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Moscow

  •   State: 
    Pennsylvania
      County: 
    Lackawanna County
      City: 
    Moscow
      County all: 
    Lackawanna | Wayne
      County FIPS: 
    42069 | 42127
      Coordinates: 
    41°20′21″N 75°31′45″W
      Area total: 
    2.85 sq mi (7.39 km²)
      Area land: 
    2.85 sq mi (7.38 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.01 km²)
      Elevation: 
    1,722 ft (525 m)
      Established: 
    1854
  •   Latitude: 
    41,3456
      Longitude: 
    -75,518
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    18444
      GMAP: 

    Moscow, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States

  •   Population: 
    2,048
      Population density: 
    715.69 residents per square mile of area (276.36/km²)
      Household income: 
    $62,571
      Households: 
    861
      Unemployment rate: 
    8.60%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    3.57%

Moscow was settled in the 1830s and is said to be named for the Russian city by early settlers who may have been Russian-German Lutherans. It is located 11 miles (18 km) southeast of Scranton and 24 miles (39 km) southwest of Honesdale. Roaring Brook, a tributary of the Lackawanna River and part of the Susquehanna River watershed, flows northward through Moscow. The borough has a total area of 2.8 square miles (7.3 km²), all land, with negligible surface water. Moscow is serviced by the North Pocono School District. Nearby Covington Township contains the site of North Pocuan High School, North Pocano Head Start, and the LackAWanna College Environmental Institute. The former Lackawannan Railroad station houses a railroad museum and is currently served by excursion trains from nearby Steamtown National Historic Site. The North Pocanto Public Library is located in the borough and is open to the general public. It has a new turf football field, new rubber tennis courts, and multiple weight and training rooms at North Poconte Middle School. The complex includes two grass soccer fields, a softball field, and a baseball field. It also includes a new grass soccer field, a rubber tennis court, and several other sports fields. The school district has five schools within the borough: North. Pocono Middle School, Moscow Elementary Center, Moscow Preschool, and Moscow United Methodist Preschool.

Name

Moscow is the primary city name, but also Covington Township, Covington Twp, Elmhurst Township, Elmhurst Twp, Madison Township, Madison Twp, Roaring Bk Tp, Roaring Brook Twp, Spring Brook Township, Sprng Brk Twp are acceptable city names or spellings. Moscow was settled in the 1830s and is said to be named for the Russian city by early settlers who may have been Russian-German Lutherans. The city is now home to more than 1.5 million people. It is one of the largest cities in Russia, with a population of more than one million. It was named after the city of Moscow, Russia, where it was founded in the 18th century. Moscow is also home to the Winter Olympics, the Winter Games, and the Winter Paralympic Games. The Winter Games are held in the city from February to March each year. The games are run by the city's Olympic committee, which is based in Sochi, Russia. They also have a Winter Olympics Winter Games venue in the nearby city of Yekaterinburg. The Summer Games are also held in Moscow, where they are held from March to April each year, and in the summer in the resort town of Sochi. The Games are hosted by the Russian Olympic Committee, which also has its own Winter Games venues in Sochi and the resort city of St. Pozyrkul, in the region of Chelyabinsk in the east of the Russian Black Forest. The winter games are the biggest in the world, with more than 100,000 people attending each game. They are also the most watched in the Winter Olympic Games, beating the previous year's total of 102,000. The Olympics also have the largest number of Winter Games games in the history of the Games.

Geography

Moscow is located at 41°2021N 75°3145W (41.339274, -75.529053).According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.8 square miles (7.3 km²), all land, with negligible surface water. Roaring Brook, a tributary of the Lackawanna River and part of the Susquehanna River watershed, flows northward through Moscow, and many tributaries merge there with the brook. The borough is home to the U.S. Air Force Base at Moscow, which is located on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. It is also the home of the New York State Psychiatric Center, which was founded in the early 1900s and is located in the borough of Moscow. The U.N. World Health Organization has a branch office in Moscow, with offices in New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. It also has offices in Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Newark, New Jersey, as well as in New Jersey and New York City. It has a population of 2,816. It was the site of the World War II Battle of the Bulge, which took place in World War I. The town's name is derived from the Russian word for "warrior", which means "to fight" or "to defend" and refers to the battle between the British and American armies in the First World War. The city is also known as "Moscow" because of the city's role in the Battle of Gettysburg.

