Total Population248
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens29.4%
Employed Population 16+95
Age of the Population57


% of people married54.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.3%
Median Earnings25+$30,583
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,750


Median Family Income$43,750
% Above Poverty Level75.4%
% Below Poverty Level24.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home7.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.3%
% Using Public Transportation%


People Living Alone33.3%
Median Gross Rent$527
Median House Value$47,200


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Moorhead Almanac

Nearest Medium City 45 miles N of Council Bluffs, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City46 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
Standard Zip Codes51558
Phone Area Codes712
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

Moorhead Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance10 miles
Jan Temp11 to 30 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp65 to 85 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip30.8 inches
StationONAWA 3 NW
Distance17.6 miles
Jan Temp10 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 64 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp40 to 66 F
Annual Precip30 inches
Distance27.7 miles
Jan Temp8 to 27 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 62 F
Annual Precip30.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Little Sioux140$40,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Moorhead Public Libraries

Moorhead Public Library
Moorhead, Iowa

library logo

More Information for Librarians

Click the Visit School Site buttons to go directly to a school's website and learn more about the school and programs it has to offer. School website will open in a new tab.
Click the Request Info buttons to request more information from a representative at the school.

Results:  5
Matching School Ads
  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration


Online Education That Fits Your Life

For 80 years, we’ve been preparing students for career success. We’ve led the wayso that our students can too.

Globally Renowned Purdue to Acquire Kaplan University

Purdue University, one of the nation's most respected universities, will acquire Kaplan University and create a new, nonprofit, public institution within the Purdue system. Pending regulatory approvals, this exciting transition is expected to take place later this year. This change will be seamless—during the transition, you will still be able to enroll at Kaplan University, earn a high-quality education, and meet your educational and career goals.

  • Veterinary Technician (Associate)
  • Dedicated to helping students build bright futures through a powerful education
  • 50+ programs for bachelor & associate degrees, career diplomas, & certificates
  • 98% of graduates are satisfied with their Penn Foster studies
  • Pay tuition in full & save up to 25% or sign up for low monthly payments w/ 0% interest
  • Penn Foster is the perfect choice for flexible courses in many growing industries
  • Bachelors in Business Management
  • MS - Teaching and Learning
  • Graduate Specialization - Accounting
  • The first and only 100% online, fully accredited public university in the United States
  • No set class times or locations
  • Affordable tuition, guaranteed not to increase as long as you are enrolled
  • Accelerated eight-week terms
  • Classes start every month
  • Doctor of Education: Community Care & Counseling: Marriage & Family
  • Doctor of Ministry: Evangelism & Church Planting
  • M.Div: Homiletics
  • Liberty University’s online programs ranked in the top 10 out of more than 2,100 colleges & universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.*
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level.**
  • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program.
  • Up to 50% of your master’s degree can be transferred in to help you get the most out of your hard work and maximize the credit you previously earned.
  • Master of Science in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Business Administration, BA - Human Resource Management
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
  • Offers 24/7 online tech support, with a typical response time of 4 hours or less.
  • Has online help centers that offer assistance with writing, statistics, medical assisting, and more.
  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
  • Researches trends for growing fields to tailor a more effective curriculum.
Study Online in Moorhead
Additional Resources
Info for Moorhead Government Officials

Are you an official in the Moorhead government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top