Scott County MO Information


Scott County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 40,602
Daytime Population: Workers 17,076
Daytime Population: Residents 22,587
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 39,663
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 40,043
Population in Familes 32,903
Population in Group Qrtrs 559
Population Density2 97
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $40,305
Average Household Income $56,138
Per Capita Income $22,323


Total Housing Units 17,582 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,646 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,396 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,540 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $109,542
Average Home Value $136,103


Total Households 16,042
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 10,958
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 0.49% 0.37%
Households 0.44% 0.34%
Families 0.3% 0.24%
Median Household Income   0.68%
Per Capita Income   1.89%


Scott County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scott 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 # 28 77th
Population Density # 19 84th
Diversity Index # 20 83rd
Median Household Income # 63 46th
Per Capita Income # 49 58th

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