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The Village of Scottville had a population of 119 as of July 1, 2021. Scottville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Scottville is located at latitude 39.4803 and longitude -90.1048 in Macoupin County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Scottville encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Macoupin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 659 feet.

The Village of Scottville has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Scottville is located within Township of Scottville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Macoupin County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Scottville: Scottsville.

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Scottville, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 119 (100%)
Population in Households 119 (100.0%)
Population in Families 98 (82.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 119
Diversity Index2 7


Median Household Income $54,545
Average Household Income $69,912
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $31,396
Wealth Index5 71


Total HU (Housing Units) 64 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $160,714
Average Home Value $228,889
Housing Affordability Index3 0


Total Households 54
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 36
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.23% -0.17%
Households 0.34% 0.0%
Families 0.25% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
Owner Occupied HU   0.0%

Scottville, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scottville to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 1293 6th
Population Density # 1338 2nd
Median Household Income # 866 37th
Housing Affordability Index # 49 4th
Per Capita Income # 572 58th
Diversity Index # 1170 15th

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