Scott County, Missouri Population 2019

Scott County, Missouri's estimated population is 38,541 with a growth rate of -0.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Missouri is the 30th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201738,541-182-0.47%
201638,723-259-0.66%
201538,9821300.33%
201438,852-338-0.86%
201339,190460.12%
201239,144170.04%
201139,127-118-0.30%
201039,245-131-0.33%
199039,376-271-0.68%
198039,6476,39719.24%
197033,2505021.53%
196032,748-94-0.29%
195032,8422,4658.11%
194030,3775,46421.93%
193024,9131,5046.42%
192023,4091,0374.64%
191022,3729,28070.88%
190013,0921,86416.60%
189011,2282,64130.76%
18808,5871,27017.36%
18707,3172,07039.45%
18605,2472,06564.90%
18503,182-2,792-46.74%
18405,9743,838179.68%
18302,1360.00%

Scott County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White33,192
Black or African American4,441
Two or More Races658
Some Other Race232
American Indian and Alaska Native188
Asian147

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Scott County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,500 Male Population5001,0001,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Scott County, Missouri Median Age

40


Total

38.6


Male

41.4


Female

Scott County, Missouri Adults

There are 29,623 adults, (6,635 of whom are seniors) in Scott County, Missouri.

Scott County, Missouri Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

20,014

51.51%

Male

18,844

48.49%

Scott County, Missouri Households and Families

Scott County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Scott County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All68.9%31.1%
Non Family60.1%39.9%
Male54.1%45.9%
Female40.5%59.5%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scott County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,2412.5168.9
Married7,5903.0883.9
Non Family4,7731.1760.1
Female2,1753.1540.5
Male7033.5754.1

2.96

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Scott County, Missouri Households

Scott County, Missouri Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4815.62%
9th to 12th Grade2,86710.89%
High School Graduate11,23442.67%
Some College5,71521.71%
Associates Degree1,4425.48%
Bachelors Degree2,1558.18%
Graduate Degree1,4355.45%

Scott County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,89519,2513,368
Black2,4651,94471
Hispanic42028554
Multiple Races25823834
Native American18817748
Other Race15711115
Asian5727

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 94.15%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 25.53%.

Scott County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,290$36,019$23,616
Less Than High School$17,179$23,194$13,405
High School Grad$28,000$36,010$18,762
Some College$31,389$35,964$27,634
Bachelors Degree$35,597$56,875$29,438
Graduate Degree$51,173$55,950$43,864

$30,290

Average Earnings

$36,019

Average Male

$23,616

Average Female

Scott County, Missouri Language

Scott County, Missouri Language by Age

Scott County, Missouri Language

97.45% of Scott County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 2.55% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.14% of the population.

Scott County, Missouri Poverty

Scott County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,9965,19116.22%
Black4,2471,76941.65%
Hispanic83844252.74%
Multiple58424141.27%
Other232219.05%

20.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.40%

Male Poverty Rate

21.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 52.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Missouri is Other, with 9.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.84%.

Scott County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.97%
High School18.26%
Some College11.81%
Bachelors or Greater3.17%

Scott County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed55.48%
Female Unemployed46.37%
Female Employed10.40%
Male Employed6.24%

Scott County, Missouri Income

Scott County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,628$56,779
Families$50,242$65,988
Married Families$61,250$78,031
Non Families$22,750$32,253

Scott County, Missouri Marital Status

Scott County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Scott County, Missouri 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, Missouri Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Scott County, Missouri Veterans

Scott County, Missouri Veterans by War

2,701

Number of Veterans

2,598

Male Veterans

103

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,080
First Gulf War403
Second Gulf War355
Korea251
World War II56

Scott County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74781
55 to 64645
35 to 54560
75+479
18 to 34236

Scott County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4339.46%
Black2377.68%
Hispanic214.42%
Other1911.59%
2 or More82.68%
Indian42.13%

Scott County, Missouri Veterans by Education

9.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Missouri Employment Status

Scott County, Missouri Employment by Age

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Scott County, Missouri Employment by Race

Scott County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Scott County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Cape Girardeau 380003962816284.28%
Sikeston 163221632750.03%
Scott City 45584492-66-1.45%
Chaffee29552948-7-0.24%
Oran12871266-21-1.63%
Miner 984951-33-3.35%
Benton867861-6-0.69%
Morley697679-18-2.58%
Kelso586605193.24%
Vanduser26727251.87%
Blodgett213210-3-1.41%
Haywood City206203-3-1.46%
Diehlstadt161158-3-1.86%
Commerce6766-1-1.49%
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