Scott County, Indiana Population 2019

Scott County, Indiana's estimated population is 23,853 with a growth rate of 0.65% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Indiana is the 64th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201823,878250.10%
201723,8531540.65%
201623,699420.18%
201523,657280.12%
201423,629-118-0.50%
201323,747320.13%
201223,715-182-0.76%
201123,897-267-1.10%
201024,1643,17315.12%
199020,9915692.79%
198020,4223,27819.12%
197017,1442,50117.08%
196014,6433,12427.12%
195011,5192,54128.30%
19408,9782,31434.72%
19306,664-760-10.24%
19207,424-899-10.80%
19108,323160.19%
19008,3074746.05%
18907,833-510-6.11%
18808,3434705.97%
18707,8735707.81%
18607,3031,41824.10%
18505,8851,64338.73%
18404,2421,15037.19%
18303,09275832.48%
18202,3340.00%

How Many People Live in Scott County, Indiana?

23,853

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,14297.56%
Two or More Races3171.34%
Asian950.40%
Black or African American760.32%
Some Other Race460.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.19%

Scott County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2019

Scott County, Indiana Median Age

40.7


Total

39.9


Male

41.2


Female

Scott County, Indiana Adults

There are 18,223 adults, (3,771 of whom are seniors) in Scott County, Indiana.

Scott County, Indiana Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

12,094

50.98%

Male

11,628

49.02%

Scott County, Indiana Households and Families

Scott County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Scott County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.3%16.7%
All75%25%
Non Family68%32%
Male67.9%32.1%
Female48.5%51.5%

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,8922.6375
Married5,0873.1883.3
Non Family2,5181.2368
Female8163.2948.5
Male4712.9567.9

3.1

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Scott County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0206.28%
9th to 12th Grade1,4338.82%
High School Graduate6,83042.04%
Some College3,39420.89%
Associates Degree1,4689.04%
Bachelors Degree1,2797.87%
Graduate Degree8215.05%

Scott County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,80813,5482,095
Hispanic202110
Asian9546
Multiple Races82475
Native American4620
Black3121
Other Race6

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.70%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.25%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,042$42,625$29,359
Less Than High School$22,056$27,500$20,202
High School Grad$32,460$36,988$24,750
Some College$34,193$48,224$28,493
Bachelors Degree$49,031$74,671$42,243
Graduate Degree$51,276$83,750$41,691

$35,042

Average Earnings

$42,625

Average Male

$29,359

Average Female

Scott County, Indiana Language

Scott County, Indiana Language by Age

Scott County, Indiana Language

97.06% of Scott County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.75% of the population.

Scott County, Indiana Poverty

Scott County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,3132,86412.84%
Hispanic48716032.85%
Multiple30913844.66%
Black553665.45%
Other463167.39%

13.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.89%

Male Poverty Rate

15.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Indiana is Other, with 67.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Indiana is White, with 12.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.17%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.79%
High School11.66%
Some College6.45%
Bachelors or Greater3.42%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed33.90%
Female Unemployed30.89%
Female Employed7.29%
Male Employed4.15%

Scott County, Indiana Income

Scott County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,243$62,721
Families$57,996$72,044
Married Families$63,345-
Non Families$25,417$35,939

Scott County, Indiana Marital Status

Scott County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Scott County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Scott County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Scott County, Indiana Veterans

1,391

Number of Veterans

1,241

Male Veterans

150

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam494
First Gulf War291
Second Gulf War216
World War II94
Korea56

Scott County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3537.55%
2 or More2629.89%
Indian1226.09%
Hispanic72.10%

Scott County, Indiana Veterans by Education

8.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Indiana Employment Status

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Scott County, Indiana 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

70.34%

Born in Indiana

98.78%

Native Born

1.22%

Foreign Born

0.73%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.78% of Scott County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 70.34% having been born in Indiana. 0.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Population of Cities in Scott County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Scottsburg67806684-96-1.42%
Austin42954139-156-3.63%
  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