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Scott County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2019: 149,013 (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: 418 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Scott County: 112.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.5%), Educational, health and social services (18.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (17.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 18%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Scott County, MN (2019)
    • 118,151132.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9,40810.5%Asian alone
    • 7,8318.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6,4097.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,2974.8%Two or more races
    • 7010.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 5370.6%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

37.1 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years
Males: 74,163  (49.8%)
Females: 74,850  (50.2%)
Average household size:
Scott County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $108,761 ($66,612 in 1999)
This county:

$108,761
Minnesota:

$74,593

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $1,082 (lower quartile is $885, upper quartile is $1,426)
This county:

$1082
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $338,500 (it was $160,900 in 2000)
Scott:

$338,500
Minnesota:

$246,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $245,300 - $444,000

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $393,034
Here:

$393,034
State:

$296,404

Townhouses or other attached units: $230,498
Here:

$230,498
State:

$232,732

In 2-unit structures: $221,650
Here:

$221,650
State:

$259,218

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $339,253
Here:

$339,253
State:

$233,861

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $211,954
Here:

$211,954
State:

$225,601

Mobile homes: $169,765
Here:

$169,765
State:

$67,064

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,997
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $598

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
Scott County, MN map from a distance

Health of residents in Scott County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is better than average.
78.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
41.3% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
64.7% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
77.4% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 197 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 160 pounds. This is about average.

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
  • 2018: 696 buildings, average cost: $305,000
  • 2019: 676 buildings, average cost: $333,600
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 2019: $3,853 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,571 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Scott, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Scott, MN in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Scott, MN in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.7%
Scott County:

3.7%
Minnesota:

9.0%
(2.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.6% for Black residents, 11.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.5% for American Indian residents, 7.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 4.1% for other race residents, 7.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 37.1 years old
(Males: 37.0 years old, Females: 37.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.0 years old, Black residents: 24.5 years old, American Indian residents: 28.5 years old, Asian residents: 40.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.8 years old, Other race residents: 24.2 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 November 2020:
Here:

3.4%
Minnesota:

3.9%

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: 94.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 41.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 14,529 (60.4% naturalized citizens)

Scott County:

9.8%
Whole state:

8.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2,6902010 or later
  • 3,7272000 to 2009
  • 4,5021990 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: 38,782
  • One, attached: 6,407
  • Two: 601
  • 3 or 4: 546
  • 5 to 9: 934
  • 10 to 19: 268
  • 20 to 49: 2,002
  • 50 or more: 2,870
  • Mobile homes: 329

Housing units in Scott County with a mortgage: 32,258 (959 second mortgage, 4,843 home equity loan, 30 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,513

Here:

76.2% with mortgage
State:

65.1% 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 significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 62% greater 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, 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4531, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Minnesota Severe Winter Storm, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: March 12, 2019 - April 28, 2019, FEMA Id: 4442, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood, Wind
  • 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
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Scott County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Scott

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 49,528 (80.8%)
  • Carpooled: 4,511 (7.4%)
  • Bus: 478 (0.8%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 6 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 1 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 516 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 172 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 743 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 5,542 (9.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (11%)
  • Vietnam (10%)
  • Somalia (8%)
  • India (7%)
  • Cambodia (7%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Laos (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Scott County


  • German (25%)
  • Norwegian (7%)
  • American (6%)
  • European (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Somali (3%)
  • Scandinavian (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 2019: 5.8

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 2019: 4.4

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 2018: 3.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.5%
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 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (765)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (726)
  • Unspecified dementia (535)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (386)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (323)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (286)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (268)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (201)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (160)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (137)

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: 149,013
  • Male householders: 28,302 (6,241 living alone), Female householders: 23,172 (5,182 living alone)
  • 30,265 spouses (30,048 opposite-sex spouses), 3,664 unmarried partners, (3,624 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 51,209 children (48,852 natural, 895 adopted, 1,462 stepchildren), 2,072 grandchildren, 2,088 brothers or sisters, 1,029 parents, 0 foster children, 3,347 other relatives, 2,136 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,729

Size of family households: 13,720 2-persons, 9,144 3-persons, 10,321 4-persons, 3,487 5-persons, 849 6-persons, 302 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,423 1-person, 1,863 2-persons, 224 3-persons, 141 4-persons.

30,231 married couples with children.
6,674 single-parent households (2,645 men, 4,029 women).

85.9% of residents of Scott speak English at home.
4.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
3.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
4.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

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:

4.0
State:

3.9

Year house built in Scott County, Minnesota
  • Year house built in Scott County, Minnesota
  • 4,5172014 or later
  • 1,8652010 to 2013
  • 14,0052000 to 2009
  • 12,3771990 to 1999
  • 6,3381980 to 1989
  • 4,4491970 to 1979
  • 4,0981960 to 1969
  • 2,1791950 to 1959
  • 4241940 to 1949
  • 2,4871939 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
  • 241 room
  • 442 rooms
  • 3313 rooms
  • 2,4644 rooms
  • 3,5365 rooms
  • 6,1036 rooms
  • 8,3147 rooms
  • 5,7978 rooms
  • 16,1589+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott County, Minnesota
  • 2661 room
  • 9302 rooms
  • 1,6163 rooms
  • 2,8074 rooms
  • 1,2495 rooms
  • 6716 rooms
  • 8197 rooms
  • 1148 rooms
  • 2319+ 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
  • 68no bedroom
  • 851 bedroom
  • 5,8152 bedrooms
  • 12,4623 bedrooms
  • 16,8974 bedrooms
  • 7,4445+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott County, Minnesota
  • 266no bedroom
  • 1,9741 bedroom
  • 4,4712 bedrooms
  • 1,1083 bedrooms
  • 6224 bedrooms
  • 2625+ 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
  • 699no vehicle
  • 7,0601 vehicle
  • 20,6522 vehicles
  • 9,3273 vehicles
  • 3,5994 vehicles
  • 1,4345+ 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
  • 1,164no vehicle
  • 3,8001 vehicle
  • 2,8342 vehicles
  • 3893 vehicles
  • 3814 vehicles
  • 1355+ vehicles

89.6% of Scott County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Minnesota.

