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Scott City, Alabama

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Census Data for Scott City ...

As far as we can tell, Scott City has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Scott City, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<1>
 Birmingham212,157   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
 Hoover84,978   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
 Vestavia Hills34,688   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
 Alabaster32,948   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
 Bessemer26,511   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
 Homewood25,613   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
 Pelham23,050   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]

Jefferson County ...

Scott City is located in Jefferson County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Jefferson County.

Population Rings for Scott City ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Scott City and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Scott City. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Scott City, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]437,122+3.55%
10 mi   [16 km]783,767+3.9%
15 mi   [24 km]18401,227+1.39%
20 mi   [32 km]29549,731+2.17%
25 mi   [40 km]51677,226+2.34%
30 mi   [48 km]65739,318+2.43%

Miscellaneous Information for Scott City ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Jefferson County or the community of Scott City:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Scott City:

GNIS ID for Scott City: 126485

GNIS ID for Jefferson County: 161562

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 01 (Alabama)

County Code: 073 (Jefferson County)

Place Code: 68712 (Scott City)

State & County Code: 01/073 (Alabama / Jefferson County)

State & Place Code: 01/68712 (Alabama / Scott City)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Scott City is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Scott City.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Scott City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Scott City. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Scott City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Scott City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Scott City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scott City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5470, Longitude: -86.5797     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Scott City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Scott City.