Scott County, Kentucky Population 2024

60,673

Scott County, Kentucky's estimated 2024 population is 60,673 with a growth rate of 1.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Kentucky is the 16th largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 population was 47,271 and has seen a growth of 28.35% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202964,6087871.23%
202863,8217871.25%
202763,0347871.26%
202662,2477871.28%
202561,4607871.3%
202460,6737871.31%
202359,8867871.33%
202259,0997871.35%
202158,3127921.38%
202057,5204410.77%
201957,0791,0961.96%
201855,9831,1632.12%
201754,8201,3662.56%
201653,4541,2772.45%
201552,1779411.84%
201451,2361,2292.46%
201350,0071,0312.11%
201248,9761,0622.22%
201147,9146431.36%
201047,271
199023,8672,0549.42%
198021,8133,86521.53%
197017,9482,57216.73%
196015,3762351.55%
195015,1418275.78%
194014,314-86-0.6%
193014,400-918-5.99%
192015,318-1,638-9.66%
191016,956-1,120-6.2%
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%
181012,4194,41255.1%
18008,007-56,601-87.61%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.31% (787)
County Website
Scott County
County Seat
2020 Population
57,520
Area
282 mi²
Density
215 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
5.48% (3,153)
Founded
1792

Scott County, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White49,80686.94%
Black or African American2,8214.92%
Two or more races2,8004.89%
Other race1,1632.03%
Asian5630.98%
Native American1330.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Scott County, Kentucky Population by Race

Scott County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2024

Scott County, Kentucky Median Age

36.1

Total

36

Male

36.1

Female

Scott County, Kentucky Adults

There are 43,169 adults, (7,273 of whom are seniors) in Scott County, Kentucky.

Scott County, Kentucky Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female29,04750.71%
Male28,23949.29%

Scott County, Kentucky Population by Age

Scott County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All21,6032.673.426.6
Married12,0513.1386.513.5
Non Family6,1411.3856.243.8
Female2,4362.8350.249.8
Male9753.0377.922.1
showing: 5 rows

3.02

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Scott County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.23%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.21%.

Scott County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,233

Average Earnings

$61,551

Average Male

$40,089

Average Female

Scott County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scott County, Kentucky Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Scott County, Kentucky Language

96.01% of Scott County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.54% of the population.

Scott County, Kentucky Language

Scott County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White48,0593,7287.76%
Hispanic2,57871527.73%
Multiple2,64050619.17%
Black2,71144016.23%
Other1,15426122.62%
Native1331410.53%
Asian549101.82%
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9.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.84%

Male Poverty Rate

10.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 27.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Kentucky is Asian, with 1.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.56%.

Scott County, Kentucky Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.65%
High School9.38%
Some College8.36%
Bachelors or Greater3.27%
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Scott County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed30.52%
Male Unemployed25%
Female Employed6.63%
Male Employed2.98%
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Scott County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scott County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Scott County, Kentucky Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Scott County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Scott County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Scott County, Kentucky Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,054

Number of Veterans

2,821

Male Veterans

233

Female Veterans

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Scott County, Kentucky Veterans by War

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Scott County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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Scott County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Scott County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Scott County, Kentucky Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Scott County, Kentucky Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Scott County, Kentucky 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

71.3%

Born in Scott County, Kentucky

97.75%

Native Born

2.25%

Foreign Born

1.26%

Non Citizen

0.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.75% of Scott County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 71.3% having been born in Kentucky. 1.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Scott County, Kentucky Place of Birth

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