Scott County, IA Demographics

The total population of Scott County is estimated to be 174,315 with 86,169 males (49.43%) and 88,146 females (50.57%). There are 1,977 more females than males in Scott County.
The median household income in Scott County was $73,151 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 770(1.06%) from $72,381 in 2020. This income is 98.05% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Scott County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $88,135. Overall, the median household income for the county of Scott County stands at $66,832.
In Scott County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $46,758 for males and $31,370 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $66,515 for males and $50,447 for females.
In Scott County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 6 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $107,801, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $36,057.
In 2022, the population of Scott County was 173,924, a 0.20% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Scott County's population was 174,278, a decline of 0.18% compared to a population of 174,596 in 2020.
The median age in Scott County, IA is 38.7, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 19.77% were under the age of 15, 18.63% aged 15 to 29, 45.38% aged 30 to 64, 14.34% aged 65 to 84, and 1.88% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Scott County population: 83.05% are White, 7.11% are Black or African American, 0.21% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.86% are Asian, 0.04% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 0.77% are some other race and 5.95% are multiracial.