Scott County, Kentucky Population 2020

Scott County, Kentucky's estimated population is 58,513 with a growth rate of 2.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Kentucky is the 16th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202058,5131,2412.17%
201957,2721,2412.21%
201856,0311,2412.27%
201754,7901,3892.60%
201653,4011,2652.43%
201552,1369111.78%
201451,2251,2142.43%
201350,0111,0272.10%
201248,9841,0622.22%
201147,9226421.36%
201047,28023,41398.10%
199023,8672,0549.42%
198021,8133,86521.53%
197017,9482,57216.73%
196015,3762351.55%
195015,1418275.78%
194014,314-86-0.60%
193014,400-918-5.99%
192015,318-1,638-9.66%
191016,956-1,120-6.20%
190018,0761,5309.25%
189016,5461,58110.56%
188014,9653,35828.93%
187011,607-2,810-19.49%
186014,417-529-3.54%
185014,9461,2789.35%
184013,668-1,009-6.87%
183014,6774583.22%
182014,2191,80014.49%
181012,4194,41255.10%
18008,0070.00%
2020 Growth Rate
2.17%
County Website
Founded
1792
County Seat
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Scott County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White47,15688.11%
Black or African American2,5694.80%
Two or More Races1,6543.09%
Some Other Race1,4462.70%
Asian5591.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native1330.25%
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Scott County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Scott County, Kentucky Median Age

36.2


Total

35.5


Male

36.7


Female

Scott County, Kentucky Adults

There are 39,847 adults, (6,149 of whom are seniors) in Scott County, Kentucky.

Scott County, Kentucky Age Dependency

58.8

Age Dependency Ratio

18.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

27,001

50.45%

Male

26,516

49.55%

Scott County, Kentucky Households and Families

Scott County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scott County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.8%18.2%
All69%31%
Male63.4%36.6%
Non Family51.3%48.7%
Female48.6%51.4%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,2062.5869
Married11,5623.0981.8
Non Family5,4041.2851.3
Female2,3462.9248.6
Male8943.0563.4

2.98

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Scott County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1843.40%
9th to 12th Grade2,1596.20%
High School Graduate10,61130.46%
Some College7,71922.16%
Associates Degree3,2099.21%
Bachelors Degree5,96817.13%
Graduate Degree3,98711.44%
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Scott County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,03828,5269,194
Black1,7401,470286
Hispanic1,239741144
Other Race75029933
Multiple Races458412188
Asian369361159
Native American9788

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 97.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.09%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,387$50,010$31,456
Less Than High School$18,989$19,521$16,905
High School Grad$32,167$38,625$24,503
Some College$40,099$54,106$26,971
Bachelors Degree$48,995$64,074$39,881
Graduate Degree$61,592$84,058$54,134

$40,387

Average Earnings

$50,010

Average Male

$31,456

Average Female

Scott County, Kentucky Language

Scott County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Scott County, Kentucky Language

95.26% of Scott County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 4.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.34% of the population.

Scott County, Kentucky Poverty

Scott County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White45,2624,62810.22%
Hispanic2,31867829.25%
Black2,37663226.60%
Other1,44353637.14%
Multiple1,59931319.57%
Asian547285.12%
Native1261310.32%

11.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.53%

Male Poverty Rate

13.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Kentucky is Other, with 37.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Kentucky is Asian, with 5.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.77%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.70%
High School11.24%
Some College7.62%
Bachelors or Greater2.46%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed21.79%
Female Unemployed18.63%
Female Employed8.07%
Male Employed4.74%

Scott County, Kentucky Income

Scott County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,966$82,824
Families$79,067$93,222
Married Families$91,148$105,771
Non Families$38,727$50,187
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Scott County, Kentucky Marital Status

Scott County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.8%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Scott County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Scott County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Scott County, Kentucky Veterans

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3,603

Number of Veterans

3,183

Male Veterans

420

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,035
First Gulf War943
Second Gulf War779
Korea202
World War II94
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,236
65 to 74671
55 to 64669
75+556
18 to 34471
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,2879.18%
Black24712.61%
Hispanic574.16%
2 or More426.14%
Indian2727.84%

Scott County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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4.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Kentucky Employment Status

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69.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.5%

Employment Rate

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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65.93%

Born in Kentucky

96.45%

Native Born

3.55%

Foreign Born

2.58%

Non Citizen

0.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.45% of Scott County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 65.93% having been born in Kentucky. 2.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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