Fort Scott SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9.5

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Fort Scott, Kansas Info Snack

Fort Scott is a city in and the county seat of Bourbon County, Kansas, United States, 88 miles (142 km) south of Kansas City, on the Marmaton River. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 8,087. It is the home of the Fort Scott National Historic Site and the Fort Scott National Cemetery. Fort Scott is named for Gen. Winfield Scott.
Population
7,852
Unemployment
3.3%
Poverty
19.4%
Median Home
$66,200
Median Income
$33,350
Median Rent
$582

Rankings for Fort Scott in Kansas

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Map Of Fort Scott, KS

Population over time in Fort Scott

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Fort Scott Per 100k

Crime Fort Scott KS USA
Violent Crime 453.1 413.0 382.9
Murder 0.0 5.5 5.3
Robbery 0.0 61.3 98.0
Aggravated Assault 388.3 290.3 248.9
Property Crime 3896.4 2800.9 2362.0
Burglary 815.5 478.2 430.4
Larceny 2873.8 2053.3 1694.0
Car Theft 207.1 269.3 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Fort Scott

White
88.5% (6,946)
African American
5.1% (400)
American Indian
0.6% (50)
Asian
1.5% (114)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.4% (113)
Hispanic
2.9% (229)
Race Fort Scott KS USA
White 88.5% 76.8% 60.6%
African American 5.1% 5.6% 10.4%
American Indian 0.6% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 1.5% 2.7% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 1.4% 2.8% 2.5%
Hispanic 2.9% 11.3% 17.3%

Household Income For Fort Scott, Kansas

Less than $10,000
10.7% (840)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.5% (824)
$15,000 to $24,999
18.0% (1,413)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.4% (973)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.0% (1,256)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.7% (997)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.3% (887)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.5% (431)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.9% (149)
$200,000 or more
1.0% (78)
Income Fort Scott KS USA
Less than $10,000 10.7% 6.3% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.5% 4.9% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 18.0% 10.2% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.4% 10.7% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.0% 14.5% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.7% 19.4% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.3% 12.7% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.5% 13.1% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.9% 4.3% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 1.0% 4.0% 5.7%

Gender in Fort Scott

Female
54.4% (4,271)
Male
45.6% (3,580)
Gender Fort Scott KS USA
Female 54.4% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 45.6% 49.8% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
3.2% (250)
9-12th Grade
7.4% (580)
High School / GED
27.8% (2,183)
Some College
28.7% (2,257)
Associate's Degree
11.4% (891)
Bachelor's Degree
13.8% (1,084)
Master's Degree
5.1% (400)
Professional Degree
2.0% (159)
Doctorate Degree
0.6% (44)
Education Fort Scott KS USA
< 9th Grade 3.2% 3.8% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 7.4% 5.9% 7.4%
High School / GED 27.8% 26.6% 27.5%
Some College 28.7% 23.9% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.4% 8.1% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 13.8% 20.2% 18.8%
Master's Degree 5.1% 8.3% 8.2%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.8% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.6% 1.2% 1.3%

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