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Scott County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2017: 145,827 (83% urban, 17% rural); it was 89,498 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 32,269
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,507
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 26,591
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,332 (it was 4,101 in 2000)
% of renters here:

13%
State:

27%

Land area: 357 sq. mi.

Water area: 11.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 409 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Scott County: 112.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (18.8%), Educational, health and social services (18.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 80%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 17%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Scott County, MN (2017)
    • 116,190129.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9,13610.2%Asian alone
    • 7,1117.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4,7395.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,9674.4%Two or more races
    • 9321.0%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1540.2%Some other race alone
    • 300.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

36.4 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years
Males: 74,003  (50.7%)
Females: 71,824  (49.3%)
Average household size:
Scott County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $98,538 ($66,612 in 1999)
This county:

$98,538
Minnesota:

$68,388

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $1,052 (lower quartile is $789, upper quartile is $1,390)
This county:

$1052
State:

$859


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $293,200 (it was $160,900 in 2000)
Scott:

$293,200
Minnesota:

$224,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $213,100 - $392,900

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $374,310
Here:

$374,310
State:

$276,132

Townhouses or other attached units: $158,282
Here:

$158,282
State:

$212,789

In 2-unit structures: $234,160
Here:

$234,160
State:

$232,954

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $427,954
Here:

$427,954
State:

$175,014

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,334
Here:

$164,334
State:

$204,896

Mobile homes: $108,939
Here:

$108,939
State:

$67,892

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,807
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $600

Institutionalized population: 1,172

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 32
  • Thefts: 109
  • Auto thefts: 28

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 38
  • Thefts: 105
  • Auto thefts: 21
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1061 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 1998: 1653 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 1999: 1796 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2000: 1976 buildings, average cost: $164,600
  • 2001: 1772 buildings, average cost: $182,300
  • 2002: 1722 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2003: 2282 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2004: 1986 buildings, average cost: $214,200
  • 2005: 1551 buildings, average cost: $238,100
  • 2006: 1019 buildings, average cost: $272,500
  • 2007: 596 buildings, average cost: $254,700
  • 2008: 338 buildings, average cost: $266,900
  • 2009: 545 buildings, average cost: $218,600
  • 2010: 483 buildings, average cost: $244,000
  • 2011: 387 buildings, average cost: $270,100
  • 2012: 524 buildings, average cost: $283,300
  • 2013: 614 buildings, average cost: $285,100
  • 2014: 443 buildings, average cost: $307,500
  • 2015: 401 buildings, average cost: $318,100
  • 2016: 520 buildings, average cost: $326,100
  • 2017: 562 buildings, average cost: $306,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Scott, MN residents
Average permit cost in Scott, MN
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,370 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,994 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Scott, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Scott, MN in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Scott, MN in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.8%
Scott County:

2.8%
Minnesota:

9.5%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.9% for Black residents, 15.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.3% for American Indian residents, 0.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 22.0% for other race residents, 5.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 36.4 years old
(Males: 35.6 years old, Females: 37.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.2 years old, Black residents: 26.6 years old, American Indian residents: 29.3 years old, Asian residents: 35.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.4 years old, Other race residents: 40.3 years old)

Area name: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Scott County is $705 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $855 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1119 a month.

Cities in this county include: Savage, Shakopee, Prior Lake, Elko New Market, Jordan, Belle Plaine, Elko, New Market.

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

2018 air pollution in Scott County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.028 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 6.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Carver County , Chippewa County , Essex County, New York , Leelanau County, Michigan , Rice County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Minnesota:

4.1%

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

Current college students: 3,500
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 95.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 41.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 14,401 (66.9% naturalized citizens)

Scott County:

9.9%
Whole state:

8.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2,0522010 or later
  • 3,0572000 to 2009
  • 4,0281990 to 1999
  • 1,0981980 to 1989
  • 4281970 to 1979
  • 327Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 35.1%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 35,098
  • One, attached: 9,606
  • Two: 146
  • 3 or 4: 328
  • 5 to 9: 890
  • 10 to 19: 1,177
  • 20 to 49: 636
  • 50 or more: 2,622
  • Mobile homes: 512

Housing units in Scott County with a mortgage: 32,825 (1,593 second mortgage, 4,339 home equity loan, 111 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,432

Here:

80.0% with mortgage
State:

67.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Scott County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic39,91212
Mainline Protestant14,37922
Evangelical Protestant11,76139
Other82
None63,868-
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: 16
Scott County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Scott County:

3.18 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 53
This county:

4.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Scott County:

5.0%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

27.9%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.3%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Scott County:

