Scott County KY Information

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Scott County Subdivisions

Scott County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 52,517
Population in Households 51,201
Population in Familes 43,118
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,316
Population Density1 186
Diversity Index2 28
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 19,333
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 13,907
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 21,357 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,144 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,189 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,024 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $185,448
Average Home Value $230,714
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,838
Average Household Income $77,077
Per Capita Income $28,863
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.73% 1.73%
Households 1.69% 1.71%
Families 1.51% 1.6%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.

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Scott County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scott County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 17 87th
Population Density1 # 15 88th
Diversity Index2 # 16 88th
Median Household Income # 4 98th
Per Capita Income # 6 96th

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