Moorhead is a city located in Clay County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Clay County. With a 2020 population of 44,198, it is the 21st largest city in Minnesota and the 878th largest city in the United States . Moorhead is currently growing at a rate of 0.62% annually and its population has increased by 16.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 38,065 in 2010. Moorhead reached it's highest population of 44,198 in 2021. Spanning over 22 miles, Moorhead has a population density of 1,985 people per square mile.
The average household income in Moorhead is $73,663 with a poverty rate of 15.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $885 per month, and the median house value is $194,600. The median age in Moorhead is 30.4 years, 30 years for males, and 30.8 years for females.