Scott Air Force Base, IL

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Scott Air Force Base Profile


Overview

Scott Air Force Base is a very small town located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 3,377 people and just one neighborhood, Scott Air Force Base is the 393rd largest community in Illinois.

Occupations and Workforce

Scott Air Force Base is a military town: the armed forces employs 15.35% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Public Service and Healthcare are important in the local economy and are the town’s largest civilian employers, employing 29.92% and 16.28% of the civilian workforce respectively.

Also of interest is that Scott Air Force Base has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, Scott Air Force Base is also a town of artists. Scott Air Force Base has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Scott Air Force Base’s character.

Setting & Lifestyle

Overall, Scott Air Force Base’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Scott Air Force Base spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 13.48 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.

Being a small town, Scott Air Force Base does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Scott Air Force Base Demographics

Scott Air Force Base is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 45.60% of adults in Scott Air Force Base have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Scott Air Force Base in 2018 was $23,097, which is lower middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $92,388 for a family of four. However, Scott Air Force Base contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Scott Air Force Base is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Scott Air Force Base home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Scott Air Force Base residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Scott Air Force Base include German, Italian, Irish, Scottish, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Scott Air Force Base is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Scott Air Force Base VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Mascoutah Elem School
533 N 6th St
Mascoutah, IL 62258
PK-05
Mascoutah High School
1313 W Main St
Mascoutah, IL 62258
08-12
Mascoutah Middle School
846 N 6th St
Mascoutah, IL 62258
06-08
O Fallon High School
600 S Smiley St
O Fallon, IL 62269
09-12
Scott Elem School
4732 Patriots Dr
Scott Air Force Base, IL 62225
PK-05
Shiloh Elementary School
125 Diamond Ct
Shiloh, IL 62269
PK-03
Shiloh Middle School
1 Wildcat Xing
Shiloh, IL 62269
04-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

MASCOUTAH CUD 19


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 23.2% 48.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.6% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.6% 2.0%

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