Scottsburg, Indiana Population 2024

7,399

Scottsburg is a city located in Scott County Indiana. Scottsburg has a 2024 population of 7,399. It is also the county seat of Scott County.Scottsburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.2% annually and its population has increased by 0.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,339 in 2020.

The average household income in Scottsburg is $48,212 with a poverty rate of 25.7%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Scottsburg is 37.2 years, 33.4 years for males, and 40.6 years for females.

Scottsburg Demographics

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

  • White: 88.87%
  • Two or more races: 8.04%
  • Other race: 1.9%
  • Native American: 0.78%
  • Black or African American: 0.41%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
5.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,348.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.82% (60)
The current population of Scottsburg, Indiana is 7,399 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,339.

Scottsburg, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,49988.87%
Two or more races5888.04%
Other race1391.9%
Native American570.78%
Black or African American300.41%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Scottsburg Population by Race

Scottsburg Population Pyramid 2024

Scottsburg Median Age

37.2

Total

33.4

Male

40.6

Female

Scottsburg Adults

There are 5,683 adults, (1,456 of whom are seniors) in Scottsburg.

Scottsburg Age Dependency

73

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Scottsburg Sex Ratio

Female4,03455.16%
Male3,27944.84%

Scottsburg Population by Age

Scottsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,3432.0747.252.8
Non Family1,8231.063268
Married9093.1970.729.3
Female3803.2156.343.7
Male2313.7559.740.3
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3.11

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

47.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Scottsburg Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Scottsburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scottsburg Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 2+ races people with a rate of 20.56%.

Scottsburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,965

Average Earnings

$42,492

Average Male

$25,184

Average Female

Scottsburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scottsburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Scottsburg Language

96.29% of Scottsburg residents speak only English, while 3.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.81% of the population.

Scottsburg Language

Scottsburg Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,0481,67227.65%
Multiple5828915.29%
Hispanic3243912.04%
Black44100%
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25.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.63%

Male Poverty Rate

34.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scottsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scottsburg is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scottsburg is Hispanic, with 12.04% 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 28.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.15%.

Scottsburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.38%
High School28.39%
Some College10.21%
Bachelors or Greater2.3%
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Scottsburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed86.05%
Male Employed8.9%
Female Employed4.18%
Male Unemployed
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Scottsburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scottsburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Scottsburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.8%

Male Marriage Rate

32.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Scottsburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Scottsburg 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.

Scottsburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Scottsburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

270

Number of Veterans

250

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

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Scottsburg Veterans by War

count

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Scottsburg Veterans by Age

count

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Scottsburg Veterans by Race

Scottsburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scottsburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.2%

Labor Force Participation

50.1%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Scottsburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Scottsburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Scottsburg 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

69.62%

Born in Scottsburg

97.87%

Native Born

2.13%

Foreign Born

1.82%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.87% of Scottsburg residents were born in the United States, with 69.62% having been born in Indiana. 1.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Scottsburg Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,474150.2%
20287,459150.2%
20277,444150.2%
20267,429150.2%
20257,414150.2%
20247,399150.2%
20237,384150.2%
20227,369150.2%
20217,354150.2%
20207,3396109.07%
20196,729150.22%
20186,714-12-0.18%
20176,726230.34%
20166,703100.15%
20156,69360.09%
20146,687-31-0.46%
20136,71890.13%
20126,709-49-0.73%
20116,758-69-1.01%
20106,82778713.03%
20006,04070613.24%
19905,3342665.25%
19805,0682775.78%
19704,79198125.75%
19603,81085729.02%
19502,953
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Scottsburg Population by Year