Scott County, Minnesota Population 2018

Scott County, Minnesota's estimated population is 145,827 with a growth rate of 4.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Minnesota is the 9th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017145,8276,3374.54%
2016139,490-3,948-2.75%
2016143,4381,9851.40%
2015141,4532,2011.58%
2014139,2521,9081.39%
2013137,3442,1781.61%
2012135,1662,5951.96%
2011132,5712,0691.59%
2010130,50272,656125.60%
199057,84614,06232.12%
198043,78411,36135.04%
197032,42310,51447.99%
196021,9095,42332.89%
195016,4869015.78%
194015,5851,46910.41%
193014,116-129-0.91%
192014,245-643-4.32%
191014,888-259-1.71%
190015,1471,3169.51%
189013,8313152.33%
188013,5162,47422.41%
187011,0426,447140.30%
18604,5950.00%

Scott County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White118,278
Asian8,235
Two or More Races4,414
Black or African American4,202
Some Other Race3,209
American Indian and Alaska Native979
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander173

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Scott County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Scott County, Minnesota Median Age

35.7


Total

35.4


Male

36


Female

Scott County, Minnesota Adults

There are 99,317 adults, (12,973 of which are seniors) in Scott County, Minnesota.

Scott County, Minnesota Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

15

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

69,962

50.16%

Male

69,528

49.84%

Scott County, Minnesota Households and Families

Scott County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Scott County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.2%7.8%
All82.9%17.1%
Male76.4%23.6%
Non Family66.4%33.6%
Female60.9%39.1%

82.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scott County, Minnesota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All47,1542.9382.9
Married30,4253.492.2
Non Family10,8021.3166.4
Female4,1123.4960.9
Male1,8153.4276.4

3.34

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Scott County, Minnesota Households

Scott County, Minnesota Education

Scott County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9852.23%
9th to 12th Grade2,5602.87%
High School Graduate20,50923.03%
Some College18,38920.65%
Associates Degree11,02012.37%
Bachelors Degree25,26828.37%
Graduate Degree9,32910.47%

Scott County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White76,77374,49430,671
Asian5,2434,3402,061
Hispanic3,1832,256624
Black2,3261,985854
Other Race1,6161,005256
Multiple Races1,1401,029376
Native American52046839
Islander686848

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 70.59%.

Scott County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,329$60,441$40,718
Less Than High School$31,307$37,327$23,409
High School Grad$35,913$42,330$26,617
Some College$44,752$54,657$36,309
Bachelors Degree$65,005$81,677$50,831
Graduate Degree$75,179$93,133$63,266

$50,329

Average Earnings

$60,441

Average Male

$40,718

Average Female

Scott County, Minnesota Language

Scott County, Minnesota Language by Age

Scott County, Minnesota Language

88.96% of Scott County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 11.04% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 4.29% of the population.

Scott County, Minnesota Poverty

Scott County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White114,3615,0694.43%
Hispanic6,5661,15917.65%
Other3,18277724.42%
Black4,07168216.75%
Asian8,2025787.05%
Multiple4,2922816.55%
Native85119122.44%
Islander17321.16%

5.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.73%

Male Poverty Rate

6.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Minnesota is Other, with 24.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Minnesota is Islander, with 1.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.10%.

Scott County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.30%
High School9.38%
Some College4.49%
Bachelors or Greater1.41%

Scott County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.59%
Male Unemployed11.76%
Female Employed3.55%
Male Employed2.02%

Scott County, Minnesota Income

Scott County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$90,198$107,134
Families$103,190$119,591
Married Families$114,224$
Non Families$46,367$58,488

Scott County, Minnesota Marital Status

Scott County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.8%

Male Marriage Rate

59.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Scott County, Minnesota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Scott County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Scott County, Minnesota Veterans

Scott County, Minnesota Veterans by War

6,823

Number of Veterans

6,311

Male Veterans

512

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,388
First Gulf War1,318
Second Gulf War821
Korea485
World War II284

Scott County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 542,087
65 to 741,652
55 to 641,373
75+1,189
18 to 34522

Scott County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,3677.37%
2 or More13510.10%
Hispanic1082.75%
Black1033.47%
Asian871.48%
Other633.34%
Indian507.87%
Hawaiian1810.40%

Scott County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

3.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Minnesota Employment Status

Scott County, Minnesota Employment by Age

76.6%

Labor Force Participation

73.4%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Scott County, Minnesota Employment by Race

Scott County, Minnesota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Scott County, Minnesota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Shakopee370724061035389.54%
Savage2691230807389514.47%
Prior Lake2291225863295112.88%
New Prague 732976353064.18%
Belle Plaine665970093505.26%
Jordan5470614367312.30%
Elko New Market4110462551512.53%
Data Sources
  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