate

35.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Moorhead

The race most likely to be in poverty in Moorhead is White, with 30.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Moorhead is White, with 30.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.67%.

Moorhead Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School21.43%
Some College13.64%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
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Moorhead Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed28.89%
Male Employed8.06%
Male Unemployed
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Moorhead Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Moorhead Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Moorhead Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Moorhead Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Moorhead Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Moorhead Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Moorhead Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

28

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Moorhead Veterans by War

count

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Moorhead Veterans by Age

count

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Moorhead Veterans by Race

Moorhead Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Moorhead Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Moorhead Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Moorhead Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Moorhead Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

61.98%

Born in Moorhead

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Moorhead residents were born in the United States, with 61.98% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Moorhead Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029175-2-1.13%
2028177-2-1.12%
2027179-2-1.1%
2026181-2-1.09%
2025183-2-1.08%
2024185-2-1.07%
2023187-2-1.06%
2022189-2-1.05%
2021191-6-3.05%
2020197-5-2.48%
2019202-3-1.46%
2018205-1-0.49%
2017206-1-0.48%
2016207-2-0.96%
2015209-3-1.42%
2014212-4-1.85%
2013216-1-0.46%
2012217-7-3.13%
2011224
2010224
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Moorhead Population by Year