Scott County KY Information

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Scott County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Scott County KY Housing Affordability Index is 175
State of Kentucky Housing Affordability Index is 161
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Scott County KY Wealth Index is 95
State of Kentucky Wealth Index is 73
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 57,532
Population in Households 56,415
Population in Families 47,439
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,117
Population Density 204
Diversity Index1 28
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $69,414
Average Household Income $87,809
Per Capita Income $32,935
Wealth Index3 95

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 23,564 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,455 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,924 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,185 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $197,891
Housing Affordability Index2 175
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 21,379
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 15,333
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 2.17% 2.08%
Households 2.25% 2.11%
Families 2.09% 2.01%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

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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, 2019 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 Density # 15 88th
Diversity Index # 17 88th
Median Household Income # 3 98th
Per Capita Income # 7 95th

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