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Scott County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2019: 22,361 (19% urban, 81% rural); it was 21,127 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,503
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,914
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,279
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,254 (it was 1,924 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

32%

Land area: 532 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 42 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Scott County: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.4%), Manufacturing (18.6%), Construction (10.6%), Retail trade (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Scott County, TN (2019)
    • 21,57897.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2311.0%Two or more races
    • 2261.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1280.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 780.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 20.01%Asian alone
    • 20.01%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

39.7 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years
Males: 11,042  (49.4%)
Females: 11,319  (50.6%)
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Average household size:
Scott County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $40,869 ($24,093 in 1999)
This county:

$40,869
Tennessee:

$56,071

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $432 (lower quartile is $324, upper quartile is $592)
This county:

$432
State:

$716


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $113,625 (it was $51,100 in 2000)
Scott:

$113,625
Tennessee:

$191,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,970 - $176,839
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $929
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $302

Institutionalized population: 256

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 139
  • Burglaries: 153
  • Thefts: 261
  • Auto thefts: 36

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 104
  • Burglaries: 176
  • Thefts: 217
  • Auto thefts: 24
Scott County, TN map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $67,600
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $37,500
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $71,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $85,900
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $60,900
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $62,200
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,500
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2018: 9 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $92,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Scott, TN residents
Average permit cost in Scott, TN
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $673 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $571 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Scott, TN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Scott, TN in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Scott, TN in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.9%
Scott County:

19.9%
Tennessee:

13.9%
(19.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.2% for Black residents, 19.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 77.1% for American Indian residents, 78.3% for other race residents, 18.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 39.7 years old
(Males: 38.4 years old, Females: 40.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.8 years old, Black residents: 58.0 years old, American Indian residents: 54.4 years old, Asian residents: 65.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.5 years old, Other race residents: 29.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Scott County is $389 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $609 a month.

Cities in this county include: Oneida, Robbins, Norma, Huntsville, Winfield, Helenwood, Elgin.

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: Clinch River (A), Cedar Grove Dock (B), Sycamore Hall (C), Claiborne County Landfill (D), Straight Creek Boat Dock (E), Lone Mountain Dock (F), Brooks Ferry (G), Big Spring Union (H), Speedwell Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (I), Clear Fork Volunteer Fire Department (J), South Claiborne Volunteer Fire Department Station 42 (K), Springdale Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (L), Springdale Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (M), South Claiborne Volunteer Fire Department Station 41 (N), Springdale Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (O), Speedwell Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (P), North Tazewell Volunteer Fire Department (Q), South Claiborne Volunteer Fire Department Station 43 (R), North Claiborne Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (S), North Claiborne Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Scott County include: Lone Hill Church (A), Little Sycamore Church (B), Flat Hollow Church (C), Days Chapel (D), Flatwood Chapel (E), Fords Chapel Methodist Church (F), Duncan Chapel (G), Kingdom Hall (H), Big Barren Creek Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hopkins Cemetery (1), Hopper Cemetery (2), Howardton Cemetery (3), Hunter Cemetery (4), Hurst Cemetery (5), Thomas Cemetery (6), Jackson Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Templin Pond (A), Miracle Pond (B), Greer Lake (C), Consolidation Coal Water Supply Lake (D), Spruce Lick Slurry Refuse Impound (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lower Fall Branch (A), Long Branch (B), Little Tackett Creek (C), Little Creek (D), Big Barren Creek (E), Kelly Branch (F), Keg Branch (G), Jordan Branch (H), Jennings Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Ellis County, Oklahoma , San Benito County, California , Greensville County, Virginia , Noble County, Oklahoma , Tulsa County, Oklahoma , Wilkes County, North Carolina , Norton city, Virginia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.2%
Tennessee:

5.0%

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

Current college students: 608
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 91 (61.2% naturalized citizens)

Scott County:

0.4%
Whole state:

5.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 182010 or later
  • 212000 to 2009
  • 21990 to 1999
  • 261980 to 1989
  • 211970 to 1979
  • 9Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 80.0%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,495
  • One, attached: 83
  • Two: 174
  • 3 or 4: 243
  • 5 to 9: 210
  • 10 to 19: 168
  • 20 to 49: 67
  • 50 or more: 100
  • Mobile homes: 2,555
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 22

Housing units in Scott County with a mortgage: 2,904 (20 second mortgage, 71 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,338

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

58.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Scott County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,80723
Mainline Protestant3632
Black Protestant2172
Catholic321
Other-1
None15,809-
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: 5
Scott County:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Scott County:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Scott County:

11.2%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

29.6%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Scott County:

