Moscow, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Moscow, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Moscow Census Designated Place had a population of 247 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Moscow: Moscow Mills, Shaw.

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Moscow Census Designated Place, MD Boundary Map

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Moscow, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 247
Population in Households 247
Population in Familes 205
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,545
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 100
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 71
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $87,037
Average Home Value $108,553


Median Household Income $40,741
Average Household Income $51,532
Per Capita Income $21,684
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.08%
Households 0.49% 0.0%
Families -0.66% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.9%
Per Capita Income   0.6%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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, 2016 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 # 423 19th
Population Density1 # 237 54th
Diversity Index2 # 487 6th
Median Household Income # 484 7th
Per Capita Income # 462 11th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.