Scott City is a city located in Scott County Kansas. It is also the county seat of Scott County. With a 2020 population of 3,618, it is the 77th largest city in Kansas and the 5686th largest city in the United States . Scott City is currently declining at a rate of -1.76% annually and its population has decreased by -5.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,816 in 2010. Scott City reached it's highest population of 4,154 in 1980. Spanning over 3 miles, Scott City has a population density of 1,362 people per square mile.
The average household income in Scott City is $67,805 with a poverty rate of 7.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $827 per month, and the median house value is $131,500. The median age in Scott City is 38.5 years, 35.4 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.