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Scott County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2014: 28,461 (28% urban, 72% rural); it was 28,423 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,825
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,672
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,985
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,751 (it was 2,198 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

30%

Land area: 609 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Scott County: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (58.4%), Manufacturing (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 31%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 62%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Scott County, Mississippi:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (50.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (37.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (10.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
Mississippi median age:  36.0 years
Males: 13,924  (48.9%)
Females: 14,537  (51.1%)
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Average household size:
Scott County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,413 ($26,686 in 1999)

This county:

$33413
Mississippi:

$37963

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $446 (lower quartile is $315, upper quartile is $553)
This county:

$446
State:

$529


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $66,952 (it was $42,600 in 2000)
Scott:

$66,952
Mississippi:

$97,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $33,025 - $113,431
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $864
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $289

Institutionalized population: 199

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 14
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 29
  • Burglaries: 138
  • Thefts: 173
  • Auto thefts: 30

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 23
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 40
  • Burglaries: 113
  • Thefts: 170
  • Auto thefts: 24
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $177,100
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $42,500
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $215,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $642 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $381 (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: 26.1%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.9% for Black residents, 37.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 77.3% for American Indian residents, 25.0% for other race residents, 45.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.9%
Scott County:

26.9%
Mississippi:

24.0%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.5% for Black residents, 36.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.4% for American Indian residents, 27.3% for other race residents, 53.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 35 years old
(Males: 32 years old, Females: 37 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 26 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 30 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Scott County is $402 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $545 a month.

Cities in this county include: Forest, Morton, Hillsboro, Lake, Sebastopol.

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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Scott County: Cannon Point Landing (A), Old Marley Landing (B), Openwood Country Club (C), Peeler Landing (D), Taylor Plantation (E), Williams Plantation (F), Youngs Point Landing (G), Browns Point Landing (H), Little Cuba Landing (I), Paw Paw Landing (J), Ceres Plantation (K), Northeast Warren County Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (L), Bovina Volunteer Fire Department (M), Northeast Warren County Volunteer Fire Department (N), Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department (O), Letourneau Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (P), USS Cairo Museum (Q), Culkin Volunteer Fire Department (R), Eagle Lake Volunteer Fire Department Substation (S), Letourneau Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Scott County include: New Hope Church (A), New Zion Church (B), Oakland Church (C), Pilgrims Rest Church (D), Pleasant Hill Church (E), Pleasant Valley Church (F), Ridgeway Church (G), Rose Hill Church (H), Saint Albans Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Marley Cemetery (1), Parker Cemetery (2), Oakland Cemetery (3), Kiger Cemetery (4), Old Savoy Cemetery (5), Flower Hill Cemetery (6), Flowers Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Horseshoe Lake (A), Indian Camp Lake (B), Cooks Lake (C), Horseshoe Lake (D), Duck Lake (E), Beaver Pond (F), Blue Lake (G), John Thomas Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bliss Creek (A), Big Sand Creek (B), Big Bogue Desha (C), Chickasaw Bayou (D), Hennesseys Bayou (E), Paw Paw Chute (F), Butts Creek (G), Wrights Creek (H), Willow Bayou (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Scott County include: Bluff Experimental Forest (1), Vicksburg National Military Park (2), Warren County Recreational Complex (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Clarke County , Bosque County, Texas , Hinds County , Hampton County, South Carolina , Comanche County, Texas , Newton County , West Carroll Parish, Louisiana , Wood County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 669
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 62.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,204 (15% naturalized citizens)

Scott County:

4.2%
Whole state:

1.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 599
  • 1990 to 1994: 165
  • 1985 to 1989: 77
  • 1980 to 1984: 155
  • 1975 to 1979: 117
  • 1970 to 1974: 30
  • 1970 to 1974: 14
  • 1965 to 1969: 47

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 71.3%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,114
  • One, attached: 130
  • Two: 66
  • 3 or 4: 225
  • 5 to 9: 202
  • 10 to 19: 95
  • 20 or more: 78
  • Mobile homes: 3,160
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 46

Housing units in Scott County with a mortgage: 2,269 (171 second mortgage, 97 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,002

