Scott County is located in west-central Kansas. The County Seat is Scott City and the largest city is Scott City. The Official Web Site is located at http://ks-scott.manatron.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 5,080 and the 2010 census population was 4,936. The land area is 717.54 square miles and there are 6.9 persons per square mile.
97.3% of the population is White, 0.5% is Black or African American, 17.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.8% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.6% is two or more races. 86.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 23.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $104,800, there are 2,121 households, an average of 2.28 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,274, the median household income is $50,605, and 11.3% of the persons in Scott County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was unavailable. Retail sales (in $1000) were $46,785, and sales per capita were $10,344.
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