Average size of farms: 130 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $53,297
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $285.12
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 14.18%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 47.86%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $51,586
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 74.76%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.10%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $54,322
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.83%
Average age of principal farm operators: 51 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.79
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 31.31%
Corn for grain: 38271 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 569 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 34561 harvested acres
Vegetables: 884 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 271 acres

Earthquake activity:

Scott County-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 140.5 miles away from Scott County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 151.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 293.0 miles away from the county center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 179.9 miles away from the county center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.0 miles away from Scott County center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 300.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: June 11, 2014 to July 12, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4182: July 21, 2014, FEMA Id: 4182, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 16, 2011 to May 25, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1982: May 10, 2011, FEMA Id: 1982, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 2010 to April 26, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1900: April 19, 2010, FEMA Id: 1900, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 2010 to April 26, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3310: March 19, 2010, FEMA Id: 3310, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3242: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3242, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 23, 2001 to July 03, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1370: May 16, 2001, FEMA Id: 1370, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds And Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 15, 1998 to June 28, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1225: June 23, 1998, FEMA Id: 1225, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Minnesota Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: March 21, 1997 to May 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1175: April 08, 1997, FEMA Id: 1175, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 06, 1993 to August 25, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-993: June 11, 1993, FEMA Id: 993, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Minnesota SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 20, 1987 to August 05, 1987, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-797: August 06, 1987, FEMA Id: 797, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Scott County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Scott

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 49,255 (80.1%)
  • Carpooled: 5,019 (8.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 746 (1.2%)
  • Railroad: 19 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 8 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 457 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 318 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 636 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 5,068 (8.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (11%)
  • Cambodia (8%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • India (6%)
  • Kenya (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Thailand (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Scott County


  • German (27%)
  • Norwegian (6%)
  • American (6%)
  • European (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • Czech (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 402 people in nursing homes
  • 332 people in state prisons
  • 104 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 2 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 588 people in state prisons
  • 470 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 101 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 88 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 13 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 13 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $103,699.

8.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($64,037 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.33%
Minnesota average:

7.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.73% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($51,446 average AGI)
1.59% relocated from other states ($12,592 average AGI)
Scott County:

1.59%
Minnesota average:

2.11%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hennepin County, MN  2.24% ($66,346 average AGI)
from Dakota County, MN  2.02% ($74,864)
from Carver County, MN  0.56% ($48,617)
from Ramsey County, MN  0.32% ($48,537)
from Le Sueur County, MN  0.26% ($49,559)
from Rice County, MN  0.17% ($56,798)
from Anoka County, MN  0.16% ($57,989)


8.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($67,770 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.21%
Minnesota average:

7.17%


0.58% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,910 average AGI)
Scott County:

0.58%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

5.95% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($45,237 average AGI)
1.68% relocated to other states ($19,622 average AGI)
Scott County:

1.68%
Minnesota average:

2.17%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hennepin County, MN  2.00% ($60,622 average AGI)
to Dakota County, MN  1.53% ($61,320)
to Carver County, MN  0.57% ($75,556)
to Ramsey County, MN  0.31% ($53,364)
to Le Sueur County, MN  0.26% ($52,185)
to Rice County, MN  0.17% ($81,032)
to Anoka County, MN  0.13% ($65,014)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 18.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 18.3
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 1.7

Births per 1000 population in Scott County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 4.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 4.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 4.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Scott County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Scott County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.0%
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: 9,292 (8,141 aged, 1,151 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,746 (4%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (563)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (555)
  • Unspecified dementia (320)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (269)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (232)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (229)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (190)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (173)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (170)
  • Congestive heart failure (160)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.74
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,793
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 78
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 24,064

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,698
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 401
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 38
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 72

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 103.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 50.5
  • Other - 53.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 145,827
  • In family households: 127,946 (21,471 male householders, 15,626 female householders)
    32,224 spouses, 51,307 children (48,534 natural, 860 adopted, 1,913 stepchildren), 1,006 grandchildren, 1,246 brothers or sisters, 2,074 parents, 1,182 other relatives, 1,810 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 16,131 (6,671 male householders (5,108 living alone)), 6,250 female householders (4,846 living alone)), 3,210 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,750

Size of family households: 13,512 2-persons, 8,112 3-persons, 9,952 4-persons, 3,999 5-persons, 924 6-persons, 598 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 9,954 1-person, 2,764 2-persons, 203 3-persons.

36,226 married couples with children.
2,691 single-parent households (731 men, 1,960 women).

