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Scott County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2014: 23,712 (47% urban, 53% rural); it was 22,960 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,503
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,214
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,691
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,680 (it was 2,141 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

30%

Land area: 190 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 125 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Scott County: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.6%), Retail trade (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Scott County, Indiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (97.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Indiana median age:  37.0 years
Males: 11,719  (49.4%)
Females: 11,993  (50.6%)
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Scott County,IN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Scott County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,991 ($34,656 in 1999)

This county:

$42991
Indiana:

$47529

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $553 (lower quartile is $400, upper quartile is $649)
This county:

$553
State:

$585


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $100,905 (it was $74,700 in 2000)
Scott:

$100,905
Indiana:

$122,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,126 - $147,026

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $126,024
Here:

$126,024
State:

$158,623

Townhouses or other attached units: $206,914
Here:

$206,914
State:

$143,204

Mobile homes: $45,288
Here:

$45,288
State:

$33,934
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $961
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $375

Institutionalized population: 298
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 117 buildings, average cost: $55,400
  • 2001: 116 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 2002: 173 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2003: 76 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2004: 102 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2007: 88 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2008: 44 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2010: 36 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 2012: 28 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2013: 28 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2014: 22 buildings, average cost: $146,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $746 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $722 (0.8%)

Scott County household income distribution in 2009 Scott County home values distribution Scott County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.2%
(19.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.7% for Black residents, 23.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.8% for other race residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.3%
Scott County:

19.3%
Indiana:

15.9%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 78.2% for Black residents, 23.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.0% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, Black residents: 11 years old, American Indian residents: 25 years old, Asian residents: 46 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Scott County is $415 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $525 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $678 a month.

Cities in this county include: Scottsburg, Austin.

Scott County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Calhoun County, West Virginia , Gilmer County, West Virginia , Napa County, California , Jefferson County, Illinois , Richland County, Illinois , St. Clair County, Illinois .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 582
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 71.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 95 (71% naturalized citizens)

Scott County:

0.4%
Whole state:

3.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 10
  • 1990 to 1994: 25
  • 1985 to 1989: 13
  • 1980 to 1984: 5
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 42

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 57.1%

Scott County marital status for males Scott County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,983
  • One, attached: 89
  • Two: 216
  • 3 or 4: 232
  • 5 to 9: 236
  • 10 to 19: 133
  • 20 or more: 113
  • Mobile homes: 1,735

Housing units in Scott County with a mortgage: 3,051 (329 second mortgage, 245 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,493

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

70.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Scott County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,00434
Mainline Protestant3,18218
Catholic4001
Other2312
None14,364-
Scott County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Scott County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Scott County:

5.49 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Scott County:

9.0%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

28.9%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Scott County:

Average size of farms: 179 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $32,343
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $232.27
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.72%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 16.59%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $27,537
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 64.88%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.05%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $53,650
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.09%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.04
Corn for grain: 10510 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 529 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 29904 harvested acres
Vegetables: 22 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 32 acres

Earthquake activity:

Scott County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 115.9 miles away from Scott County center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 104.4 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 114.6 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 119.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 113.5 miles away from Scott County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 126.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • IndianaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1828): March 5, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1828, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Indianaevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 12, 2008 to October 6, 2008, MMajor Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1795): September 23, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1795, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • IndianaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3238): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • IndianaSevere Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 1, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1573): January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • IndianaSnow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared (EM-3197): January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3197, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • IndianaTornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 3, 2004 to July 18, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1542): September 1, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1542, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood
  • IndianaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2004 to June 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1520): June 3, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1520, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • IndianaBlizzard of 96, Incident Period: January 6, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1109): April 2, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1109, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • IndianaFlash Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: August 8, 1992 to August 9, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-953): August 17, 1992, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-953, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flash Flood
  • IndianaFlooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: December 28, 1990 to January 22, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-891): January 5, 1991, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-891, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Scott County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (18%)
  • Canada (15%)
  • Taiwan (14%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Japan (7%)
  • Venezuela (7%)
  • Other Caribbean (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Scott County (%):

  • United States or American (41%)
  • German (17%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (9%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Scott County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,541 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 1,305 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 32 (0%)
  • Railroad: 8 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 14 (0%)
  • Walked: 148 (1%)
  • Other means: 89 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 225 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Scott County, Indiana in 2000:

  • 107 people in nursing homes
  • 65 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 29 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Scott County, Indiana in 2010:

  • 170 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 91 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 29 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,640.

5.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Indiana average:

5.59%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.09% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($19,822 average AGI)
1.47% relocated from other states ($9,172 average AGI)
Scott County:

1.47%
Indiana average:

2.09%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clark County, IN  1.15% ($27,101 average AGI)
from Jackson County, IN  0.71% ($27,148)
from Jefferson County, IN  0.51% ($26,977)
from Washington County, IN  0.38% ($20,545)
from Jefferson County, KY  0.26% ($32,545)
from Floyd County, IN  0.24% ($21,429)
from Jennings County, IN  0.23% ($19,000)


6.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,772 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Indiana average:

5.83%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.78% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($21,124 average AGI)
2.01% relocated to other states ($9,646 average AGI)
Scott County:

2.01%
Indiana average:

2.32%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clark County, IN  1.23% ($32,589 average AGI)
to Jackson County, IN  0.80% ($30,214)
to Jefferson County, IN  0.78% ($28,397)
to Floyd County, IN  0.45% ($46,513)
to Washington County, IN  0.41% ($24,833)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.34% ($29,533)
to Jennings County, IN  0.25% ($19,636)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3

