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Encyclopedia > Scott County, Tennessee
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Scott County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 21,127. Its county seat is Huntsville6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,381 km˛ (533 mi˛). 1,378 km˛ (532 mi˛) of it is land and 3 km˛ (1 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.21% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 21,127 people, 8,203 households, and 6,012 families residing in the county. The population density is 15/km˛ (40/mi˛). There are 8,909 housing units at an average density of 6/km˛ (17/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 98.53% White, 0.09% Black or African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.10% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. 0.57% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 8,203 households out of which 35.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.20% are married couples living together, 11.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.70% are non-families. 24.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.55 and the average family size is 3.02.


In the county, the population is spread out with 26.10% under the age of 18, 10.30% from 18 to 24, 28.70% from 25 to 44, 23.60% from 45 to 64, and 11.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 97.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.00 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $24,093, and the median income for a family is $28,595. Males have a median income of $24,721 versus $19,451 for females. The per capita income for the county is $12,927. 20.20% of the population and 17.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.10% of those under the age of 18 and 17.10% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


Cities and towns

  • Helenwood
  • Huntsville
  • Oneida
  • Winfield

External link

Scott Co, TN Genealogy (http://www.tngenweb.org/scott)

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  Results from FactBites:
 
Scott County, Tennessee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (394 words)
Scott County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
In the county, the population was spread out with 26.10% under the age of 18, 10.30% from 18 to 24, 28.70% from 25 to 44, 23.60% from 45 to 64, and 11.30% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county was $24,093, and the median income for a family was $28,595.
Winfield Scott: Definition and Much More from Answers.com (2826 words)
Scott lost to Democrat Franklin Pierce in the general election, but remained a popular national figure, receiving a brevet promotion in 1856 to the rank of lieutenant general, becoming the first American since George Washington to hold that rank.
Scott County in the state of Iowa is named in Winfield Scott's honor, as he was the presiding officer at the signing of the peace treaty ending the Black Hawk War; Scott County, Minnesota, and Scott County, Tennessee, were also named for him.
Scott Township in Mahaska County, Iowa, was formerly called Jackson before residents formally petitioned to change the township's name in light of their strong support of Scott in the 1852 presidential campaign.
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