Scotland County MO Information


Scotland County Subdivisions

Scotland County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,935
Daytime Population: Workers 1,829
Daytime Population: Residents 2,697
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,526
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 4,859
Population in Familes 4,030
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density2 11
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $40,375
Average Household Income $56,441
Per Capita Income $22,165


Total Housing Units 2,441 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,430 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 484 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 527 (21.6%)
Median Home Value $86,600
Average Home Value $167,552


Total Households 1,914
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,276
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.26% 0.26%
Households 0.25% 0.25%
Families 0.11% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   2.84%


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, 2017 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 # 109 6th
Population Density # 105 10th
Diversity Index # 114 2nd
Median Household Income # 61 48th
Per Capita Income # 56 52nd

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