Fort Scott, KS
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Fort Scott, Kansas Info Snack

Population
7,742
Unemployment
3.1%
Poverty
18.2%
Median Home
$58,400
Median Income
$35,417
Median Rent
$622

Fort Scott SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
3
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
10

Fort Scott, KS Crime Report

117
Total Crimes
1,513.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-38.88%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Fort Scott
/ 100k People
Kansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 117 1,513.8 2,725.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 39 504.6 410.8 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 3.6 5.0
Robbery 2 25.9 44.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 35 452.8 314.2 250.2
Property Crime 78 1,009.2 2,314.5 2,109.9
Burglary 3 38.8 342.7 340.5
Larceny 68 879.8 1,721.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 7 90.6 249.9 219.9

Fort Scott, KS Cost Of Living

73
Fort Scott's Overall Cost Of Living
0.7x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Fort Scott Kansas National Average
Overall 73 89 100
Services 79 93 100
Groceries 93 93 100
Health 97 99 100
Housing 43 76 100
Transportation 85 95 100
Utilities 98 98 100

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Rankings for Fort Scott in Kansas

Map Of Fort Scott, KS

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Population over time in Fort Scott

Year Population % Change
2019 7,742 -0.7%
2018 7,800 -0.3%
2017 7,822 -0.4%
2016 7,852 -0.5%
2015 7,893 -0.8%
2014 7,957 -0.6%
2013 8,003 -0.5%
2012 8,045 -0.4%
2011 8,075 -0.6%
2010 8,125 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fort Scott

White
87.1% (6,747)
African American
4.3% (332)
American Indian
0.2% (15)
Asian
1.1% (88)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
4.2% (329)
Hispanic
3.0% (231)
Race Fort Scott KS USA
White 87.1% 75.9% 60.7%
African American 4.3% 5.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 1.1% 2.9% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.2% 2.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.0% 11.9% 18.0%

Gender in Fort Scott

Female
54.8% (4,239)
Male
45.2% (3,503)
Gender Fort Scott KS USA
Female 54.8% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 45.2% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fort Scott for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (464)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (541)
High School / GED
31.0% (2,400)
Some College
31.0% (2,400)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (696)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (929)
Master's Degree
3.0% (232)
Professional Degree
1.0% (77)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Fort Scott KS USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 31.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Fort Scott, Kansas

Less than $10,000
9.7% (75,409)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.8% (68,370)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.2% (117,386)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.8% (122,414)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.0% (123,922)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.6% (128,698)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.3% (72,141)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.1% (47,507)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.1% (8,797)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (9,551)
Income Fort Scott KS USA
Less than $10,000 9.7% 5.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.8% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.2% 9.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.8% 9.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.0% 13.7% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.6% 18.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.3% 13.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.1% 14.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.1% 5.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 5.3% 7.7%

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