Scott County MN Information


Scott County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 145,514
Daytime Population: Workers 48,857
Daytime Population: Residents 69,417
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 118,274
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 144,227
Population in Familes 125,237
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,287
Population Density2 408
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $91,517
Average Household Income $113,539
Per Capita Income $39,441


Total Housing Units 52,376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41,553 (79.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,769 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,054 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $284,590
Average Home Value $335,367


Total Households 50,322
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 38,221
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 1.57% 1.69%
Households 1.52% 1.66%
Families 1.45% 1.62%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.44%


Scott County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scott County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota 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 # 9 91st
Population Density # 6 94th
Diversity Index # 10 90th
Median Household Income # 2 99th
Per Capita Income # 4 97th

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