Scottsboro, Alabama Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

If you're thinking of moving to Scottsboro, Alabama, then you'll want to know about the local population and steets. This city is home to 14,770 people as of the 2010 census. It's located in Jackson County and was established 152 years ago. The city was named for its founder Robert T. Scott, who lived in the area during the Civil War.

In 1868, the city was selected as the county seat. This decision eliminated several competitors, including Larkinsville and Stevenson, because of the lack of railroad access. In 1869, construction of a courthouse and jail began. The courthouse was built in the public square. The county jail was located on the other side of the square. The city's economy began to diversify.

The population of Scottsboro City was spread out by race and gender. There were approximately 6,245 households. Twenty-one percent of the population was under 18, while 11.8% was between 18 and 24 years old. Seventy-one percent of households had a female householder without a male present. Twenty-one percent of the city's residents were 65 years and older. The median age was 42.2 years. There were more male residents than females, with 114 men and 106 women living in the city.

The population of Scottsboro City is primarily educated. The city's primary educational institution is Scottsboro High School. The school was founded as Jackson County High School in 1913. It changed its name in 1957 to Scottsboro High School. The school's principal is Brad Dudley. The city is also home to Nolan Strong, who was born in Scottsboro. Known as the "Mom's Choice" for his wholesome and nourishing food choices, Nolan Strong is an acclaimed local chef and entrepreneur.