Scott County VA Information


Scott County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 22,897
Daytime Population: Workers 5,577
Daytime Population: Residents 13,616
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,193
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 22,191
Population in Familes 18,269
Population in Group Qrtrs 706
Population Density2 43
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $39,172
Average Household Income $48,564
Per Capita Income $21,225


Total Housing Units 12,076 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,139 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,482 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,455 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $95,068
Average Home Value $138,874


Total Households 9,621
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 6,469
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 -0.17% -0.49%
Households -0.22% -0.51%
Families -0.36% -0.63%
Median Household Income   0.71%
Per Capita Income   2.3%


Scott County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scott County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia 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 # 78 42nd
Population Density # 110 18th
Diversity Index # 130 3rd
Median Household Income # 102 24th
Per Capita Income # 105 22nd

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