Moorhead employment information

Income per capita$8,736$20,956$28,555
Median household income$21,000$39,464$53,482
Median income owner occupied$33,173$49,112$68,142
Median income renter occupied$12,936$23,702$33,219
Median earnings male$16,898$31,341$36,116
Median earnings female$13,722$21,815$25,692
Unemployment rate23.3%6.3%5.8%
Poverty level49.3%22.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Moorhead is 69% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Moorhead is 61% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Moorhead is 300% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Moorhead is 216% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Moorhead median earnings by income bracket

Moorhead employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector11.1%13.4%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.2%
Wholesale & retail services47.4%26.8%
Public administration2.4%11.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%1.9%
Education, health & social services7.1%31.2%

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Indianola, MS10,426$27,18149%
Itta Bena, MS2,159$22,86757%
Moorhead, MS2,206$21,00061%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Irvine, KY2,206$23,48056%
Marlborough, MO2,206$36,76331%
Gassville, AR2,206$35,28834%
Liberty City, TX2,206$57,7138%
Mount Vernon, GA2,207$28,92946%
Moorhead, MS2,206$21,00061%
Source: The Moorhead, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.