Moscow, Tennessee

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Moscow (pronounced /ˈmɒskoʊ/; "MAH-scoe") is a city in Fayette County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 422 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Moscow is located at 35°3′40″N 89°23′59″W / 35.06111°N 89.39972°W / 35.06111; -89.39972 (35.060976, -89.399649)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.2 km²), of which, 1.2 square miles (3.2 km²) of it is land and 0.80% is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 422 people, 172 households, and 108 families residing in the city. The population density was 340.8 people per square mile (131.4/km²). There were 185 housing units at an average density of 149.4/sq mi (57.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 68.96% White, 29.15% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.47% from other races, and 1.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.18% of the population.

There were 172 households out of which 18.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.9% were married couples living together, 18.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.2% were non-families. 36.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.9% under the age of 18, 10.9% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 20.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 76.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 70.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,021, and the median income for a family was $46,875. Males had a median income of $35,417 versus $21,346 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,772. About 16.3% of families and 21.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.1% of those under age 18 and 24.2% of those age 65 or over.

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