Scottsburg, Indiana Population 2020

6,846

Scottsburg is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 6,846, it is the 97th largest city in Indiana and the 3994th largest city in the United States. Scottsburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.71% annually and its population has increased by 1.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,747 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Scottsburg has a population density of 1,248 people per square mile.

The average household income in Scottsburg is $53,802 with a poverty rate of 16.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $782 per month, and the median house value is $96,800. The median age in Scottsburg is 36.6 years, 35.5 years for males, and 39.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.2 males.

Scottsburg Demographics

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

  • White: 97.30%
  • Two or more races: 0.91%
  • Black or African American: 0.63%
  • Other race: 0.51%
  • Asian: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Scottsburg, Indiana is 6,846, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,750.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,747.

Scottsburg, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,51597.30%
Two or More Races610.91%
Black or African American420.63%
Some Other Race340.51%
Asian240.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.30%

Scottsburg Population Pyramid 2020

Scottsburg Median Age

36.6


Total

35.5


Male

39.3


Female

Scottsburg Adults

There are 5,235 adults, (1,057 of whom are seniors) in Scottsburg.

Scottsburg Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Scottsburg Sex Ratio

Female

3,615

53.99%

Male

3,081

46.01%

Scottsburg Households and Families

Scottsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Scottsburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.2%27.8%
All53%47%
Non Family43.3%56.7%
Male41%59%
Female24.5%75.5%

53.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6372.4153
Married1,1703.0272.2
Non Family8321.1443.3
Female4132.8824.5
Male2222.9941

2.88

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Scottsburg Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1483.26%
9th to 12th Grade51011.25%
High School Graduate1,74838.55%
Some College1,03922.92%
Associates Degree45710.08%
Bachelors Degree47410.45%
Graduate Degree1583.48%

Scottsburg Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,3763,725632
Hispanic9797
Asian2424
Native American2020
Black1710

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 14.44%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,710$51,667$27,907
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$30,339$34,688$21,859
Some College$31,230$62,417$27,848
Bachelors Degree$49,589$83,214$47,532
Graduate Degree$66,761$$54,875

$32,710

Average Earnings

$51,667

Average Male

$27,907

Average Female

Scottsburg Language

Scottsburg Language by Age

Scottsburg Language

94.90% of Scottsburg residents speak only English, while 5.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.43% of the population.

Scottsburg Poverty

Scottsburg Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,98895916.02%
Hispanic2283414.91%
Other3434100.00%
Multiple612642.62%
Black252496.00%

16.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.95%

Male Poverty Rate

19.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scottsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scottsburg is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scottsburg is Hispanic, with 14.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.05%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.19%
High School13.21%
Some College5.43%
Bachelors or Greater2.82%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.82%
Male Employed11.44%
Male Unemployed7.02%
Female Employed5.43%

Scottsburg Income

Scottsburg Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,986$53,802
Families$50,438$63,133
Married Families$67,019-
Non Families$22,932$30,500

Scottsburg Marital Status

Scottsburg Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Scottsburg Married by Age and Sex

Scottsburg 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.

Scottsburg Marital Status by Race

Scottsburg Veterans

426

Number of Veterans

385

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam138
First Gulf War108
Second Gulf War89
World War II54
Korea

$Scottsburg Veterans by Education

6.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scottsburg Employment Status

54.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Scottsburg 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

72.54%

Born in Indiana

99.64%

Native Born

0.36%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.64% of Scottsburg residents were born in the United States, with 72.54% having been born in Indiana. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,846480.71%
20196,798480.71%
20186,750110.16%
20176,739480.72%
20166,691170.25%
20156,674120.18%
20146,662-28-0.42%
20136,690140.21%
20126,676-44-0.65%
20116,720-69-1.02%
20106,7897491.18%
20006,0407061.25%
19905,3342660.51%
19805,0682770.56%
19704,7919812.32%
19603,8108572.58%
19502,9530.00%