Scott City, Kansas Population 2021

3,618
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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.

Scott City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Scott City was:

  • White: 93.90%
  • Other race: 3.65%
  • Two or more races: 1.76%
  • Asian: 0.50%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
The current population of Scott City, Kansas is 3,618 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,813.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,816.

Scott City, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,72893.90%
Some Other Race1453.65%
Two or More Races701.76%
Asian200.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.10%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.08%
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Scott City Population by Race

Scott City Population Pyramid $2021

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Scott City Median Age

38.5


Total

35.4


Male

41.6


Female

Scott City Adults

There are 2,919 adults, (774 of whom are seniors) in Scott City.

Scott City Age Dependency

85.1

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott City Sex Ratio

Female

1,964

49.47%

Male

2,006

50.53%

Scott City Population by Age

Scott City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scott City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All66%34%
Male63.2%36.8%
Female46.8%53.2%
Non Family37.4%62.6%

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scott City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5892.4466
Married9323.0784.3
Non Family5401.2237.4
Female792.8746.8
Male383.6163.2

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Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Scott City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1264.85%
9th to 12th Grade2479.51%
High School Graduate82631.82%
Some College63124.31%
Associates Degree2037.82%
Bachelors Degree41716.06%
Graduate Degree1465.62%
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Scott City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scott City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,1191,920539
Hispanic3882144
Other Race8888
2+ Races6262
Asian202020
Native American44
Islander33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Scott City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,384$52,118$24,308
Less Than 9th Grade$29,290$30,556$
High School Graduate$33,185$41,000$20,129
Some College$47,601$69,643$27,176
Bachelors Degree$58,365$62,868$31,875
Graduate Degree$46,912$$46,176

$41,384

Average Earnings

$52,118

Average Male

$24,308

Average Female

Scott City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scott City Language by Age

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Scott City Language

84.07% of Scott City residents speak only English, while 15.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.49% of the population.

Scott City Language

Scott City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,0442167.10%
Hispanic742567.55%

7.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.63%

Male Poverty Rate

8.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott City is Hispanic, with 7.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott City is White, with 7.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.03%.

Scott City Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School15.38%
Less Than 9th Grade13.77%
Some College3.74%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Scott City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed2.08%
Male Employed0.78%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Scott City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scott City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,392$67,805
Families$76,792$78,616
Married Families$83,867-
Non Families$28,239$41,189
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Income by Household Type

Scott City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

63.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott City Married by Age and Sex

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Scott City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Scott City Marital Status by Race

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Scott City Marital Status

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153

Number of Veterans

153

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam61
Second Gulf War34
Korea18
First Gulf War14
World War II

Scott City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+54
65 to 7436
55 to 6428
18 to 3427
35 to 548

Scott City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1385.14%
2+ Races811.43%
Native American4100.00%
Islander3100.00%

Scott City Veterans by Race

Scott City Veterans by Education

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11.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott City Veterans by Education

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66.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Scott City Employment by Age

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Scott City Employment by Race

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Scott City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.69%

Born in Scott City

92.97%

Native Born

7.03%

Foreign Born

5.34%

Non Citizen

1.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.97% of Scott City residents were born in the United States, with 74.69% having been born in Kansas. 5.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Scott City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,618-65-1.76%
20203,683-65-1.73%
20193,748-65-1.70%
20183,813-15-0.39%
20173,828-33-0.85%
20163,861270.70%
20153,834-14-0.36%
20143,848481.26%
20133,800421.12%
20123,758-26-0.69%
20113,784-54-1.41%
20103,838-17-0.04%
20003,855700.18%
19903,785-369-0.93%
19804,1541530.38%
19704,0014461.19%
19603,5553511.04%
19503,2040.00%

Scott City Population by Year