Scottsville, Kentucky Population 2020

4,562
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Scottsville is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 4,562, it is the 81st largest city in Kentucky and the 5010th largest city in the United States. Scottsville is currently growing at a rate of 0.82% annually and its population has increased by 7.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,226 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Scottsville has a population density of 749 people per square mile.

The average household income in Scottsville is $39,995 with a poverty rate of 30.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $580 per month, and the median house value is $104,100. The median age in Scottsville is 46.9 years, 37.9 years for males, and 49.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.6 males.

Scottsville Demographics

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

  • White: 95.29%
  • Black or African American: 2.83%
  • Two or more races: 1.88%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Scottsville, Kentucky is 4,562, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,488.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,226.

Scottsville, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,20495.29%
Black or African American1252.83%
Two or More Races831.88%
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Scottsville Population Pyramid 2020

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Scottsville Median Age

46.9


Total

37.9


Male

49.1


Female

Scottsville Adults

There are 3,653 adults, (936 of whom are seniors) in Scottsville.

Scottsville Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Scottsville Sex Ratio

Female

2,377

53.88%

Male

2,035

46.12%

Scottsville Households and Families

Scottsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scottsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married60.5%39.5%
Non Family58.3%41.7%
All53%47%
Female45.3%54.7%
Male8.3%91.7%

53.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7602.4553
Married7422.760.5
Non Family5471.3558.3
Female3383.2345.3
Male1333.678.3

2.87

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Scottsville Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade32710.44%
9th to 12th Grade37712.04%
High School Graduate1,18537.84%
Some College70622.54%
Associates Degree2758.78%
Bachelors Degree1815.78%
Graduate Degree812.59%
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Scottsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,0072,383262
Black12545

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 79.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.71%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,034$25,598$18,953
Less Than High School$20,125$$
High School Grad$20,833$22,125$18,708
Some College$20,873$25,484$14,816
Bachelors Degree$41,250$$29,028
Graduate Degree$$$

$21,034

Average Earnings

$25,598

Average Male

$18,953

Average Female

Scottsville Language

Scottsville Language by Age

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Scottsville Language

95.13% of Scottsville residents speak only English, while 4.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.87% of the population.

Scottsville Poverty

Scottsville Poverty by Race

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30.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.04%

Male Poverty Rate

36.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scottsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scottsville is White, with 31.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scottsville is White, with 31.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.97%.

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Name Poverty
High School31.95%
Less Than High School31.93%
Some College15.69%
Bachelors or Greater4.20%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.90%
Male Unemployed25.71%
Female Employed18.56%
Male Employed13.01%

Scottsville Income

Scottsville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,437$39,995
Families$37,566$47,315
Married Families$50,872-
Non Families$18,784$22,471
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Scottsville Marital Status

Scottsville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Scottsville Married by Age and Sex

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Scottsville 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 45-54.

Scottsville Marital Status by Race

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Scottsville Veterans

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203

Number of Veterans

178

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam121
First Gulf War22
World War II16
Second Gulf War11
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
75+81
65 to 7478
35 to 5431
55 to 6413
18 to 34
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Scottsville Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scottsville Employment Status

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46.1%

Labor Force Participation

42.7%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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77.77%

Born in Kentucky

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Scottsville residents were born in the United States, with 77.77% having been born in Kentucky. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,562370.82%
20194,525370.82%
20184,488461.04%
20174,442370.84%
20164,405150.34%
20154,390400.92%
20144,350380.88%
20134,312240.56%
20124,288230.54%
20114,265260.61%
20104,239-88-0.21%
20004,327490.11%
19904,2780.00%
19804,2786941.79%
19703,5842600.76%
19603,3240.00%