Scottsburg, Indiana

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Population in 2022: 7,369 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +22.0%
 
Males: 3,305  (44.9%)
Females: 4,064  (55.1%)
Median resident age:

37.4 years
Indiana median age:

38.2 years

Zip codes: 47170.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $34,573 (it was $30,687 in 2000)
Scottsburg:

$34,573
IN:

$66,785

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $24,301 (it was $16,552 in 2000)

Scottsburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $137,769 (it was $70,600 in 2000)
Scottsburg:

$137,769
IN:

$208,700

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $167,424; detached houses: $164,520; townhouses or other attached units: $318,810; mobile homes: $108,356

Median gross rent in 2022: $824.

March 2022 cost of living index in Scottsburg: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 25.7%
(27.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 12.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.3% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Scottsburg, IN (2022)
    • 6,34386.1%White alone
    • 5417.3%Two or more races
    • 3384.6%Hispanic
    • 1151.6%Other race alone
    • 650.9%American Indian alone
    • 290.4%Black alone

Races in Scottsburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Scottsburg, Indiana as of April 18, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Scottsburg is 3,358 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Scottsburg by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(33.9)
4
(59.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(44.7)
1
(15.1)
5
(74.4)
3
(45.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(75.0)
7
(104.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(118.7)
1
(14.8)
8
(118.0)
3
(44.7)
5
(75.6)
6
(89.3)
4
(60.3)
2
(30.1)
4
(60.0)
2
(29.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
38
(644.5)
37
(548.4)
32
(471.9)
31
(461.7)
22
(332.6)
26
(386.9)
24
(361.8)
15
(225.4)
4
(60.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
54
(915.9)
60
(889.3)
56
(825.8)
49
(729.7)
45
(680.4)
34
(506.0)
20
(301.5)
26
(390.7)
50
(749.7)
37
(549.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
304
(5,156)
275
(4,076)
254
(3,746)
271
(4,036)
248
(3,750)
210
(3,125)
184
(2,774)
197
(2,960)
252
(3,779)
189
(2,808)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(118.7)
8
(118.6)
3
(44.2)
10
(148.9)
7
(105.8)
14
(208.3)
2
(30.1)
3
(45.1)
5
(75.0)
15
(222.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index471.5396.3341.0365.9307.4340.8261.1203.5299.6260.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Scottsburg, IN

Crime rate in Scottsburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 14 (14 officers - 14 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Indiana average:

2.33
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Ancestries: English (17.0%), American (16.4%), Irish (9.3%), German (5.9%), Scottish (3.6%), European (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 570 feet

Land area: 4.80 square miles.

Population density: 1,534 people per square mile   (low).

Scottsburg, Indiana map

171 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America).

This city:

2.3%
Indiana:

5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,072 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $953 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (31.6 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (240.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Austin, IN (2.1 miles ),
Little York, IN (2.6 miles),
Crothersville, IN (2.9 miles ),
Henryville, IN (3.2 miles ),
Deputy, IN (3.2 miles),
Kent, IN (3.6 miles),
Memphis, IN (3.7 miles ),
New Washington, IN (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 38.69 N, Longitude: 85.78 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,555 (+34.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,207 (42.2%)

Area code: 812

Distribution of median household income in Scottsburg, IN in 2022
Distribution of house value in Scottsburg, IN in 2022
Scottsburg satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.0%
Indiana:

2.8%
Historical population in Scottsburg, IN
Historical housing units in Scottsburg, IN

Population change in the 1990s: +381 (+6.7%).
Most common industries in Scottsburg, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Scottsburg, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)

Average climate in Scottsburg, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Scottsburg, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 72.1. This is about average.

City:

72.1
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Scottsburg-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the Scottsburg city center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 190 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Scottsburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 115.2 miles away from Scottsburg center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 104.7 miles away from Scottsburg center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 115.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 114.1 miles away from Scottsburg center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 118.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.9 miles away from Scottsburg center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Scott County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Scottsburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Scottsburg:

  • SCOTT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 1451 N GARDNER ST)
  • HAMPTON OAKS HEALTH CAMPUS (966 N WILSON RD)
  • HICKORY CREEK AT SCOTTSBURG (1100 N GARDNER AVE)
  • SCOTT VILLA NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (545 W MOONGLO RD)
  • WATERS OF SCOTTSBURG THE (1350 N TODD DR)
  • DAVITA - SCOTTSBURG DIALYSIS (1619 W. MCCLAIN AVE.)
  • FMC - SCOTT COUNTY DIALYSIS (130 N. WESTAVIA BLVD)

Airports located in Scottsburg:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scottsburg:

  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 24 miles; New Albany, IN; Full-time enrollment: 5,050)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 31 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 31 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Bellarmine University (about 33 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • University of Louisville (about 33 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Sullivan University (about 34 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 53 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 39,039)

Public high school in Scottsburg:

Public elementary/middle schools in Scottsburg:

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Library in Scottsburg:

  • SCOTT COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $718,913; Location: 108 SOUTH MAIN ST; 74,379 books; 1,013 audio materials; 4,790 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 121 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Scottsburg: Scottsburg Volunteer Fire Department - Scottsburg City Fire Department Station 2 (A), Scottsburg Volunteer Fire Department - Scottsburg City Fire Department Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Craig Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Iola Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Toast Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Campbell's Motel (300 North Gardner Street), Best Western Scottsburg Inn (I-65 And State Road 56), Holiday Inn ExpStes Scottsburg (200 Beechwood Avenue), Days Inn Scottsburg IN (1525 West McClain Avenue), Mariann Travel Inns Inc (I65 & Hwy 56), Hampton Inn & Suites Scottsburg (1535 West McClain Avenue), Super 8 Motel (1522 West McClain Avenue), Scott County Visitors Commission (PO Box 37).

Court: Scott County Court Alcohol & Drug Program (1 East McClain Avenue).

Scott County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Scottsburg and their reported violations in the past:

BLUE RIVER ESTATES MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 99, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (NOV-07-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-04-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.5%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.4%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Scottsburg in 2010:

  • 170 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 91 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in Scottsburg in 2000:

  • 106 people in nursing homes
  • 65 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 29 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Scottsburg (2011 data):

  • The Scott County State Bank: Gardner Branch, Motor Branch, at 125 West Mcclain Avenue, Westview Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $132.2 mil, Deposits: $105.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bank Shares Of Indiana, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Scottsburg Branch at 913 West Mcclain Avenue, branch established on 1973/11/12. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Scottsburg Building and Loan Association: Scottsburg Building And Loan Associa at 306 West Mcclain Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $88.5 mil, Deposits: $66.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • The New Washington State Bank: Scottsburg Branch at 1770 West Mcclain Avenue, branch established on 2007/10/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $226.7 mil, Deposits: $199.5 mil, headquarters in New Washington, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: New Independent Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Scottsburg:

Marital status in Scottsburg, IN
  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 38.2%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 27.0%

For population 25 years and over in Scottsburg:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Indiana average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Scottsburg
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Scottsburg, IN (based on Scott County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,00434
Mainline Protestant3,18218
Catholic4001
Other2312
None14,364-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Scott County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Scott County:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
This county:

5.49 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.0%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.9%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.2%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.2%
Indiana:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Scottsburg:

45.9%
Indiana:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Scottsburg:

29.5
Indiana:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Scottsburg:

23.5%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.3%
Indiana:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Scottsburg:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Scottsburg:

37.4%
Indiana:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

55.8%
Indiana:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Scottsburg:

77.3%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Scottsburg, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 17$87,340$61,6520$0
Electric Power 12$96,933$96,9330$0
Other and Unallocable 11$50,282$54,8531$1,869
Water Supply 9$42,731$56,9750$0
Financial Administration 4$20,978$62,9340$0
Sewerage 4$20,938$62,8140$0
Streets and Highways 4$11,018$33,0540$0
Parks and Recreation 4$17,856$53,5683$5,301
Other Government Administration 4$24,778$74,3345$3,845
Solid Waste Management 3$11,643$46,5722$4,313
Firefighters 3$15,642$62,5683$3,034
Judicial and Legal 2$7,998$47,9880$0
Health 2$7,963$47,7781$2,697
Police - Other 0$0 1$2,210
Totals for Government 79$416,099$63,20516$23,269

Scottsburg government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $293,000 ($39.76)
    Corrections - Other: $2,000 ($0.27)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $12,480,000 ($1693.58)
    Sewerage: $1,953,000 ($265.03)
    Water Utilities: $1,421,000 ($192.83)
    Police Protection: $1,245,000 ($168.95)
    Regular Highways: $1,060,000 ($143.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $592,000 ($80.34)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $561,000 ($76.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $539,000 ($73.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $274,000 ($37.18)
    Central Staff Services: $266,000 ($36.10)
    General - Other: $249,000 ($33.79)
    Health - Other: $199,000 ($27.01)
    Financial Administration: $112,000 ($15.20)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($1.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $267,000 ($36.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $82,000 ($11.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $47,000 ($6.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000 ($5.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($2.71)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($1.22)

