Moosic is a borough in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania six miles (nine km) south of Scranton and 13 miles (21 km) northeast of Wilkes-Barre, PA on the Lackawanna River. Moosic is in a former coal-mining region. A few older industries existed at one time, including the manufacturing of canvas gloves and silk products. In 1900, 1,227 people lived in Moosic, and in 1910, 3,964 people lived in Moosic. The population was 5,575 at the 2000 census.