Scotland County MO Information


Scotland County Subdivisions

Scotland County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,915
Population in Households 4,839
Population in Familes 4,027
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density1 11
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 1,905
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,271
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,404 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,451 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 454 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 499 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $85,877
Average Home Value $106,013


Median Household Income $37,819
Average Household Income $52,312
Per Capita Income $20,416
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.35% 0.82%
Households 0.31% 0.87%
Families 0.09% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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, 2014 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 # 114 2nd
Median Household Income # 60 49th
Per Capita Income # 38 68th

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