Average size of farms: 117 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $19,759
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $37.06
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 95.50%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $16,397
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.53%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $43,541
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.59%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.92
Corn for grain: 92 harvested acres
Vegetables: 6 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Scott County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 26404222.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 14 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/3/2007, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Scott County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 125.8 miles away from Scott County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.2 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) earthquake occurred 232.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 189.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 149.0 miles away from Scott County center
On 12/12/2018 at 09:14:43, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MW, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 58.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 12, 2020 - April 13, 2020, FEMA Id: 4541, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4514, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: February 19, 2019 - March 30, 2019, FEMA Id: 4427, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: February 15, 2015 to February 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4211: April 02, 2015, FEMA Id: 4211, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 25, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1974: May 01, 2011, FEMA Id: 1974, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 2011 to March 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1965: March 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 1965, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3217: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3217, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 2003 to February 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1456: March 20, 2003, FEMA Id: 1456, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: November 09, 2002 to November 12, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1441: November 13, 2002, FEMA Id: 1441, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 23, 2002 to March 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1408: April 05, 2002, FEMA Id: 1408, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Scott County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Scott

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,847 (85.0%)
  • Carpooled: 425 (6.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 213 (3.1%)
  • Walked: 65 (0.9%)
  • Worked at home: 335 (4.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Taiwan (36%)
  • Peru (14%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • El Salvador (9%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (7%)
  • Mexico (7%)
  • Dominican Republic (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Scott County


  • American (31%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • German (5%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • European (2%)

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

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

  • 147 people in nursing homes
  • 33 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in other workers' dormitories

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

  • 146 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 104 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,200.

3.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.25%
Tennessee average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.76% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($17,885 average AGI)
1.49% relocated from other states ($18,909 average AGI)
Scott County:

1.49%
Tennessee average:

3.48%

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


3.05% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.05%
Tennessee average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.06% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($20,622 average AGI)
1.00% relocated to other states ($10,092 average AGI)
Scott County:

1.00%
Tennessee average:

2.95%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Campbell County, TN  0.40% ($25,231 average AGI)
to Knox County, TN  0.36% ($30,087)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.8

Births per 1000 population in Scott County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Scott County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Scott County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.6%
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: 4,289 (2,662 aged, 1,627 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 629 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Scott County, Tennessee in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (462)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (313)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (309)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (308)
  • Unspecified dementia (59)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (32)
  • Non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, without complications (13)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (12)
  • Congestive heart failure (11)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with acute lower respiratory infection (10)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.58
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,820
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 353
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46,740

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,363
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,075

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 10
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 55

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 172.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 152.7
  • Other - 19.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,361
  • Male householders: 4,408 (976 living alone), Female householders: 4,446 (1,180 living alone)
  • 4,315 spouses (4,290 opposite-sex spouses), 770 unmarried partners, (768 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,172 children (5,575 natural, 246 adopted, 352 stepchildren), 782 grandchildren, 128 brothers or sisters, 146 parents, 0 foster children, 357 other relatives, 467 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 358

Size of family households: 2,596 2-persons, 1,769 3-persons, 978 4-persons, 501 5-persons, 235 6-persons, 43 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,157 1-person, 509 2-persons, 49 3-persons, 3 5-persons.

2,469 married couples with children.
1,828 single-parent households (534 men, 1,294 women).

98.5% of residents of Scott speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $260,452,000 ($11,927 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $81,782,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $55,709,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $38,399,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $39,000
Federal grants: $56,387,000
Federal procurement contracts: $104,613,000 ($79,848,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,304,000 ($399,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $955,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,439,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,561,000

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

Births: 1,665
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,118
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +20
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +199
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Scott County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.48 millions of gallons per day (4% from ground, 96% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built in Scott County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in Scott County, Tennessee
  • 2502014 or later
  • 1932010 to 2013
  • 2,0262000 to 2009
  • 2,1971990 to 1999
  • 1,8401980 to 1989
  • 1,6141970 to 1979
  • 6891960 to 1969
  • 4871950 to 1959
  • 4231940 to 1949
  • 3401939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Scott County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Scott County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Scott County, Tennessee
  • 351 room
  • 692 rooms
  • 513 rooms
  • 5164 rooms
  • 1,5495 rooms
  • 1,5446 rooms
  • 1,0017 rooms
  • 7198 rooms
  • 7129+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott County, Tennessee
  • 61 room
  • 1042 rooms
  • 4553 rooms
  • 5204 rooms
  • 7155 rooms
  • 5006 rooms
  • 1767 rooms
  • 1188 rooms
  • 579+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Scott County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Scott County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Scott County, Tennessee
  • 34no bedroom
  • 1331 bedroom
  • 1,1252 bedrooms
  • 3,6373 bedrooms
  • 1,0664 bedrooms
  • 1815+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott County, Tennessee
  • 6no bedroom
  • 5171 bedroom
  • 9932 bedrooms
  • 9773 bedrooms
  • 1294 bedrooms
  • 235+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Scott County, Tennessee 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
  • 208no vehicle
  • 1,3841 vehicle
  • 2,0882 vehicles
  • 1,2163 vehicles
  • 8364 vehicles
  • 5695+ 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
  • 244no vehicle
  • 1,4341 vehicle
  • 7862 vehicles
  • 1203 vehicles
  • 494 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles

88.8% of Scott County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in Tennessee.

