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As of 2010, the total population of Scottsboro is 14,770, which is 0.05% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 7.48% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. The Scottsboro population density is 257.28 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 91.18 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 81.32 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Scottsboro is white, which represent 89.76% of the total population. The average Scottsboro education level is about the same as the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010: 14,770. #42

Population Growth Since 2000, #273

Scottsboro, AL

Population Density, #263

Scottsboro, AL
257.28 per square mile
91.18 per square mile
81.32 per square mile

Population by Races

White:13,258 (89.76%, #190)
Black:681 (4.61%, #396)
Hispanic:522 (3.53%, #129)
Asian:117 (0.79%, #97)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):146 (0.99%, #97)
One Race, Other:297 (2.01%, see rank)
Two or More Races:271 (1.83%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:319 (61.11%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:15 (2.87%, see rank)
Cuban:8 (1.53%, see rank)
Central American:121 (23.18%, see rank)
South American:6 (1.15%, see rank)

*Based on 2010 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

11,960 (80.79%) out of the total population of 14,804 reported first ancestry.

 Scottsboro, AL% of the Total PopulationAlabamaU.S.
Arab140.09%, see rank0.20%0.53%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.09%0.50%
Danish270.18%, see rank0.10%0.45%
Dutch1731.17%, see rank1.09%1.51%
English1,54310.42%, see rank8.80%8.53%
French4082.76%, see rank1.96%3.54%
German1,0907.36%, see rank7.49%15.79%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.16%0.42%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.10%0.48%
Irish1,4149.55%, see rank9.75%11.36%
Italian1010.68%, see rank1.73%5.66%
Norwegian190.13%, see rank0.32%1.46%
Polish1330.90%, see rank0.67%3.13%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.07%0.46%
Russian80.05%, see rank0.17%0.97%
Scotch-Irish1781.20%, see rank1.69%1.07%
Scottish1961.32%, see rank1.93%1.81%
Subsaharan African370.25%, see rank0.75%0.93%
Swedish540.36%, see rank0.40%1.34%
Swiss430.29%, see rank0.10%0.31%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.04%0.31%
American3,53323.87%, see rank14.21%6.72%
Welsh330.22%, see rank0.39%0.60%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 7,028 (47.58%, see rank)
Females: 7,742 (52.42%, see rank)

Scottsboro, AL
Male: 47.58%
Female: 52.42%
Male: 48.54%
Female: 51.46%
Male: 49.16%
Female: 50.84%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Scottsboro, AL
42.20 years old
37.90 years old
37.20 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Scottsboro, AL
39.70 years old
36.40 years old
35.80 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Scottsboro, AL
44.70 years old
39.10 years old
38.50 years old

 Scottsboro, AL% of the Total PopulationAlabamaU.S.
Under 5 years8245.58%, see rank6.38%6.54%
5 to 9 years9266.27%, see rank6.45%6.59%
10 to 14 years8936.05%, see rank6.69%6.70%
15 to 19 years9276.28%, see rank7.19%7.14%
20 to 24 years7985.40%, see rank7.02%6.99%
25 to 34 years1,67711.35%, see rank12.74%13.30%
35 to 44 years1,83312.41%, see rank12.96%13.30%
45 to 54 years2,10014.22%, see rank14.52%14.58%
55 to 64 years1,99513.51%, see rank12.30%11.82%
65 to 74 years1,56610.60%, see rank7.75%7.03%
75 to 84 9016.10%, see rank4.43%4.23%
85 years and over3302.23%, see rank1.58%1.78%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Scottsboro, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population10,405, 100%3,166,424204,336,017
Less Than High School2,069, 19.88%, see rank17.40%14.28%
High School Graduate3,141, 30.19%, see rank31.31%28.24%
Some College or Associate Degree2,867, 27.55%, see rank29.02%28.99%
Bachelor Degree1,384, 13.30%, see rank14.15%17.88%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree944, 9.07%, see rank8.11%10.61%
USA.com Education Index#12.92, see rank13.0213.47
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Scottsboro, AL AlabamaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten27351.65%48.35%67.27%32.73%70.05%29.95%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)1,56597.44%, see rank2.56%, see rank89.52%10.48%89.62%10.38%
High School (Grades 9-12)58090.34%, see rank9.66%, see rank89.22%10.78%90.52%9.48%
College69691.52%, see rank8.48%, see rank85.27%14.73%77.79%22.21%
Graduate School8100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank77.27%22.73%58.62%41.38%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Scottsboro, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total Households6,245, 100%1,883,791116,716,292
Average Household Size2.31, see rank2.482.58
1 Person Households1,921, 30.76%, see rank27.43%26.74%
2 or More Person Households4,324, 69.24%, see rank72.57%73.26%
Family Households (Families)4,141, 66.31%, see rank67.76%66.43%
Average Family Size2.86, see rank3.023.14
Married-Couple Family3,097, 49.59%, see rank47.91%48.42%
Nonfamily Households2,104, 33.69%, see rank32.24%33.57%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Scottsboro, AL%AlabamaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total12,130see rank3,844,391248,042,237
Males, 15 Years and Over5,601100%, see rank1,841,356120,789,875
Never Married1,29423.10%, see rank31.74%35.08%
Married3,50862.63%, see rank54.13%52.93%
Widowed1893.37%, see rank2.87%2.53%
Divorced61010.89%, see rank11.27%9.46%
Females, 15 Years and Over6,529100%, see rank2,003,035127,252,362
Never Married1,09316.74%, see rank25.85%28.74%
Married3,50653.70%, see rank49.84%49.95%
Widowed96814.83%, see rank11.10%9.34%
Divorced96214.73%, see rank13.21%11.97%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Scottsboro, AL%AlabamaU.S.
Native14,45197.62%, see rank96.51%87.13%
Born in the State of Residence10,79472.91%, see rank70.23%58.71%
Born in Different State3,55223.99%, see rank25.52%27.04%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1050.71%, see rank0.77%1.38%
Foreign Born3532.38%, see rank3.49%12.87%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1731.17%, see rank1.07%5.71%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1801.22%, see rank2.42%7.16%
Born In Europe960.65%, see rank0.39%1.56%
Born In Asia990.67%, see rank0.94%3.67%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.14%0.51%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America1581.07%, see rank1.93%6.79%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.07%0.26%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Scottsboro, AL%AlabamaU.S.
English5,91794.95%, see rank94.27%79.64%
Spanish1632.62%, see rank3.36%11.57%
Other Indo-European Languages1312.10%, see rank1.27%4.61%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages210.34%, see rank0.86%3.24%
Other00.00%, see rank0.24%0.94%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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