Scott City, Missouri Population 2023

4,280

Scott City is a city located in Scott County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 4,280, it is the 167th largest city in Missouri and the 7279th largest city in the United States.Scott City is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -1.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,346 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Scott City has a population density of 887 people per square mile.

The average household income in Scott City is $53,826 with a poverty rate of 35.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Scott City is 37 years, 39.4 years for males, and 36 years for females.

Scott City Demographics

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

  • White: 96.21%
  • Two or more races: 3.48%
  • Black or African American: 0.29%
  • Asian: 0.02%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
The current population of Scott City, Missouri is 4,280 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,346.

Scott City, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Scott City Population by Race

Scott City Population Pyramid 2023

Scott City Median Age

37

Total

39.4

Male

36

Female

Scott City Adults

There are 3,364 adults, (618 of whom are seniors) in Scott City.

Scott City Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott City Sex Ratio

Female2,37452.31%
Male2,16447.69%

Scott City Population by Age

Scott City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.97

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Scott City Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Scott City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scott City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.08%.

Scott City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$31,056

Average Earnings

$36,583

Average Male

$22,214

Average Female

Scott City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scott City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Scott City Language

99.52% of Scott City residents speak only English, while 0.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.44% of the population.

Scott City Language

Scott City Poverty by Race

rate

35.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.31%

Male Poverty Rate

29.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott City is Hispanic, with 673.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott City is White, with 31.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.94%.

Scott City Poverty

Scott City Poverty Rate by Education

Scott City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scott City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Scott City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Scott City 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 45-54.

Scott City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Scott City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

210

Number of Veterans

204

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

Scott City Veterans by War

Scott City Veterans by Age

count

Scott City Veterans by Race

Scott City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Scott City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Scott City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Scott City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.66%

Born in Scott City

104.37%

Native Born

0.05%

Foreign Born

0.02%

Non Citizen

0.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

104.37% of Scott City residents were born in the United States, with 70.66% having been born in Missouri. 0.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Scott City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Scott City Population by Year