Moscow, PA Population

Population: 1,883. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,916 (+1.8% change)
Males: 933 (49.5%), Females: 950 (50.5%)

Lackawanna County

Zip code: 18444

Median resident age: 37.1 years
Median household income: $51,615
Median house value: $134,200

Races in Moscow:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.5%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (24.6%), German (24.2%), Italian (23.6%), Polish (18.9%), English (8.2%), Welsh (7.4%).

Elevation: 1559 feet

Land area: 2.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Moscow

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 29.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moscow borough

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +355 (+23.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Moscow:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Moscow:

  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 13 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 48 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
  • SULLIVAN COUNTY INTL (about 58 miles; MONTICELLO, NY; Abbreviation: MSV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Moscow:

  • SPRING HILL (about 9 miles; STERLING, PA; Abbreviation: 70N)
  • POCONO MOUNTAINS MUNI (about 19 miles; MOUNT POCONO, PA; Abbreviation: MPO)
  • FLYING DOLLAR (about 23 miles; CANADENSIS, PA; Abbreviation: 8N4)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moscow:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 10 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,093)
  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 33 miles; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,985)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 35 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • NORTHAMPTON COUNTY AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,128)

Schools

Public high school in Moscow:

  • NORTH POCONO HS (Students: 1,096; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Moscow:

  • ST GREGORYS ACADEMY (Students: 60; Location: RR 8 BOX 8214; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)
Public primary/middle schools in Moscow:

  • NORTH POCONO MS (Students: 762; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MOSCOW EL CTR (Students: 743; Grades: 02 – 05)
  • ACADEMY STREET SCHOOL (Students: 350; Grades: KG – 01)
Private primary/middle schools in Moscow:

  • BETHEL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 23; Location: RR7 PO BOX 7368; Grades: KG – 10)
  • NORTH POCONO CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 14; Location: PO BOX 659; Grades: PK – 10)

Libraries

Library in Moscow:

  • NORTH POCONO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $126,820; Location: 113 VAN BRUNT ST; 18,508 books; 1,274 audio materials; 1,095 video materials; 81 serial subscriptions)

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