87.6% of residents of Scott speak English at home.
3.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
4.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other language at home (82% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $205,887,000 ($1,794 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,456,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $109,225,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $30,965,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,241,000
Federal grants: $35,264,000
Federal procurement contracts: $6,464,000 ($1,395,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $17,728,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $164,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $126,174,000
Federal Government insurance: $56,413,000

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

Births: 10,011
Here:

84 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,232
Here:

19 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +787
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +21,932
Here +183 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Scott County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.49 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.6
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.0

Year house built in Scott County, Minnesota
  • Year house built in Scott County, Minnesota
  • 2,3372014 or later
  • 2,3122010 to 2013
  • 15,5802000 to 2009
  • 11,0631990 to 1999
  • 6,3601980 to 1989
  • 4,6411970 to 1979
  • 3,2921960 to 1969
  • 2,4181950 to 1959
  • 6311940 to 1949
  • 2,3811939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Scott County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Scott County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Scott County, Minnesota
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 6373 rooms
  • 1,7474 rooms
  • 4,5715 rooms
  • 6,3436 rooms
  • 6,6177 rooms
  • 7,1348 rooms
  • 14,2089+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott County, Minnesota
  • 1821 room
  • 8442 rooms
  • 2,0793 rooms
  • 3,4834 rooms
  • 1,2295 rooms
  • 2076 rooms
  • 3027 rooms
  • 868 rooms
  • 3499+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Scott County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Scott County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Scott County, Minnesota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 681 bedroom
  • 4,8562 bedrooms
  • 14,9213 bedrooms
  • 16,3084 bedrooms
  • 5,1045+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott County, Minnesota
  • 182no bedroom
  • 2,5751 bedroom
  • 4,3732 bedrooms
  • 1,2753 bedrooms
  • 864 bedrooms
  • 2705+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Scott County, Minnesota 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
  • 257no vehicle
  • 6,8301 vehicle
  • 21,0132 vehicles
  • 8,4443 vehicles
  • 3,4744 vehicles
  • 1,2395+ 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
  • 792no vehicle
  • 3,6851 vehicle
  • 3,3592 vehicles
  • 6413 vehicles
  • 1584 vehicles
  • 1265+ vehicles

88.4% of Scott County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Minnesota.

Scott County:

88.4%
State average:

85.8%

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

  • This state: 98,096
  • Other state: 32,067
  • Northeast: 2,667
  • Midwest: 18,736
  • South: 4,505
  • West: 6,159
Year householders moved into unit in Scott County, MN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Scott County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 86.4%Utility gas
  • 8.1%Electricity
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 66.1%Utility gas
  • 28.4%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,346
Here:

12.1%
Minnesota:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 394
Here:

4.9%
Minnesota:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,030
Here:

16.4%
Minnesota:

22.1%

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 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,296,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,921,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,044,000
    Regular Highways: $798,000
    Parks and Recreation: $706,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $218,000
    Hospital Public: $58,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $32,491,000
    General - Other: $4,425,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $32,092,000
    Central Staff Services: $22,544,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $17,712,000
    Police Protection: $17,089,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,532,000
    Financial Administration: $5,004,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,755,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,658,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,551,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,505,000
    Libraries: $3,305,000
    Health - Other: $1,620,000
    General - Other: $925,000
    Sewerage: $669,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,930,000
    Public Welfare: $6,261,000
    Other: $1,386,000
    Housing and Community Development: $144,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,847,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,406,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $134,554,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $127,369,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,185,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $57,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $57,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $965,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $64,586,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $1,313,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,713,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $26,852,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,578,000
    Public Welfare: $5,241,000
    Other: $1,317,000
    Health and Hospitals: $419,000
  • Tax - Property: $59,892,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $716,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,529,000

Scott County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,296,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,921,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,044,000
    Regular Highways: $798,000
    Parks and Recreation: $706,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $218,000
    Hospital Public: $58,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $32,491,000
    General - Other: $4,425,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $32,092,000
    Central Staff Services: $22,544,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $17,712,000
    Police Protection: $17,089,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,532,000
    Financial Administration: $5,004,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,755,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,658,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,551,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,505,000
    Libraries: $3,305,000
    Health - Other: $1,620,000
    General - Other: $925,000
    Sewerage: $669,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,930,000
    Public Welfare: $6,261,000
    Other: $1,386,000
    Housing and Community Development: $144,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,847,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,406,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $134,554,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $127,369,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,185,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $57,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $57,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $965,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $64,586,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $1,313,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,713,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $26,852,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,578,000
    Public Welfare: $5,241,000
    Other: $1,317,000
    Health and Hospitals: $419,000
  • Tax - Property: $59,892,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $716,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,529,000

