Moscow, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 2,017 (81% urban, 19% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.1%
 
Males: 1,028  (51.0%)
Females: 989  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  41.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 18444.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $76,459 (it was $51,615 in 2000)
Moscow:

$76,459
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $36,821 (it was $21,725 in 2000)

Moscow borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $241,227 (it was $135,000 in 2000)
Moscow:

$241,227
PA:

$164,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $898.

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  • Races in Moscow, PA (2010)

    Moscow races chart
    • 1,95796.6%White alone
    • 341.7%Hispanic
    • 180.9%Asian alone
    • 100.5%Two or more races
    • 70.3%Black alone

Races in Moscow detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Moscow: 96.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (19.6%), German (16.8%), Italian (11.1%), Polish (10.5%), United States (7.6%), English (7.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1908

Elevation: 1559 feet

Land area: 2.75 square miles.

Population density: 733 people per square mile   (low).

Moscow,PA real estate house value index trend

Moscow, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Moscow:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moscow borough:

  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

44 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.7%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Moscow, Pennsylvania as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Moscow to the number of sex offenders is 337 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,160 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,775 (1.7%)

Moscow satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (8.7 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (81.6 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (90.2 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Eagle Lake, PA (2.2 miles) , Mount Cobb, PA (2.5 miles ), Big Bass Lake, PA (2.6 miles ), Dunmore borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Gouldsboro, PA (2.8 miles ), Pocono Springs, PA (2.8 miles ), Throop borough, PA (2.9 miles ), Scranton, PA (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 41.34 N, Longitude: 75.53 W

Area code: 570

Moscow household income distribution Moscow home values distribution

Property values in Moscow, PA


Crime rates in Moscow by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0010002000
per 100,000 0.00.052.10.00.00.0103.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 2261554214
per 100,000 105.5104.7312.851.2255.4257.1206.198.449.3197.8
Burglaries 5632522133
per 100,000 263.7314.0156.4102.4255.4102.8103.049.2148.0148.4
Thefts 46261916362725191414
per 100,000 2,426.21,360.5990.6819.31,838.61,388.21,288.0935.0690.7692.4
Auto thefts 0000000110
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.049.249.30.0
Arson 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.0) 142.2101.3161.252.2148.3118.8189.867.153.980.8

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Moscow detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Pennsylvania average:

2.58
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +355 (+23.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Moscow: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Moscow, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Moscow, Pennsylvania average temperatures Moscow, Pennsylvania average precipitation Moscow, Pennsylvania humidity Moscow, Pennsylvania wind speed Moscow, Pennsylvania snowfall Moscow, Pennsylvania sunshine Moscow, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Moscow-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.3 miles away from the Moscow borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 22.5 miles away from the borough center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Moscow-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 190.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.7 miles away from Moscow center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 236.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 252.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.3 miles away from Moscow center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lackawanna County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Moscow topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Moscow:

  • SAINT MARY'S VILLA NURSING HOM (516 ST. MARY'S VILLA ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Moscow:

  • DUNMORE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DUNMORE, PA)
  • LAUREL HILL INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DUNMORE, PA)
  • GEISINGER - COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; SCRANTON, PA)
  • COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER TCU (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SCRANTON, PA)
  • TRADITIONAL HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; DUNMORE, PA)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SCRANTON, PA)
  • JEWISH HOME OF EASTERN PENNSYL (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SCRANTON, PA)

Airports and heliports located in Moscow:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moscow:

  • University of Scranton (about 9 miles; Scranton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,488)
  • Marywood University (about 9 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • King's College (about 20 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • Wilkes University (about 20 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Misericordia University (about 23 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 27 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 31 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,195)

Public high schools in Moscow:

See full list of schools located in Moscow

Library in Moscow:

  • NORTH POCONO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $260,490; Location: 113 VAN BRUNT ST; 30,193 books; 1,891 audio materials; 2,495 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 73 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Moscow Volunteer Fire and Hose Company Station 7 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Langan Creek (A), Bear Brook (B), Van Brunt Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lackawanna County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 88.4. This is about average.

