Scott County, Illinois Population 2020

Scott County, Illinois's estimated population is 4,978 with a growth rate of -1.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Illinois is the 99th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20184,926-52-1.04%
20174,978-70-1.39%
20165,048-63-1.23%
20155,111-59-1.14%
20145,170-41-0.79%
20135,211-75-1.42%
20125,286581.11%
20115,228-99-1.86%
20105,327-317-5.62%
19905,644-498-8.11%
19806,142460.75%
19706,096-281-4.41%
19606,377-868-11.98%
19507,245-931-11.39%
19408,176-363-4.25%
19308,539-950-10.01%
19209,489-578-5.74%
191010,067-388-3.71%
190010,4551511.47%
189010,304-437-4.07%
188010,7412112.00%
187010,5301,46116.11%
18609,0691,15514.59%
18507,9141,69927.34%
18406,2150.00%

How Many People Live in Scott County, Illinois?

4,978

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,95698.20%
Two or More Races440.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.20%
Asian90.18%
Black or African American80.16%
Some Other Race50.10%

Scott County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Scott County, Illinois Median Age

44.1


Total

43.5


Male

44.8


Female

Scott County, Illinois Adults

There are 3,917 adults, (977 of whom are seniors) in Scott County, Illinois.

Scott County, Illinois Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

2,587

51.26%

Male

2,460

48.74%

Scott County, Illinois Households and Families

Scott County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Scott County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.9%13.1%
All78.2%21.8%
Non Family70.7%29.3%
Male67.2%32.8%
Female52.6%47.4%

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9592.5578.2
Married1,1183.0386.9
Non Family6051.1570.7
Female1753.9352.6
Male613.7467.2

3.05

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Scott County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade912.56%
9th to 12th Grade1714.80%
High School Graduate1,73248.67%
Some College72120.26%
Associates Degree3108.71%
Bachelors Degree37110.42%
Graduate Degree1634.58%

Scott County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,5093,255525
Multiple Races1394
Hispanic12102
Islander1010
Asian97
Native American33
Other Race311
Black333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,151$44,625$29,516
Less Than High School$11,214$23,750$
High School Grad$31,034$38,679$23,209
Some College$40,833$52,647$32,024
Bachelors Degree$49,750$65,083$41,667
Graduate Degree$62,500$58,125$65,375

$37,151

Average Earnings

$44,625

Average Male

$29,516

Average Female

Scott County, Illinois Language

Scott County, Illinois Language by Age

Scott County, Illinois Language

98.58% of Scott County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.56% of the population.

Scott County, Illinois Poverty

Scott County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,81463113.11%
Multiple4449.09%
Hispanic30310.00%
Other5240.00%

12.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.86%

Male Poverty Rate

13.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Illinois is Other, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Illinois is Multiple, with 9.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.59%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.46%
High School14.50%
Some College5.31%
Bachelors or Greater2.66%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.09%
Female Unemployed30.86%
Female Employed6.02%
Male Employed5.02%

Scott County, Illinois Income

Scott County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,973$67,886
Families$67,500$80,665
Married Families$75,068-
Non Families$32,731$35,511

Scott County, Illinois Marital Status

Scott County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Scott County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Scott County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Scott County, Illinois Veterans

368

Number of Veterans

357

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam150
Korea34
Second Gulf War22
World War II16
First Gulf War11

Scott County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3619.34%
Indian3100.00%
Black3100.00%
2 or More14.35%

Scott County, Illinois Veterans by Education

5.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Illinois Employment Status

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Scott County, Illinois Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

88.07%

Born in Illinois

99.15%

Native Born

0.85%

Foreign Born

0.55%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.15% of Scott County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 88.07% having been born in Illinois. 0.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Scott County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Winchester15931503-90-5.65%
Bluffs715672-43-6.01%
Manchester292278-14-4.79%
Alsey227216-11-4.85%
Glasgow141134-7-4.96%
Naples130124-6-4.62%
Exeter6562-3-4.62%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990