Moorhead, MN 56563 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Moorhead, MN 56563

Not Acceptable, USPS
Moorhead State University, MN 56563

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 4
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,014
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Clay County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.867, Longitude -96.756
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Moorhead, MN 56563 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56563 to the other 873 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 430 51st
Population Density1 # 3 100th
Diversity Index2 # 103 88th
Median Household Income # 851 3rd
Per Capita Income # 869 1st

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Moorhead, MN 56563 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,901
Population in Households 756
Population in Familes 128
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,145
Population Density1 12,716
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 108
Average Household Size 7.0
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 119 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (44.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $128,226
Average Home Value $131,818


Median Household Income $33,290
Average Household Income $45,926
Per Capita Income $7,529
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.96% 0.58%
Households 1.35% 1.26%
Families 1.15% 1.39%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   4.27%
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.

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