Scottsboro, Alabama Population 2020

14,305

Scottsboro is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 14,305, it is the 47th largest city in Alabama and the 2373rd largest city in the United States. Scottsboro is currently declining at a rate of -0.35% annually and its population has decreased by -3.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,770 in 2010. Scottsboro reached it's highest population of 14,780 in 2011. Spanning over 57 miles, Scottsboro has a population density of 282 people per square mile.

The average household income in Scottsboro is $57,529 with a poverty rate of 20.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $623 per month, and the median house value is $124,000. The median age in Scottsboro is 43.4 years, 40 years for males, and 45.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.1 males.

Scottsboro Demographics

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

  • White: 88.68%
  • Black or African American: 5.96%
  • Other race: 1.84%
  • Two or more races: 1.63%
  • Asian: 0.80%
  • Native American: 0.69%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.40%
The current population of Scottsboro, Alabama is 14,305, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,405.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,770.

Scottsboro, Alabama Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202051,394-171-0.33%
201951,565-171-0.33%
201851,736-171-0.33%
201751,907-141-0.27%
201652,048-170-0.33%
201552,218-344-0.66%
201452,562-396-0.75%
201352,958-119-0.22%
201253,077-132-0.25%
201153,209260.05%
201053,1830.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,88388.68%
Black or African American8665.96%
Some Other Race2671.84%
Two or More Races2371.63%
Asian1160.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native1000.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander580.40%

Scottsboro Population Pyramid 2020

Scottsboro Median Age

43.4


Total

40


Male

45.3


Female

Scottsboro Adults

There are 11,579 adults, (2,924 of whom are seniors) in Scottsboro.

Scottsboro Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Scottsboro Sex Ratio

Female

7,766

53.46%

Male

6,761

46.54%

Scottsboro Households and Families

Scottsboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Scottsboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
All69.1%30.9%
Female56.6%43.4%
Male56.5%43.5%
Non Family55.7%44.3%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0142.3569.1
Married3,0802.9381.6
Non Family2,1551.1255.7
Female5793.3156.6
Male2003.8556.5

2.97

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Scottsboro Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3963.74%
9th to 12th Grade1,0129.56%
High School Graduate3,79235.82%
Some College2,11119.94%
Associates Degree1,12510.63%
Bachelors Degree1,43413.55%
Graduate Degree7166.76%

Scottsboro Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,3348,1582,011
Black62957858
Hispanic42229667
Other Race15744
Multiple Races1188215
Native American707032
Islander5858
Asian402114

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 45.71%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,217$32,518$24,335
Less Than High School$20,659$20,769$20,391
High School Grad$24,493$30,297$19,297
Some College$27,235$29,902$21,560
Bachelors Degree$47,646$50,668$44,224
Graduate Degree$48,750$93,000$38,906

$28,217

Average Earnings

$32,518

Average Male

$24,335

Average Female

Scottsboro Language

Scottsboro Language by Age

Scottsboro Language

97.13% of Scottsboro residents speak only English, while 2.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.34% of the population.

Scottsboro Poverty

Scottsboro Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,2982,16817.63%
Hispanic60836459.87%
Black81119123.55%
Other26117968.58%
Asian1167060.34%
Native1003030.00%
Multiple2372711.39%

20.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.86%

Male Poverty Rate

22.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scottsboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scottsboro is Other, with 68.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scottsboro is Multiple, with 11.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.71%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.16%
High School17.74%
Some College12.79%
Bachelors or Greater4.28%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.53%
Male Unemployed29.53%
Male Employed8.26%
Female Employed7.70%

Scottsboro Income

Scottsboro Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,064$57,529
Families$55,887$71,392
Married Families$60,991-
Non Families$27,726$31,844

Scottsboro Marital Status

Scottsboro Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Scottsboro Married by Age and Sex

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

Scottsboro Veterans

906

Number of Veterans

861

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam393
Second Gulf War171
First Gulf War152
Korea107
World War II7
Name Veterans % of Total
White8007.72%
Black7210.73%
2 or More3017.44%
Asian47.41%

$Scottsboro Veterans by Education

4.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scottsboro Employment Status

53.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Scottsboro 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

67.28%

Born in Alabama

97.16%

Native Born

2.84%

Foreign Born

1.45%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.16% of Scottsboro residents were born in the United States, with 67.28% having been born in Alabama. 1.45% 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
202014,305-50-0.35%
201914,355-50-0.35%
201814,405-79-0.55%
201714,484-50-0.34%
201614,534-33-0.23%
201514,567-74-0.51%
201414,641-90-0.61%
201314,731-36-0.24%
201214,767-13-0.09%
201114,78070.05%
201014,773110.01%
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%