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Scott County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,64664
Mainline Protestant2,92823
Catholic1,0002
Black Protestant5703
Other-1
None9,120-
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: 8
Scott County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Scott County:

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Scott County:

14.8%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

35.8%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.0%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Scott County:

Average size of farms: 148 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $265,710
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $116.59
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 98.96%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $204,606
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.00%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.08%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $35,829
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.85%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.48
Corn for grain: 2860 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 1049 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 206 harvested acres
Vegetables: 4 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 59 acres

Tornado activity:

Scott County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 1259387.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 51 fatalities and 473 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 12/5/1953, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado killed 38 people and injured 270 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Scott County-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 158.6 miles away from Scott County center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 148.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.1 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 229.2 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 133.7 miles away from Scott County center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 318.4 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:

  • MississippiHurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1604): August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1604, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • MississippiHurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 15, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1594): July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1594, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • MississippiSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 6, 2003 to April 25, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1459): April 24, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1459, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MississippiSevere Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 24, 2001 to December 17, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1398): December 7, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1398, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • MississippiTornadoes and Severe Storms, Incident Period: February 16, 2001 to March 15, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1360): February 23, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1360, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • MississippiHigh Winds, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 21, 1992 to November 22, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-968): November 25, 1992, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-968, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • MississippiSTORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODS, Incident Period: April 16, 1979, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-577): April 16, 1979, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-577, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MississippiDrought and Freezing, Incident Period: February 22, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3032): February 22, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3032, Natural disaster type: Freeze, Drought

The number of natural disasters in Scott County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (52%)
  • Cuba (16%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • Colombia (5%)
  • Nicaragua (4%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Philippines (2%)

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

  • United States or American (21%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (4%)
  • German (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Dutch (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Scott County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,178 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 2,159 (19%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 57 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (0%)
  • Walked: 444 (4%)
  • Other means: 144 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 238 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 154 people in nursing homes
  • 54 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 40 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 40 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 27 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in state prisons
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 137 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 62 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $34,924.

5.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,120 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.05% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($20,183 average AGI)
1.40% relocated from other states ($7,937 average AGI)
Scott County:

1.40%
Mississippi average:

2.79%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Rankin County, MS  1.12% ($31,154 average AGI)
from Leake County, MS  0.61% ($27,754)
from Newton County, MS  0.50% ($24,447)
from Hinds County, MS  0.35% ($16,000)
from Smith County, MS  0.21% ($22,000)
from Lauderdale County, MS  0.18% ($22,529)
from Madison County, MS  0.17% ($24,500)


5.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,505 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.42% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($22,226 average AGI)
1.26% relocated to other states ($5,279 average AGI)
Scott County:

1.26%
Mississippi average:

2.96%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Rankin County, MS  1.32% ($32,472 average AGI)
to Newton County, MS  0.50% ($31,213)
to Hinds County, MS  0.46% ($20,023)
to Leake County, MS  0.40% ($20,919)
to Smith County, MS  0.24% ($27,682)
to Neshoba County, MS  0.19% ($28,333)
to Lauderdale County, MS  0.16% ($27,600)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.7

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: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Scott County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 14.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Scott County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 26.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Scott County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Scott County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,645 (3,428 aged, 1,217 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,319 (16%)

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, Mississippi in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (359)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (285)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (228)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (154)
  • Congestive heart failure (153)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (130)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (124)
  • Sudden cardiac death, so described (122)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (99)
  • Unspecified renal failure (77)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.98
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8294.950
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 296.620
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 33619.49

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1858.100
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1005.600

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76.55

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6.96

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 119.8. This is more than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 109.8. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,035
  • In family households: 24,289 (4,430 male householders, 2,834 female householders)
    4,641 spouses, 8,598 children (7,903 natural, 168 adopted, 527 stepchildren), 1,402 grandchildren, 420 brothers or sisters, 219 parents, 651 other relatives, 896 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,746 (1,490 male householders (1,190 living alone)), 1,494 female householders (1,324 living alone)), 762 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 229 (199 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,770 2-persons, 1,764 3-persons, 1,374 4-persons, 741 5-persons, 332 6-persons, 283 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,514 1-person, 325 2-persons, 69 3-persons, 38 4-persons, 20 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

4,184 married couples with children.
2,539 single-parent households (431 men, 2,108 women).

