Scott City, MO

4,524 Population
4.7 square miles 964.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
964.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
54.6%
was 58.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
0.5%
was 1.1%
 
Percent Under 18
26.2%
was 26.5%
 
Percent 65 and Over
15.2%
was 15.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
23.3%
was 25.3%
 
Median Household Income
$36,250
was $33,341
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
50.1
45.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
289.7
was 308.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,250.4
was 3,259.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
1,926
was 1,886
 
Median Rent
$692
was $671
 
Total Building Permits
7
was 2
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,747
was 1,739
 
Homeownership Rate
66.7%
was 68.9%
 
Single Family Building Permits
1
was 2
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
399.0
was 400.4
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
23.6%
was 21.4%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
6
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.4
was 1.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.5
was 0.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
74.0%
was 79.1%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
73.9%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
83.0%
was 82.2%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
10.2%
was 13.1%
 

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