Scott County, Virginia Population 2021

Scott County, Virginia's estimated population is 21,354 with a growth rate of -0.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Virginia is the 80th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 23,128 and has seen a growth of -7.67% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202121,354-106-0.49%
202021,460-106-0.49%
201921,566-106-0.49%
201821,672-221-1.01%
201721,893-189-0.86%
201622,082-214-0.96%
201522,296-223-0.99%
201422,519-249-1.09%
201322,768-186-0.81%
201222,954-99-0.43%
201123,053-75-0.32%
201023,128-76-0.33%
199023,204-1,864-7.44%
198025,0686922.84%
197024,376-1,437-5.57%
196025,813-1,827-6.61%
195027,6406512.41%
194026,9892,80811.61%
193024,181-595-2.40%
192024,7769624.04%
191023,8141,1204.94%
190022,6941,0004.61%
189021,6944,46125.89%
188017,2334,19732.20%
187013,0369647.99%
186012,0722,24322.82%
18509,8292,52634.59%
18407,3031,57927.59%
18305,7241,46134.27%
18204,2630.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.49%
County Website
Founded
November 24, 1814
County Seat
2010 Population
23,128
Growth Since 2010
-7.67%
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Scott County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,44697.92%
Two or More Races1550.71%
Black or African American1270.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native870.40%
Asian680.31%
Some Other Race190.09%
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Scott County, Virginia Population by Race

Scott County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Scott County, Virginia Median Age

47.3


Total

45.5


Male

49


Female

Scott County, Virginia Adults

There are 17,878 adults, (5,155 of whom are seniors) in Scott County, Virginia.

Scott County, Virginia Age Dependency

72.1

Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

10,827

49.43%

Male

11,075

50.57%

Scott County, Virginia Population by Age

Scott County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scott County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male92.5%7.5%
Married85.7%14.3%
All77.4%22.6%
Female72%28%
Non Family66.1%33.9%

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scott County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7732.4177.4
Married4,4973.0785.7
Non Family3,2791.1666.1
Female7713.5172
Male2263.692.5

3.08

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Scott County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3228.05%
9th to 12th Grade1,73410.56%
High School Graduate6,25138.05%
Some College3,43120.89%
Associates Degree1,5029.14%
Bachelors Degree1,3428.17%
Graduate Degree8465.15%
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Scott County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scott County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,00713,0622,148
Black11682
Hispanic1078816
Native American8735
2+ Races565010
Asian555514
Other Race19

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 25.45%.

Scott County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,732$39,081$23,684
Less Than 9th Grade$25,234$30,804$8,846
High School Graduate$25,351$35,858$18,313
Some College$33,138$43,750$23,839
Bachelors Degree$46,926$53,710$43,750
Graduate Degree$57,083$63,315$51,227

$34,732

Average Earnings

$39,081

Average Male

$23,684

Average Female

Scott County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scott County, Virginia Language by Age

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Scott County, Virginia Language

98.33% of Scott County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.69% of the population.

Scott County, Virginia Language

Scott County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,3272,96914.61%
Hispanic28311741.34%
Multiple1367655.88%
Black836780.72%
Asian681319.12%
Native771215.58%

15.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.07%

Male Poverty Rate

16.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Virginia is Black, with 80.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Virginia is White, with 14.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.54%.

Scott County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.20%
High School15.03%
Some College10.53%
Bachelors or Greater4.56%

Scott County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed46.78%
Male Unemployed28.68%
Female Employed7.39%
Male Employed4.65%

Scott County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scott County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,820$53,469
Families$52,575$67,240
Married Families$59,278-
Non Families$20,962$29,003
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Income by Household Type

Scott County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Scott County, Virginia 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, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Scott County, Virginia Marital Status

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1,498

Number of Veterans

1,444

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam573
Korea212
First Gulf War159
Second Gulf War120
World War II92

Scott County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+571
65 to 74443
55 to 64264
35 to 54190
18 to 3430

Scott County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4638.35%
Native American3540.23%
Hispanic85.93%

Scott County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Scott County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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10.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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48.1%

Labor Force Participation

45.6%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Scott County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Scott County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Scott County, Virginia 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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35.73%

Born in Scott County, Virginia

98.78%

Native Born

1.22%

Foreign Born

0.77%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.78% of Scott County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 35.73% having been born in Virginia. 0.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Scott County, Virginia 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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