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Scott County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2014: 38,903 (58% urban, 42% rural); it was 40,422 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,470
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,169
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,832
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,899 (it was 4,794 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

31%

Land area: 421 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 92 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Scott County: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (20.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (17.6%), Educational, health and social services (17.3%), Construction (13.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Scott County, Missouri:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (84.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (11.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Missouri median age:  37.0 years
Males: 18,740  (48.2%)
Females: 20,163  (51.8%)
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Scott County,MO real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Scott County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,241 ($31,352 in 1999)

This county:

$39241
Missouri:

$46931

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $447 (lower quartile is $341, upper quartile is $526)
This county:

$447
State:

$566


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $93,921 (it was $63,000 in 2000)
Scott:

$93,921
Missouri:

$133,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,048 - $152,226
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $867
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $297

Institutionalized population: 449

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 54
  • Thefts: 76
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 25
  • Burglaries: 45
  • Thefts: 65
  • Auto thefts: 13
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 75 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2010: 28 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2011: 36 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2012: 45 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2013: 42 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2014: 39 buildings, average cost: $106,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $727 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $584 (0.7%)

Scott County household income distribution in 2009 Scott County home values distribution Scott County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.5%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.7% for Black residents, 38.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.6% for other race residents, 38.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.4%
Scott County:

19.4%
Missouri:

15.9%
(17.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.4% for Black residents, 37.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.6% for other race residents, 36.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 32 years old, Asian residents: 65 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18 years old, Other race residents: 30 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Scott County is $386 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $602 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sikeston, Scott City, Chaffee, Oran, Miner, Morley, Benton, Kelso, Blodgett, Haywood City.

Scott County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Conejos County, Colorado , Floyd County, Virginia , Lee County, Virginia , Northampton County, Virginia , Marshall County, Kentucky , Perry County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,166
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 72.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 230 (42% naturalized citizens)

Scott County:

0.6%
Whole state:

2.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 89
  • 1990 to 1994: 33
  • 1985 to 1989: 14
  • 1980 to 1984: 17
  • 1975 to 1979: 10
  • 1970 to 1974: 7
  • 1970 to 1974: 19
  • 1965 to 1969: 41

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.8%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,589
  • One, attached: 311
  • Two: 612
  • 3 or 4: 436
  • 5 to 9: 406
  • 10 to 19: 120
  • 20 or more: 137
  • Mobile homes: 2,317
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 23

Housing units in Scott County with a mortgage: 5,177 (464 second mortgage, 488 home equity loan, 26 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,339

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

67.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Scott County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,01764
Catholic6,5317
Mainline Protestant2,52214
Other8914
Black Protestant3543
None15,876-
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: 13
Scott County:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Scott County:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 35
This county:

8.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Scott County:

8.9%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

31.5%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.5%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Scott County:

Average size of farms: 435 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $138,321
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $235.42
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 37.66%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $114,544
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 84.17%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 33.42%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $100,195
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.35%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.40
Corn for grain: 59609 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 39233 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 3141 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 101157 harvested acres
Vegetables: 376 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 497 acres

Earthquake activity:

Scott County-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 8.9 miles away from Scott County center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 134.4 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 105.8 miles away from the county center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 26.0 miles away from Scott County center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 118.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • MissouriSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 5, 2011, Emergency Declared (EM-3317): February 3, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared (EM-3303): January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1822): February 17, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1822, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Storms, Flooding, and a Tornado, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to September 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1809): November 13, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1809, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 17, 2008 to May 9, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1749): March 19, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1749, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: February 10, 2008 to February 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1748): March 12, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1748, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 8, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared (EM-3281): December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 8, 2006 to March 13, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1631): March 16, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1631, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MissouriHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3232): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3232, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • MissouriSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 4, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1463): May 6, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1463, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Scott County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (23%)
  • Germany (13%)
  • United Kingdom (12%)
  • India (10%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Ireland (6%)
  • Russia (5%)

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

  • United States or American (26%)
  • German (23%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (8%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Scott County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,864 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 2,152 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 34 (0%)
  • Taxi: 60 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 22 (0%)
  • Walked: 178 (1%)
  • Other means: 119 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 505 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 386 people in nursing homes
  • 45 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 45 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 43 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 43 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

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

  • 349 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 100 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 63 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,498.

5.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
Missouri average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.14% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($18,345 average AGI)
1.60% relocated from other states ($8,799 average AGI)
Scott County:

1.60%
Missouri average:

2.54%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cape Girardeau County, MO  1.56% ($25,103 average AGI)
from Mississippi County, MO  0.50% ($26,611)
from New Madrid County, MO  0.47% ($22,672)
from Stoddard County, MO  0.45% ($25,859)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.17% ($31,480)
from Butler County, MO  0.15% ($22,318)
from Bollinger County, MO  0.10% ($19,071)


6.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,937 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Missouri average:

6.91%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.48% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($19,046 average AGI)
1.87% relocated to other states ($8,891 average AGI)
Scott County:

1.87%
Missouri average:

2.76%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  1.87% ($30,112 average AGI)
to Stoddard County, MO  0.58% ($23,181)
to Mississippi County, MO  0.47% ($20,691)
to New Madrid County, MO  0.40% ($24,228)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.15% ($44,227)
to Bollinger County, MO  0.12% ($28,235)
to Butler County, MO  0.11% ($17,250)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.4

Births per 1000 population in Scott County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Scott County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Scott County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Scott County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Scott County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,893 (5,883 aged, 2,010 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 838 (8%)

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

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

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

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (716)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (551)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (430)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (366)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (176)
  • Unspecified dementia (165)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (162)
  • Congestive heart failure (149)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (144)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (134)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.45
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13386.81
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 386.390
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 71656.35

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1453.470
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 843.4
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4.86

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37.26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 80.21

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.72

Household type by relationship:

Households: 38,632
  • In family households: 32,971 (7,496 male householders, 3,228 female householders)
    7,787 spouses, 11,341 children (10,284 natural, 281 adopted, 776 stepchildren), 1,082 grandchildren, 266 brothers or sisters, 244 parents, 401 other relatives, 950 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,661 (2,107 male householders (1,711 living alone)), 2,707 female householders (2,435 living alone)), 847 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 559 (449 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,760 2-persons, 2,544 3-persons, 2,031 4-persons, 925 5-persons, 302 6-persons, 162 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,146 1-person, 561 2-persons, 61 3-persons, 28 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

6,953 married couples with children.
2,987 single-parent households (505 men, 2,482 women).

98.1% of residents of Scott County speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (36% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 30% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $257,625,000 ($6300 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,175,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $113,488,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $52,814,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,982,000
Federal grants: $75,527,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,217,000 ($566,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,596,000 ($51,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,213,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,299,000
Federal Government insurance: $100,033,000

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

Births: 3,075
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,167
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +73
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -213
Here -5 per 1000 residents
State +5 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Scott County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.46 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 323
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,473
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,588
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,850
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,890
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,627
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,387
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,178
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,752
Rooms in houses/apartments in Scott County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 51
  • 3 rooms: 163
  • 4 rooms: 1,267
  • 5 rooms: 3,440
  • 6 rooms: 2,574
  • 7 rooms: 1,516
  • 8 rooms: 907
  • 9+ rooms: 906
  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 147
  • 3 rooms: 841
  • 4 rooms: 1,498
  • 5 rooms: 1,268
  • 6 rooms: 586
  • 7 rooms: 260
  • 8 rooms: 118
  • 9+ rooms: 66
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Scott County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 12
  • 1 bedroom: 215
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,559
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,230
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,444
  • 5+ bedrooms: 372
  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 1,083
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,061
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,365
  • 4 bedrooms: 243
  • 5+ bedrooms: 32
Cars and other vehicles available in Scott County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 479
  • 1 vehicle: 3,221
  • 2 vehicles: 4,758
  • 3 vehicles: 1,673
  • 4 vehicles: 572
  • 5+ vehicles: 129
  • no vehicle: 957
  • 1 vehicle: 2,464
  • 2 vehicles: 1,093
  • 3 vehicles: 230
  • 4 vehicles: 33
  • 5+ vehicles: 17

56% of Scott County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Missouri.

Scott County:

56.2%
State average:

54.3%

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

  • This state: 30699
  • Northeast: 218
  • Midwest: 3051
  • South: 5239
  • West: 834

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $36,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Scott County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (52.2%)
  • Electricity (29.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.6%)
  • Wood (1.8%)
  • Utility gas (52.2%)
  • Electricity (38.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.3%)
  • Wood (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 580
Here:

11.1%
Missouri:

13.7%

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

4.2%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 66
Here:

7.0%
Missouri:

24.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Scott County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,169,000
    Police Protection: $975,000
    Corrections - Other: $465,000
    Financial Administration: $459,000
    General - Other: $350,000
    Central Staff Services: $337,000
    General Public Buildings: $199,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $101,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $43,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,268,000

Scott County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $103,000
    General Support: $44,000
    All Other: $7,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $70,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $662,000
    All Other: $133,000
    General Support: $116,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,500,000
    Property: $1,159,000

Scott County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,250,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,677
  • Number of aged recipients: 121
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,556
  • Number of recipients under 18: 244
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,112
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 321
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 677
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 722
Scott County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Scott County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Scott County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James35770.9 years
William34274.6 years
Mary32478.4 years
John29274.4 years
Charles21271.8 years
Robert17669.5 years
George14375.0 years
Henry9977.0 years
Paul8871.0 years
Thomas8472.2 years
Most common last names in Scott County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams13671.4 years
Johnson12275.6 years
Smith11274.1 years
Jones11174.5 years
Miller9279.0 years
Davis8274.3 years
Taylor7871.3 years
Harris7773.8 years
Brown7774.2 years
Moore7375.6 years
Businesses in Scott County, MO
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Lane Furniture1
AT&T2Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Burger King2Motel 61
Chevrolet1Nike5
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Ruby Tuesday1
DressBarn1Rue211
Dressbarn1SONIC Drive-In2
Famous Footwear1Sears1
Fashion Bug1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx3Subway2
Ford1Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS6
Hardee's1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
JCPenney1Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA1
La-Z-Boy2