Births per 1000 population in Scott County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Scott County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Scott County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Scott County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Scott County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,118 (2,976 aged, 1,142 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 322 (5%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Scott County, Indiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (356)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (338)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (203)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (191)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (161)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (134)
  • Unspecified dementia (128)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (119)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (85)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (81)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.24
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6638.710
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 237.250
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 61921.71

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1234.260
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1074.730
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 16.79

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26.16
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 83.96

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.4

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 177.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 152.8
  • Other - 24.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,869
  • In family households: 20,503 (4,647 male householders, 2,001 female householders)
    4,828 spouses, 6,772 children (5,992 natural, 212 adopted, 568 stepchildren), 790 grandchildren, 176 brothers or sisters, 171 parents, 242 other relatives, 734 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,366 (1,352 male householders (1,053 living alone)), 1,397 female householders (1,198 living alone)), 617 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 312 (298 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,910 2-persons, 1,629 3-persons, 1,224 4-persons, 572 5-persons, 211 6-persons, 102 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,251 1-person, 414 2-persons, 55 3-persons, 23 4-persons, 6 5-persons.

4,076 married couples with children.
1,346 single-parent households (376 men, 970 women).

98.1% of residents of Scott County speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 41% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $130,448,000 ($5527 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,800,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $60,005,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $30,593,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,797,000
Federal grants: $30,111,000
Federal procurement contracts: $949,000 ($237,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,992,000 ($2,765,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $894,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,231,000
Federal Government insurance: $9,777,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,582
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,181
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +492
Here +21 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Scott County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.58 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 159
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,299
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,203
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,244
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,291
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,478
  • 1950 to 1959: 978
  • 1940 to 1949: 682
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,122
Rooms in houses/apartments in Scott County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 7
  • 3 rooms: 104
  • 4 rooms: 825
  • 5 rooms: 2,262
  • 6 rooms: 1,850
  • 7 rooms: 769
  • 8 rooms: 523
  • 9+ rooms: 351
  • 1 room: 23
  • 2 rooms: 68
  • 3 rooms: 328
  • 4 rooms: 716
  • 5 rooms: 476
  • 6 rooms: 357
  • 7 rooms: 128
  • 8 rooms: 39
  • 9+ rooms: 6
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Scott County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 145
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,675
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,996
  • 4 bedrooms: 746
  • 5+ bedrooms: 129
  • no bedroom: 30
  • 1 bedroom: 478
  • 2 bedrooms: 868
  • 3 bedrooms: 649
  • 4 bedrooms: 111
  • 5+ bedrooms: 5
Cars and other vehicles available in Scott County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 237
  • 1 vehicle: 1,469
  • 2 vehicles: 2,897
  • 3 vehicles: 1,494
  • 4 vehicles: 395
  • 5+ vehicles: 199
  • no vehicle: 259
  • 1 vehicle: 1,024
  • 2 vehicles: 591
  • 3 vehicles: 209
  • 4 vehicles: 41
  • 5+ vehicles: 17

59% of Scott County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Indiana.

Scott County:

59.3%
State average:

55.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 14385
  • Northeast: 207
  • Midwest: 1381
  • South: 6448
  • West: 369

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $81,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Scott County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (40.4%)
  • Utility gas (30.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.5%)
  • Wood (6.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.1%)
  • Electricity (42.2%)
  • Utility gas (41.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.3%)
  • Wood (2.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 142
Here:

5.5%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 97
Here:

7.6%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 72
Here:

13.8%
Indiana:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Scott County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Own Hospitals: $24,000
  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $15,584,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,876,000
    Regular Highways: $1,404,000
    General - Other: $1,014,000
    Corrections - Other: $874,000
    Police Protection: $734,000
    Welfare - Other: $646,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $640,000
    Parks & Recreation: $633,000
    Health Services - Other: $632,000
    Financial Administration: $394,000
    General Public Buildings: $246,000
    Solid Waste Management: $126,000
    Housing & Community Development: $119,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $55,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $161,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $411,000
    Own Hospitals: $386,000
    Regular Highways: $309,000
    Financial Administration: $96,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
    Corrections - Other: $9,000
    General Public Building: $6,000
    Central Staff: $5,000
    Judicial: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,587,000

Scott County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $16,728,000
    All Other: $328,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $383,000
    General Support: $6,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,427,000
    Interest Earnings: $322,000
    Special Assessments: $200,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $986,000
    All Other: $876,000
    General Support: $478,000
    Public Welfare: $351,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,139,000
    Individual Income: $1,705,000
    Other Selective Sales: $213,000
    NEC: $62,000

Scott County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,052,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,143,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $37,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,970,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $188,000

Scott County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,262,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $340,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 778
  • Number of aged recipients: 39
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 739
  • Number of recipients under 18: 99
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 572
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 107
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 298
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 350
Scott County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Scott County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Scott County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13170.5 years
John12973.6 years
Mary12476.5 years
William11072.6 years
Robert9169.3 years
Charles8974.3 years
George4773.4 years
Dorothy4475.9 years
Helen4476.8 years
Margaret4173.0 years
Most common last names in Scott County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10372.8 years
Johnson6574.6 years
Hall6472.1 years
White6268.3 years
Richey5577.6 years
Bowling5469.4 years
Campbell5370.2 years
Baker4874.6 years
Jones4679.5 years
Napier4671.8 years
Businesses in Scott County, IN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Big O Tires1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Quality1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Circle K1Subway2
Cracker Barrel1Super 81
Dairy Queen1T-Mobile1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx3True Value2
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hilton1UPS2
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kroger1YMCA1