Scott, Louisiana Population 2024

8,798

Scott is a city located in Lafayette Parish Louisiana. Scott has a 2024 population of 8,798. Scott is currently growing at a rate of 2.34% annually and its population has increased by 7.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,182 in 2020.

The average household income in Scott is $77,266 with a poverty rate of 15.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Scott is 44.1 years, 42.3 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.

Scott Demographics

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

  • White: 78.16%
  • Black or African American: 11.93%
  • Two or more races: 7.58%
  • Asian: 2.07%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Other race: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
11.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
755.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.53% (616)
The current population of Scott, Louisiana is 8,798 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,182.

Scott, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,46578.16%
Black or African American98711.93%
Two or more races6277.58%
Asian1712.07%
Native American160.19%
Other race50.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Scott Population by Race

Scott Population Pyramid 2024

Scott Median Age

44.1

Total

42.3

Male

45.5

Female

Scott Adults

There are 6,698 adults, (1,574 of whom are seniors) in Scott.

Scott Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott Sex Ratio

Female4,12149.82%
Male4,15050.18%

Scott Population by Age

Scott Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,0492.0475.724.3
Non Family2,0521.1269.730.3
Married1,5533.0285.614.4
Female3432.7860.339.7
Male1013.351000
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2.97

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Scott Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Scott Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scott Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.52%.

Scott Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,651

Average Earnings

$55,091

Average Male

$33,029

Average Female

Scott Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scott Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Scott Language

80.23% of Scott residents speak only English, while 19.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 11.85% of the population.

Scott Language

Scott Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,04267711.2%
Hispanic76530740.13%
Black98628929.31%
Multiple62716426.16%
Other55100%
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15.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.21%

Male Poverty Rate

20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott is White, with 11.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.76%.

Scott Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.67%
Some College17.25%
High School15.5%
Bachelors or Greater5.89%
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Scott Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed41.86%
Female Unemployed14.81%
Female Employed5.51%
Male Employed4.01%
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Scott Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scott Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Scott Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Scott Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Scott Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Scott Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

255

Number of Veterans

198

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

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Scott Veterans by War

count

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Scott Veterans by Age

count

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Scott Veterans by Race

Scott Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Scott Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Scott Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Scott 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

80.93%

Born in Scott

93.35%

Native Born

6.65%

Foreign Born

5.8%

Non Citizen

0.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.35% of Scott residents were born in the United States, with 80.93% having been born in Louisiana. 5.8% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Scott Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,8032012.09%
20289,6022012.14%
20279,4012012.18%
20269,2002012.23%
20258,9992012.28%
20248,7982012.34%
20238,5972012.39%
20228,3962012.45%
20218,195130.16%
20208,182-609-6.93%
20198,791-5-0.06%
20188,796-23-0.26%
20178,819-48-0.54%
20168,867-44-0.49%
20158,911881%
20148,823710.81%
20138,752860.99%
20128,666670.78%
20118,599720.84%
20108,5276578.35%
20007,8702,95860.22%
19904,912
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Scott Population by Year