Scott County, Missouri Population 2018

Scott County, Missouri's estimated population is 38,541 with a growth rate of -1.16% 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
201738,541-453-1.16%
201638,9942710.70%
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
White33,414
Black or African American4,726
Two or More Races486
Some Other Race192
American Indian and Alaska Native143
Asian33

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

Scott County, Missouri 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, Missouri Median Age

39.6


Total

38.3


Male

40.8


Female

Scott County, Missouri Adults

There are 29,635 adults, (6,473 of which are seniors) in Scott County, Missouri.

Scott County, Missouri Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

20,051

51.42%

Male

18,943

48.58%

Scott County, Missouri Households and Families

Scott County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Scott County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All68.9%31.1%
Male64%36%
Non Family58.5%41.5%
Female41%59%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scott County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,2672.5268.9
Married7,5163.0584.6
Non Family4,8831.2358.5
Female2,3023.3441
Male5663.1264

2.99

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade1,5485.86%
9th to 12th Grade2,93311.10%
High School Graduate11,14642.18%
Some College5,72421.66%
Associates Degree1,3995.29%
Bachelors Degree2,2558.53%
Graduate Degree1,4175.36%

Scott County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,99119,1323,433
Black2,6172,162109
Hispanic41426578
Multiple Races22721020
Native American14313418
Other Race12160
Asian333314

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.42%.

Scott County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,669$35,282$22,034
Less Than High School$19,838$29,056$14,652
High School Grad$25,686$32,216$18,545
Some College$30,527$36,269$25,303
Bachelors Degree$34,738$41,083$31,660
Graduate Degree$50,401$54,589$40,633

$29,669

Average Earnings

$35,282

Average Male

$22,034

Average Female

Scott County, Missouri Language

Scott County, Missouri Language by Age

Scott County, Missouri Language

98.16% of Scott County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.84% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.

Scott County, Missouri Poverty

Scott County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,2355,41216.79%
Black4,4781,50633.63%
Hispanic81733340.76%
Multiple47121245.01%
Other1923216.67%

19.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.50%

Male Poverty Rate

21.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Missouri is Multiple, with 45.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Missouri is Other, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.72%.

Scott County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.65%
High School17.15%
Some College12.25%
Bachelors or Greater4.43%

Scott County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed55.42%
Female Unemployed52.40%
Female Employed10.88%
Male Employed4.88%

Scott County, Missouri Income

Scott County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,276$54,211
Families$48,315$63,220
Married Families$59,277$
Non Families$22,123$31,432

Scott County, Missouri Marital Status

Scott County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

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 55To64.

Scott County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Scott County, Missouri Veterans

Scott County, Missouri Veterans by War

2,842

Number of Veterans

2,725

Male Veterans

117

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,129
Second Gulf War493
First Gulf War324
Korea246
World War II70

Scott County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74717
55 to 64658
35 to 54617
75+504
18 to 34346

Scott County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5549.87%
Black2327.28%
Hispanic398.42%
2 or More2811.29%
Other2117.36%
Asian515.15%
Indian21.40%

Scott County, Missouri Veterans by Education

10.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Missouri Employment Status

Scott County, Missouri Employment by Age

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

6.4%

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