Moscow, ID

Census Place

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2020 Population
25,652
1.32% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
Jim Risch
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
25.2
0.8% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
23.8%
2.04% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$42,262
0.874% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$240,500
4.61% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
13,812
2.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Moscow, ID had a population of 25.7k people with a median age of 25.2 and a median household income of $42,262. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Moscow, ID grew from 25,319 to 25,652, a 1.32% increase and its median household income grew from $41,896 to $42,262, a 0.874% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Moscow, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.84%), White (Hispanic) (3.01%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.92%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.65%).

None of the households in Moscow, ID reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96% of the residents in Moscow, ID are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Moscow, ID are University of Idaho (2,737 degrees awarded in 2020), New Saint Andrews College (38 degrees), and Mr Leon's School of Hair Design-Moscow (12 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Moscow, ID was $240,500, and the homeownership rate was 39.3%.

Most people in Moscow, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Moscow, ID was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Moscow, ID is home to a population of 25.7k people, from which 96% are citizens. As of 2020, 6.6% of Moscow, ID residents were born outside of the country (1.69k people).

In 2020, there were 22.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22k people) in Moscow, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 984 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 773 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96%
2020 Citizenship
94.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96% of Moscow, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Moscow, ID was 94.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Moscow, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    22k ± 324
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    984 ± 289
  3. White (Hispanic)
    773 ± 162
4.24%
Hispanic Population
1.09k people

In 2020, there were 22.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22k people) in Moscow, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 984 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 773 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.24% of the people in Moscow, ID are hispanic (1.09k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Moscow, ID as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    49,238 ± 5,371 people
  2. Canada
    5,691 ± 1,849 people
  3. China
    2,886 ± 1,318 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Idaho was Mexico, the natal country of 49,238 Idaho residents, followed by Canada with 5,691 and China with 2,886.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.6%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.69k people
8.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.08k people

As of 2020, 6.6% of Moscow, ID residents (1.69k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Moscow, ID was 8.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    435 ± 192
  2. Vietnam
    202 ± 100
  3. Korea
    121 ± 90

Moscow, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Moscow, ID employs 13.8k people. The largest industries in Moscow, ID are Educational Services (4,312 people), Accommodation & Food Services (1,715 people), and Retail Trade (1,669 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($47,200), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($46,930), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($46,754).

Males in Idaho have an average income that is 1.42 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,243. The income inequality in Idaho (measured using the Gini index) is 0.469, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

13.8k
2020 Value
± 989
2.1%
1 Year growth
± 9.49%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Moscow, ID grew at a rate of 2.1%, from 13.5k employees to 13.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Moscow, ID, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (2,045 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,605 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,443 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Moscow, ID.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

13.8k
2020 Value
± 989
2.1%
1 Year growth
± 9.49%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Moscow, ID grew at a rate of 2.1%, from 13.5k employees to 13.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Moscow, ID, are Educational Services (4,312 people), Accommodation & Food Services (1,715 people), and Retail Trade (1,669 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Moscow, ID, though some of these residents may live in Moscow, ID and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$27,754
Median earning men ± $4,052
$20,334
Median earning women ± $2,466

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($54,079), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($46,360), and Public Administration ($45,804).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($63,854), Construction ($55,450), and Public Administration ($53,750).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Idaho. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Idaho.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Idaho to other states, or from other states to Idaho.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $11.3B
  2. $8.1B
  3. $7.63B

In 2020, the top outbound Idaho product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $11.3B, followed by Electronics ($8.1B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($7.63B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Idaho products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$71.5B
2020 Value in Idaho
$123B
Projected 2050 Value in Idaho
72.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Idaho trade was $71.5B. This is expected to increase 72.3% to $123B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Idaho trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Idaho to other states, or from other states to Idaho.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $7.47B
  2. $4.51B
  3. $3.06B

In 2020, the top outbound Idaho domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Washington with $7.47B, followed by California with $4.51B and Utah and $3.06B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Idaho shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Mike Crapo and Jim Risch are the senators currently representing the state of Idaho. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Idaho is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Idaho

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Mike Crapo
Senator from Idaho3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Jim Risch
Senator from Idaho2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009

Mike Crapo and Jim Risch are the senators currently representing Idaho.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Idaho over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Idaho

Idaho is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Idaho have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Moscow, ID awarded 2,787 degrees. The student population of Moscow, ID in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 5,415 male students and 5,608 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Moscow, ID are White (1,996 and 78.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (279 and 11%), Two or More Races (88 and 3.46%), and Unknown (82 and 3.23%).

