Scotts Mills is a city in Marion County, Oregon, United States. The population was 357 at the 2010 census. It is 2 miles (3 km) south of Marquam and Oregon Route 213, between Silverton and Molalla.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.36 square miles (0.93 km), all of it land.
Butte Creek flows just to the east of Scotts Mills as it makes its way north to join the Pudding River.
As of the census of 2010, there were 357 people, 131 households, and 93 families residing in the city. The population density was 991.7 inhabitants per square mile (382.9/km). There were 138 housing units at an average density of 383.3 per square mile (148.0/km). The racial makeup of the city was 97.5% White, 0.3% Native American, 1.4% Asian, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.
There were 131 households of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.1% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.0% were non-families. 19.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.17.
The median age in the city was 40.8 years. 24.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.9% were from 25 to 44; 32.5% were from 45 to 64; and 11.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.5% male and 46.5% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 312 people, 107 households, and 80 families residing in the city. The population density was 988.6 people per square mile (376.4/km²). There were 108 housing units at an average density of 342.2 per square mile (130.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.91% White, 0.64% from other races, and 5.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.53% of the population.
There were 107 households out of which 37.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.2% were non-families. 18.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.30.
In the city, the population was spread out with 28.8% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $35,208, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $31,000 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,033. About 9.0% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.3% of those under age 18 and 2.3% of those age 65 or over.