92.9% of residents of Scott County speak English at home.
5.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (33% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 31% speak English not well, 19% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (48% speak English very well, 42% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $163,778,000 ($5715 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,798,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $67,865,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $40,264,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $926,000
Federal grants: $42,547,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,337,000 ($17,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,839,000 ($600,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $802,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,117,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,570,000

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

Births: 2,473
Here:

86 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,407
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +478
Here:

+17 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,184
Here -41 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Scott County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.92 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 105
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,217
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,151
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,369
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,017
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,754
  • 1950 to 1959: 793
  • 1940 to 1949: 401
  • 1939 or earlier: 618
Rooms in houses/apartments in Scott County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 16
  • 2 rooms: 180
  • 3 rooms: 461
  • 4 rooms: 920
  • 5 rooms: 2,584
  • 6 rooms: 2,045
  • 7 rooms: 1,070
  • 8 rooms: 442
  • 9+ rooms: 267
  • 1 room: 40
  • 2 rooms: 271
  • 3 rooms: 291
  • 4 rooms: 581
  • 5 rooms: 633
  • 6 rooms: 248
  • 7 rooms: 93
  • 8 rooms: 23
  • 9+ rooms: 18
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Scott County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 109
  • 1 bedroom: 339
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,523
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,979
  • 4 bedrooms: 885
  • 5+ bedrooms: 150
  • no bedroom: 80
  • 1 bedroom: 457
  • 2 bedrooms: 794
  • 3 bedrooms: 775
  • 4 bedrooms: 85
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7
Cars and other vehicles available in Scott County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 695
  • 1 vehicle: 2,398
  • 2 vehicles: 3,160
  • 3 vehicles: 1,224
  • 4 vehicles: 405
  • 5+ vehicles: 103
  • no vehicle: 442
  • 1 vehicle: 1,121
  • 2 vehicles: 453
  • 3 vehicles: 163
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5+ vehicles: 10

64% of Scott County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Mississippi.

Scott County:

63.8%
State average:

59.0%

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

  • This state: 23436
  • Northeast: 205
  • Midwest: 856
  • South: 2223
  • West: 433

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $41,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Scott County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38.0%)
  • Electricity (30.6%)
  • Utility gas (27.8%)
  • Wood (2.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • Electricity (40.2%)
  • Utility gas (32.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25.6%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Wood (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 203
Here:

5.4%
Mississippi:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 164
Here:

10.0%
Mississippi:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 89
Here:

15.1%
Mississippi:

12.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Scott County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,225,000
    Police Protection: $1,729,000
    Financial Administration: $669,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $649,000
    Corrections - Other: $594,000
    Central Staff Services: $582,000
    Fire Protection: $378,000
    General Public Buildings: $358,000
    General - Other: $205,000
    Health Services - Other: $153,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $129,000
    Parks & Recreation: $128,000
    Welfare - Other: $65,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $206,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Higher Education: $232,000
    Libraries: $127,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $425,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,233,000

Scott County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $722,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $771,000
    Interest Earnings: $231,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $920,000
    General Support: $801,000
    All Other: $288,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,341,000
    NEC: $738,000

Scott County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $1,000,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,387,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $653,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,625,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,000,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $415,000

Scott County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $97,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,399,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,218,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,316
  • Number of aged recipients: 207
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,109
  • Number of recipients under 18: 262
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 675
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 379
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 599
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 532
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, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James24469.7 years
William20275.2 years
Mary17177.0 years
John15672.4 years
Robert13070.3 years
Willie12174.4 years
George10073.2 years
Annie8977.6 years
Henry7269.6 years
Thomas6274.7 years
Most common last names in Scott County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14072.8 years
Jones12371.7 years
Moore11773.9 years
Patrick9869.1 years
Johnson9369.8 years
Williams7272.7 years
Brown6570.1 years
Davis6572.7 years
Gray5876.5 years
Thompson5474.1 years
Businesses in Scott County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Burger King1Nike2
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1Popeyes1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx2T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2U-Haul3
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1