Scott County, Mississippi Population 2019

Scott County, Mississippi's estimated population is 28,429 with a growth rate of 0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Mississippi is the 33rd largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201828,287-142-0.50%
201728,429700.25%
201628,359-87-0.31%
201528,446-106-0.37%
201428,5522170.77%
201328,335-24-0.08%
201228,359-20-0.07%
201128,379420.15%
201028,3374,20017.40%
199024,137-419-1.71%
198024,5563,18714.91%
197021,3691820.86%
196021,187-494-2.28%
195021,681-1,463-6.32%
194023,1442,23010.66%
193020,9144,49427.37%
192016,420-303-1.81%
191016,7232,40716.81%
190014,3162,57621.94%
189011,7408958.25%
188010,8452,99838.21%
18707,847-292-3.59%
18608,1394,178105.48%
18503,9612,308139.62%
18401,6530.00%

How Many People Live in Scott County, Mississippi?

28,429

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,37457.66%
Black or African American10,93038.49%
Some Other Race7762.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native2100.74%
Asian730.26%
Two or More Races360.13%

Scott County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Scott County, Mississippi Median Age

36.5


Total

34.9


Male

37.9


Female

Scott County, Mississippi Adults

There are 20,894 adults, (4,061 of whom are seniors) in Scott County, Mississippi.

Scott County, Mississippi Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

14,618

51.47%

Male

13,781

48.53%

Scott County, Mississippi Households and Families

Scott County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Scott County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All71.1%28.9%
Non Family66.9%33.1%
Female59.3%40.7%
Male57%43%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,0962.7971.1
Married3,9593.3183.9
Non Family3,0881.166.9
Female2,3013.9259.3
Male7483.5157

3.34

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Scott County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7139.29%
9th to 12th Grade3,05416.56%
High School Graduate6,69336.29%
Some College3,08916.75%
Associates Degree1,5588.45%
Bachelors Degree1,6008.68%
Graduate Degree7353.99%

Scott County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,0258,2731,731
Black6,5724,518511
Hispanic1,68282754
Other Race50421727
Native American11018
Asian736039
Multiple Races10

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 82.52%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.42%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,771$33,430$22,595
Less Than High School$19,789$21,982$17,890
High School Grad$26,763$33,112$20,876
Some College$26,501$32,077$24,577
Bachelors Degree$41,117$49,737$36,035
Graduate Degree$58,413$52,469$59,904

$26,771

Average Earnings

$33,430

Average Male

$22,595

Average Female

Scott County, Mississippi Language

Scott County, Mississippi Language by Age

Scott County, Mississippi Language

90.01% of Scott County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 9.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.29% of the population.

Scott County, Mississippi Poverty

Scott County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,7794,09537.99%
White14,0132,63518.80%
Hispanic3,0311,03234.05%
Other7767910.18%
Native2107937.62%
Asian73912.33%

27.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.47%

Male Poverty Rate

28.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Mississippi is Black, with 37.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Mississippi is Other, with 10.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.02%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.90%
High School23.39%
Some College16.20%
Bachelors or Greater5.27%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.58%
Male Unemployed53.08%
Female Employed10.64%
Male Employed9.32%

Scott County, Mississippi Income

Scott County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,601$54,841
Families$40,814$65,943
Married Families$59,852-
Non Families$17,802$25,406

Scott County, Mississippi Marital Status

Scott County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Scott County, Mississippi Marriage

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

Scott County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Scott County, Mississippi Veterans

1,253

Number of Veterans

1,112

Male Veterans

141

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam492
First Gulf War250
Second Gulf War92
Korea84
World War II16

Scott County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9357.57%
Black3003.88%
Hispanic341.78%
Other183.21%

Scott County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

12.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Mississippi Employment Status

56.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

Scott County, Mississippi 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

80.19%

Born in Mississippi

93.96%

Native Born

6.04%

Foreign Born

5.37%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.96% of Scott County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 80.19% having been born in Mississippi. 5.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Scott County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Forest56845672-12-0.21%
Morton34623434-28-0.81%
Lake 324322-2-0.62%
Sebastopol 279278-1-0.36%
  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