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Scott County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 28,219 (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: 46 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Scott County: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (37.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (32.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 37%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 63%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Scott County, MS (2017)
    • 13,97349.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10,75337.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,01510.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2971.0%Asian alone
    • 1350.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 110.04%Two or more races
    • 40.01%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

36.9 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years
Males: 13,670  (48.4%)
Females: 14,549  (51.6%)
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Average household size:
Scott County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,030 ($26,686 in 1999)
This county:

$35,030
Mississippi:

$43,529

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $475 (lower quartile is $352, upper quartile is $567)
This county:

$475
State:

$574


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $79,143 (it was $42,600 in 2000)
Scott:

$79,143
Mississippi:

$120,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $44,222 - $130,054
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $954
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $310

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:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 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
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $212,800
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $186,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Scott, MS residents
Average permit cost in Scott, MS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $863 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $512 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Scott, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Scott, MS in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Scott, MS in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.5%
Scott County:

23.5%
Mississippi:

19.8%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.1% for Black residents, 20.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.4% for American Indian residents, 8.9% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 36.9 years old
(Males: 35.4 years old, Females: 37.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.2 years old, Black residents: 34.3 years old, American Indian residents: 40.7 years old, Asian residents: 29.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.2 years old, Other race residents: 34.4 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:

3.8%
Mississippi:

4.8%

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

Current college students: 669
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 73.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,896 (12.9% naturalized citizens)

Scott County:

6.7%
Whole state:

2.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3872010 or later
  • 6952000 to 2009
  • 2551990 to 1999
  • 2321980 to 1989
  • 1471970 to 1979
  • 61Before 1970

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: 7,157
  • One, attached: 64
  • Two: 30
  • 3 or 4: 454
  • 5 to 9: 142
  • 10 to 19: 96
  • 20 or more: 113
  • Mobile homes: 3,757
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 48

Housing units in Scott County with a mortgage: 2,807 (50 second mortgage, 78 home equity loan, 39 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,386

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

49.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Scott County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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:

  • Mississippi Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4081: August 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 4081, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1972: April 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 1972, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1604: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1604, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 15, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1594: July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 1594, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 06, 2003 to April 25, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1459: April 24, 2003, FEMA Id: 1459, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 24, 2001 to December 17, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1398: December 07, 2001, FEMA Id: 1398, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Mississippi Tornadoes and Severe Storms, Incident Period: February 16, 2001 to March 15, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1360: February 23, 2001, FEMA Id: 1360, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Mississippi High Winds, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 21, 1992 to November 22, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-968: November 25, 1992, FEMA Id: 968, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Mississippi STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODS, Incident Period: April 16, 1979, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-577: April 16, 1979, FEMA Id: 577, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Drought and Freezing, Incident Period: February 22, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3032: February 22, 1977, FEMA Id: 3032, Natural disaster type: Freeze, Drought

The number of natural disasters in Scott County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Scott

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,772 (74.3%)
  • Carpooled: 2,415 (20.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 30 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 81 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 128 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 303 (2.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (40%)
  • Guatemala (26%)
  • Cuba (12%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (9%)
  • Honduras (3%)
  • Peru (2%)
  • El Salvador (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Scott County


  • American (13%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • Italian (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $41,945.

4.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,664 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.76%
Mississippi average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.99% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($26,974 average AGI)
0.77% relocated from other states ($6,687 average AGI)
Scott County:

0.77%
Mississippi average:

2.61%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Rankin County, MS  0.96% ($44,160 average AGI)
from Newton County, MS  0.72% ($28,831)
from Leake County, MS  0.46% ($26,933)
from Hinds County, MS  0.37% ($39,139)


5.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,558 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
Mississippi average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.65% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($27,129 average AGI)
1.13% relocated to other states ($5,429 average AGI)
Scott County:

1.13%
Mississippi average:

2.94%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Rankin County, MS  1.12% ($43,351 average AGI)
to Newton County, MS  0.75% ($29,446)
to Leake County, MS  0.56% ($29,804)
to Hinds County, MS  0.37% ($26,432)
to Smith County, MS  0.35% ($34,457)
to Madison County, MS  0.21% ($37,524)

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 population 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
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: 4,645 (3,428 aged, 1,217 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,319 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in 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: 8,295
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 297
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 33,619

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,858
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,006

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 77

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

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: 28,219
  • In family households: 24,323 (2,916 male householders, 3,644 female householders)
    3,914 spouses, 9,529 children (8,995 natural, 173 adopted, 305 stepchildren), 1,697 grandchildren, 409 brothers or sisters, 289 parents, 566 other relatives, 1,483 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,595 (1,602 male householders (1,457 living alone)), 1,610 female householders (1,502 living alone)), 382 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 248

Size of family households: 2,621 2-persons, 1,610 3-persons, 1,175 4-persons, 549 5-persons, 479 6-persons, 115 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,959 1-person, 246 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 8 4-persons.

2,693 married couples with children.
3,084 single-parent households (839 men, 2,245 women).

