Moscow, PA

Moscow profile

Living in Moscow

Moscow is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,035 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Moscow is the 596th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Moscow real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Moscow house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some boroughs, Moscow isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Moscow are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Moscow is a borough of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Moscow who work in management occupations (13.97%), office and administrative support (12.86%), and teaching (10.82%).

Also of interest is that Moscow has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Moscow is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Moscow a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Moscow has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Moscow’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Being a small borough, Moscow does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Moscow are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.13% of adults in Moscow have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Moscow in 2018 was $41,222, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $164,888 for a family of four. However, Moscow contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Moscow home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Moscow residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Moscow include Irish, Italian, German, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Moscow is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.