Scott County:

89.6%
State average:

85.9%

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

  • This state: 104,054
  • Other state: 29,437
  • Northeast: 2,352
  • Midwest: 18,970
  • South: 3,774
  • West: 4,341
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
  • 85.8%Utility gas
  • 9.5%Electricity
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 64.2%Utility gas
  • 28.5%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Other fuel
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,744
Here:

13.8%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 226
Here:

2.6%
Minnesota:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,304
Here:

21.5%
Minnesota:

22.0%

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 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,623,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,158,000
  • Charges - Other: $8,215,000
    Regular Highways: $679,000
    Parks and Recreation: $113,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $15,180,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $38,041,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $20,696,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,178,000
    Regular Highways: $11,109,000
    Police Protection: $11,033,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,087,000
    Health - Other: $3,694,000
    Financial Administration: $3,642,000
    Libraries: $3,286,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,006,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,784,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,741,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,894,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,371,000
    Central Staff Services: $645,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,987,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,689,000
    Highways: $2,330,000
    Other: $1,602,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,824,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,451,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $141,570,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $109,114,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,009,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,553,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,832,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,028,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $724,000
    Special Assessments: $129,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,971,000
    Regular Highways: $2,837,000
    Police Protection: $118,000
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000
    Libraries: $44,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000
    Health - Other: $8,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $711,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,396,000
    Public Welfare: $9,788,000
    Other: $5,447,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,135,000
  • Tax - Property: $69,055,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,716,000
    Other License: $1,762,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,251,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $481,000
    Severance: $140,000

Scott County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,623,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,158,000
  • Charges - Other: $8,215,000
    Regular Highways: $679,000
    Parks and Recreation: $113,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $15,180,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $38,041,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $20,696,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,178,000
    Regular Highways: $11,109,000
    Police Protection: $11,033,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,087,000
    Health - Other: $3,694,000
    Financial Administration: $3,642,000
    Libraries: $3,286,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,006,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,784,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,741,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,894,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,371,000
    Central Staff Services: $645,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,987,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,689,000
    Highways: $2,330,000
    Other: $1,602,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,824,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,451,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $141,570,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $109,114,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,009,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,553,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,832,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,028,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $724,000
    Special Assessments: $129,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,971,000
    Regular Highways: $2,837,000
    Police Protection: $118,000
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000
    Libraries: $44,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000
    Health - Other: $8,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $711,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,396,000
    Public Welfare: $9,788,000
    Other: $5,447,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,135,000
  • Tax - Property: $69,055,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,716,000
    Other License: $1,762,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,251,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $481,000
    Severance: $140,000

Scott County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,623,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,158,000
  • Charges - Other: $8,215,000
    Regular Highways: $679,000
    Parks and Recreation: $113,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $15,180,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $38,041,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $20,696,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,178,000
    Regular Highways: $11,109,000
    Police Protection: $11,033,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,087,000
    Health - Other: $3,694,000
    Financial Administration: $3,642,000
    Libraries: $3,286,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,006,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,784,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,741,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,894,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,371,000
    Central Staff Services: $645,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,987,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,689,000
    Highways: $2,330,000
    Other: $1,602,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,824,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,451,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $141,570,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $109,114,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,009,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,553,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,832,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,028,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $724,000
    Special Assessments: $129,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,971,000
    Regular Highways: $2,837,000
    Police Protection: $118,000
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000
    Libraries: $44,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000
    Health - Other: $8,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $711,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,396,000
    Public Welfare: $9,788,000
    Other: $5,447,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,135,000
  • Tax - Property: $69,055,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,716,000
    Other License: $1,762,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,251,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $481,000
    Severance: $140,000

Scott County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,623,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,158,000
  • Charges - Other: $8,215,000
    Regular Highways: $679,000
    Parks and Recreation: $113,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $15,180,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $38,041,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $20,696,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,178,000
    Regular Highways: $11,109,000
    Police Protection: $11,033,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,087,000
    Health - Other: $3,694,000
    Financial Administration: $3,642,000
    Libraries: $3,286,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,006,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,784,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,741,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,894,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,371,000
    Central Staff Services: $645,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,987,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,689,000
    Highways: $2,330,000
    Other: $1,602,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,824,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,451,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $141,570,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $109,114,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,009,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,553,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,832,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,028,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $724,000
    Special Assessments: $129,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,971,000
    Regular Highways: $2,837,000
    Police Protection: $118,000
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000
    Libraries: $44,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000
    Health - Other: $8,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $711,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,396,000
    Public Welfare: $9,788,000
    Other: $5,447,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,135,000
  • Tax - Property: $69,055,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,716,000
    Other License: $1,762,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,251,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $481,000
    Severance: $140,000

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"