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Moorhead Real Estate

Moorhead real estate is located in Clay County, Minnesota and is bordered by the Red River and Fargo to the west and Dilworth, Minnesota to the east. Moorhead is part of the center of the Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area, along with West Fargo and this area, according to the 2010 census, had a population of 208,777 residents. Moorhead has a population of 38,065.  Moorhead is also located near the Red River, resulting in flat, rich soil that is perfect for agricultural use, which was what the area was primarily used for when the city was first formed. Today, many Moorhead homes for sale are located in areas that were once farmland.

Interstates 94 and 29 and U.S. Routes 10 and 75 as well as Minnesota State Highway 336 provide accessibility to Moorhead. This is an attractive aspect to businesses in addition to those looking for a residence near recreation and career opportunities. Moorhead real estate includes many single-family homes of various sizes, townhouses and multi-family units. The latter is a popular choice of students. Moorhead has five major universities or colleges: Concordia College, Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Minnesota State University Moorhead, and Rasmussen College.

Residents of Moorhead real estate are served by the Moorhead School District. The district includes three elementary schools, a middle school and a high school. The district contains excellent schools and students constantly perform above the national average on the ACT. Location is a key factor for residents of Moorhead when it comes to the arts. The Rourke Art Gallery and the Rourke Art Museum are two choices in the area. The Rourke Gallery is located in the historic 1875 Martinson House. The Rourke Museum is located in another historic building, the Moorhead Post Office building. Moorhead is also the location of the Trollwood Performing Arts School and the Blue Stem Center for the Arts.

Choosing Moorhead homes for sale will provide residents with many diverse choices for recreations, cultural aspects and education in addition to career opportunities. This combined with a low crime rate and low unemployment creates a great place to live in the Fargo-Moorhead metro area.