15.2 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Scott City, Missouri


15.2 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Scott City, Missouri in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

This number was 20.7 percent lower than the state average of 35.9 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 4,496.

87.2 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many Scott City, Missouri residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Scott City, Missouri for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
373
12.8
Regular high school diploma
1,213
41.6
GED or alternative credential
257
8.8
Some college less than 1 year
221
7.6
Some college 1 or more years no degree
409
14
Associate's degree
91
3.1
Bachelor's degree
211
7.2
Master's degree
115
3.9
Professional school degree
8
0.3
Doctorate degree
17
0.6
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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