Scottsboro, Alabama Population 2022

15,740
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Scottsboro is a city located in Jackson County Alabama. Scottsboro has a 2020 population of 15,740. It is also the county seat of Jackson County. Scottsboro is currently growing at a rate of 0.52% annually and its population has increased by 1.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,578 in 2010.

The average household income in Scottsboro is $59,660 with a poverty rate of 18.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $584 per month, and the median house value is $121,400. 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 Scottsborowas:

  • White: 89.24%
  • Black or African American: 5.30%
  • Other race: 2.19%
  • Two or more races: 1.60%
  • Asian: 0.90%
  • Native American: 0.60%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.17%
The current population of Scottsboro, Alabama is 15,740 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,578.

Scottsboro, Alabama Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

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

Scottsboro Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,89789.24%
Black or African American7665.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native870.60%
Asian1300.90%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander250.17%
Some Other Race3162.19%
Two or More Races2311.60%
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Scottsboro Population by Race

Scottsboro Population Pyramid 2022

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Scottsboro Median Age

42.5


Total

37.1


Male

47


Female

Scottsboro Adults

There are 11,403 adults, (3,031 of whom are seniors) in Scottsboro.

Scottsboro Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Scottsboro Sex Ratio

Female

7,810

54.04%

Male

6,642

45.96%

Scottsboro Population by Age

Scottsboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scottsboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
All71.3%28.7%
Male67.3%32.7%
Non Family63.5%36.5%
Female62.6%37.4%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scottsboro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8222.4171.3
Married2,5863.1481.1
Male2542.8367.3
Female9403.1362.6
Non Family2,0421.1163.5

3.07

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Scottsboro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3183.10%
9th to 12th Grade8768.53%
High School Graduate3,42333.32%
Some College1,97519.23%
Associates Degree1,13311.03%
Bachelors Degree1,79917.51%
Graduate Degree7487.28%
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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
Native American606017
White9,2878,2782,401
2+ Races10810821
Hispanic34225763
Black47940983
Other Race1275715
Islander2525
Asian388

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 28.33%.

Scottsboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,808$35,559$27,115
Less Than 9th Grade$16,660$24,924$14,257
High School Graduate$22,096$29,786$17,245
Some College$32,083$41,071$24,362
Bachelors Degree$53,233$54,818$49,231
Graduate Degree$51,145$$50,966

$31,808

Average Earnings

$35,559

Average Male

$27,115

Average Female

Scottsboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scottsboro Language by Age

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Scottsboro Language

96.82% of Scottsboro residents speak only English, while 3.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.52% of the population.

Scottsboro Language

Scottsboro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic53937168.83%
Asian1307960.77%
Native872731.03%
Multiple2315222.51%
White12,3671,94015.69%
Black70410815.34%
Other210NaN%

18.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.42%

Male Poverty Rate

19.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scottsboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scottsboro is Hispanic, with 68.83% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.90%.

Scottsboro Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.66%
High School16.94%
Some College8.79%
Bachelors or Greater3.85%

Scottsboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.23%
Male Unemployed4.26%
Female Employed7.70%
Female Unemployed36.36%

Scottsboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scottsboro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,713$63,452
Families$59,634$78,295
Married Families$67,434-
Non Families$22,994$34,638
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Income by Household Type

Scottsboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

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 Over 65, 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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817

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War199
First Gulf War163
Vietnam268
Korea121
World War II3

Scottsboro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3485
35 to 54145
55 to 64152
65 to 74236
75+199

Scottsboro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7657.43%
Black284.48%
Asian56.02%
2+ Races1911.95%

Scottsboro Veterans by Race

Scottsboro Veterans by Education

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2.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scottsboro Veterans by Education

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50.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.9%

Employment Rate

3.3%

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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71.71%

Born in Scottsboro

97.61%

Native Born

2.39%

Foreign Born

1.34%

Non Citizen

1.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.61% of Scottsboro residents were born in the United States, with 71.71% having been born in Alabama. 1.34% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19402,8340.00%
19504,7311,8975.26%
19606,4491,7183.15%
19709,3242,8753.76%
198014,7585,4344.70%
199013,786-972-0.68%
200014,7629760.69%
201014,77080.01%
201114,851810.55%
201214,932810.55%
201315,013810.54%
201415,094810.54%
201515,175810.54%
201615,256810.53%
201715,337810.53%
201815,418810.53%
201915,499810.53%
202015,578790.51%
202115,659810.52%
202215,740810.52%

Scottsboro Population by Year