Scott County IA Information


Scott County Subdivisions

Scott County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 171,300
Population in Households 167,813
Population in Familes 132,483
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,487
Population Density1 374
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 69,860
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 44,698
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 75,013 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47,762 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 22,098 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,153 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $182,719
Average Home Value $226,883


Median Household Income $52,929
Average Household Income $72,558
Per Capita Income $29,779
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 0.78%
Households 0.87% 0.87%
Families 0.68% 0.75%
Median Household Income   3.76%
Per Capita Income   2.89%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Scott County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scott County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 3 98th
Population Density1 # 2 99th
Diversity Index2 # 11 90th
Median Household Income # 34 67th
Per Capita Income # 12 89th

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