Scott, Louisiana Population 2021

8,647
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Scott is a city located in Lafayette Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 8,647, it is the 43rd largest city in Louisiana and the 3419th largest city in the United States . Scott is currently declining at a rate of -0.16% annually but its population has increased by 0.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,614 in 2010. Scott reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 12 miles, Scott has a population density of 743 people per square mile.

The average household income in Scott is $69,976 with a poverty rate of 12.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $841 per month, and the median house value is $137,600. 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: 77.59%
  • Black or African American: 11.69%
  • Asian: 5.26%
  • Two or more races: 2.92%
  • Other race: 2.22%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Scott, Louisiana is 8,647 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,675.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,614.

Scott, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,77377.59%
Black or African American1,02011.69%
Asian4595.26%
Two or More Races2552.92%
Some Other Race1942.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.32%
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Scott Population by Race

Scott Population Pyramid $2021

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Scott Median Age

37.9


Total

35.5


Male

43.5


Female

Scott Adults

There are 6,643 adults, (965 of whom are seniors) in Scott.

Scott Age Dependency

53.7

Age Dependency Ratio

17

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott Sex Ratio

Female

4,173

47.81%

Male

4,556

52.19%

Scott Population by Age

Scott Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scott Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family58.9%41.1%
Male60%40%
Female63%37%
All72.2%27.8%
Married84.9%15.1%

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scott Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3912.5772.2
Married1,6463.184.9
Non Family1,1001.3258.9
Female5653.2563
Male804.1560

3.14

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Scott Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3275.31%
9th to 12th Grade5398.75%
High School Graduate2,02132.80%
Some College1,37822.37%
Associates Degree4497.29%
Bachelors Degree1,09817.82%
Graduate Degree3495.66%
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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
White4,4024,0451,260
Black76160973
Hispanic53029442
Asian25415924
2+ Races16313725
Other Race1026223
Native American2828

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 white people with a rate of 28.62%.

Scott Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,681$53,161$25,779
Less Than 9th Grade$40,278$$
High School Graduate$27,231$48,841$14,750
Some College$36,167$54,155$31,250
Bachelors Degree$52,806$53,991$32,125
Graduate Degree$43,387$60,069$

$36,681

Average Earnings

$53,161

Average Male

$25,779

Average Female

Scott Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scott Language by Age

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Scott Language

78.16% of Scott residents speak only English, while 21.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.08% of the population.

Scott Language

Scott Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,9324197.06%
Black1,02030129.51%
Hispanic1,01529829.36%
Multiple2557328.63%

12.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.61%

Male Poverty Rate

13.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott is Black, with 29.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott is White, with 7.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.01%.

Scott Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.63%
High School13.16%
Some College9.69%
Bachelors or Greater1.17%

Scott Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed27.46%
Female Employed9.70%
Male Employed5.27%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Scott Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scott Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,551$69,976
Families$62,305$76,285
Married Families$77,184-
Non Families$36,964$55,343
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Income by Household Type

Scott Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Scott Marital Status by Race

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Scott Marital Status

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311

Number of Veterans

283

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam118
First Gulf War104
Second Gulf War57
Korea34
World War II

Scott Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54135
65 to 7479
55 to 6463
75+34
18 to 34

Scott Veterans by Age

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Scott Veterans by Race

Scott Veterans by Education

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16.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott Veterans by Education

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66.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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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78.73%

Born in Scott

91.16%

Native Born

8.84%

Foreign Born

7.88%

Non Citizen

0.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.16% of Scott residents were born in the United States, with 78.73% having been born in Louisiana. 7.88% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,647-14-0.16%
20208,661-14-0.16%
20198,675-14-0.16%
20188,689-33-0.38%
20178,722-60-0.68%
20168,782-51-0.58%
20158,833800.91%
20148,753630.72%
20138,690740.86%
20128,616610.71%
20118,555630.74%
20108,4926220.76%
20007,8702,9584.83%
19904,9120.00%

Scott Population by Year