Scott County, Minnesota Population 2024

156,744

Scott County, Minnesota's estimated 2024 population is 156,744 with a growth rate of 0.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Minnesota is the 9th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 population was 130,514 and has seen a growth of 20.1% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029162,3041,1120.69%
2028161,1921,1120.69%
2027160,0801,1120.7%
2026158,9681,1120.7%
2025157,8561,1120.71%
2024156,7441,1120.71%
2023155,6321,1120.72%
2022154,5201,1120.72%
2021153,4082,0581.36%
2020151,3502,3461.57%
2019149,0041,6651.13%
2018147,3391,7581.21%
2017145,5812,1881.53%
2016143,3932,0211.43%
2015141,3722,1741.56%
2014139,1981,9181.4%
2013137,2802,1401.58%
2012135,1402,5591.93%
2011132,5812,0671.58%
2010130,514
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%
187011,0426,447140.3%
18604,595-157,709-97.17%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.71% (1,112)
County Website
Scott County
County Seat
2010 Population
130,514
Area
356 mi²
Density
440 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
20.1% (26,230)
Founded
March 5, 1853

Scott County, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White121,21780.09%
Asian9,6446.37%
Two or more races8,4095.56%
Black or African American7,6445.05%
Other race3,6332.4%
Native American7860.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander140.01%
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Scott County, Minnesota Population by Race

Scott County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2024

Scott County, Minnesota Median Age

37.3

Total

37.2

Male

37.3

Female

Scott County, Minnesota Adults

There are 111,192 adults, (17,921 of whom are seniors) in Scott County, Minnesota.

Scott County, Minnesota Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

19.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female75,59849.95%
Male75,74950.05%

Scott County, Minnesota Population by Age

Scott County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All53,0142.8383.516.5
Married32,4563.2992.77.3
Non Family12,2551.36832
Female5,2143.3574.225.8
Male3,0893.0863.836.2
showing: 5 rows

3.21

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

83.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Scott County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 44.42%.

Scott County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$64,479

Average Earnings

$77,216

Average Male

$53,478

Average Female

Scott County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scott County, Minnesota Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Scott County, Minnesota Language

86.54% of Scott County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 13.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.01% of the population.

Scott County, Minnesota Language

Scott County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White116,4243,8033.27%
Black7,5391,89025.07%
Hispanic8,40299811.88%
Asian9,5913703.86%
Other3,6323439.44%
Multiple8,1733103.79%
Native68012818.82%
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5.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.35%

Male Poverty Rate

5.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Minnesota is Black, with 25.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Minnesota is White, with 3.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.71%.

Scott County, Minnesota Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.65%
High School7.33%
Some College4.66%
Bachelors or Greater1.97%
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Scott County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed15.71%
Male Unemployed5.16%
Female Employed2.72%
Male Employed2%
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Scott County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scott County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Scott County, Minnesota Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Scott County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Scott County, Minnesota Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5,551

Number of Veterans

5,053

Male Veterans

498

Female Veterans

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Scott County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Scott County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Scott County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Scott County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

75.4%

Labor Force Participation

72.9%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Scott County, Minnesota Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Scott County, Minnesota Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Scott County, Minnesota 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

68.44%

Born in Scott County, Minnesota

89.81%

Native Born

10.19%

Foreign Born

3.48%

Non Citizen

6.7%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.81% of Scott County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 68.44% having been born in Minnesota. 3.48% 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

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