City:

88.4
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.0807. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0807
U.S.:

0.3026

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.58. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.58
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.769. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.769
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.92
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Moscow and their reported violations in the past:

JOHN J MICHAELS VFW POST 5207 (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
KUNDLAS WESTERN BEEF COMPANY (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2011), St Site Visit (enforcement) (AUG-25-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MY BROTHERS PLACE (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-25-2012), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (FEB-27-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-27-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-20-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Site Visit (enforcement) (JUN-22-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-05-2011 to OCT-27-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between MAR-27-2013 and APR-27-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-13-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-13-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between NOV-23-2011 and DEC-23-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2012)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MOSCOW SPORTSMENS ASSOCIATION (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
THE CABOOSE (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-09-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-09-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PAPPYS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HAMLET REC CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-04-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-04-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2006), St Site Visit (enforcement) (MAY-01-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-03-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-02-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-02-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Moscow that have no violations reported:

  • KAYS RESTAURANT (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE HIDEAWAY (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ELMHURST QUIK STOP (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ELMWOOD INN (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THE Y KNOT PUB AND EATERY (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KAYS PLAZA (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.6%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.7 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  75.8%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  3.9%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Moscow, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Moscow compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Moscow (2011 data):

  • First National Community Bank: Daleville Branch Facility at Corner Of Route 435 & Route 502, Covington Township, branch established on 2000/04/06. Info updated 2012/01/12: Bank assets: $1,105.2 mil, Deposits: $957.5 mil, headquarters in Dunmore, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: First National Community Bancorp Inc
  • Community Bank, National Association: Daleville Branch at Rr 6 Box 6325, branch established on 1996/12/23. Info updated 2011/06/13: Bank assets: $6,460.6 mil, Deposits: $4,840.4 mil, headquarters in Canton, NY, positive income, 175 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bank System, Inc.
  • Penn Security Bank and Trust Company: Moscow Branch at 139-145 North Main Street, branch established on 1966/10/17. Info updated 2009/05/19: Bank assets: $921.0 mil, Deposits: $720.5 mil, headquarters in Scranton, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Penseco Financial Services Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Moscow travel time to work - commute Moscow mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (40%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Moscow borough (based on Lackawanna County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic96,14058
Mainline Protestant18,72872
Evangelical Protestant11,04758
Other4,71013
Orthodox2,52615
Black Protestant5692
None80,717-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 42
Lackawanna County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 29
Lackawanna County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
Lackawanna County:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Here:

9.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lackawanna County:

25.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.7%
State:

11.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$28,200$338,4005$30,004
Police Protection - Officers 3$98,051$392,20410$31,868
Police - Other 0$0 6$25,586
Streets and Highways 3$71,156$284,6240$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$8,658
Totals for Government 7$197,407$338,41222$96,116

Moscow government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $257,000 ($127.42)
    Police Protection: $162,000 ($80.32)
    Regular Highways: $109,000 ($54.04)
    Fire Protection: $43,000 ($21.32)
    Central Staff Services: $34,000 ($16.86)
    Financial Administration: $28,000 ($13.88)
    General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($7.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($3.47)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,000 ($1.98)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($1.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.99)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $576,000 ($285.57)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $463,000 ($229.55)
    Other Investments - Other: $169,000 ($83.79)
    Benefit Payments: $39,000 ($19.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $10,000 ($4.96)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $251,000 ($124.44)

Moscow government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $58,000 ($28.76)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $19,000 ($9.42)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($3.97)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($3.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $33,000 ($16.36)
    All Other: $3,000 ($1.49)
    General Support: $1,000 ($0.50)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $260,000 ($128.90)
    Property: $171,000 ($84.78)
    NEC: $29,000 ($14.38)

Moscow government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $772,000 ($382.75)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $768,000 ($380.76)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,000 ($1.98)

Moscow government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $609,000 ($301.93)
    Total Federal Securities: $241,000 ($119.48)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $134,000 ($66.44)

3.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,015 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.64%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($398 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Luzerne County, PA  0.55% ($35,214 average AGI)
from Wayne County, PA  0.33% ($37,330)
from Wyoming County, PA  0.19% ($41,178)


3.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,758 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.79%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($237 average AGI)
Lackawanna County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.62% ($33,801 average AGI)
to Wayne County, PA  0.26% ($35,798)
to Susquehanna County, PA  0.15% ($34,320)

