Scott County, Missouri Population 2022

Scott County, Missouri's estimated population is 37,833 with a growth rate of -0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Missouri is the 31st largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 39,191 and has seen a growth of -3.47% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18302,1360.00%
18405,9743,838179.68%
18503,182-2,792-46.74%
18605,2472,06564.90%
18707,3172,07039.45%
18808,5871,27017.36%
189011,2282,64130.76%
190013,0921,86416.60%
191022,3729,28070.88%
192023,4091,0374.64%
193024,9131,5046.42%
194030,3775,46421.93%
195032,8422,4658.11%
196032,748-94-0.29%
197033,2505021.53%
198039,6476,39719.24%
199039,376-271-0.68%
201039,191-185-0.47%
201139,078-113-0.29%
201238,965-113-0.29%
201338,852-113-0.29%
201438,739-113-0.29%
201538,626-113-0.29%
201638,513-113-0.29%
201738,400-113-0.29%
201838,287-113-0.29%
201938,174-113-0.30%
202038,059-115-0.30%
202137,946-113-0.30%
202237,833-113-0.30%
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Scott County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,61684.63%
Black or African American4,29011.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native560.15%
Asian1450.38%
Some Other Race1680.44%
Two or More Races1,2633.28%
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Scott County, Missouri Population by Race

Scott County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Scott County, Missouri Median Age

40.1


Total

38.4


Male

42.2


Female

Scott County, Missouri Adults

There are 29,316 adults, (7,003 of whom are seniors) in Scott County, Missouri.

Scott County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

19,778

51.32%

Male

18,760

48.68%

Scott County, Missouri Population by Age

Scott County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scott County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.2%15.8%
All66.2%33.8%
Non Family56.2%43.8%
Male44.7%55.3%
Female40%60%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scott County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,3422.4766.2
Married7,0693.0984.2
Male8243.844.7
Female2,1613.1140
Non Family5,2881.1956.2

3.01

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Scott County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4765.64%
9th to 12th Grade2,4999.55%
High School Graduate9,97138.09%
Some College5,41920.70%
Associates Degree1,6316.23%
Bachelors Degree3,18412.16%
Graduate Degree1,9967.63%
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Scott County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scott County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American261414
Asian836424
White22,67519,2264,750
Hispanic42030963
2+ Races39230547
Black2,5532,245273
Other Race1068511

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 87.94%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 53.85%.

Scott County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,363$40,246$27,495
Less Than 9th Grade$26,618$30,417$25,239
High School Graduate$29,942$42,344$22,293
Some College$31,417$36,250$27,182
Bachelors Degree$43,921$52,438$36,161
Graduate Degree$43,823$$48,390

$32,363

Average Earnings

$40,246

Average Male

$27,495

Average Female

Scott County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scott County, Missouri Language by Age

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Scott County, Missouri Language

96.81% of Scott County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 3.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.59% of the population.

Scott County, Missouri Language

Scott County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,1591,80343.35%
Native562035.71%
Hispanic94230532.38%
Multiple1,15117515.20%
White31,3964,39313.99%
OtherNaN%

17.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.20%

Male Poverty Rate

19.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Missouri is Black, with 43.35% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.93%.

Scott County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.22%
High School16.44%
Some College14.02%
Bachelors or Greater4.11%

Scott County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.21%
Male Unemployed39.49%
Female Employed8.62%
Female Unemployed52.10%

Scott County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scott County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,310$63,389
Families$59,025$74,763
Married Families$71,090$86,216
Non Families$27,342$38,454
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Income by Household Type

Scott County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Scott County, Missouri Marital Status

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2,265

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War380
First Gulf War512
Vietnam813
Korea146
World War II41

Scott County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34202
35 to 54642
55 to 64345
65 to 74687
75+389

Scott County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1228.39%
Black1274.05%
Other Race97.83%
2+ Races71.32%
Hispanic285.33%

Scott County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Scott County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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7.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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60.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Scott County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Scott County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Scott County, Missouri 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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75.67%

Born in Scott County, Missouri

98.92%

Native Born

1.08%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

0.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.92% of Scott County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 75.67% having been born in Missouri. 0.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Scott County, Missouri 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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