Scott County IA Information


Scott County Subdivisions

Scott County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 175,615
Daytime Population: Workers 88,374
Daytime Population: Residents 90,396
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 178,770
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 172,131
Population in Familes 135,527
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,484
Population Density2 383
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $55,466
Average Household Income $76,739
Per Capita Income $30,980


Total Housing Units 75,883 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48,302 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 22,071 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,510 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $163,438
Average Home Value $200,994


Total Households 70,373
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 44,939
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.84% 0.79%
Households 0.73% 0.73%
Families 0.56% 0.63%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   1.95%


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, 2017 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 Density # 2 99th
Diversity Index # 10 91st
Median Household Income # 19 82nd
Per Capita Income # 9 92nd

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