Moscow, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Moscow, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Moscow Census Designated Place had a population of 243 as of July 1, 2017. Moscow ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Moscow is located at latitude 39.5462 and longitude -79.0046 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the Moscow Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,332 feet.

The Moscow Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583660) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Moscow Census Designated Place is located within District 9, Barton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allegany County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Moscow population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Moscow: Moscow Mills, Shaw.

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Moscow, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 243
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 127
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 127
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.52
Population in Households 243
Population in Familes 202
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,520
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $40,346
Average Household Income $52,653
Per Capita Income $22,070


Total Housing Units 103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 74 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $95,161
Average Home Value $120,946


Total Households 98
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 70
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.17% -0.08%
Households 0.14% 0.0%
Families -0.76% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Moscow, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moscow to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 424 19th
Population Density # 241 54th
Diversity Index # 502 3rd
Median Household Income # 487 6th
Per Capita Income # 460 11th

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