Scott, Louisiana Population 2022

8,633
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Scott is a city located in Lafayette Parish Louisiana. Scott has a 2020 population of 8,633. Scott is currently declining at a rate of -0.16% annually but its population has increased by 1.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,492 in 2010.

The average household income in Scott is $69,976 with a poverty rate of 12.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $851 per month, and the median house value is $129,200. The median age in Scott is 37.9 years, 35.5 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Scott Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Scottwas:

  • White: 84.45%
  • Black or African American: 8.69%
  • Two or more races: 3.93%
  • Other race: 1.83%
  • Asian: 0.86%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Scott, Louisiana is 8,633 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,633.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,492.

Scott, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,44484.45%
Black or African American7668.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.25%
Asian760.86%
Some Other Race1611.83%
Two or More Races3463.93%
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Scott Population by Race

Scott Population Pyramid 2022

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Scott Median Age

39.1


Total

36


Male

44.2


Female

Scott Adults

There are 6,712 adults, (905 of whom are seniors) in Scott.

Scott Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott Sex Ratio

Female

4,007

45.46%

Male

4,808

54.54%

Scott Population by Age

Scott Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scott Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.5%19.5%
All74%26%
Non Family72.1%27.9%
Male59.8%40.2%
Female55.2%44.8%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scott Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5512.4874
Married1,6903.2280.5
Male874.1459.8
Female3823.3655.2
Non Family1,3921.2472.1

3.26

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Scott Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4487.20%
9th to 12th Grade65110.46%
High School Graduate1,71027.48%
Some College1,35921.84%
Associates Degree5268.45%
Bachelors Degree1,15818.61%
Graduate Degree3715.96%
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Scott Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scott Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian332615
White4,7804,0761,366
Black56748267
2+ Races23923927
Hispanic58227954
Native American2222
Other Race6133

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 45.45%.

Scott Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,969$53,818$24,340
Less Than 9th Grade$45,882$46,042$
High School Graduate$26,164$55,789$14,186
Some College$32,167$66,829$23,490
Bachelors Degree$53,719$54,137$42,286
Graduate Degree$61,652$83,384$

$43,969

Average Earnings

$53,818

Average Male

$24,340

Average Female

Scott Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scott Language by Age

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Scott Language

83.21% of Scott residents speak only English, while 16.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.70% of the population.

Scott Language

Scott Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple34610730.92%
Hispanic1,07829627.46%
Black76618424.02%
White6,5114987.65%
OtherNaN%

12.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.80%

Male Poverty Rate

15.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott is Multiple, with 30.92% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.51%.

Scott Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.46%
High School13.98%
Some College11.99%
Bachelors or Greater1.05%

Scott Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.83%
Male Unemployed19.85%
Female Employed8.47%
Female Unemployed5.80%

Scott Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scott Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,825$74,813
Families$73,830$87,849
Married Families$77,148-
Non Families$45,562$54,424
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Income by Household Type

Scott Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott Married by Age and Sex

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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 20-34.

Scott Marital Status by Race

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Scott Marital Status

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277

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War38
First Gulf War101
Vietnam108
Korea15
World War II

Scott Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54139
55 to 6435
65 to 7488
75+15

Scott Veterans by Age

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Scott Veterans by Race

Scott Veterans by Education

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11.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott Veterans by Education

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69.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.5%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Scott Employment by Age

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Scott Employment by Race

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Scott 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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82.04%

Born in Scott

92.33%

Native Born

7.67%

Foreign Born

6.98%

Non Citizen

0.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.33% of Scott residents were born in the United States, with 82.04% having been born in Louisiana. 6.98% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19904,9120.00%
20007,8702,9584.83%
20108,4926220.76%
20118,555630.74%
20128,616610.71%
20138,690740.86%
20148,753630.72%
20158,833800.91%
20168,782-51-0.58%
20178,722-60-0.68%
20188,689-33-0.38%
20198,675-14-0.16%
20208,661-14-0.16%
20218,647-14-0.16%
20228,633-14-0.16%

Scott Population by Year