Scott County, Mississippi Population 2018

Scott County, Mississippi's estimated population is 28,420 with a growth rate of 0.54% 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
201728,4201520.54%
201628,268-110-0.39%
201628,378-14-0.05%
201528,392-108-0.38%
201428,5001960.69%
201328,304-27-0.10%
201228,331-13-0.05%
201128,344120.04%
201028,3324,19517.38%
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%

Scott County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,393
Black or African American10,683
Some Other Race649
Asian308
American Indian and Alaska Native225
Two or More Races10

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

Scott County, Mississippi 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, Mississippi Median Age

36.1


Total

34.7


Male

37.1


Female

Scott County, Mississippi Adults

There are 20,720 adults, (3,844 of which are seniors) in Scott County, Mississippi.

Scott County, Mississippi Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

14,561

51.51%

Male

13,707

48.49%

Scott County, Mississippi Households and Families

Scott County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Scott County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
All72.2%27.8%
Non Family65.7%34.3%
Female64%36%
Male62.2%37.8%

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scott County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,8482.8472.2
Married3,9613.3683.4
Non Family3,0101.1265.7
Female2,1584.0564
Male7193.6362.2

3.41

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Scott County, Mississippi Households

Scott County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7629.70%
9th to 12th Grade3,18117.51%
High School Graduate6,31234.74%
Some College3,25917.94%
Associates Degree1,5148.33%
Bachelors Degree1,5068.29%
Graduate Degree6363.50%

Scott County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,9608,1161,514
Black6,3114,182490
Hispanic1,619752100
Other Race50127845
Asian21820738
Native American11628
Multiple Races10

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 94.95%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 17.43%.

Scott County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,399$31,222$20,777
Less Than High School$17,886$19,626$16,053
High School Grad$25,000$32,170$16,338
Some College$25,955$30,420$22,606
Bachelors Degree$39,716$45,326$35,500
Graduate Degree$52,566$51,585$57,760

$24,399

Average Earnings

$31,222

Average Male

$20,777

Average Female

Scott County, Mississippi Language

Scott County, Mississippi Language by Age

Scott County, Mississippi Language

90.00% of Scott County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 10.00% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.73% of the population.

Scott County, Mississippi Poverty

Scott County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,5103,88336.95%
White13,9982,52118.01%
Hispanic3,03288129.06%
Asian30812841.56%
Native2258939.56%
Other6498012.33%

26.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.68%

Male Poverty Rate

28.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Mississippi is Asian, with 41.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Mississippi is Other, with 12.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.62%.

Scott County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.87%
High School20.15%
Some College16.19%
Bachelors or Greater5.27%

Scott County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.97%
Male Unemployed47.56%
Female Employed12.07%
Male Employed8.48%

Scott County, Mississippi Income

Scott County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,615$46,259
Families$38,465$53,765
Married Families$53,660$
Non Families$18,454$25,224

Scott County, Mississippi Marital Status

Scott County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Scott County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Scott County, Mississippi Veterans

Scott County, Mississippi Veterans by War

1,172

Number of Veterans

1,075

Male Veterans

97

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam488
First Gulf War216
Second Gulf War140
Korea106
World War II66

Scott County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54371
65 to 74335
55 to 64237
75+203
18 to 3426

Scott County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8046.55%
Black3484.66%
Hispanic331.73%
Other203.72%

Scott County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

14.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Mississippi Employment Status

Scott County, Mississippi Employment by Age

58%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

12%

Unemployment Rate

Scott County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Scott County, Mississippi Employment by Education

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%
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