Strongest AM radio stations in Moscow:

  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WQOR (750 AM; daytime; 2 kW; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKJN (1440 AM; 5 kW; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBI (910 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WICK (1400 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANCOM, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Moscow:

  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WCWI (94.3 FM; CARBONDALE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPGP (88.3 FM; TAFTON, PA; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WQFN (100.1 FM; FOREST CITY, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRF (107.9 FM; TOBYHANNA, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WRTY (91.1 FM; JACKSON TOWNSHIP, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV COMMONWEALTH SYS HGR ED.)
  • WBYX (88.7 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)

TV broadcast stations around Moscow:

  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • W26CD (Channel 26; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WWPS-LP (Channel 8; HAWLEY, ETC., PA; Owner: ROBERT G. NEUHAUS)
  • Moscow, Pennsylvania
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:3
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents31
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Pennsylvania average
  • Fatal accident count95
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents139
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons30
  • Fatalities102
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents243
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents19
See more detailed statistics of Moscow fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 42m138ftTotal length
  • $2,000Total costs
  • 55,331Total average daily traffic
  • 5,194Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Moscow, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Moscow)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 4/10 Mi E Of Rt 307 On Rt 502 (Lat: 41.305083 Lon: -75.527139), Call Sign: WQR232
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.8400 MHz, 44.8800 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/27/2000, Expiration Date: 09/17/2005, Cancellation Date: 09/14/2005
    Registrant: Pennsylvania Game Commission, 2001 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9797, Phone: (717) 787-4023, Fax: (717) 787-2832, Email:
  • Rr#6 Gardiner Road (Lat: 41.513222 Lon: -75.709611), Call Sign: WPUN573
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.887 MHz, 462.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/02/2002, Expiration Date: 04/02/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2012, Certifier: Charles Kitchnefsky
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave., N. W. Suite 100, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 457-7126, Fax: (202) 955-5564
  • Lat: 41.356278 Lon: -75.433972, Call Sign: WQJF899
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.775 MHz, 461.150 MHz, 461.275 MHz, 461.575 MHz, 462.200 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/25/2008, Expiration Date: 08/25/2018, Certifier: Harry Shaffer
    Registrant: Fast Radios, 3435 10th St N, Naples, FL 34103, Phone: (800) 691-3970, Fax: (866) 656-2938, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Blair Hill 3.7 Km Se Of Yostville (Lat: 41.266167 Lon: -75.547111), Overall height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: WPNB760
    Assigned Frequencies: 6653.75 MHz, 6671.25 MHz, 6695.62 MHz, 6595.62 MHz, 6610.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/18/2011, Expiration Date: 10/16/2021
    Registrant: County Of Lackawanna, 30 Valley View Business Park, Jessup, PA 18454, Phone: (570) 963-6700, Fax: (570) 963-6529, Email:
  • Rr 4 (Lat: 41.380333 Lon: -75.634611), Structure height: 11.6 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WPNJ845
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/10/2013, Expiration Date: 02/10/2023
    Registrant: American Water, 1025 Laurel Oak Road, Voorhees, NJ 08043, Phone: (856) 346-8200, Fax: (856) 346-8372, Email:
  • MOSCOW PA, Rr5, Box 5431 (010094) (Lat: 41.372167 Lon: -75.448611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.8 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQII997
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/2008, Expiration Date: 02/25/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Moscow)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Moscow)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$237,3703$145,49314$168,7342$69,1851$210,980
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$141,6000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$04$198,5631$67,3400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$168,9100$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1118.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$105,420
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1118.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Moscow, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11773.4 years
Joseph10673.1 years
Mary10579.7 years
William8070.8 years
Helen5780.2 years
Anna5284.1 years
Edward5172.6 years
Margaret5079.6 years
George4775.0 years
Robert4770.9 years
Most common last names in Moscow, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3078.3 years
Miller2075.8 years
Mclain1975.0 years
Jones1673.2 years
Davis1275.7 years
Scott1174.0 years
Richards1176.1 years
Powell1178.1 years
Williams1176.8 years
Phillips1175.1 years
Businesses in Moscow, PA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Decora Cabinetry2McDonald's1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
GNC1U-Haul1
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