Scott County, Virginia Population 2019

Scott County, Virginia's estimated population is 21,767 with a growth rate of -0.97% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Virginia is the 79th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201821,534-233-1.07%
201721,767-213-0.97%
201621,980-264-1.19%
201522,244-274-1.22%
201422,518-250-1.10%
201322,768-187-0.81%
201222,955-100-0.43%
201123,055-74-0.32%
201023,129-75-0.32%
199023,204-1,864-7.44%
198025,0686922.84%
197024,376-1,437-5.57%
196025,813-1,827-6.61%
195027,6406512.41%
194026,9892,80811.61%
193024,181-595-2.40%
192024,7769624.04%
191023,8141,1204.94%
190022,6941,0004.61%
189021,6944,46125.89%
188017,2334,19732.20%
187013,0369647.99%
186012,0722,24322.82%
18509,8292,52634.59%
18407,3031,57927.59%
18305,7241,46134.27%
18204,2630.00%

Scott County, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White21,859
Black or African American185
Two or More Races116
Asian64
American Indian and Alaska Native47
Some Other Race19

Scott County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Scott County, Virginia Median Age

46.3


Total

44.9


Male

47.8


Female

Scott County, Virginia Adults

There are 18,111 adults, (4,947 of whom are seniors) in Scott County, Virginia.

Scott County, Virginia Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

11,099

49.79%

Male

11,191

50.21%

Scott County, Virginia Households and Families

Scott County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Scott County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
Male82.7%17.3%
All77.2%22.8%
Female70.3%29.7%
Non Family65.1%34.9%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,9762.477.2
Married4,8872.9985.3
Non Family2,9561.1365.1
Female8093.2770.3
Male3242.9882.7

2.96

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Scott County, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5579.40%
9th to 12th Grade1,77510.72%
High School Graduate6,20437.46%
Some College3,52121.26%
Associates Degree1,3077.89%
Bachelors Degree1,5139.14%
Graduate Degree6844.13%

Scott County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,19612,9432,179
Black13597
Hispanic1128711
Multiple Races5151
Native American4232
Asian25197
Other Race19

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 28.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,407$35,851$23,518
Less Than High School$21,265$23,750$13,333
High School Grad$26,054$32,824$18,500
Some College$31,007$41,463$22,994
Bachelors Degree$41,950$44,231$41,472
Graduate Degree$52,738$52,045$53,409

$30,407

Average Earnings

$35,851

Average Male

$23,518

Average Female

Scott County, Virginia Language

Scott County, Virginia Language by Age

Scott County, Virginia Language

98.65% of Scott County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.73% of the population.

Scott County, Virginia Poverty

Scott County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,8683,46916.62%
Hispanic26913550.19%
Black14813591.22%
Multiple1065047.17%
Native37821.62%

17.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.91%

Male Poverty Rate

19.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Virginia is Black, with 91.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Virginia is White, with 16.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.89%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.77%
High School15.71%
Some College11.37%
Bachelors or Greater4.81%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.97%
Male Unemployed18.64%
Female Employed8.71%
Male Employed5.77%

Scott County, Virginia Income

Scott County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,725$50,312
Families$50,317$58,792
Married Families$57,125-
Non Families$21,214$31,338

Scott County, Virginia Marital Status

Scott County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Scott County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Scott County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Scott County, Virginia Veterans

1,571

Number of Veterans

1,520

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam575
Korea250
First Gulf War248
Second Gulf War146
World War II68

Scott County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5548.74%
2 or More1325.49%
Hispanic96.92%
Asian416.00%

Scott County, Virginia Veterans by Education

9.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Virginia Employment Status

48.6%

Labor Force Participation

45.5%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Scott County, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Gate City20471930-117-5.72%
Weber City13181246-72-5.46%
Nickelsville390366-24-6.15%
Dungannon328310-18-5.49%
Duffield9085-5-5.56%
Clinchport7066-4-5.71%
  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