Moscow, Idaho Population 2021

26,092
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Moscow is a city located in Latah County Idaho. It is also the county seat of Latah County. With a 2020 population of 26,092, it is the 13th largest city in Idaho and the 1481st largest city in the United States . Moscow is currently growing at a rate of 0.75% annually and its population has increased by 9.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,800 in 2010. Moscow reached it's highest population of 26,092 in 2021. Spanning over 7 miles, Moscow has a population density of 3,776 people per square mile.

The average household income in Moscow is $58,565 with a poverty rate of 24.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $731 per month, and the median house value is $229,900. The median age in Moscow is 25 years, 25.2 years for males, and 24.9 years for females.

Moscow Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Moscow was:

  • White: 90.28%
  • Asian: 3.29%
  • Two or more races: 2.57%
  • Black or African American: 1.54%
  • Native American: 1.51%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Moscow, Idaho is 26,092 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 25,507.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,800.

Moscow, Idaho Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202140,6662790.69%
202040,3872790.69%
201940,1082790.70%
201839,829880.22%
201739,7416911.74%
201639,0502540.65%
201538,7962790.72%
201438,5172970.77%
201338,2201260.33%
201238,0942390.63%
201137,8556001.58%
201037,2550.00%

Moscow Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,85890.28%
Asian8333.29%
Two or More Races6502.57%
Black or African American3911.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native3821.51%
Some Other Race1930.76%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.05%
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Moscow Population by Race

Moscow Population Pyramid $2021

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Moscow Median Age

25


Total

25.2


Male

24.9


Female

Moscow Adults

There are 21,596 adults, (2,503 of whom are seniors) in Moscow.

Moscow Age Dependency

32.6

Age Dependency Ratio

13.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Moscow Sex Ratio

Female

12,323

48.67%

Male

12,996

51.33%

Moscow Population by Age

Moscow Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Moscow Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.2%27.8%
Female40.8%59.2%
All40.8%59.2%
Male22.2%77.8%
Non Family19.8%80.2%

40.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Moscow Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,8852.2440.8
Non Family5,4691.6119.8
Married3,804372.2
Female3732.7340.8
Male2393.5622.2

2.94

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Moscow Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1130.89%
9th to 12th Grade2672.10%
High School Graduate1,75113.80%
Some College2,47819.52%
Associates Degree1,0007.88%
Bachelors Degree3,96031.20%
Graduate Degree3,12324.61%
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Moscow Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Moscow Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,45311,1406,574
Hispanic376321179
Asian348348140
Black21221271
2+ Races211199100
Native American17217219
Other Race717152

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 73.24%.

Moscow Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,265$33,866$34,558
Less Than 9th Grade$31,014$31,274$
High School Graduate$26,794$30,437$24,754
Some College$30,199$30,702$25,592
Bachelors Degree$32,728$32,433$32,907
Graduate Degree$47,253$51,793$44,976

$34,265

Average Earnings

$33,866

Average Male

$34,558

Average Female

Moscow Earnings by Educational Attainment

Moscow Language by Age

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Moscow Language

91.50% of Moscow residents speak only English, while 8.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.55% of the population.

Moscow Language

Moscow Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,5204,37422.41%
Hispanic94354457.69%
Asian62625941.37%
Multiple49219339.23%
Other18414980.98%
Native368287.61%
Black361174.71%

24.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.43%

Male Poverty Rate

23.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Moscow

The race most likely to be in poverty in Moscow is Other, with 80.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Moscow is Black, with 4.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.65%.

Moscow Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.16%
High School19.85%
Some College19.50%
Bachelors or Greater7.24%

Moscow Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed67.72%
Male Unemployed25.27%
Female Employed21.75%
Male Employed20.20%

Moscow Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Moscow Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,896$58,565
Families$70,951$87,675
Married Families$78,359-
Non Families$27,891$34,361
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Income by Household Type

Moscow Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Moscow Married by Age and Sex

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Moscow Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Moscow Marital Status by Race

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Moscow Marital Status

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895

Number of Veterans

836

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War265
Vietnam216
First Gulf War170
Korea110
World War II10

Moscow Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+243
18 to 34191
35 to 54186
65 to 74174
55 to 64101

Moscow Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8474.34%
Hispanic292.74%
2+ Races295.35%
Native American196.57%

Moscow Veterans by Race

Moscow Veterans by Education

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6.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Moscow Veterans by Education

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64.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Moscow Employment by Age

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Moscow Employment by Race

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Moscow Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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37.77%

Born in Moscow

91.80%

Native Born

8.20%

Foreign Born

5.62%

Non Citizen

2.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.80% of Moscow residents were born in the United States, with 37.77% having been born in Idaho. 5.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Moscow Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202126,0921950.75%
202025,8971950.76%
201925,7021950.76%
201825,507610.24%
201725,4464611.85%
201624,985340.14%
201524,9511500.60%
201424,8012721.11%
201324,5291210.50%
201224,4081450.60%
201124,2634211.77%
201023,8422,5511.14%
200021,2912,7721.40%
199018,5192,0061.15%
198016,5132,3671.56%
197014,1462,9632.38%
196011,1835900.54%
195010,5934,5795.82%
19406,0141,5383.00%
19304,4765201.24%
19203,9562860.75%
19103,6701,1703.91%
19002,5000.00%

Moscow Population by Year