Demographics

Scott County, with 357 square miles of land area, has been one of the fastest growing counties in the state. Currently there is a population of over 132,000 people and a labor force of approximately 76,000 people with substantial growth expected to continue.

Population

* Source: U.S. Census Bureau - Quick Facts

  Population
(2015 Est.)
Population
(2010)
Population % Change
(2010 - 2015)
Scott County 141,660 129,928 9.0%
State of Minnesota 5,489,594 5,303,925 3.5%

Household Information

* Source: U.S. Census Bureau - Quick Facts

  Scott County State of Minnesota
Median Household Income (2011-2015) $87,794 $61,492
Homeownership Rate (2011-2015) 83.1% 71.7%
Median Home Value (2011-2015) $247,600 $186,200
Persons per household (2011-2015) 2.90 2.49

There were 49,999 housing units in Scott County in 2015.

Travel Time to Work, Scott County Residents

* Updated Feb. 2017 - Source: Metropolitan Council Community Profile/U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (2011-2015)

The mean travel time to work for workers age 16 and over in Scott County is 26.4 minutes.