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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B
Scott County is located in Kentucky with a population of 52,322. Scott County is one of the best places to live in Kentucky. Living in Scott County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Scott County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Scott County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$170,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$813
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Scott County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    64.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    41
    40.7
  • Robbery
    81.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    394.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,115
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    231.1
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Scott County

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$65,598
National
$55,322

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