Scott City, Missouri Population 2020

4,499

Scott City is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 4,499, it is the 148th largest city in Missouri and the 5059th largest city in the United States. Scott City is currently declining at a rate of -0.02% annually and its population has decreased by -1.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,565 in 2010. Scott City reached it's highest population of 4,591 in 2000. Spanning over 5 miles, Scott City has a population density of 932 people per square mile.

The average household income in Scott City is $57,191 with a poverty rate of 27.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $775 per month, and the median house value is $96,200. The median age in Scott City is 35.6 years, 33.5 years for males, and 35.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males.

Scott City Demographics

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

  • White: 97.40%
  • Two or more races: 1.89%
  • Black or African American: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Scott City, Missouri is 4,499, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,501.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,565.

Scott City, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,38697.40%
Two or More Races851.89%
Black or African American320.71%

Scott City Population Pyramid 2020

Scott City Median Age

35.6


Total

33.5


Male

35.9


Female

Scott City Adults

There are 3,197 adults, (661 of whom are seniors) in Scott City.

Scott City Age Dependency

77.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott City Sex Ratio

Female

2,373

52.70%

Male

2,130

47.30%

Scott City Households and Families

Scott City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Scott City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All64.3%35.7%
Non Family55.3%44.7%
Male45.7%54.3%
Female43.4%56.6%

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5642.8764.3
Married6872.9982.4
Non Family4631.3155.3
Female2743.7543.4
Male1405.6945.7

3.04

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

15%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Scott City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1083.80%
9th to 12th Grade2177.64%
High School Graduate1,42050.00%
Some College66523.42%
Associates Degree1234.33%
Bachelors Degree2308.10%
Graduate Degree772.71%

Scott City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8022,480307
Black3229
Multiple Races66

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 white people with a rate of 10.96%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,017$33,233$24,284
Less Than High School$28,417$250,000$19,583
High School Grad$29,835$32,305$23,523
Some College$23,813$27,647$20,987
Bachelors Degree$29,911$41,389$24,775
Graduate Degree$47,625$$47,083

$29,017

Average Earnings

$33,233

Average Male

$24,284

Average Female

Scott City Language

Scott City Language by Age

Scott City Language

99.62% of Scott City residents speak only English, while 0.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.38% of the population.

Scott City Poverty

Scott City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,1331,02724.85%
Hispanic16014188.13%
Multiple311238.71%
Black32515.63%

27.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.20%

Male Poverty Rate

26.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott City is Hispanic, with 88.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott City is Black, with 15.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.41%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.31%
High School22.11%
Some College13.83%
Bachelors or Greater1.95%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed9.18%
Female Employed3.04%

Scott City Income

Scott City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,563$57,191
Families$44,250$56,982
Married Families$55,673-
Non Families$20,893$48,495

Scott City Marital Status

Scott City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott City Married by Age and Sex

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

Scott City Veterans

270

Number of Veterans

257

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam145
Second Gulf War37
First Gulf War36
World War II14
Korea8

$Scott City Veterans by Education

10.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott City Employment Status

58.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Scott City Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.33%

Born in Missouri

99.64%

Native Born

0.36%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.64% of Scott City residents were born in the United States, with 75.33% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,499-1-0.02%
20194,500-1-0.02%
20184,50120.04%
20174,499-1-0.02%
20164,500-25-0.55%
20154,525280.62%
20144,497-44-0.97%
20134,541-8-0.18%
20124,549-9-0.20%
20114,558-6-0.13%
20104,564-27-0.06%
20004,5912990.68%
19904,2921,0302.78%
19803,2620.00%