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Scott, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Scott had a population of 271 as of July 1, 2016. Scott ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Scott is located at latitude 40.9887 and longitude -84.584 in Van Wert County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Scott (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Van Wert County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 738 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Scott are located in Van Wert County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Paulding County.

The Village of Scott (GNIS ID: 2399776) 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 Scott is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Van Wert County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Scott population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Scott, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 271
Population in Households 271
Population in Familes 234
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 334
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 107
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 81
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 90 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $115,385
Average Home Value $129,722


Median Household Income $54,696
Average Household Income $69,711
Per Capita Income $26,454
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.86% -0.67%
Households -0.59% -0.57%
Families 1.02% -0.5%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Scott, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scott to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1016 16th
Population Density1 # 1102 9th
Diversity Index2 # 531 56th
Median Household Income # 385 68th
Per Capita Income # 372 69th

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