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Time Zone: Scott County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Davenport is the Seat for Scott County.

Scott County was founded December 21, 1837.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Scott had a population of 166,650 people. This is an increase of 5.03% since the last Census (which gave a population of 158,668 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Scott represented 5.42% of the total population of Iowa, making it the state's 3rd most populous county (out of 99 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010165,224+4.13%-0.86% since 2009
2009166,650+5.03%+1.35% since 2008
2008164,437+3.64%+1.29% since 2007
2000158,668The Last Census

More information can be found on the Scott County Census Page for Scott County.


Below are some of the communities located in Scott County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Scott County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Davenport   101,33598,3593.03% increase  
Bettendorf   33,17531,2756.08% increase  
Eldridge   4,9484,15918.97% increase  
Le Claire   3,5602,84725.04% increase  
Blue Grass   1,4251,16921.9% increase  

Websites for Scott County

Official Website:   www.scottcountyiowa.com/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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