Scott County, Minnesota Population 2020

Scott County, Minnesota's estimated population is 150,953 with a growth rate of 1.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Minnesota is the 9th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020150,9531,7861.20%
2019149,1671,7861.21%
2018147,3811,7861.23%
2017145,5952,2551.57%
2016143,3401,9791.40%
2015141,3612,1791.57%
2014139,1821,9221.40%
2013137,2602,1401.58%
2012135,1202,5601.93%
2011132,5602,0491.57%
2010130,51172,665125.62%
199057,84614,06232.12%
198043,78411,36135.04%
197032,42310,51447.99%
196021,9095,42332.89%
195016,4869015.78%
194015,5851,46910.41%
193014,116-129-0.91%
192014,245-643-4.32%
191014,888-259-1.71%
190015,1471,3169.51%
189013,8313152.33%
188013,5162,47422.41%
187011,0426,447140.30%
18604,5950.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.20%
County Website
Founded
March 5, 1853[1]
County Seat

Scott County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White120,90984.33%
Asian8,8046.14%
Black or African American5,8404.07%
Two or More Races3,4442.40%
Some Other Race3,1762.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0820.75%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1170.08%

Scott County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Scott County, Minnesota Median Age

36.1


Total

35.8


Male

36.6


Female

Scott County, Minnesota Adults

There are 102,967 adults, (14,306 of whom are seniors) in Scott County, Minnesota.

Scott County, Minnesota Age Dependency

61.7

Age Dependency Ratio

16.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

71,966

50.20%

Male

71,406

49.80%

Scott County, Minnesota Households and Families

Scott County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Scott County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.3%7.7%
All82.3%17.7%
Male70.7%29.3%
Non Family64.2%35.8%
Female61.3%38.7%

82.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All48,5102.9282.3
Married31,2163.4192.3
Non Family11,2261.364.2
Female4,0623.461.3
Male2,0063.3670.7

3.34

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Scott County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0932.28%
9th to 12th Grade2,7082.95%
High School Graduate20,82022.65%
Some College18,54720.17%
Associates Degree11,59812.62%
Bachelors Degree25,92328.20%
Graduate Degree10,24311.14%

Scott County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White78,32476,11532,230
Asian5,5614,5951,889
Hispanic3,4592,325619
Black2,9132,5131,026
Other Race1,608823178
Multiple Races1,0811,008374
Native American59156863
Islander444436

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 81.82%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,232$64,719$41,649
Less Than High School$32,491$38,242$25,155
High School Grad$38,880$46,073$27,648
Some College$46,441$60,434$36,323
Bachelors Degree$71,401$91,763$54,670
Graduate Degree$76,843$95,813$64,711

$53,232

Average Earnings

$64,719

Average Male

$41,649

Average Female

Scott County, Minnesota Language

Scott County, Minnesota Language by Age

Scott County, Minnesota Language

87.30% of Scott County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 12.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.33% of the population.

Scott County, Minnesota Poverty

Scott County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White115,8134,9194.25%
Black5,7261,28622.46%
Hispanic7,18592412.86%
Asian8,7356046.91%
Multiple3,3022978.99%
Other3,1762788.75%
Native99521821.91%
Islander11721.71%

5.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.74%

Male Poverty Rate

6.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Minnesota is Black, with 22.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Minnesota is Islander, with 1.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.01%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.63%
High School8.32%
Some College4.83%
Bachelors or Greater1.97%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed15.30%
Male Unemployed12.88%
Female Employed3.12%
Male Employed2.21%

Scott County, Minnesota Income

Scott County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$97,744$115,191
Families$112,305$129,161
Married Families$122,777$140,723
Non Families$49,176$62,336

Scott County, Minnesota Marital Status

Scott County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.3%

Male Marriage Rate

58.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Scott County, Minnesota 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, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Scott County, Minnesota Veterans

5,844

Number of Veterans

5,473

Male Veterans

371

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,101
Second Gulf War930
First Gulf War929
Korea418
World War II217
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,623
35 to 541,461
55 to 641,128
75+1,102
18 to 34530
Name Veterans % of Total
White5,5786.28%
2 or More957.56%
Hispanic661.50%
Black641.77%
Asian470.75%
Indian345.07%
Other200.95%
Hawaiian65.13%

$Scott County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

2.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Minnesota Employment Status

75.8%

Labor Force Participation

73.1%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Scott County, Minnesota Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.40%

Born in Minnesota

90.81%

Native Born

9.19%

Foreign Born

3.60%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.81% of Scott County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 69.40% having been born in Minnesota. 3.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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