Income/capita 7%
Household income 41%
Unemployment 89%
Income per capita$27,717$28,872$29,829
Median household income$32,841$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$34,091$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,750$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$32,750$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$13,333$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate0.5%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level21.3%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Moorhead is 7% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Moorhead is 41% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Moorhead is 89% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Moorhead is 41% higher than the national average

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      Moorhead employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.7%5.7%
      Manufacturing sector17.6%20.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%8.6%
      Wholesale & retail services5.9%20.0%
      Public administration0.0%5.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.7%0.0%
      Education, health & social services5.9%40.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ricketts, IA124$48,43812%
      Woodbine, IA1,645$48,40912%
      Blencoe, IA253$48,12513%
      Dunlap, IA1,021$47,36814%
      Mondamin, IA322$46,56316%
      Moorhead, IA221$32,84141%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Remington, OH221$0100%
      Sherwood, ND221$51,5007%
      Paint Rock, AL221$28,33349%
      St. James, MI221$35,50036%
      Fruitdale, AL221$59,5458%
      Moorhead, IA221$32,84141%
      Source: The Moorhead, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).