Scott County, Minnesota Population 2021

Scott County, Minnesota's estimated population is 152,657 with a growth rate of 1.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Minnesota is the 10th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 130,506 and has seen a growth of 16.97% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021152,6571,8221.21%
2020150,8351,8221.22%
2019149,0131,8221.24%
2018147,1911,6561.14%
2017145,5352,2261.55%
2016143,3091,9801.40%
2015141,3292,1681.56%
2014139,1611,9171.40%
2013137,2442,1301.58%
2012135,1142,5491.92%
2011132,5652,0591.58%
2010130,50672,660125.61%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
1.21%
County Website
Founded
March 5, 1853
County Seat
2010 Population
130,506
Growth Since 2010
16.97%
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Scott County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White121,97383.96%
Asian8,8456.09%
Black or African American6,1994.27%
Two or More Races4,1652.87%
Some Other Race3,3472.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native7320.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.01%
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Scott County, Minnesota Population by Race

Scott County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Scott County, Minnesota Median Age

36.5


Total

36


Male

37


Female

Scott County, Minnesota Adults

There are 104,800 adults, (15,137 of whom are seniors) in Scott County, Minnesota.

Scott County, Minnesota Age Dependency

62

Age Dependency Ratio

16.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

72,910

50.19%

Male

72,365

49.81%

Scott County, Minnesota Population by Age

Scott County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scott County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.8%7.2%
All82.8%17.2%
Male68.4%31.6%
Non Family65.5%34.5%
Female64.6%35.4%

82.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scott County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All49,4792.982.8
Married31,3713.492.8
Non Family11,4821.2965.5
Female4,4473.3864.6
Male2,1793.2668.4

3.32

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

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Scott County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2502.40%
9th to 12th Grade2,7502.94%
High School Graduate20,80422.22%
Some College18,32719.57%
Associates Degree12,18313.01%
Bachelors Degree26,72128.54%
Graduate Degree10,59811.32%
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Scott County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scott County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White79,11276,76433,130
Asian5,6734,7641,924
Hispanic3,6862,476722
Black3,0992,7121,157
Other Race1,687872168
2+ Races1,5371,469349
Native American43541752
Islander331

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 white people with a rate of 41.88%.

Scott County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,614$67,055$43,940
Less Than 9th Grade$33,089$39,375$24,444
High School Graduate$39,879$46,702$29,324
Some College$48,568$62,513$38,475
Bachelors Degree$74,339$94,474$56,052
Graduate Degree$80,613$100,245$70,100

$54,614

Average Earnings

$67,055

Average Male

$43,940

Average Female

Scott County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scott County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Scott County, Minnesota Language

86.64% of Scott County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 13.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.31% of the population.

Scott County, Minnesota Language

Scott County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White116,4064,4503.82%
Black6,1131,27420.84%
Hispanic7,3721,07214.54%
Asian8,7867048.01%
Multiple4,0392907.18%
Other3,3461664.96%
Native63014122.38%
Islander14214.29%

5.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.28%

Male Poverty Rate

6.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Minnesota is Native, with 22.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Minnesota is White, with 3.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.80%.

Scott County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.75%
High School8.45%
Some College4.64%
Bachelors or Greater1.65%

Scott County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed18.21%
Male Unemployed10.39%
Female Employed3.05%
Male Employed1.85%

Scott County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scott County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$102,152$120,908
Families$116,804$134,952
Married Families$126,986$147,249
Non Families$51,405$67,932
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Income by Household Type

Scott County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.9%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Scott County, Minnesota Marriage

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

Scott County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Scott County, Minnesota Marital Status

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5,480

Number of Veterans

5,174

Male Veterans

306

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,933
First Gulf War1,021
Second Gulf War859
Korea372
World War II236

Scott County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,569
35 to 541,481
75+1,083
55 to 64927
18 to 34420

Scott County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,2605.84%
Hispanic982.16%
2+ Races744.01%
Asian590.93%
Black541.48%
Other Race170.76%
Native American163.21%

Scott County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Scott County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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2.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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76.3%

Labor Force Participation

73.9%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Scott County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Scott County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Scott County, Minnesota 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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69.01%

Born in Scott County, Minnesota

90.50%

Native Born

9.50%

Foreign Born

3.44%

Non Citizen

6.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.50% of Scott County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 69.01% having been born in Minnesota. 3.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Scott County, Minnesota 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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