Scottdale, Georgia Population 2024

10,534

Scottdale is a city located in DeKalb County Georgia. Scottdale has a 2024 population of 10,534. Scottdale is currently declining at a rate of -0.15% annually and its population has decreased by -5.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,196 in 2020.

The average household income in Scottdale is $96,884 with a poverty rate of 10.16%. The median age in Scottdale is 32.5 years: 32.7 years for males, and 32.1 years for females.

Scottdale Demographics

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

  • White: 32.39%
  • Black or African American: 27.07%
  • Asian: 22.73%
  • Two or more races: 16.89%
  • Other race: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,166.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.91% (-662)
The current population of Scottdale, Georgia is 10,534 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,196.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,42232.39%
Black or African American2,86027.07%
Asian2,40222.73%
Two or more races1,78516.89%
Other race920.87%
Native American50.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Scottdale Population by Race

Scottdale Population Pyramid 2024

Scottdale Median Age

32.5

Total

32.7

Male

32.1

Female

Scottdale Adults

There are 7,453 adults, (860 of whom are seniors) in Scottdale.

Scottdale Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

13

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Scottdale Sex Ratio

Female5,73154.24%
Male4,83545.76%

Scottdale Population by Age

Scottdale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,6392.947.752.3
Non Family1,5771.2846.753.3
Married1,4554.0562.137.9
Female3963.4911.188.9
Male211623.776.3

3.84

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

47.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Scottdale Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade5207.86%
Associates Degree3565.38%
Bachelors Degree1,87128.28%
Graduate Degree1,39921.15%
High School Graduate94414.27%
Less Than 9th Grade4106.2%
Some College1,11616.87%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Scottdale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scottdale Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,4602,2991,473
Black1,7611,631642
Asian1,6451,216859
2+ Races521460219
Hispanic424346165
Other Race922118
Native American555

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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

Scottdale Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$52,339$56,739$45,948
Graduate Degree$72,697$58,525$81,250
High School Graduate$45,346$45,654$40,682
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$48,099
Overall$53,534$53,346$53,775
Some College$36,776$60,066$32,601

$53,534

Average Earnings

$53,346

Average Male

$53,775

Average Female

Scottdale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scottdale Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Scottdale Language

63.16% of Scottdale residents speak only English, while 36.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 18.72% of the population.

Scottdale Language

Scottdale Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,86069924.44%
Multiple1,2341199.64%
White2,9741153.87%
Hispanic1,166756.43%
Other921819.57%
Asian2,402180.75%

10.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.4%

Male Poverty Rate

9.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scottdale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scottdale is Black, with 24.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scottdale is Asian, with 0.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.34%.

Scottdale Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School13.67%
Some College10.73%
Less Than 9th Grade7.63%
Bachelors or Greater3.52%

Scottdale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed35.38%
Female Employed4.28%
Male Employed3.44%
Male Unemployed0%

Scottdale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scottdale Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$88,636$110,823
Households$73,623$96,884
Married Families$113,892$-999,999,999
Non Families$55,727$76,811

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Scottdale Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Scottdale Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Scottdale 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 35-44.

Scottdale Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Scottdale Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

268

Number of Veterans

185

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War108
First Gulf War80
Vietnam50
Korea0
World War II0

Scottdale Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54112
55 to 6460
65 to 7446
18 to 3442
75+8

Scottdale Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1435.06%
Black824.05%
2+ Races437.12%

Scottdale Veterans by Race

Scottdale Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scottdale Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.5%

Labor Force Participation

69.8%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Scottdale Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Scottdale Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Scottdale 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

42.69%

Born in Scottdale

73.98%

Native Born

26.02%

Foreign Born

16.17%

Non Citizen

9.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.98% of Scottdale residents were born in the United States, with 42.69% having been born in Georgia. 16.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Scottdale Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202410,534-16-0.15%
202310,550-16-0.15%
202210,566-16-0.15%
202110,582-614-5.48%
202011,196-372-3.22%
201911,5688708.13%
201810,6984814.71%
201710,217-1,004-8.95%
201611,2215495.14%
201510,6728258.38%
20149,847-531-5.12%
201310,3783403.39%
201210,0387087.59%
20119,330-1,301-12.24%
201010,63100%

Scottdale Population by Year