Moorhead, Iowa

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Moorhead Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles N of Council Bluffs, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 46 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Monona
Standard Zip Codes 51558
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.922
Longitude -95.851

Moorhead Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 30 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 30.8 inches
Station ONAWA 3 NW
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 66 F
Annual Precip 30 inches
Distance 27.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
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Moorhead Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 232 100%
Male 113 48.7%
Female 119 51.3%
Under 18 49 21.1%
18+ 183 78.9%
65+ 64 27.6%
Median Age 46.8
Average Family Size 2.64
White 230 99.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Moorhead Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 207
Growth -25
Growth % -10.8%

Moorhead Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Norwegian 35.6%
German 25.5%
Danish 14.4%
Irish 11.1%
English 6.7%
Swedish 2.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Dutch 1%
US/American 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Moorhead 232 $38,750
Blencoe 231 $40,833
Castana 178 $32,500
Little Sioux 217 $29,750
Pisgah 316 $37,292
Soldier 207 $37,841
Ute 378 $36,250

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