Scott County IL Information


Scott County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,069
Daytime Population: Workers 1,489
Daytime Population: Residents 2,513
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,002
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 5,026
Population in Familes 4,112
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $52,512
Average Household Income $69,300
Per Capita Income $28,867


Total Housing Units 2,437 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,591 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 514 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 332 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $92,519
Average Home Value $116,232


Total Households 2,105
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,425
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 -0.75% -1.12%
Households -0.69% -1.09%
Families -0.85% -1.19%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   3.86%


Scott County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scott County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois 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 # 99 4th
Population Density # 93 10th
Diversity Index # 101 2nd
Median Household Income # 31 71st
Per Capita Income # 25 76th

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