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Scottsville is a house rule-class metropolis[5] in Allen County, Kentucky, within the United States. It is the seat of its county.[6] The inhabitants was 4,226 throughout the 2010 U.S. Census.

Scottsville is house of the primary settlement of the Noah Hoover Mennonites, additionally known as “Scottsville Mennonites”, a department of Old Order Mennonites. They didn’t emerge from a single division, as most different Anabaptist teams, however have an extended historical past of divisions and mergers. They moved to Scottsville in 1978, coming from Snyder County, Pennsylvania.[13]

The median earnings for a family within the metropolis was $24,960, and the median earnings for a household was $36,711. Males had a median earnings of $31,367 versus $29,750 for females. The per capita earnings for the town was $13,555. About 20.3% of households and 28.5% of the inhabitants have been under the poverty line, together with 35.0% of these beneath age 18 and 13.5% of these age 65 or over.

In the town, the inhabitants was unfold out, with 23.2% beneath the age of 18, 7.0% from 20 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who have been 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38.6 years. For each 100 females, there have been 86.66 males. For each 100 females age 18 and over, there have been 84.54 males.

There have been 1,861 households, out of which 26.6% had youngsters beneath the age of 18 dwelling with them, 38.2% have been married {couples} dwelling collectively, 17.7% had a feminine householder with no husband current, and 39.3% have been non-families. 35.0% of all households have been made up of people dwelling alone, and 14.5% had somebody dwelling alone who was 65 years of age or older. The common family dimension was 2.22 and the typical household dimension was 2.83.

As of the census[12] of 2010, there have been 4,226 individuals, 1,861 households, and 1,130 households residing within the metropolis. The inhabitants density was 728.6 per sq. mile (281.3/km2). There have been 2,066 housing items at a median density of 356.2 per sq. mile (137.5/km2). The racial make-up of the town was 94.5% White, 2.5% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 0.4% from different races, and a couple of.1% from two or extra races. Hispanic or Latino of any race have been 1.4% of the inhabitants.

The local weather on this space is characterised by scorching, humid summers and customarily gentle to chill winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Scottsville has a moist subtropical local weather, abbreviated “Cfa” on local weather maps.[10]

Scottsville is positioned at 36°45′5″N 86°11′34″W / 36.75139°N 86.19278°W / 36.75139; -86.19278 (36.751504, -86.192692).[9] According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a complete space of 5.8 sq. miles (15 km2), all of it land.

Scottsville was the birthplace of what would turn out to be the Dollar General nationwide chain of 15,000 shops, with J. L. Turner and his son Cal Turner, Sr., opening their first division retailer there in 1945. In 1955, the Turners started to open extra shops, and, in 1968, based Dollar General Corporation or DOLGEN Corp.[8]

The web site alongside Bays Fork was settled in 1797 and developed right into a stagecoach station. The city was laid off in 1816[7] and established the following 12 months.[2] It was named for Kentucky’s 4th governor, Charles Scott. In the early nineteenth century, it was also called Allen Court House and Scottville.[7]

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