Scott County, Virginia Population 2020

Scott County, Virginia's estimated population is 21,068 with a growth rate of -1.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Virginia is the 79th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202021,068-233-1.09%
201921,301-233-1.08%
201821,534-233-1.07%
201721,767-213-0.97%
201621,980-264-1.19%
201522,244-274-1.22%
201422,518-250-1.10%
201322,768-187-0.81%
201222,955-100-0.43%
201123,055-74-0.32%
201023,129-75-0.32%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.09%
County Website
Founded
November 24, 1814
County Seat
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Scott County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,56697.99%
Black or African American1620.74%
Two or More Races1140.52%
Asian920.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native570.26%
Some Other Race180.08%
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Scott County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Scott County, Virginia Median Age

46.9


Total

45.1


Male

48.4


Female

Scott County, Virginia Adults

There are 17,947 adults, (4,999 of whom are seniors) in Scott County, Virginia.

Scott County, Virginia Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

10,920

49.62%

Male

11,089

50.38%

Scott County, Virginia Households and Families

Scott County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scott County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male86.7%13.3%
Married85.4%14.6%
All77.9%22.1%
Female74.7%25.3%
Non Family66.8%33.2%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7672.4377.9
Married4,6103.0285.4
Non Family3,0961.1766.8
Female7823.6174.7
Male2793.2486.7

3.03

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Scott County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3027.92%
9th to 12th Grade1,79610.92%
High School Graduate6,11537.19%
Some College3,56021.65%
Associates Degree1,3057.94%
Bachelors Degree1,5749.57%
Graduate Degree7894.80%
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Scott County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,03313,0092,303
Hispanic13011216
Black12088
Asian656539
Native American5030
Multiple Races43395
Other Race18

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 60.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,001$36,517$22,350
Less Than High School$24,063$30,020$20,025
High School Grad$23,604$34,103$17,435
Some College$30,430$37,489$22,310
Bachelors Degree$42,216$45,278$41,938
Graduate Degree$55,500$62,063$50,729

$31,001

Average Earnings

$36,517

Average Male

$22,350

Average Female

Scott County, Virginia Language

Scott County, Virginia Language by Age

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Scott County, Virginia Language

98.43% of Scott County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.85% of the population.

Scott County, Virginia Poverty

Scott County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,4883,60617.60%
Hispanic27614251.45%
Black13511988.15%
Multiple1005050.00%
Native47612.77%

18.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.98%

Male Poverty Rate

20.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Virginia is Black, with 88.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Virginia is Native, with 12.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.71%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.02%
High School17.43%
Some College13.58%
Bachelors or Greater5.42%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.48%
Female Unemployed30.65%
Female Employed9.53%
Male Employed6.63%

Scott County, Virginia Income

Scott County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,144$50,211
Families$51,261$61,014
Married Families$57,815-
Non Families$20,453$29,131
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Scott County, Virginia Marital Status

Scott County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

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 55-64.

Scott County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Scott County, Virginia Veterans

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1,477

Number of Veterans

1,437

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam578
First Gulf War200
Korea174
Second Gulf War105
World War II48
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Age Group Veterans
75+482
65 to 74428
55 to 64318
35 to 54223
18 to 3426
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4408.18%
Asian2538.46%
Hispanic159.87%
2 or More1227.91%

Scott County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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10.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Virginia Employment Status

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48.1%

Labor Force Participation

45.4%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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34.90%

Born in Virginia

98.76%

Native Born

1.24%

Foreign Born

0.66%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.76% of Scott County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 34.90% having been born in Virginia. 0.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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