Moscow, Idaho Population 2020

26,668

Moscow is a city located in Idaho. With a 2020 population of 26,668, it is the 13th largest city in Idaho and the 1439th largest city in the United States. Moscow is currently growing at a rate of 1.72% annually and its population has increased by 12.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,800 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Moscow has a population density of 3,860 people per square mile.

The average household income in Moscow is $56,358 with a poverty rate of 27.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $695 per month, and the median house value is $224,400. The median age in Moscow is 24.7 years, 24.1 years for males, and 25.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.8 males.

Moscow Demographics

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

  • White: 90.05%
  • Asian: 3.51%
  • Two or more races: 2.68%
  • Native American: 1.26%
  • Other race: 1.26%
  • Black or African American: 1.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Moscow, Idaho is 26,668, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 25,766.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,800.

Moscow, Idaho Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202040,9744201.03%
201940,5544201.04%
201840,1344201.05%
201739,7146761.70%
201639,0382420.62%
201538,7962830.73%
201438,5132970.77%
201338,2161270.33%
201238,0892410.63%
201137,8485941.57%
201037,2540.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,67090.05%
Asian8843.51%
Two or More Races6752.68%
Some Other Race3171.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native3171.26%
Black or African American3111.24%

Moscow Population Pyramid 2020

Moscow Median Age

24.7


Total

24.1


Male

25.1


Female

Moscow Adults

There are 21,408 adults, (2,387 of whom are seniors) in Moscow.

Moscow Age Dependency

32.3

Age Dependency Ratio

12.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Moscow Sex Ratio

Female

12,475

49.56%

Male

12,699

50.44%

Moscow Households and Families

Moscow Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Moscow Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.1%29.9%
All40.6%59.4%
Female39.9%60.1%
Male35.2%64.8%
Non Family20.4%79.6%

40.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,9772.240.6
Non Family5,5081.5820.4
Married3,8062.9970.1
Female4842.8639.9
Male1792.6435.2

2.92

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Moscow Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade670.54%
9th to 12th Grade2261.82%
High School Graduate1,57612.69%
Some College2,46019.81%
Associates Degree1,0228.23%
Bachelors Degree4,06032.69%
Graduate Degree3,00824.22%

Moscow Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,26711,0076,463
Hispanic395362177
Asian341341206
Multiple Races199199121
Black15115183
Other Race14114157
Native American12412418

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 multiple races people with a rate of 60.80%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,644$37,544$34,409
Less Than High School$27,731$28,472$
High School Grad$24,044$26,588$21,667
Some College$33,533$39,489$26,632
Bachelors Degree$32,903$33,621$32,677
Graduate Degree$45,250$55,139$43,761

$35,644

Average Earnings

$37,544

Average Male

$34,409

Average Female

Moscow Language

Moscow Language by Age

Moscow Language

91.63% of Moscow residents speak only English, while 8.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.86% of the population.

Moscow Poverty

Moscow Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,3394,81324.89%
Hispanic1,00165165.03%
Other29625285.14%
Asian66923635.28%
Multiple50419037.70%
Black2648331.44%
Native289289.69%

27.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.35%

Male Poverty Rate

26.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Moscow

The race most likely to be in poverty in Moscow is Other, with 85.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Moscow is Native, with 9.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 47.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.67%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.73%
Some College21.71%
High School21.19%
Bachelors or Greater8.53%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed82.70%
Male Unemployed31.99%
Male Employed22.38%
Female Employed21.92%

Moscow Income

Moscow Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,533$56,358
Families$68,293$85,796
Married Families$74,345-
Non Families$24,345$32,106

Moscow Marital Status

Moscow Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Moscow Married by Age and Sex

Moscow Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Moscow Marital Status by Race

Moscow Veterans

1,102

Number of Veterans

1,038

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam320
Second Gulf War289
First Gulf War273
Korea148
World War II10

$Moscow Veterans by Education

8.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Moscow Employment Status

63.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Moscow Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

36.86%

Born in Idaho

91.63%

Native Born

8.37%

Foreign Born

5.60%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.63% of Moscow residents were born in the United States, with 36.86% having been born in Idaho. 5.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202026,6684511.72%
201926,2174511.75%
201825,7663401.34%
201725,4264511.81%
201624,975250.10%
201524,9501540.62%
201424,7962711.10%
201324,5251210.50%
201224,4041440.59%
201124,2604191.76%
201023,8412,5501.14%
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%