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Moscow, ID

Moscow is centrist with a liberal slant and has a Democratic representative in Congress
25,174
Moscow Population7
$
42,500
Median Income6
6.0
%
Unemployment Rate19
 

City Score

 

Population

The population of Moscow that is 55 years and older grew by 44.9% since 2010, which is the city's fastest growing segment.

Age

24.7
Median Age7
8.2
%
Population Growth Since 20107

Proportion of Population by Age Group vs. United States average7

 

Race and Ethnicity

Moscow residents are mostly white and the city is slowly becoming less diverse as the white community has grown by 7.5% since 2010, while the Hispanic community, 2nd largest in the city, has grown by 27.6%

Race

82.2
%
Idaho Population, White7
61.1
%
United States population, White7

Population Distribution by Race/Ethnicity7

 

Climate

Moscow is at a low risk for natural disasters. The most common disasters are volcanoes, volcanoes, and volcanoes.

Weather

31
%
Chance of Rain10
1
%
Chance of Sunshine3

Average Temperature36

 

Housing

The average home value in Moscow increased by 61% since 2010 which is 18% higher than the national average and 19% lower than the state average

Rent

$
645
Monthly Average12
59
%
Renters37

Average Home Value5

 

Taxes

Moscow is a somewhat low tax location with sales tax 13% lower than the national average and property tax 35% lower than the national average, but income tax 18% higher than the national average.

Other

0.72
%
Property Tax23
6.0
%
Sales Tax22
0.0
%
Vehicle Tax23

Effective Income Tax Rate at Various Income Levels (Married, Filing Jointly)38

 

Employment

Moscow has an average employment rate of 94% which is 0% higher than the national average. The largest employers are University of Idaho and Camas Prairie Winery

Income

12.3
%
<$25,0006
8.9
%
$100,000+6

Distribution by Industry19

 

Politics

Moscow is centrist with a liberal slant and has a Democratic representative in Congress

2016 Presidential Election Results39

Representatives

Mayor29 Bill Lambert
Republican
House of Representative29 Russ Fulcher
Republican
 

Healthcare

The nearest 5-star hospital, Whitman Hospital And Medical Center, is 20.1 miles from the center of Moscow, the nearest Veterans Affairs medical center, Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center, is 67.5 miles away, and the nearest top-rated hospital for cancer care, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/University of Washington Medical Center, is 258.5 miles away

Medicare-Rated Hospitals (<50 Miles)2

Is Marijuana Legal?

Medical30 No
Decriminalized30 No
 

Safety

In Idaho, 57.8% of adults live in a household with at least one gun, which is a marginal decrease from 2000 when 60.9% of adults lived in households with guns

Gun Laws

No
Universal Background Checks31
No
Permit to Purchase Law31

Property Crimes and Violent Crimes per 100,000 Residents

 

Recognition

#1 2019 Best Cities for Families by MarketWatch32
 

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