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Located in the heart of the Red River Valley at the intersection of Interstates 94 and 29, Moorhead, Minn., is a regional center for education, agribusiness, processing, marketing and research. A friendly community with a population of 38,000, the city enjoys the amenities and conveniences of being a part of the Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area with a population of more than 173,000.
Lifelong education is a major focus in Moorhead. With Minnesota State University-Moorhead (part of the Minnesota State University System), Concordia College (a Lutheran liberal arts college), M State (Minnesota State Community and Technical College), Rasmussen College in Moorhead and North Dakota State University and other institutions in Fargo, educational services are a vital part of the community.
The community has been recognized for having a high quality of life and being a great place to raise a family because of the clean, safe environment, sound business climate and variety of educational opportunities. The area's competitive salaries and low cost of living contribute to its economic success. Moorhead is unique in that it provides the feeling of a small town, with the amenities of a large community.