Scott County IA Information


Scott County Subdivisions

Scott County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 169,987
Population in Households 166,615
Population in Familes 131,703
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,372
Population Density1 371
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 69,293
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 44,307
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 74,453 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47,592 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 21,701 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,160 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $179,693
Average Home Value $221,515


Median Household Income $51,659
Average Household Income $68,932
Per Capita Income $28,282
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.67% 0.84%
Households 0.88% 0.93%
Families 0.63% 0.78%
Median Household Income   4.02%
Per Capita Income   3.56%
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, 2014 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 # 40 61st
Per Capita Income # 14 87th

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