Scottsboro, Alabama Population 2021

14,436
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Scottsboro is a city located in Jackson County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Jackson County. With a 2020 population of 14,436, it is the 46th largest city in Alabama and the 2373rd largest city in the United States . Scottsboro is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -2.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,770 in 2010. Scottsboro reached it's highest population of 14,845 in 2011. Spanning over 57 miles, Scottsboro has a population density of 285 people per square mile.

The average household income in Scottsboro is $59,660 with a poverty rate of 18.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $599 per month, and the median house value is $117,900. The median age in Scottsboro is 43.5 years, 39.5 years for males, and 46.1 years for females.

Scottsboro Demographics

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

  • White: 90.12%
  • Black or African American: 5.93%
  • Two or more races: 1.49%
  • Asian: 0.98%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.28%
The current population of Scottsboro, Alabama is 14,436 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,436.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,770.

Scottsboro, Alabama Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202151,63650.01%
202051,63150.01%
201951,62650.01%
201851,621-207-0.40%
201751,828-160-0.31%
201651,988-207-0.40%
201552,195-367-0.70%
201452,562-395-0.75%
201352,957-122-0.23%
201253,079-135-0.25%
201153,214300.06%
201053,1840.00%

Scottsboro Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,09190.12%
Black or African American8615.93%
Two or More Races2161.49%
Asian1420.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native940.65%
Some Other Race810.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander410.28%
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Scottsboro Population by Race

Scottsboro Population Pyramid $2021

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Scottsboro Median Age

43.5


Total

39.5


Male

46.1


Female

Scottsboro Adults

There are 11,553 adults, (2,934 of whom are seniors) in Scottsboro.

Scottsboro Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Scottsboro Sex Ratio

Female

7,740

53.28%

Male

6,786

46.72%

Scottsboro Population by Age

Scottsboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scottsboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.2%19.8%
All68.9%31.1%
Male64.4%35.6%
Non Family58.4%41.6%
Female57.2%42.8%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scottsboro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9952.3568.9
Married2,8703.0280.2
Non Family2,1301.1158.4
Female7763.1257.2
Male2193.0564.4

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Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Scottsboro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2642.53%
9th to 12th Grade1,04410.01%
High School Graduate3,74935.94%
Some College2,05219.67%
Associates Degree1,07210.28%
Bachelors Degree1,63515.67%
Graduate Degree6165.90%
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Scottsboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scottsboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,3798,2412,098
Black593535111
Hispanic26121242
2+ Races11076
Other Race6733
Native American616120
Islander4141
Asian345

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 native american people with a rate of 32.79%.

Scottsboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,511$36,118$26,450
Less Than 9th Grade$17,309$22,530$16,563
High School Graduate$28,031$32,354$22,873
Some College$31,956$39,412$24,331
Bachelors Degree$49,375$52,542$48,086
Graduate Degree$51,514$96,875$50,750

$31,511

Average Earnings

$36,118

Average Male

$26,450

Average Female

Scottsboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scottsboro Language by Age

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Scottsboro Language

98.42% of Scottsboro residents speak only English, while 1.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.07% of the population.

Scottsboro Language

Scottsboro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,5422,22517.74%
Hispanic34815343.97%
Asian1429466.20%
Black7938610.84%
Native943335.11%
Multiple2162812.96%

18.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.04%

Male Poverty Rate

21.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scottsboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scottsboro is Asian, with 66.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scottsboro is Black, with 10.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.42%.

Scottsboro Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.85%
High School16.52%
Some College11.21%
Bachelors or Greater4.72%

Scottsboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed34.00%
Male Employed6.73%
Female Employed5.54%
Male Unemployed4.55%

Scottsboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scottsboro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,651$59,660
Families$57,310$73,189
Married Families$63,893-
Non Families$29,626$34,242
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Income by Household Type

Scottsboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Scottsboro Married by Age and Sex

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Scottsboro 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.

Scottsboro Marital Status by Race

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Scottsboro Marital Status

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865

Number of Veterans

816

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam354
Second Gulf War177
First Gulf War152
Korea108
World War II8

Scottsboro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74287
75+167
55 to 64156
35 to 54144
18 to 34111

Scottsboro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7647.35%
Black7610.70%
2+ Races2013.07%
Asian56.02%

Scottsboro Veterans by Race

Scottsboro Veterans by Education

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2.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scottsboro Veterans by Education

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53.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Scottsboro Employment by Age

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Scottsboro Employment by Race

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Scottsboro 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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69.63%

Born in Scottsboro

98.33%

Native Born

1.67%

Foreign Born

0.60%

Non Citizen

1.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.33% of Scottsboro residents were born in the United States, with 69.63% having been born in Alabama. 0.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Scottsboro Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,4360.00%
202014,4360.00%
201914,4360.00%
201814,436-87-0.60%
201714,523-56-0.38%
201614,579-45-0.31%
201514,624-79-0.54%
201414,703-90-0.61%
201314,793-38-0.26%
201214,831-14-0.09%
201114,845630.43%
201014,782200.01%
200014,7629760.69%
199013,786-972-0.68%
198014,7585,4344.70%
19709,3242,8753.76%
19606,4491,7183.15%
19504,7311,8975.26%
19402,8340.00%

Scottsboro Population by Year