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Scott County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2019: 4,921 (74% urban, 26% rural); it was 5,120 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 779
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 653
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,522
Renter-occupied apartments: 551 (it was 523 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

32%

Land area: 718 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 7 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Scott County: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (40.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (39.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 13%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 87%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Scott County, KS (2019)
    • 3,98277.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 78615.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 751.5%Two or more races
    • 611.2%Asian alone
    • 140.3%Some other race alone
    • 40.08%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 30.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

40.2 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years
Males: 2,546  (51.8%)
Females: 2,375  (48.2%)
Average household size:
Scott County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $68,150 ($40,534 in 1999)
This county:

$68,150
Kansas:

$62,087

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $587 (lower quartile is $408, upper quartile is $856)
This county:

$587
State:

$673


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $146,332 (it was $69,300 in 2000)
Scott:

$146,332
Kansas:

$163,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,015 - $225,014

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $168,443
Here:

$168,443
State:

$207,668

Mobile homes: $25,249
Here:

$25,249
State:

$58,367

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,356
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $523

Institutionalized population: 105

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 6
  • Thefts: 13
  • Auto thefts: 1

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 10
  • Thefts: 20
  • Auto thefts: 1
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $76,000
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $69,800
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $148,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $270,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $184,300
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $317,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $320,400
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $443,900
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $282,000
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $282,700
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $284,300
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $358,300
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $385,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Scott, KS residents
Average permit cost in Scott, KS
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,096 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,619 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Scott, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Scott, KS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Scott, KS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.8%
Scott County:

5.8%
Kansas:

11.4%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.2 years old
(Males: 36.7 years old, Females: 43.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.6 years old, Black residents: 44.5 years old, American Indian residents: 72.3 years old, Asian residents: 8.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.7 years old, Other race residents: 25.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Scott County is $433 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $527 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $641 a month.

Cities in this county include: Scott City.

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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Scott County: Lane County Country Club (A), Lane County Fairgrounds (B), Dighton Wastewater Treatment Facility (C), Pendennis (D), Lane County Rural Fire Department Shields Station (E), Lane County Rural Fire Department Pendennis Station (F), Lane County Rural Fire Department Amy Station (G), Lane County Rural Fire Department Alamota Station (H), Lane County Public Works (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Scott County: Bible Fellowship Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Thomas Cemetery (1), Sutton Cemetery (2), Dighton Cemetery (3), White Rock Cemetery (4), Shields Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lane County State Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Buffalo Creek (A), North Fork Middle Fork Walnut Creek (B), West Salt Creek (C), East Salt Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Scott County: Lane Wildlife Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Ellis County , Greeley County , Otero County, Colorado , Wichita County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.3%
Kansas:

5.3%

Unemployment by year in Scott, KS
County total employment by year in Scott, KS
County average yearly wages by year in Scott, KS

Current college students: 130
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 372 (41.4% naturalized citizens)

Scott County:

7.6%
Whole state:

7.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 372010 or later
  • 2392000 to 2009
  • 771990 to 1999
  • 611980 to 1989
  • 101970 to 1979
  • 7Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 88.9%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,687
  • One, attached: 75
  • 3 or 4: 64
  • 10 to 19: 27
  • 20 or more: 113
  • Mobile homes: 228

Housing units in Scott County with a mortgage: 686 (0 second mortgage, 17 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 712

Here:

49.1% with mortgage
State:

57.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Scott County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,5104
Evangelical Protestant8148
Catholic7671
Other1982
None647-
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: 2
Scott County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Scott County:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Scott County:

9.0%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

29.6%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.1%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Scott County:

Average size of farms: 1515 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $1,025,687
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $129.57
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 92.00%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $1,035,891
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 41.82%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.76%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $172,008
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 65.44%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 38.93
Corn for grain: 25498 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 113856 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2604 harvested acres
Vegetables: 5 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Scott County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 2842925.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/30/1972, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 2 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Scott County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 623% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 261.3 miles away from Scott County center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 183.7 miles away from the county center
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 228.8 miles away from the county center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 307.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from Scott County center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 137.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4504, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2017 - May 3, 2017, FEMA Id: 4319, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3282: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 28, 2006 to December 31, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1675: January 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 1675, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 01, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3236: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3236, Natural disaster type: Hurricane

The number of natural disasters in Scott County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Scott

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,916 (77.1%)
  • Carpooled: 242 (9.7%)
  • Ferryboat: 15 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 14 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 51 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 267 (10.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (25%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (63%)
  • Korea (11%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • India (5%)
  • Kazakhstan (3%)
  • Ukraine (3%)
  • Costa Rica (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Scott County


  • German (20%)
  • American (18%)
  • English (4%)
  • European (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Russian (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
79 people in nursing homes
7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
86 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
19 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $68,254.

