Scott County, Missouri Population 2024

37,808

Scott County, Missouri's estimated 2024 population is 37,808 with a growth rate of -0.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Missouri is the 32nd largest county in Missouri. The 2010 population was 39,268 and has seen a growth of -3.72% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202937,728-16-0.04%
202837,744-16-0.04%
202737,760-16-0.04%
202637,776-16-0.04%
202537,792-16-0.04%
202437,808-16-0.04%
202337,824-16-0.04%
202237,840-16-0.04%
202137,856-164-0.43%
202038,020-396-1.03%
201938,416-180-0.47%
201838,596-15-0.04%
201738,611-170-0.44%
201638,781-259-0.66%
201539,0401430.37%
201438,897-331-0.84%
201339,228510.13%
201239,177180.05%
201139,159-109-0.28%
201039,268
199039,376-271-0.68%
198039,6476,39719.24%
197033,2505021.53%
196032,748-94-0.29%
195032,8422,4658.11%
194030,3775,46421.93%
193024,9131,5046.42%
192023,4091,0374.64%
191022,3729,28070.88%
190013,0921,86416.6%
189011,2282,64130.76%
18808,5871,27017.36%
18707,3172,07039.45%
18605,2472,06564.9%
18503,182-2,792-46.74%
18405,9743,838179.68%
18302,136-35,592-94.34%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.04% (-16)
County Website
Scott County
County Seat
2010 Population
39,268
Area
420 mi²
Density
90 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-3.72% (-1,460)
Founded
December 28, 1821

Scott County, Missouri Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White31,71983.35%
Black or African American4,32711.37%
Two or more races1,8704.91%
Asian750.2%
Other race380.1%
Native American260.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Scott County, Missouri Population by Race

Scott County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2024

Scott County, Missouri Median Age

39.4

Total

37

Male

41.6

Female

Scott County, Missouri Adults

There are 28,932 adults, (6,956 of whom are seniors) in Scott County, Missouri.

Scott County, Missouri Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female19,53251.33%
Male18,52348.67%

Scott County, Missouri Population by Age

Scott County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All15,1602.4768.631.4
Married7,2663.0887.112.9
Non Family5,0191.1857.642.4
Female2,0983.0337.262.8
Male7773.5951.148.9
showing: 5 rows

3.01

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Scott County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.66%.

Scott County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,049

Average Earnings

$46,577

Average Male

$31,205

Average Female

Scott County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scott County, Missouri Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Scott County, Missouri Language

97.54% of Scott County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 2.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Scott County, Missouri Language

Scott County, Missouri Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White30,6923,67011.96%
Black4,1981,65639.45%
Multiple1,83838320.84%
Hispanic99917917.92%
Native261557.69%
Other38923.68%
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15.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.11%

Male Poverty Rate

17.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Missouri is Native, with 57.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Missouri is White, with 11.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.16%.

Scott County, Missouri Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.52%
High School18.14%
Some College9.48%
Bachelors or Greater4.66%
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Scott County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed58.78%
Male Unemployed35.5%
Female Employed7.13%
Male Employed4.82%
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Scott County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scott County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Scott County, Missouri Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Scott County, Missouri 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 35-44.

Scott County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Scott County, Missouri Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,974

Number of Veterans

1,874

Male Veterans

100

Female Veterans

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Scott County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Scott County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Scott County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Scott County, Missouri Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Missouri Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Scott County, Missouri Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Scott County, Missouri Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Scott County, Missouri 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

76.26%

Born in Scott County, Missouri

99.29%

Native Born

0.71%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

0.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.29% of Scott County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 76.26% having been born in Missouri. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Scott County, Missouri Place of Birth

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