Moscow, PA


Highest Appreciating Moscow Neighborhoods Since 2000

Moscow, PA Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Moscow Housing Market Information

With a population of 1,960, 792 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $204,743, Moscow real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Moscow, accounting for 81.70% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Moscow include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 7.64%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.15%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 2.06%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Moscow. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 80.43% of Moscow's homes, and 74.18% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Moscow built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Moscow built between 1940-1969 ( 27.15%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 23.88%). There's also some housing in Moscow built between 2000 and later ( 12.12%).

Moscow Home Appreciation Rates

Moscow's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Moscow during the period has been just -0.88%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.

Over the last year, Moscow appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Moscow's appreciation rate has been 2.74%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Moscow were at 2.13%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.80%.

Importantly, this makes Moscow one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the borough's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Moscow's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Pennsylvania.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,013,000 1.2
$760,001 - $1,013,000 0.1
$507,001 - $760,000 5.5
$406,001 - $507,000 4.6
$304,001 - $406,000 14.2
$203,001 - $304,000 26.1
$101,001 - $203,000 37.9
$51,001 - $101,000 7.0
$0 - $51,000 3.5

Very High for PA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
31.1320754716981 19.7101449275362

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Moscow Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
41.13% 2.02% 5 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,155 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 80.43
Renters 19.57
Vacant 4.00

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 12.1
1970 - 1999 36.8
1940 - 1969 27.2
1939 or Older 23.9

Types of Homes

Single-Family 81.7
Townhomes 2.1
Small Apt. Buildings 7.2
Apt. Complexes 7.6
Mobile Homes 1.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 3.03
1 Bedroom 4.24
2 Bedrooms 13.58
3 Bedrooms 37.45
4 Bedrooms 36.73
5 or more bedrooms 4.97