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Scott is a town in Columbia County, in the Madison metro area.
The community was named after Gen. Winfield Scott
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Scott. For links to other places called Scott, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Scott is 43.606N. The longitude is -89.189W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 840 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 791.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Scott demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Columbia County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53926 ZIP code.
47% of Scott residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Scott ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Scott was $13,757, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Scott residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Scott, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $292. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,051.
Columbia County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Scott political report.
The average commute time for Scott workers is 42 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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