Scott County, Virginia Population 2018

Scott County, Virginia's estimated population is 21,865 with a growth rate of -2.29% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Virginia is the 78th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201721,865-513-2.29%
201622,3783501.59%
201622,028-228-1.02%
201522,256-273-1.21%
201422,529-245-1.08%
201322,774-185-0.81%
201222,959-102-0.44%
201123,061-73-0.32%
201023,134-70-0.30%
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
White21,947
Two or More Races160
Black or African American151
Asian62
American Indian and Alaska Native36
Some Other Race22

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

Scott County, Virginia 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, Virginia Median Age

45.7


Total

44.5


Male

47.5


Female

Scott County, Virginia Adults

There are 18,171 adults, (4,767 of which are seniors) in Scott County, Virginia.

Scott County, Virginia Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

11,119

49.69%

Male

11,259

50.31%

Scott County, Virginia Households and Families

Scott County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Scott County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
Male80.5%19.5%
All76.7%23.3%
Female67.7%32.3%
Non Family65.7%34.3%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scott County, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,1042.3876.7
Married5,0662.9283.9
Non Family2,7611.0965.7
Female8623.167.7
Male4152.8380.5

2.89

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Scott County, Virginia Households

Scott County, Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,65710.04%
9th to 12th Grade1,76310.68%
High School Graduate6,29038.09%
Some College3,56921.61%
Associates Degree1,1597.02%
Bachelors Degree1,4408.72%
Graduate Degree6343.84%

Scott County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,18112,8622,053
Hispanic1299813
Black9261
Multiple Races6035
Asian28238
Other Race22
Native American2213

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 82.14%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 28.57%.

Scott County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,284$37,388$25,000
Less Than High School$19,438$21,165$11,364
High School Grad$27,304$34,175$18,363
Some College$30,859$43,770$24,005
Bachelors Degree$44,583$45,446$43,917
Graduate Degree$51,346$53,906$50,481

$31,284

Average Earnings

$37,388

Average Male

$25,000

Average Female

Scott County, Virginia Language

Scott County, Virginia Language by Age

Scott County, Virginia Language

98.58% of Scott County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.42% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.86% of the population.

Scott County, Virginia Poverty

Scott County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,0174,06019.32%
Hispanic25916965.25%
Black106106100.00%
Multiple1442013.89%
Asian6234.84%

20.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.02%

Male Poverty Rate

22.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Virginia is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Virginia is Asian, with 4.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.63%.

Scott County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.21%
High School17.74%
Some College11.20%
Bachelors or Greater5.70%

Scott County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.92%
Male Unemployed35.99%
Female Employed9.83%
Male Employed7.17%

Scott County, Virginia Income

Scott County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,017$50,063
Families$47,360$58,335
Married Families$55,168$
Non Families$20,032$29,904

Scott County, Virginia Marital Status

Scott County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Scott County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Scott County, Virginia Veterans

Scott County, Virginia Veterans by War

1,574

Number of Veterans

1,531

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam625
Korea282
First Gulf War224
Second Gulf War119
World War II60

Scott County, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+523
65 to 74461
55 to 64304
35 to 54222
18 to 3464

Scott County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5588.74%
Hispanic149.03%
2 or More118.73%
Asian517.86%

Scott County, Virginia Veterans by Education

9.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Virginia Employment Status

Scott County, Virginia Employment by Age

49%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Scott County, Virginia Employment by Race

Scott County, Virginia Employment by Education

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%
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