Scott County, Kansas Population 2024

4,800

Scott County, Kansas's estimated 2024 population is 4,800 with a growth rate of -2.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Kansas is the 67th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 population was 4,959 and has seen a growth of -3.21% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,265-107-2.45%
20284,372-107-2.39%
20274,479-107-2.33%
20264,586-107-2.28%
20254,693-107-2.23%
20244,800-107-2.18%
20234,907-107-2.13%
20225,014-107-2.09%
20215,121-17-0.33%
20205,1382885.94%
20194,850-68-1.38%
20184,918-13-0.26%
20174,931-45-0.9%
20164,976260.53%
20154,950-18-0.36%
20144,968601.22%
20134,908521.07%
20124,856-36-0.74%
20114,892-67-1.35%
20104,959
19905,289-493-8.53%
19805,7821763.14%
19705,6063787.23%
19605,2283076.24%
19504,9211,14830.43%
19403,773-203-5.11%
19303,97685527.4%
19203,121742.43%
19103,0471,949177.5%
19001,098-164-13%
18901,2621,2192834.88%
188043-4,222-98.99%
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2024 Growth Rate
-2.18% (-107)
County Website
Scott County
State
Kansas
County Seat
2010 Population
4,959
Area
718 mi²
Density
7 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-3.21% (-159)
Founded
March 20, 1873

Scott County, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,34284.67%
Other race4849.44%
Two or more races2725.3%
Asian270.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander30.06%
Black or African American
Native American
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Native American

Scott County, Kansas Population by Race

Scott County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2024

Scott County, Kansas Median Age

38.7

Total

38.5

Male

39.3

Female

Scott County, Kansas Adults

There are 3,771 adults, (1,053 of whom are seniors) in Scott County, Kansas.

Scott County, Kansas Age Dependency

88.7

Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female2,51148.97%
Male2,61751.03%

Scott County, Kansas Population by Age

Scott County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1432.3461.538.5
Married1,1903.0275.824.2
Non Family6621.0340.659.4
Female1921.4652.147.9
Male994.7346.553.5
showing: 5 rows

2.85

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Scott County, Kansas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Scott County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scott County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Scott County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,721

Average Earnings

$44,246

Average Male

$25,046

Average Female

Scott County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scott County, Kansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Scott County, Kansas Language

79.69% of Scott County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 20.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.79% of the population.

Scott County, Kansas Language

Scott County, Kansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,7592185.8%
Hispanic1,07016115.05%
Multiple2708330.74%
showing: 3 rows

7.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.32%

Male Poverty Rate

10.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Kansas is Multiple, with 30.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Kansas is White, with 5.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.65%.

Scott County, Kansas Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School13.97%
Some College9.22%
Less Than 9th Grade8.4%
Bachelors or Greater
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Scott County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed9.49%
Male Employed0.57%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Scott County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scott County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Scott County, Kansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

61.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Scott County, Kansas 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, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Scott County, Kansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

313

Number of Veterans

291

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

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Scott County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Scott County, Kansas Veterans by Age

count

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Scott County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Scott County, Kansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.4%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Kansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69%

Labor Force Participation

67.4%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Scott County, Kansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Scott County, Kansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Scott County, Kansas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.35%

Born in Scott County, Kansas

92.61%

Native Born

7.39%

Foreign Born

6.81%

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.61% of Scott County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 75.35% having been born in Kansas. 6.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Scott County, Kansas Place of Birth

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