Scott County, Indiana Population 2021

Scott County, Indiana's estimated population is 24,051 with a growth rate of 0.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Indiana is the 65th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 24,171 and has seen a growth of -0.50% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202124,051890.37%
202023,962890.37%
201923,873890.37%
201823,784-9-0.04%
201723,7931060.45%
201623,687270.11%
201523,660240.10%
201423,636-119-0.50%
201323,755320.13%
201223,723-184-0.77%
201123,907-264-1.09%
201024,1713,18015.15%
199020,9915692.79%
198020,4223,27819.12%
197017,1442,50117.08%
196014,6433,12427.12%
195011,5192,54128.30%
19408,9782,31434.72%
19306,664-760-10.24%
19207,424-899-10.80%
19108,323160.19%
19008,3074746.05%
18907,833-510-6.11%
18808,3434705.97%
18707,8735707.81%
18607,3031,41824.10%
18505,8851,64338.73%
18404,2421,15037.19%
18303,09275832.48%
18202,3340.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.37%
State
Founded
1820
County Seat
2010 Population
24,171
Growth Since 2010
-0.50%
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Scott County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,17197.53%
Two or More Races3041.28%
Asian1170.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native810.34%
Black or African American480.20%
Some Other Race380.16%
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Scott County, Indiana Population by Race

Scott County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Scott County, Indiana Median Age

41.5


Total

40.7


Male

42


Female

Scott County, Indiana Adults

There are 18,441 adults, (3,947 of whom are seniors) in Scott County, Indiana.

Scott County, Indiana Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

12,078

50.84%

Male

11,681

49.16%

Scott County, Indiana Population by Age

Scott County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scott County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All72%28%
Non Family63.8%36.2%
Female55%45%
Male54.4%45.6%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scott County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,9712.672
Married4,7973.2281.7
Non Family2,7551.2263.8
Female9563.1455
Male4633.354.4

3.12

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Scott County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0356.29%
9th to 12th Grade1,72510.49%
High School Graduate7,15843.52%
Some College3,25019.76%
Associates Degree1,3147.99%
Bachelors Degree1,1476.97%
Graduate Degree8194.98%
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Scott County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scott County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15,86313,3341,954
Hispanic336214
Asian1177612
Black4626
Native American4525
2+ Races4113
Other Race14

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.32%.

Scott County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,863$46,259$29,528
Less Than 9th Grade$19,272$$15,965
High School Graduate$31,996$40,488$21,990
Some College$35,134$52,577$30,114
Bachelors Degree$51,884$70,743$48,615
Graduate Degree$66,480$77,083$62,045

$35,863

Average Earnings

$46,259

Average Male

$29,528

Average Female

Scott County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scott County, Indiana Language by Age

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Scott County, Indiana Language

96.83% of Scott County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.37% of the population.

Scott County, Indiana Language

Scott County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,1943,26814.72%
Multiple30414246.71%
Hispanic541499.06%
Other381436.84%

14.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.67%

Male Poverty Rate

16.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Indiana is Multiple, with 46.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Indiana is Hispanic, with 9.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.19%.

Scott County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.08%
High School14.55%
Some College6.17%
Bachelors or Greater3.46%

Scott County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed33.71%
Female Unemployed18.89%
Female Employed7.30%
Male Employed4.93%

Scott County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scott County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,700$60,070
Families$60,092$68,449
Married Families$65,932-
Non Families$24,387$38,367
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Income by Household Type

Scott County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Scott County, Indiana 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 55-64.

Scott County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Scott County, Indiana Marital Status

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1,556

Number of Veterans

1,398

Male Veterans

158

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam512
First Gulf War388
Second Gulf War284
Korea114
World War II68

Scott County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54411
65 to 74378
75+266
55 to 64256
18 to 34245

Scott County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5478.54%
Hispanic295.82%
Native American911.11%

Scott County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Scott County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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8.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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56.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Scott County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Scott County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Scott County, Indiana 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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70.87%

Born in Scott County, Indiana

98.83%

Native Born

1.17%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

0.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.83% of Scott County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 70.87% having been born in Indiana. 0.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Scott County, Indiana 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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