Scott County:

88.8%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 16,950
  • Other state: 5,090
  • Northeast: 422
  • Midwest: 1,968
  • South: 2,373
  • West: 295
Year householders moved into unit in Scott County, TN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Scott County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.0%Utility gas
  • 32.2%Electricity
  • 4.8%Wood
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 52.6%Electricity
  • 42.6%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Wood
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 111
Here:

4.3%
Tennessee:

13.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 65
Here:

5.6%
Tennessee:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 102
Here:

18.2%
Tennessee:

23.1%

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

Scott County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,656,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,332,000
    Air Transportation: $327,000
    Solid Waste Management: $237,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $145,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $579,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $25,243,000
    Regular Highways: $1,881,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,807,000
    Police Protection: $1,759,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,155,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $848,000
    General - Other: $790,000
    Air Transportation: $483,000
    General Public Buildings: $440,000
    Health - Other: $339,000
    Financial Administration: $291,000
    Solid Waste Management: $207,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $85,000
    Libraries: $53,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $49,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $605,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $84,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,143,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,768,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,875,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $500,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $220,000
    General Revenue - Other: $202,000
    Rents: $145,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $17,000
    Sale of Property: $10,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $408,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,933,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $100,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $8,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,613,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $22,607,000
    Highways: $2,900,000
    Other: $1,133,000
    General Local Government Support: $564,000
    Health and Hospitals: $250,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,035,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,053,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $596,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $50,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $18,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,571,000

Scott County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,656,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,332,000
    Air Transportation: $327,000
    Solid Waste Management: $237,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $145,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $579,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $25,243,000
    Regular Highways: $1,881,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,807,000
    Police Protection: $1,759,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,155,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $848,000
    General - Other: $790,000
    Air Transportation: $483,000
    General Public Buildings: $440,000
    Health - Other: $339,000
    Financial Administration: $291,000
    Solid Waste Management: $207,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $85,000
    Libraries: $53,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $49,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $605,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $84,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,143,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,768,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,875,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $500,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $220,000
    General Revenue - Other: $202,000
    Rents: $145,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $17,000
    Sale of Property: $10,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $408,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,933,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $100,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $8,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,613,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $22,607,000
    Highways: $2,900,000
    Other: $1,133,000
    General Local Government Support: $564,000
    Health and Hospitals: $250,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,035,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,053,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $596,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $50,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $18,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,571,000

Scott County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,656,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,332,000
    Air Transportation: $327,000
    Solid Waste Management: $237,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $145,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $579,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $25,243,000
    Regular Highways: $1,881,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,807,000
    Police Protection: $1,759,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,155,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $848,000
    General - Other: $790,000
    Air Transportation: $483,000
    General Public Buildings: $440,000
    Health - Other: $339,000
    Financial Administration: $291,000
    Solid Waste Management: $207,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $85,000
    Libraries: $53,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $49,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $605,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $84,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,143,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,768,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,875,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $500,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $220,000
    General Revenue - Other: $202,000
    Rents: $145,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $17,000
    Sale of Property: $10,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $408,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,933,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $100,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $8,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,613,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $22,607,000
    Highways: $2,900,000
    Other: $1,133,000
    General Local Government Support: $564,000
    Health and Hospitals: $250,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,035,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,053,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $596,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $50,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $18,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,571,000

Scott County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,656,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,332,000
    Air Transportation: $327,000
    Solid Waste Management: $237,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $145,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $579,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $25,243,000
    Regular Highways: $1,881,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,807,000
    Police Protection: $1,759,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,155,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $848,000
    General - Other: $790,000
    Air Transportation: $483,000
    General Public Buildings: $440,000
    Health - Other: $339,000
    Financial Administration: $291,000
    Solid Waste Management: $207,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $85,000
    Libraries: $53,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $49,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $605,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $84,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,143,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,768,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,875,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $500,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $220,000
    General Revenue - Other: $202,000
    Rents: $145,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $17,000
    Sale of Property: $10,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $408,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,933,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $100,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $8,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,613,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $22,607,000
    Highways: $2,900,000
    Other: $1,133,000
    General Local Government Support: $564,000
    Health and Hospitals: $250,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,035,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,053,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $596,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $50,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $18,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,571,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,581
  • Number of aged recipients: 108
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,473
  • Number of recipients under 18: 96
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,142
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 343
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 624
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 689
Most common first names in Scott County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13271.1 years
William8272.7 years
Mary7874.5 years
John7775.1 years
Robert6370.5 years
George4175.7 years
Charles3967.9 years
Fred2975.5 years
Carl2767.9 years
Thomas2774.5 years
Most common last names in Scott County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Phillips15173.7 years
Jeffers14975.5 years
Smith12373.1 years
Sexton10872.2 years
Terry10072.6 years
West9073.3 years
Chambers8372.0 years
Chitwood7973.7 years
Strunk7673.8 years
Duncan7175.4 years
Businesses in Scott County, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
Arby's1RadioShack1
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
FedEx1U-Haul3
Goodwill1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS1
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1

Scott County on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"