90.2% of residents of Scott speak English at home.
9.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (25% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 30% speak English not well, 28% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 32% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (79% speak English very well, 13% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $163,778,000 ($5,715 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:

5.6
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.7

Year house built in Scott County, Mississippi
  • Year house built in Scott County, Mississippi
  • 212014 or later
  • 3032010 to 2013
  • 1,4012000 to 2009
  • 2,1221990 to 1999
  • 2,4531980 to 1989
  • 1,9831970 to 1979
  • 1,6511960 to 1969
  • 6441950 to 1959
  • 3131940 to 1949
  • 5361939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Scott County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Scott County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Scott County, Mississippi
  • 561 room
  • 622 rooms
  • 2293 rooms
  • 8664 rooms
  • 2,0845 rooms
  • 1,5316 rooms
  • 9917 rooms
  • 5168 rooms
  • 6719+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott County, Mississippi
  • 751 room
  • 562 rooms
  • 3863 rooms
  • 8444 rooms
  • 7045 rooms
  • 3626 rooms
  • 1327 rooms
  • 418 rooms
  • 649+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Scott County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Scott County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Scott County, Mississippi
  • 73no bedroom
  • 1661 bedroom
  • 1,1192 bedrooms
  • 4,1933 bedrooms
  • 1,3934 bedrooms
  • 1505+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott County, Mississippi
  • 76no bedroom
  • 2571 bedroom
  • 9562 bedrooms
  • 1,2373 bedrooms
  • 784 bedrooms
  • 375+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Scott County, Mississippi 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
  • 420no vehicle
  • 1,8311 vehicle
  • 2,5692 vehicles
  • 1,1723 vehicles
  • 8364 vehicles
  • 3015+ 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
  • 726no vehicle
  • 1,1311 vehicle
  • 5552 vehicles
  • 1693 vehicles
  • 664 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

87.9% of Scott County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Mississippi.

Scott County:

87.9%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 22,797
  • Other state: 3,471
  • Northeast: 51
  • Midwest: 767
  • South: 2,126
  • West: 515
Year householders moved into unit in Scott County, MS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Scott County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 48.7%Electricity
  • 27.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 22.4%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 63.5%Electricity
  • 20.0%Utility gas
  • 17.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.9%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 149
Here:

4.4%
Mississippi:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 186
Here:

12.1%
Mississippi:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 135
Here:

12.5%
Mississippi:

12.5%

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

Scott County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $947,000
    Solid Waste Management: $471,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,386,000
    Police Protection: $1,772,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,628,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,546,000
    Financial Administration: $1,508,000
    Solid Waste Management: $514,000
    Central Staff Services: $490,000
    Correctional Institutions: $489,000
    Health - Other: $272,000
    Parks and Recreation: $236,000
    General Public Buildings: $226,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $148,000
    General - Other: $94,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $230,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,413,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,775,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $638,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $355,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $298,000
    Interest Earnings: $108,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $343,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,448,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,371,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,240,000
    General Local Government Support: $550,000
    Other: $389,000
    Health and Hospitals: $340,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,001,000
    Other License: $579,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $35,000

Scott County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $947,000
    Solid Waste Management: $471,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,386,000
    Police Protection: $1,772,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,628,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,546,000
    Financial Administration: $1,508,000
    Solid Waste Management: $514,000
    Central Staff Services: $490,000
    Correctional Institutions: $489,000
    Health - Other: $272,000
    Parks and Recreation: $236,000
    General Public Buildings: $226,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $148,000
    General - Other: $94,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $230,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,413,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,775,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $638,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $355,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $298,000
    Interest Earnings: $108,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $343,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,448,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,371,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,240,000
    General Local Government Support: $550,000
    Other: $389,000
    Health and Hospitals: $340,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,001,000
    Other License: $579,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $35,000

Scott County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $947,000
    Solid Waste Management: $471,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,386,000
    Police Protection: $1,772,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,628,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,546,000
    Financial Administration: $1,508,000
    Solid Waste Management: $514,000
    Central Staff Services: $490,000
    Correctional Institutions: $489,000
    Health - Other: $272,000
    Parks and Recreation: $236,000
    General Public Buildings: $226,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $148,000
    General - Other: $94,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $230,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,413,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,775,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $638,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $355,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $298,000
    Interest Earnings: $108,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $343,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,448,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,371,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,240,000
    General Local Government Support: $550,000
    Other: $389,000
    Health and Hospitals: $340,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,001,000
    Other License: $579,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $35,000

Scott County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $947,000
    Solid Waste Management: $471,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,386,000
    Police Protection: $1,772,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,628,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,546,000
    Financial Administration: $1,508,000
    Solid Waste Management: $514,000
    Central Staff Services: $490,000
    Correctional Institutions: $489,000
    Health - Other: $272,000
    Parks and Recreation: $236,000
    General Public Buildings: $226,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $148,000
    General - Other: $94,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $230,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,413,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,775,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $638,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $355,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $298,000
    Interest Earnings: $108,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $343,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,448,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,371,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,240,000
    General Local Government Support: $550,000
    Other: $389,000
    Health and Hospitals: $340,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,001,000
    Other License: $579,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $35,000

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
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