Demographics

At the 2010 census there were 2,026 people, 751 households, and 569 families residing in the borough. The median household income was $58,686 and the median family income was $77,583. The population was spread out, with 25% under the age of 18, 60.7% from 18 to 64, and 14.3% 65 or older. The per capita income for the borough was $32,888. About 6.1% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.1 of those under age 18 and 3.5% of those age 65 or over. The borough is located on the New Jersey Turnpike, which connects to New Jersey and New Jersey via the Raritan River and the Susquehannock River. It is located near the junction of the Delaware and Lackawanna Rivers, which connect to New York and New York City by the Delaware River. The town's name is derived from the name of a Native American tribe, the Susquahans. The name of the borough is also used as a name for the town of the same name, but the name has been changed to the borough since the 19th century. It has a population of 2,025, with 789 housing units, and a population density of 723.6 people per square mile (279.4/km²). The racial makeup of the Borough was 97.9% White, 0.3%. The borough's population was 0.9%. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7%.

Education

Moscow is serviced by the North Pocono School District. The district has five schools within the borough. Nearby Covington Township contains the site of North Pocano High School. Jefferson Township also contains an elementary school in Jefferson Elementary School. The school district has athletic facilities within the school grounds. This includes two grass soccer fields, a softball field, and a baseball field. The complex includes a new turf football field, new rubber tennis courts, and multiple weight and training rooms. The sports complex also includes a grass soccer field, a Softball Field, and two softball fields. It also has a baseball and soccer field as well as a football field. It is located in the borough of Moscow, Pennsylvania. The borough has a population of 3,000. The North Pocanto School District has a enrollment of 4,000 students. It has an enrollment of 5,500 students in the school district. The average student size in the district is 12.5. The high school has a student population of 1,200. The middle school has 1,300 students. The elementary school has 2,200 students. There is a high school with 1,400 students. This is the largest school district in the state. There are no high schools or middle schools in Moscow. The town has one high school and one middle school. The only high school in the town is in the city. The city has one elementary school with 2,000 pupils. It was built in the 1950s. It opened in 1961.

Attractions

North Pocono has six parks, many youth sports leagues, four churches, and the North Pocono Public Library. The former Lackawanna Railroad station houses a railroad museum and is currently served by excursion trains from nearby Steamtown National Historic Site. The borough is located in the Luzerne County region of New York and Pennsylvania. The town has a population of about 3,000. It is located on the banks of the Susquehannock River, which flows through the borough. The city's population is about 4,000, with the majority of residents living in and around the town of Pocono Lake, which is in the eastern part of the county. It also has a large percentage of residents who live outside of the city limits, particularly in the northern areas of the town and the surrounding counties. The population of the borough is about 2,500, with most of its residents living outside the town limits. The majority of the residents live in or near the towns of Northampton and Tioga, which are in the northeastern portion of the state. It has a history of being the site of many rail disasters, including the Battle of the Bulge in 1864 and the Second World War bombing of the towns by the U.S. Army. It was also the location of the first train station in the United States, which was built in the early 1800s, and is now home to a museum and a national historic site, Steamtown, which has been restored to its former glory.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Moscow, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania = 38. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 75. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 10. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Moscow = 3.6 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 2,048 individuals with a median age of 37.8 age the population grows by 22.79% in Moscow, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 715.69 residents per square mile of area (276.36/km²). There are average 2.68 people per household in the 861 households with an average household income of $62,571 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 8.60% of the available work force and has dropped -4.78% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 21.84%. The number of physicians in Moscow per 100,000 population = 244.2.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Moscow = 43.6 inches and the annual snowfall = 67.8 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 138. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 173. 84 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 19.8 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 51, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Moscow, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania which are owned by the occupant = 71.91%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 32 years with median home cost = $175,430 and home appreciation of -0.31%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $15.00 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $5,595 per student. There are 15.7 students for each teacher in the school, 1094 students for each Librarian and 410 students for each Counselor. 8.68% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 16.47% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 13.02% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Moscow's population in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania of 1,384 residents in 1900 has increased 1,48-fold to 2,048 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 50.37% female residents and 49.63% male residents live in Moscow, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.

    As of 2020 in Moscow, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania are married and the remaining 37.69% are single population.

  • 25 minutes is the average time that residents in Moscow require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    84.28% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 9.52% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 1.02% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 3.40% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Moscow, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, 71.91% are owner-occupied homes, another 22.30% are rented apartments, and the remaining 5.79% are vacant.

  • The 63.25% of the population in Moscow, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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