4.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,045 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.49% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($40,045 average AGI)
2.27% relocated from other states ($17,124 average AGI)
Scott County:

2.27%
Kansas average:

3.30%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


4.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,099 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.10%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.10% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($46,099 average AGI)
2.53% relocated to other states ($20,531 average AGI)
Scott County:

2.53%
Kansas average:

3.97%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6

Births per 1000 population in Scott County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Scott County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Scott County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Scott County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Scott County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Scott County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Scott County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Scott County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Scott County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 895 (813 aged, 82 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 109 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Scott County, Kansas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Congestive heart failure (12)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 21.32
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16,649
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 533
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 33,682

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,457
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 804
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 65

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 40
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 87

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 65

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,921
  • Male householders: 1,021 (242 living alone), Female householders: 961 (240 living alone)
  • 1,193 spouses (1,193 opposite-sex spouses), 166 unmarried partners, (166 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,365 children (1,081 natural, 106 adopted, 186 stepchildren), 61 grandchildren, 1 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 16 other relatives, 49 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 88

Size of family households: 710 2-persons, 190 3-persons, 215 4-persons, 136 5-persons, 58 6-persons, 56 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 483 1-person, 131 2-persons, 5 3-persons.

1,096 married couples with children.
126 single-parent households (30 men, 96 women).

86.5% of residents of Scott speak English at home.
11.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (36% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 16% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $35,038,000 ($7,469 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $181,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $5,464,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $5,338,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $18,246,000
Federal grants: $4,675,000
Federal procurement contracts: $248,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,067,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,021,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,390,000
Federal Government insurance: $35,203,000

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

Births: 339
Here:

74 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 272
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +16
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -578
Here -126 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Scott County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.23 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.5
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.4

Year house built in Scott County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Scott County, Kansas
  • 1722014 or later
  • 412010 to 2013
  • 802000 to 2009
  • 2011990 to 1999
  • 2441980 to 1989
  • 2701970 to 1979
  • 3111960 to 1969
  • 4171950 to 1959
  • 841940 to 1949
  • 4111939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Scott County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Scott County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Scott County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 73 rooms
  • 914 rooms
  • 1525 rooms
  • 1586 rooms
  • 2877 rooms
  • 1668 rooms
  • 5349+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 193 rooms
  • 854 rooms
  • 2355 rooms
  • 1136 rooms
  • 957 rooms
  • 408 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Scott County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Scott County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Scott County, Kansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 2402 bedrooms
  • 6073 bedrooms
  • 3304 bedrooms
  • 2205+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott County, Kansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 131 bedroom
  • 2692 bedrooms
  • 2603 bedrooms
  • 574 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Scott County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Scott County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Scott County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 1421 vehicle
  • 6242 vehicles
  • 3653 vehicles
  • 1914 vehicles
  • 785+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Scott County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Scott County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 14no vehicle
  • 2391 vehicle
  • 2012 vehicles
  • 1383 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

84.6% of Scott County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 90% lived in Kansas.

Scott County:

84.6%
State average:

83.8%

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

  • This state: 3,657
  • Other state: 864
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 266
  • South: 369
  • West: 228
Year householders moved into unit in Scott County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Scott County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 73.0%Utility gas
  • 15.6%Electricity
  • 8.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 1.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 79.9%Utility gas
  • 20.1%Electricity

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 87
Here:

12.9%
Kansas:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 24
Here:

8.6%
Kansas:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Kansas:

15.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Scott County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $291,000
    Other: $172,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $42,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $16,000
  • Construction - Police Protection: $287,000
    Regular Highways: $80,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,665,000
    Regular Highways: $1,053,000
    Police Protection: $705,000
    Health - Other: $696,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $636,000
    Solid Waste Management: $557,000
    Financial Administration: $331,000
    General - Other: $323,000
    Parks and Recreation: $259,000
    Libraries: $238,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $206,000
    Hospitals: $198,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $85,000
    Housing and Community Development: $45,000
    Local Fire Protection: $44,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,082,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $463,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,400,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,400,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,650,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,650,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $292,000
    General Revenue - Other: $63,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $50,000
    Interest Earnings: $39,000
    Special Assessments: $2,000
    Royalties: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $473,000
    General Public Building: $381,000
    Health - Other: $57,000
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000
    Police Protection: $33,000
    Central Staff Services: $25,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $17,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,863,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $253,000
    Other: $79,000
    Health and Hospitals: $51,000
    General Local Government Support: $40,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,277,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,861,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $92,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $72,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $50,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,636,000

