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Income/capita 32%
Household income 37%
Unemployment 26%
IndexMoscowIdahoNational
Income per capita$20,297$24,280$29,829
Median household income$34,784$49,174$55,322
Median income owner occupied$73,389$59,554$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,648$30,762$35,192
Median earnings male$13,937$31,790$36,919
Median earnings female$12,064$20,292$26,250
Unemployment rate5.9%3.9%4.7%
Poverty level29.9%15.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Moscow is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Moscow is 37% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Moscow is 26% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Moscow is 98% higher than the national average

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      $23,187$34,784$69,568
      City
      $32,779$49,174$98,348
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Moscow median earnings by income bracket

      Moscow employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.8%0.1%
      Manufacturing sector5.5%3.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%2.9%
      Wholesale & retail services13.1%12.3%
      Public administration4.3%1.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.1%0.8%
      Education, health & social services35.8%51.9%
      Other32.8%25.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Uniontown, WA377$64,37516%
      Colton, WA418$58,7506%
      Troy, ID888$54,7281%
      Palouse, WA1,048$54,5831%
      Genesee, ID951$53,2504%
      Moscow, ID24,855$34,78437%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Collinsville, IL24,855$52,6755%
      Coronado, CA24,852$92,41367%
      Galt, CA24,848$63,68115%
      Elmwood Park, IL24,845$53,9472%
      Austin, MN24,841$45,51918%
      Moscow, ID24,855$34,78437%
      Source: The Moscow, ID employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).