Scott City demographics profile

StatisticScott CityMissouriNational
Population density (sq mi)9378691
Median age36.938.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%42%43%
Speak English99%94%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%
Scott City, MO has a population of 4,524 and is the 6,904th largest city in the United States. The population density is 937 per sq mi which is 985% higher than the Missouri average and 934% higher than the national average. The median age in Scott City is 37 which is approximately 4% lower than the Missouri average of 38. In Scott City, 53% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 74% of Scott City residents were born in Missouri, 25% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Scott City is 985% higher than Missouri.
  • The median age in Scott City is 4% lower than Missouri.
  • In Scott City 98.08% of the population is White.
  • In Scott City 0.75% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Scott City 0.35% of the population is Asian.

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Scott City population breakdown by race

RaceScott CityMissouriNational
Black or African American0.75%11.58%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.42%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.11%0.18%
Mixed race0.82%2.44%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.13%4.75%
In Scott City, 0.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Scott City, MO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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