The largest universities in Moscow, ID by number of degrees awarded are University of Idaho (2,737 and 98.2%), New Saint Andrews College (38 and 1.36%), and Mr Leon's School of Hair Design-Moscow (12 and 0.431%).

The most popular majors in Moscow, ID are General Psychology (115 and 4.13%), Mechanical Engineering (103 and 3.7%), and Law (102 and 3.66%).

The median tuition costs in Moscow, ID are $13,550 for private four year colleges, and $6,182 and $25,418 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Moscow, ID, the percentage of applicants admitted was 74.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 11,023 (49.1% men and 50.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 11,023 students enrolled in Moscow, ID, 49.1% men and 50.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 8,201 records, of which 51.5% were women and 48.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 108 degree-majors awarded
  2. 82 degree-majors awarded
  3. 77 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Moscow, ID was General Psychology with 108 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Moscow, ID according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,737 degrees awarded
  2. 38 degrees awarded
  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Idaho with 2,737 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 1,411 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Moscow, ID, which is 1.03 times more than the 1,376 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,996 degrees mean that there were 7.15 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 279 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($13,550) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,122) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.529% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.55% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (372k), Some college (360k), and Bachelors Degree (233k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Moscow, ID was $240,500 in 2020, which is 1.05 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $229,900 to $240,500, a 4.61% increase. The homeownership rate in Moscow, ID is 39.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Moscow, ID have an average commute time of 15.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Moscow, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$240,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$8,083
$3,983
Median Property Taxes
±$440

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Moscow, ID the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Moscow, ID compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

39.3%
Homeownership
2020
68.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 39.3% of the housing units in Moscow, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 40.8%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 52
  2. Census Tract 54

The following map shows all of the places in Moscow, ID colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$42,262
Median Household Income
± $3,460
10.1k
Number of Households
± 773

In 2020, the median household income of the 10.1k households in Moscow, ID grew to $42,262 from the previous year's value of $41,896.

The following chart displays the households in Moscow, ID distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Moscow, ID is from Idaho.
0.469
2020 Wage GINI in Idaho
0.466
2019 Wage GINI in Idaho

In 2020, the income inequality in Idaho was 0.469 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.667% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Idaho was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Idaho in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (60.3%)
  2. Walked (16.9%)
  3. Carpooled (10.7%)

In 2020, 60.3% of workers in Moscow, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (16.9%) and those who carpooled to work (10.7%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

15.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Moscow, ID have a shorter commute time (15.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.11% of the workforce in Moscow, ID have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Moscow, ID distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Moscow, ID have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

23.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Moscow, ID (5.35k out of 22.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Moscow, ID is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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93.3% of the population of Moscow, ID has health coverage, with 56.8% on employee plans, 4.82% on Medicaid, 6.95% on Medicare, 23.3% on non-group plans, and 1.53% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Idaho was $6,927 in 2014. This is a 5.07% increase from the previous year ($6,593).

Primary care physicians in Latah County, ID see 1216 patients per year on average, which represents a 14.4% increase from the previous year (1063 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2228 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 608 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Idaho, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,216 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Latah County, ID

Primary care physicians in Latah County, ID see an average of 1,216 patients per year. This represents a 14.4% increase from the previous year (1,063 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Latah County, ID in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Idaho across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.1% under 18 years, 45% between 18 and 34 years, 25% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.88% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.4% were men and 48.6% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

6.65%
Uninsured
56.8%
Employer Coverage
4.82%
Medicaid
6.95%
Medicare
23.3%
Non-Group
1.53%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Moscow, ID grew by 11.8% from 5.95% to 6.65%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Moscow, ID changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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