Scott County, IA

172,474 Population
458.1 square miles 376.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
5.5%
was 5.5%
Ranked 3rd Highest in IA
Population Density
376.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
55.1%
was 53.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
4.1%
was 3.7%
Ranked 7th Highest in IA
Percent Under 18
24.0%
was 23.9%
Ranked 4th Highest in IA
Percent 65 and Over
15.3%
was 14.9%
Ranked 4th Highest in IA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.3
was 4.6
Ranked 15th Lowest in IA
Percent Living in Poverty
13.5%
was 11.5%
Ranked 7th Lowest in IA
Median Household Income
$56,454
was $57,831
Ranked 5th Highest in IA
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.9
44.2
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,585
Ranked 53rd Highest in IA
Patents per 100,000
21
Ranked 27th Highest in IA

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
Ranked 10th Highest in IA
Violent Crimes per 100,000
33.1
was 24.1
Ranked 52nd Highest in IA
Property Crimes per 100,000
95.3
was 94.5
Ranked 68th Highest in IA

 Housing

Total Housing Units
73,656
was 73,279
Ranked 3rd Highest in IA
Median Rent
$757
was $757
Ranked 8th Highest in IA
Total Building Permits
387
was 441
 
Occupied Housing Units
66,527
was 68,835
 
Homeownership Rate
69.4%
was 67.8%
Ranked 4th Highest in IA
Single Family Building Permits
371
was 381
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
160.8
was 160.0
Ranked 2nd Highest in IA
Rental Vacancy Rate
25.9%
was 16.7%
Ranked 1st Highest in IA
Multifamily Building Permits
16
was 60
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
Ranked 3rd Highest in IA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
5.3
was 6.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.3
was 2.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.7%
was 99.0%
Ranked 6th Highest in IA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.7%
Ranked 4th Highest in IA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.9%
was 100%
Ranked 3rd Highest in IA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.4%
was 92.3%
Ranked 5th Highest in IA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
31.3%
was 30.7%
Ranked 6th Highest in IA

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