Scotland County MO Information


Scotland County Subdivisions

Scotland County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 4,936
Population in Households 4,860
Population in Familes 4,045
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density1 11
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 1,916
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,280
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,435 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,457 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 459 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 519 (21.3%)
Median Home Value $104,903
Average Home Value $122,272


Median Household Income $38,300
Average Household Income $51,789
Per Capita Income $20,242
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.53%
Households 0.36% 0.57%
Families 0.21% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.64%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Scotland County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scotland County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 110 5th
Population Density1 # 105 10th
Diversity Index2 # 113 3rd
Median Household Income # 62 47th
Per Capita Income # 47 60th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.