Scottsburg, Indiana Population 2021

6,768
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Scottsburg is a city located in Scott County Indiana. It is also the county seat of Scott County. With a 2020 population of 6,768, it is the 98th largest city in Indiana and the 4035th largest city in the United States . Scottsburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.27% annually and its population has increased by 0.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,747 in 2010. Scottsburg reached it's highest population of 6,812 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Scottsburg has a population density of 1,234 people per square mile.

The average household income in Scottsburg is $53,250 with a poverty rate of 14.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $814 per month, and the median house value is $101,200. The median age in Scottsburg is 34.7 years, 34.1 years for males, and 35.1 years for females.

Scottsburg Demographics

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

  • White: 96.96%
  • Two or more races: 1.19%
  • Native American: 0.84%
  • Black or African American: 0.60%
  • Asian: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Scottsburg, Indiana is 6,768 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,714.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,747.

Scottsburg, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,49896.96%
Two or More Races801.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native560.84%
Black or African American400.60%
Asian280.42%
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Scottsburg Population by Race

Scottsburg Population Pyramid $2021

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Scottsburg Median Age

34.7


Total

34.1


Male

35.1


Female

Scottsburg Adults

There are 5,259 adults, (1,094 of whom are seniors) in Scottsburg.

Scottsburg Age Dependency

60.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Scottsburg Sex Ratio

Female

3,558

53.09%

Male

3,144

46.91%

Scottsburg Population by Age

Scottsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scottsburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.3%33.7%
All48.6%51.4%
Non Family38.5%61.5%
Male36.4%63.6%
Female28.3%71.7%

48.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scottsburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7132.3448.6
Married1,1163.1966.3
Non Family1,0741.1238.5
Female3142.8328.3
Male2093.2836.4

3.01

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Scottsburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1723.82%
9th to 12th Grade56412.51%
High School Graduate1,71137.96%
Some College1,00722.34%
Associates Degree53811.94%
Bachelors Degree4028.92%
Graduate Degree1132.51%
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Scottsburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scottsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,2283,512515
Hispanic193193
Black3818
Asian2828
Native American2020

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 white people with a rate of 12.18%.

Scottsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,217$50,431$30,494
Less Than 9th Grade$$$20,395
High School Graduate$31,714$37,500$24,133
Some College$32,958$63,393$30,790
Bachelors Degree$49,375$90,433$48,480
Graduate Degree$52,679$$53,482

$34,217

Average Earnings

$50,431

Average Male

$30,494

Average Female

Scottsburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scottsburg Language by Age

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Scottsburg Language

92.97% of Scottsburg residents speak only English, while 7.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.97% of the population.

Scottsburg Language

Scottsburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,83086414.82%
Hispanic355359.86%
Multiple803442.50%

14.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.40%

Male Poverty Rate

18.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scottsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scottsburg is Multiple, with 42.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scottsburg is Hispanic, with 9.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.22%.

Scottsburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.62%
High School12.79%
Some College4.54%
Bachelors or Greater3.51%

Scottsburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed12.71%
Female Employed2.94%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Scottsburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scottsburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,064$53,250
Families$56,375$65,477
Married Families$65,942-
Non Families$23,441$31,654
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Income by Household Type

Scottsburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Scottsburg Married by Age and Sex

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Scottsburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Scottsburg Marital Status by Race

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Scottsburg Marital Status

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415

Number of Veterans

360

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam170
First Gulf War162
Second Gulf War54
World War II33
Korea

Scottsburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74158
35 to 54121
75+59
18 to 3454
55 to 6423

Scottsburg Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4067.95%
Hispanic298.17%
Native American916.07%

Scottsburg Veterans by Race

Scottsburg Veterans by Education

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6.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scottsburg Veterans by Education

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57%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Scottsburg Employment by Age

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Scottsburg Employment by Race

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Scottsburg 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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71.58%

Born in Scottsburg

99.58%

Native Born

0.42%

Foreign Born

0.42%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.58% of Scottsburg residents were born in the United States, with 71.58% having been born in Indiana. 0.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Scottsburg Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,768180.27%
20206,750180.27%
20196,732180.27%
20186,714-3-0.04%
20176,717270.40%
20166,69090.13%
20156,68170.10%
20146,674-29-0.43%
20136,703100.15%
20126,693-49-0.73%
20116,742-70-1.03%
20106,8127721.21%
20006,0407061.25%
19905,3342660.51%
19805,0682770.56%
19704,7919812.32%
19603,8108572.58%
19502,9530.00%

Scottsburg Population by Year