Demographics

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Demographic information based on data from the U.S. Census.

Population

Area

2010

2000

City of Moorhead

38,065

32,177

Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Statistical Area

208,777

174,367


Racial Distribution

Race

2010

% 2010

2000

% 2000

White

34,530

90.7%

29,628

92.0%

Black

775

2%

247

0.8%

American Indian

580

1.5%

625

1.9%

Asian

758

2%

410

1.3%

Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander

17

<1%

14

<1%

Other

416

1.1%

676

2.1%

2 or more Races

989

2.6%

577

1.8%

*Although not a race, the Hispanic population accounted for 1,439 residents in 2000 and 1,576 residents in 2010.


Gender Information

Gender

2010

2000

Male

18,439

15,096

Female

19,626

17,081


Age Distribution

Age

2010

2000

0-4

2,478

1,870

5-14

4,211

4,163

15-19

4,009

3,967

20-24

6,274

4,737

25-44

8,938

7,790

45-54

4,289

3,503

55-64

3,483

2,043

65-74

1,952

1,878

75-84

1,591

1,548

85+

840

678

Median Age

28.3

28.7


Household Information

Households

2010

2000

Total Family Households

15,274

12,180

Total Occupied Households

14,304

11,660

Married Couple Households

6,229

5,515

Female Headed Households

1,514

1,148

Male Headed Households

629

Not Available

Single Occupant Households

5,932

4,624

Persons in Group Quarters

3,650

3,836

Persons Per Household

2.41

2.43