Scott County, Tennessee Population 2021

Scott County, Tennessee's estimated population is 22,148 with a growth rate of 0.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Tennessee is the 64th largest county inTennessee. The 2010 Population was 22,227 and has seen a growth of -0.36% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202122,148400.18%
202022,108400.18%
201922,068400.18%
201822,028640.29%
201721,964740.34%
201621,890-3-0.01%
201521,893-97-0.44%
201421,990-72-0.33%
201322,062-113-0.51%
201222,175700.32%
201122,105-122-0.55%
201022,2273,86921.08%
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%
190011,0771,28313.10%
18909,7943,77362.66%
18806,0211,96748.52%
18704,05453515.20%
18603,5191,61484.72%
18501,9050.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.18% (40)
County Website
Founded
1849
County Seat
2010 Population
22,227
Growth Since 2010
-0.36% (-79)
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Scott County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,48797.81%
Two or More Races2661.21%
Black or African American1260.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native680.31%
Some Other Race200.09%
Asian20.01%
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Scott County, Tennessee Population by Race

Scott County, Tennessee Population Pyramid $2021

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Scott County, Tennessee Median Age

39.4


Total

38.1


Male

40.4


Female

Scott County, Tennessee Adults

There are 16,661 adults, (3,633 of whom are seniors) in Scott County, Tennessee.

Scott County, Tennessee Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

11,112

50.58%

Male

10,857

49.42%

Scott County, Tennessee Population by Age

Scott County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scott County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female45.9%54.1%
Male59%41%
Non Family67.2%32.8%
All70%30%
Married80.3%19.7%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scott County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6642.4970
Married4,245380.3
Non Family2,6051.2267.2
Female1,2973.2245.9
Male5172.9659

2.95

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Scott County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1537.71%
9th to 12th Grade1,87212.51%
High School Graduate6,62744.30%
Some College2,95119.72%
Associates Degree9826.56%
Bachelors Degree8515.69%
Graduate Degree5253.51%
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Scott County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scott County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,56111,6021,352
Hispanic1369811
2+ Races133903
Black1101078
Native American5656
Other Race14142

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 14.29%.

Scott County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,554$36,714$25,644
Less Than 9th Grade$31,250$34,333$17,885
High School Graduate$26,457$31,667$20,342
Some College$32,268$37,525$28,651
Bachelors Degree$47,238$60,403$41,595
Graduate Degree$51,464$75,909$49,026

$31,554

Average Earnings

$36,714

Average Male

$25,644

Average Female

Scott County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scott County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Scott County, Tennessee Language

98.99% of Scott County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.90% of the population.

Scott County, Tennessee Language

Scott County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,9034,54621.75%
Native685783.82%
Multiple2665018.80%
Hispanic1974221.32%
Other201890.00%
Black4836.25%

21.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.06%

Male Poverty Rate

24.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Tennessee is Other, with 90.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Tennessee is Black, with 6.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.59%.

Scott County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.66%
High School19.98%
Some College17.84%
Bachelors or Greater6.44%

Scott County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed28.57%
Female Unemployed24.72%
Female Employed9.39%
Male Employed6.82%

Scott County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scott County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,864$51,084
Families$44,837$59,698
Married Families$59,542-
Non Families$21,878$28,250
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Income by Household Type

Scott County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Scott County, Tennessee 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 45-54.

Scott County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Scott County, Tennessee Marital Status

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1,406

Number of Veterans

1,386

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam569
Second Gulf War271
First Gulf War266
Korea71
World War II17

Scott County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74383
35 to 54356
55 to 64309
75+290
18 to 3468

Scott County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3438.23%
Native American4261.76%
Hispanic1812.24%
2+ Races1812.68%
Black32.40%

Scott County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Scott County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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15.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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50.8%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Scott County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Scott County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Scott County, Tennessee 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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76.74%

Born in Scott County, Tennessee

99.62%

Native Born

0.38%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

0.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.62% of Scott County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 76.74% having been born in Tennessee. 0.17% 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

  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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