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The population of Moorhead is approximately 32,177 (2000), 38065 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 11,511 (1990), 14304 (2010).

The amount of land area in Moorhead is 26.099 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Moorhead to Washington DC is 1178 miles. The distance to the Minnesota state capital is 221 miles. (as the crow flies)
Moorhead is positioned 46.86 degrees north of the equator and 96.75 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Moorhead elevation is 898 feet above sea level.
Moorhead per capita income is $10,550 .
Moorhead median income is $33,382.

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Moorhead location: in west-central Minnesota. Across the Red River from each other lie the sister cities of Fargo, North Dakota and Moorhead, Minnesota.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Moorhead is Pleasant, warm summers and dry winters; four full seasons. Sunny 55% of the time.
The weather in Moorhead is seasonal. weather page for Moorhead. The first week of October is the peak time for the leaf colors of Autumn.
Moorhead average annual rainfall is 16 inches per year
Moorhead average annual snowfall is 36 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 17 (high) degrees F.
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Moorhead history:

Settled mainly by Scandinavian and European immigrants, the city of Moorhead was named for Northern Pacific Railroad executive, William G. Moorhead.

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The settling of Moorhead: 1870's
The founding of Moorhead: September 22, 1871 and named for William G. Moorhead, a director of the Northern Pacific Railway
The incorporation date of Moorhead: 1881

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