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Moscow, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Moscow is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Fayette County at latitude 35.0623 and longitude -89.382. Fayette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 354 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Moscow, but most people and references simply refer to it as Moscow, Tennessee.

The P1 Census Class Code for Moscow indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Moscow (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Moscow, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 573
Population in Households 573
Population in Familes 498
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 461
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 226
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 167
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 258 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 178 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $131,618
Average Home Value $179,520


Median Household Income $47,992
Average Household Income $68,141
Per Capita Income $26,507
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.71% 0.65%
Households 1.07% 0.7%
Families 5.13% 0.59%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Moscow, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moscow to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 336 22nd
Population Density1 # 236 45th
Diversity Index2 # 31 93rd
Median Household Income # 86 80th
Per Capita Income # 52 88th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.