Moorhead, Mississippi Population 2024

1,782

Moorhead is a city located in Leflore County and Sunflower County Mississippi. Moorhead has a 2024 population of 1,782. Moorhead is currently declining at a rate of -2.09% annually and its population has decreased by -7.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,936 in 2020.

The average household income in Moorhead is $37,956 with a poverty rate of 35.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Moorhead is 28.3 years, 27.7 years for males, and 28.9 years for females.

Moorhead Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 85.19%
  • White: 13.69%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Two or more races: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,375.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.95% (-154)
The current population of Moorhead, Mississippi is 1,782 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,936.

Moorhead, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,28885.19%
White20713.69%
Asian90.6%
Two or more races80.53%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Black or African American

White

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Moorhead Population by Race

Moorhead Population Pyramid 2024

Moorhead Median Age

28.3

Total

27.7

Male

28.9

Female

Moorhead Adults

There are 1,196 adults, (217 of whom are seniors) in Moorhead.

Moorhead Age Dependency

54.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Moorhead Sex Ratio

Female94162.24%
Male57137.76%

Moorhead Population by Age

Moorhead Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4862.5355.844.2
Non Family2131.0458.241.8
Female1543.9729.270.8
Married1023.2190.29.8
Male174.0658.841.2

3.59

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Moorhead Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade597.27%
9th to 12th Grade9812.08%
High School Graduate32439.95%
Some College718.75%
Associates Degree10512.95%
Bachelors Degree10112.45%
Graduate Degree536.54%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black731574121
White717133
Asian990

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 46.48%.

Moorhead Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$32,083$37,589$25,313
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$23,750$36,827$19,400
Some College$0$0$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$32,083

Average Earnings

$37,589

Average Male

$25,313

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

99.36% of Moorhead residents speak only English, while 0.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.64% of the population.

Moorhead Language

Moorhead Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,12943438.44%

35.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.7%

Male Poverty Rate

33.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Moorhead

The race most likely to be in poverty in Moorhead is Black, with 38.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Moorhead is Black, with 38.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 19.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.3%.

Moorhead Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School33.64%
Less Than 9th Grade31.85%
Some College22.73%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Moorhead Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed84.38%
Female Employed23.46%
Male Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Moorhead Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Moorhead Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$31,810$37,956
Families$30,170$36,595
Married Families$36,420$-999,999,999
Non Families$38,348$39,093

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Moorhead Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

16.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

19.0%

Male Marriage Rate

15.4%

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 55-64.

Moorhead Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Moorhead Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

14

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam7
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Moorhead Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 647
65 to 747
18 to 340
35 to 540
75+0

Moorhead Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White73.38%
Black70.72%

Moorhead Veterans by Race

Moorhead Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Moorhead Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

41.9%

Labor Force Participation

33.3%

Employment Rate

20.5%

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

93.58%

Born in Moorhead

99.4%

Native Born

0.6%

Foreign Born

0.6%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.4% of Moorhead residents were born in the United States, with 93.58% having been born in Mississippi. 0.6% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Moorhead Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,589-39-2.4%
20281,628-38-2.28%
20271,666-39-2.29%
20261,705-38-2.18%
20251,743-39-2.19%
20241,782-38-2.09%
20231,820-39-2.1%
20221,859-30-1.59%
20211,889-47-2.43%
20201,936-125-6.07%
20192,061-46-2.18%
20182,107-7-0.33%
20172,114-69-3.16%
20162,183-40-1.8%
20152,223-57-2.5%
20142,280-45-1.94%
20132,325-42-1.77%
20122,367-25-1.05%
20112,392-9-0.37%
20102,40100%

Moorhead Population by Year