Scott County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $291,000
    Other: $172,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $42,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $16,000
  • Construction - Police Protection: $287,000
    Regular Highways: $80,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,665,000
    Regular Highways: $1,053,000
    Police Protection: $705,000
    Health - Other: $696,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $636,000
    Solid Waste Management: $557,000
    Financial Administration: $331,000
    General - Other: $323,000
    Parks and Recreation: $259,000
    Libraries: $238,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $206,000
    Hospitals: $198,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $85,000
    Housing and Community Development: $45,000
    Local Fire Protection: $44,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,082,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $463,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,400,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,400,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,650,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,650,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $292,000
    General Revenue - Other: $63,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $50,000
    Interest Earnings: $39,000
    Special Assessments: $2,000
    Royalties: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $473,000
    General Public Building: $381,000
    Health - Other: $57,000
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000
    Police Protection: $33,000
    Central Staff Services: $25,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $17,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,863,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $253,000
    Other: $79,000
    Health and Hospitals: $51,000
    General Local Government Support: $40,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,277,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,861,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $92,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $72,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $50,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,636,000

Scott County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $291,000
    Other: $172,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $42,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $16,000
  • Construction - Police Protection: $287,000
    Regular Highways: $80,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,665,000
    Regular Highways: $1,053,000
    Police Protection: $705,000
    Health - Other: $696,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $636,000
    Solid Waste Management: $557,000
    Financial Administration: $331,000
    General - Other: $323,000
    Parks and Recreation: $259,000
    Libraries: $238,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $206,000
    Hospitals: $198,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $85,000
    Housing and Community Development: $45,000
    Local Fire Protection: $44,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,082,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $463,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,400,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,400,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,650,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,650,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $292,000
    General Revenue - Other: $63,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $50,000
    Interest Earnings: $39,000
    Special Assessments: $2,000
    Royalties: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $473,000
    General Public Building: $381,000
    Health - Other: $57,000
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000
    Police Protection: $33,000
    Central Staff Services: $25,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $17,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,863,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $253,000
    Other: $79,000
    Health and Hospitals: $51,000
    General Local Government Support: $40,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,277,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,861,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $92,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $72,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $50,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,636,000

Scott County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $291,000
    Other: $172,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $42,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $16,000
  • Construction - Police Protection: $287,000
    Regular Highways: $80,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,665,000
    Regular Highways: $1,053,000
    Police Protection: $705,000
    Health - Other: $696,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $636,000
    Solid Waste Management: $557,000
    Financial Administration: $331,000
    General - Other: $323,000
    Parks and Recreation: $259,000
    Libraries: $238,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $206,000
    Hospitals: $198,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $85,000
    Housing and Community Development: $45,000
    Local Fire Protection: $44,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,082,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $463,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,400,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,400,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,650,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,650,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $292,000
    General Revenue - Other: $63,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $50,000
    Interest Earnings: $39,000
    Special Assessments: $2,000
    Royalties: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $473,000
    General Public Building: $381,000
    Health - Other: $57,000
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000
    Police Protection: $33,000
    Central Staff Services: $25,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $17,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,863,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $253,000
    Other: $79,000
    Health and Hospitals: $51,000
    General Local Government Support: $40,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,277,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,861,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $92,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $72,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $50,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,636,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 46
  • Number of aged recipients: 0
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 0
  • Number of recipients under 18: 9
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 31
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 6
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 22
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 15
Most common first names in Scott County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2880.8 years
John2573.2 years
William2575.0 years
James2170.9 years
George2077.8 years
Robert1971.4 years
Walter1378.8 years
Charles1379.6 years
Harold1373.8 years
Richard1270.1 years
Most common last names in Scott County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2174.2 years
Patton1376.6 years
Scott1177.2 years
Strickert1073.1 years
Miller1076.5 years
Beeson981.3 years
Dean876.7 years
Shearmire869.9 years
Mast778.7 years
King768.7 years
Businesses in Scott County, KS
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Alco Stores1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
FedEx1Wendy's1
H&R Block1

Scott County on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"