Moscow, PA

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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.

Moscow is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Moscow is a borough of professionals, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Moscow who work in management occupations (13.72%), teaching (11.97%), and office and administrative support (9.58%).

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.68% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Moscow is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Moscow’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

As is often the case in a small borough, Moscow doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The education level of Moscow citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.31% of adults in Moscow have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Moscow in 2018 was $40,082, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $160,328 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.