Scott, Louisiana Population 2020

8,574

Scott is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 8,574, it is the 42nd largest city in Louisiana and the 3426th largest city in the United States. Scott is currently declining at a rate of -0.72% annually and its population has decreased by -0.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,614 in 2010. Scott reached it's highest population of 8,842 in 2015. Spanning over 12 miles, Scott has a population density of 737 people per square mile.

The average household income in Scott is $68,454 with a poverty rate of 8.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $854 per month, and the median house value is $138,900. The median age in Scott is 36.8 years, 33.8 years for males, and 42.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.2 males.

Scott Demographics

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

  • White: 75.78%
  • Black or African American: 14.45%
  • Asian: 5.18%
  • Two or more races: 2.88%
  • Other race: 1.71%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Scott, Louisiana is 8,574, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,698.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,614.

Scott, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,63975.78%
Black or African American1,26614.45%
Asian4545.18%
Two or More Races2522.88%
Some Other Race1501.71%

Scott Population Pyramid 2020

Scott Median Age

36.8


Total

33.8


Male

42.1


Female

Scott Adults

There are 6,632 adults, (964 of whom are seniors) in Scott.

Scott Age Dependency

54.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott Sex Ratio

Female

4,376

49.95%

Male

4,385

50.05%

Scott Households and Families

Scott Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Scott Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All76.4%23.6%
Female72%28%
Non Family67.8%32.2%
Male58.9%41.1%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3082.6576.4
Married1,6243.384.3
Non Family1,0461.3467.8
Female5653.0572
Male733.7458.9

3.22

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Scott Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3866.37%
9th to 12th Grade4417.27%
High School Graduate1,96532.40%
Some College1,22820.25%
Associates Degree4156.84%
Bachelors Degree1,34522.18%
Graduate Degree2844.68%

Scott Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,4224,0701,391
Black926687142
Hispanic30520945
Asian27316227
Multiple Races11485
Other Race895024

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.04%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.46%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,829$50,150$25,992
Less Than High School$33,553$$
High School Grad$25,620$39,859$12,525
Some College$37,798$53,750$24,860
Bachelors Degree$52,218$53,870$42,673
Graduate Degree$41,029$47,240$

$36,829

Average Earnings

$50,150

Average Male

$25,992

Average Female

Scott Language

Scott Language by Age

Scott Language

82.55% of Scott residents speak only English, while 17.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.48% of the population.

Scott Poverty

Scott Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,1174206.87%
Hispanic66726639.88%
Multiple2527630.16%
Black1,266201.58%

8.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.12%

Male Poverty Rate

10.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott is Hispanic, with 39.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott is Black, with 1.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.69%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.00%
High School10.13%
Some College4.02%
Bachelors or Greater1.04%
Name Poverty
Female Employed5.66%
Male Employed4.29%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Scott Income

Scott Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,213$68,454
Families$58,895$73,460
Married Families$86,071-
Non Families$35,305$55,861

Scott Marital Status

Scott Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Scott Marital Status by Race

Scott Veterans

277

Number of Veterans

246

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War132
Second Gulf War81
Vietnam75
Korea28
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54137
65 to 7458
55 to 6430
75+28
18 to 3424
Name Veterans % of Total
White2535.02%
Black242.30%

$Scott Veterans by Education

16.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott Employment Status

69.1%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Scott 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

79.19%

Born in Louisiana

94.56%

Native Born

5.44%

Foreign Born

4.61%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.56% of Scott residents were born in the United States, with 79.19% having been born in Louisiana. 4.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,574-62-0.72%
20198,636-62-0.71%
20188,698-35-0.40%
20178,733-62-0.70%
20168,795-47-0.53%
20158,842800.91%
20148,762670.77%
20138,695780.91%
20128,617650.76%
20118,552630.74%
20108,4896190.76%
20007,8702,9584.83%
19904,9120.00%