Scott County, Tennessee Population 2024

22,315

Scott County, Tennessee's estimated 2024 population is 22,315 with a growth rate of 0.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Tennessee is the 63rd largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 population was 22,226 and has seen a growth of 0.4% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202923,0151400.61%
202822,8751400.62%
202722,7351400.62%
202622,5951400.62%
202522,4551400.63%
202422,3151400.63%
202322,1751400.64%
202222,0351400.64%
202121,895170.08%
202021,878-224-1.01%
201922,102660.3%
201822,036650.3%
201721,971720.33%
201621,89930.01%
201521,896-98-0.45%
201421,994-74-0.34%
201322,068-108-0.49%
201222,176690.31%
201122,107-119-0.54%
201022,226
199018,358-901-4.68%
198019,2594,49730.46%
197014,762-651-4.22%
196015,413-1,949-11.23%
195017,3621,3968.74%
194015,9661,88613.39%
193014,0806694.99%
192013,4114643.58%
191012,9471,87016.88%
190011,0771,28313.1%
18909,7943,77362.66%
18806,0211,96748.52%
18704,05453515.2%
18603,5191,61484.72%
18501,905-21,110-91.72%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.63% (140)
County Website
Scott County
County Seat
2010 Population
22,226
Area
532 mi²
Density
42 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
0.4% (89)
Founded
1849

Scott County, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21,24396.92%
Two or more races4071.86%
Asian850.39%
Black or African American710.32%
Other race690.31%
Native American380.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander40.02%
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Scott County, Tennessee Population by Race

Scott County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2024

Scott County, Tennessee Median Age

40.7

Total

38.6

Male

42.1

Female

Scott County, Tennessee Adults

There are 16,707 adults, (3,699 of whom are seniors) in Scott County, Tennessee.

Scott County, Tennessee Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female11,01450.25%
Male10,90349.75%

Scott County, Tennessee Population by Age

Scott County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,6142.5171.628.4
Married4,2103.0884.215.8
Non Family2,5521.1563.636.4
Female1,4152.9449.250.8
Male4373.5169.830.2
showing: 5 rows

2.99

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Scott County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Scott County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,705

Average Earnings

$43,659

Average Male

$27,159

Average Female

Scott County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scott County, Tennessee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Scott County, Tennessee Language

99.44% of Scott County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 0.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.27% of the population.

Scott County, Tennessee Language

Scott County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White20,7475,24225.27%
Multiple39619850%
Native3838100%
Other691521.74%
Hispanic50918%
Black22313.64%
Asian8433.57%
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25.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.94%

Male Poverty Rate

28.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Tennessee is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Tennessee is Asian, with 3.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.1%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.71%.

Scott County, Tennessee Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.83%
Some College23.81%
High School20.98%
Bachelors or Greater8.04%
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Scott County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed26.54%
Female Unemployed19.07%
Female Employed15.73%
Male Employed7.19%
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Scott County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scott County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Scott County, Tennessee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Scott County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Scott County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Scott County, Tennessee Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,287

Number of Veterans

1,252

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

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Scott County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Scott County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Scott County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Scott County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.5%

Labor Force Participation

45.6%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Scott County, Tennessee Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Scott County, Tennessee Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Scott County, Tennessee 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

73.47%

Born in Scott County, Tennessee

99.36%

Native Born

0.64%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

0.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.36% of Scott County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 73.47% having been born in Tennessee. 0.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Scott County, Tennessee Place of Birth

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