Moscow, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Moscow, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Moscow had a population of 2,048 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Moscow is located at latitude 41.3408 and longitude -75.5324 in Lackawanna County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Moscow (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lackawanna County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,565 feet.

The Borough of Moscow (GNIS ID: 1215325) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Moscow population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Moscow: Dunnings.

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Moscow, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,048
Daytime Population: Workers 1,005
Daytime Population: Residents 981
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,986
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 2,048
Population in Familes 1,815
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 719
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $82,999
Average Household Income $111,750
Per Capita Income $41,197


Total Housing Units 789 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 574 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 181 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $276,724
Average Home Value $327,003


Total Households 755
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 569
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 0.15% 0.14%
Households 0.07% 0.11%
Families 0.0% 0.07%
Median Household Income   3.69%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

Moscow, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moscow to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania 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 # 629 64th
Population Density # 1226 30th
Diversity Index # 959 46th
Median Household Income # 106 94th
Per Capita Income # 126 93rd

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