Moorhead, MN 56560 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56560: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Moorhead, MN 56560

Not Acceptable, USPS
Kragnes, MN 56560

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 912
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,171
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,970
  • County: Clay County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.89, Longitude -96.745
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56560 has segments in 2 Counties (Clay, Wilkin).

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Moorhead, MN 56560 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 42,793
Population in Households 40,233
Population in Familes 29,834
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,560
Population Density1 274
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 16,754
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 10,104
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,905 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,646 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,108 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,151 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $149,314
Average Home Value $174,420


Median Household Income $52,642
Average Household Income $68,187
Per Capita Income $27,415
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.43% 1.38%
Households 1.5% 1.43%
Families 1.42% 1.37%
Median Household Income   -0.2%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Moorhead, MN 56560 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56560 to the other 880 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 14 99th
Population Density1 # 180 80th
Diversity Index2 # 201 77th
Median Household Income # 478 46th
Per Capita Income # 526 40th

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