Scott County, Iowa Population 2021

Scott County, Iowa's estimated population is 173,223 with a growth rate of 0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Iowa is the 4th largest county inIowa. The 2010 Population was 165,272 and has seen a growth of 4.81% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021173,2231400.08%
2020173,0831400.08%
2019172,9431400.08%
2018172,8033550.21%
2017172,4483130.18%
2016172,1352320.13%
2015171,9035930.35%
2014171,3101,1090.65%
2013170,2011,8541.10%
2012168,3471,7181.03%
2011166,6291,3570.82%
2010165,27214,2939.47%
1990150,979-9,043-5.65%
1980160,02217,33512.15%
1970142,68723,62019.84%
1960119,06718,36918.24%
1950100,69815,95018.82%
194084,7487,4169.59%
193077,3323,3804.57%
192073,95213,95223.25%
191060,0008,44216.37%
190051,5588,39419.45%
189043,1641,8984.60%
188041,2662,6676.91%
187038,59912,64048.69%
186025,95919,973333.66%
18505,9863,846179.72%
18402,1400.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.08% (140)
County Website
State
Founded
1837
County Seat
2010 Population
165,272
Growth Since 2010
4.81% (7,951)
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Scott County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White147,64685.62%
Black or African American12,9547.51%
Two or More Races5,2763.06%
Asian4,6982.72%
Some Other Race1,2900.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native5430.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander390.02%
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Scott County, Iowa Population by Race

Scott County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Scott County, Iowa Median Age

38.3


Total

37.3


Male

39.3


Female

Scott County, Iowa Adults

There are 131,299 adults, (27,192 of whom are seniors) in Scott County, Iowa.

Scott County, Iowa Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

87,841

50.94%

Male

84,605

49.06%

Scott County, Iowa Population by Age

Scott County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scott County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female44.9%55.1%
Non Family52.4%47.6%
Male63.2%36.8%
All69%31%
Married87.5%12.5%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scott County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All67,0212.5269
Married32,5563.1587.5
Non Family24,9231.2752.4
Female7,0813.5544.9
Male2,4613.9163.2

3.17

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Scott County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9172.50%
9th to 12th Grade5,4574.67%
High School Graduate34,58629.62%
Some College24,47120.96%
Associates Degree12,21410.46%
Bachelors Degree23,28519.94%
Graduate Degree13,83911.85%
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Scott County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scott County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White98,84493,58732,833
Black7,2136,0691,088
Hispanic5,9904,6551,120
Asian3,1002,5631,578
2+ Races1,4491,338423
Other Race808578200
Native American35728041
Islander343434

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Scott County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,912$51,381$32,461
Less Than 9th Grade$25,682$31,677$21,009
High School Graduate$32,258$42,014$25,996
Some College$37,080$46,764$30,712
Bachelors Degree$54,114$65,934$43,394
Graduate Degree$72,195$93,810$60,585

$41,912

Average Earnings

$51,381

Average Male

$32,461

Average Female

Scott County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scott County, Iowa Language by Age

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Scott County, Iowa Language

93.41% of Scott County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 6.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.17% of the population.

Scott County, Iowa Language

Scott County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White135,18412,4979.24%
Black12,4394,64237.32%
Hispanic11,3901,46212.84%
Multiple5,2251,19122.79%
Asian4,68462913.43%
Other1,2811128.74%
Native5437313.44%

12.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.52%

Male Poverty Rate

12.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Iowa is Black, with 37.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Iowa is Other, with 8.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.62%.

Scott County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.29%
High School12.97%
Some College9.13%
Bachelors or Greater3.95%

Scott County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed31.95%
Male Unemployed24.29%
Female Employed6.41%
Male Employed4.49%

Scott County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scott County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,183$83,076
Families$79,734$101,739
Married Families$93,833$117,896
Non Families$34,583$48,718
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Income by Household Type

Scott County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Scott County, Iowa 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.

Scott County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Scott County, Iowa Marital Status

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11,851

Number of Veterans

11,108

Male Veterans

743

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,092
First Gulf War2,614
Second Gulf War2,180
Korea850
World War II430

Scott County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,298
65 to 743,212
75+2,519
55 to 641,881
18 to 34941

Scott County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White10,8779.42%
Black6607.74%
Hispanic4746.40%
2+ Races1627.12%
Other Race444.95%
Native American418.86%
Islander3487.18%
Asian330.95%

Scott County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Scott County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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5.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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64.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Scott County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Scott County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Scott County, Iowa 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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59.57%

Born in Scott County, Iowa

95.83%

Native Born

4.17%

Foreign Born

2.22%

Non Citizen

1.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.83% of Scott County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 59.57% having been born in Iowa. 2.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Scott County, Iowa Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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