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Moscow
  • Town in Idaho

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A+

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Moscow is a town in Idaho with a population of 25,652. Moscow is in Latah County and is one of the best places to live in Idaho. Living in Moscow offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Moscow there are a lot of bars and coffee shops. Many young professionals live in Moscow and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Moscow are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$240,500
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$722
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    61%
  • Own
    39%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    23.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    3.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    11.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    196.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,273.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    38.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    35%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    7%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    23%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

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