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Moscow - Lackawanna countyPopulation 1,883
Moscow, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna county, is 9 miles SE of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 81 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. The town is in the Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton area. There are 1,883 residents in Moscow.
The People and Families of Moscow
In Moscow, about 65% of adults are married. When people think of Moscow, they might picture couples and families, not singles. The faces of the town are those of its large families.
Wealth and Education
In 2000, Moscow had a median family income of $59,545. Most of the residents of Moscow tend to have good incomes. It's worth noting that college degrees are common in the town. People say that Moscow is full of unmarried people with good incomes.
Moscow folks tended to give their money ($1,800) to George W. Bush in the 2004 Presidential race. More campaign money flowed to the Republican party than to competing parties.
As of 2000, the share of housing units in Moscow that were owner-occupied was 77%. The town housing had been constructed more recently than most towns of its size. As a whole, property taxes tend toward the pricey side in Moscow, but this often equates to better schools and government services.
In Moscow, 93% of commuters drive to work. Moscow Population (2000)