Scott County is located in western Virginia. The County Seat is Gate City and the largest city is Gate City. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.scottcountyva.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 22,384 and the 2010 census population was 23,172. The land area is 535.53 square miles and there are 43.3 persons per square mile.
98% of the population is White, 0.8% is Black or African American, 1.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.7% is two or more races. 74.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 10.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $91,000, there are 9,692 households, an average of 2.32 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,485, the median household income is $38,355, and 18.3% of the persons in Scott County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,319. Retail sales (in $1000) were $197,209, and sales per capita were $8,634.
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