Scottsburg government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,781,000 ($377.39)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $646,000 ($87.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $329,000 ($44.65)
    Other: $123,000 ($16.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($2.04)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.27)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($0.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $62,000 ($8.41)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $155,000 ($21.03)
    Rents: $148,000 ($20.08)
    General Revenue - Other: $74,000 ($10.04)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($1.63)
    Sale of Property: $11,000 ($1.49)
    Donations From Private Sources: $9,000 ($1.22)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $12,901,000 ($1750.71)
    Water Utilities: $3,250,000 ($441.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,027,000 ($275.07)
    Highways: $462,000 ($62.70)
    General Local Government Support: $182,000 ($24.70)
  • Tax - Property: $3,136,000 ($425.57)
    Public Utilities Sales: $60,000 ($8.14)
    Other License: $50,000 ($6.79)

Scottsburg government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,930,000 ($1483.24)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,930,000 ($1483.24)

Scottsburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $452,000 ($61.34)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,857,000 ($1201.93)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $982,000 ($133.26)
Businesses in Scottsburg, IN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Arby's1Papa John's Pizza1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Big O Tires1Quality1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway2
Circle K1Super 81
Cracker Barrel1T-Mobile1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx3True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hilton1UPS2
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kroger1YMCA1
Long John Silver's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Scottsburg:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSLM (1220 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, IN; Owner: DON H. MARTIN)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WLOU (1350 AM; 2 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZZB (1390 AM; 1 kW; SEYMOUR, IN)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Scottsburg:

  • WMPI (105.3 FM; SCOTTSBURG, IN; Owner: D.R. RICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJAA (96.3 FM; AUSTIN, IN; Owner: MIDLAND MEDIA, INC.)
  • WJCP (92.7 FM; AUSTIN, IN; Owner: PIERATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WQKC (93.7 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: S.C.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WVEZ (106.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WORX-FM (96.7 FM; MADISON, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WBLO (104.3 FM; CHARLESTOWN, IN; Owner: NEW ALBANY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJLR (91.5 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: MIDWEST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WZKF (98.9 FM; SALEM, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WWWY (106.1 FM; NORTH VERNON, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSOH (88.3 FM; NEW WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WPTI (103.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSLM-FM (97.9 FM; SALEM, IN; Owner: REBECCA L. COOMER)
  • W284AD (104.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WIKI (95.3 FM; CARROLLTON, KY; Owner: STAR MEDIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Scottsburg:

  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WHAN-LP (Channel 17; SALEM, IN; Owner: REBECCA L. WHITE)
  • WKPC-TV (Channel 15; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUC'L. TV)
  • WKMJ-TV (Channel 68; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WVHF-LP (Channel 5; JEFFERSONVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WBNA (Channel 21; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W50CI (Channel 50; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBXV-CA (Channel 13; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
Scottsburg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Scottsburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 53Number of bridges
  • 384ft / 117mTotal length
  • $4,600,000Total costs
  • 307,272Total average daily traffic
  • 24,653Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Scottsburg, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 111950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 22010-2019
  • 12020-2022
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Scottsburg, IN

2003 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 34. The highest number of fires - 83 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Scottsburg, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (43.8%), and Structure Fires (33.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Scottsburg, IN
    • 22543.8%Outside Fires
    • 17433.9%Structure Fires
    • 7414.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 418.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Scottsburg, IN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Scottsburg, Indiana:

  • Mariann Travel Inn, SR 56 & I-65, Scottsburg, Indiana 47170 , Phone: (812) 752-3396
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 200 Beechwood Dr, Scottsburg, Indiana 47170 , Phone: (812) 752-0000, Fax: (812) 752-8173
  • America's Best Inn - Scottsburg, 1522 W Mcclain Ave, Scottsburg, Indiana 47170 , Phone: (812) 752-2122, Fax: (812) 752-3159
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Scottsburg, Indiana
Most common first names in Scottsburg, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9974.6 years
Mary9078.0 years
James8871.4 years
William8072.8 years
Robert6769.8 years
Charles6376.1 years
Dorothy3878.3 years
Thomas3571.9 years
Margaret3472.0 years
Helen3279.1 years
Most common last names in Scottsburg, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6375.0 years
Richey5377.9 years
Hall4573.5 years
Johnson3975.6 years
Jones3879.0 years
Miller3875.8 years
Bridgewater3374.4 years
Robbins2779.5 years
Craig2679.8 years
Williams2569.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Scottsburg, IN
  • 55.4%Utility gas
  • 42.3%Electricity
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Scottsburg, IN
  • 66.9%Electricity
  • 28.2%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used


Scottsburg compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Scottsburg on our top lists:

  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
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