Scott County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,296,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,921,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,044,000
    Regular Highways: $798,000
    Parks and Recreation: $706,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $218,000
    Hospital Public: $58,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $32,491,000
    General - Other: $4,425,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $32,092,000
    Central Staff Services: $22,544,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $17,712,000
    Police Protection: $17,089,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,532,000
    Financial Administration: $5,004,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,755,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,658,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,551,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,505,000
    Libraries: $3,305,000
    Health - Other: $1,620,000
    General - Other: $925,000
    Sewerage: $669,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,930,000
    Public Welfare: $6,261,000
    Other: $1,386,000
    Housing and Community Development: $144,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,847,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,406,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $134,554,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $127,369,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,185,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $57,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $57,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $965,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $64,586,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $1,313,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,713,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $26,852,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,578,000
    Public Welfare: $5,241,000
    Other: $1,317,000
    Health and Hospitals: $419,000
  • Tax - Property: $59,892,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $716,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,529,000

Scott County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,296,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,921,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,044,000
    Regular Highways: $798,000
    Parks and Recreation: $706,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $218,000
    Hospital Public: $58,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $32,491,000
    General - Other: $4,425,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $32,092,000
    Central Staff Services: $22,544,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $17,712,000
    Police Protection: $17,089,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,532,000
    Financial Administration: $5,004,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,755,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,658,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,551,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,505,000
    Libraries: $3,305,000
    Health - Other: $1,620,000
    General - Other: $925,000
    Sewerage: $669,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,930,000
    Public Welfare: $6,261,000
    Other: $1,386,000
    Housing and Community Development: $144,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,847,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,406,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $134,554,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $127,369,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,185,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $57,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $57,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $965,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $64,586,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $1,313,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,713,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $26,852,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,578,000
    Public Welfare: $5,241,000
    Other: $1,317,000
    Health and Hospitals: $419,000
  • Tax - Property: $59,892,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $716,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,529,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 698
  • Number of aged recipients: 135
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 563
  • Number of recipients under 18: 120
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 351
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 227
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 152
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 318
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 21 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,131$195,735871$212,1974,302$225,288125$114,1204$915,250170$171,6941$36,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED40$187,00074$222,446332$232,56318$68,7220$017$139,8823$26,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED104$189,240104$196,3081,236$242,25987$65,7241$1,300,00052$189,8465$64,400
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN98$177,96984$228,738862$235,80356$123,7320$033$156,3640$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS18$180,27811$207,818227$230,83317$152,2940$04$242,0000$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 21 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED215$236,777104$264,7982$115,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED47$271,42644$263,4773$182,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED35$226,80029$268,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$206,50012$258,0001$86,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$240,7147$239,7140$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Scott, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Scott, MN - Value
Most common first names in Scott County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John19575.0 years
Mary19280.3 years
William16877.3 years
Robert11672.0 years
Joseph11576.5 years
George10778.3 years
Margaret10581.8 years
James10469.0 years
Anna9486.5 years
Helen9182.0 years
Most common last names in Scott County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8976.6 years
Anderson6878.0 years
Smith6478.4 years
Peterson4375.5 years
Schmitt4275.0 years
Schmidt4176.2 years
Mueller4078.8 years
Nelson3974.2 years
Schultz3879.5 years
Wagner3772.8 years
Businesses in Scott County, MN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1La-Z-Boy1
AT&T1Lane Furniture3
Ace Hardware3Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AmericInn2McDonald's5
Applebee's2New Balance1
Arby's3Nike5
Ashley Furniture1OfficeMax2
AutoZone2Panda Express1
Ben & Jerry's1Panera Bread1
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster2Payless1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Penske1
Burger King3Pier 1 Imports1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Caribou Coffee3Quality1
Chevrolet2Quiznos1
Chipotle1RadioShack2
Cinnabon 1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
DHL1Sam's Club1
Dairy Queen5Slumberland1
Discount Tire1Sprint Nextel2
Domino's Pizza3Starbucks2
Famous Footwear1Subway10
Fashion Bug1Super 81
FedEx8T-Mobile4
Ford2Taco Bell2
GNC2Target2
GameStop2Travelodge1
Goodwill2True Value1
H&R Block2U-Haul3
Haagen-Dazs1UPS9
Hilton1Verizon Wireless1
Home Depot1Walgreens3
Jimmy John's3Walmart1
Jones New York1Wendy's1
KFC2White Castle1
Kohl's1YMCA1

Scott County on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"