Scott County TN Information


Scott County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 22,837
Daytime Population: Workers 6,247
Daytime Population: Residents 15,086
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,333
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 22,573
Population in Familes 18,882
Population in Group Qrtrs 264
Population Density2 43
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $35,471
Average Household Income $47,190
Per Capita Income $18,325


Total Housing Units 10,181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,278 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,521 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,382 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $87,072
Average Home Value $121,982


Total Households 8,799
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 6,152
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 0.37% 0.26%
Households 0.2% 0.19%
Families 0.05% 0.09%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.73%


Scott County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scott County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee 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 # 62 36th
Population Density # 74 23rd
Diversity Index # 93 3rd
Median Household Income # 78 19th
Per Capita Income # 88 8th

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