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, 2017)


Total Population 43,642
Daytime Population: Workers 18,553
Daytime Population: Residents 20,218
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,771
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 41,079
Population in Familes 30,473
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,563
Population Density2 287
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $53,292
Average Household Income $69,434
Per Capita Income $27,731


Total Housing Units 18,235 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,688 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,298 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,249 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $158,241
Average Home Value $182,997


Total Households 16,986
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 10,257
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.48% 1.43%
Households 1.46% 1.44%
Families 1.42% 1.38%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Moorhead, MN 56560 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56560 to the other 883 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 Density # 179 80th
Diversity Index # 208 77th
Median Household Income # 536 39th
Per Capita Income # 597 33rd

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