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Population (year 2000): 8,297. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,990 (-3.7% change)
Males: 3,831 (46.2%), Females: 4,466 (53.8%)

Bourbon County

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Median resident age: 37.2 years
Median household income: $26,871 (year 2000)
Median house value: $43,200 (year 2000)

Fort Scott, KS residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Fort Scott:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.6%)
  • Black (5.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)

Ancestries: German (20.3%), English (12.0%), Irish (11.1%), United States (10.3%), French (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%).Scott, Kansas

Elevation: 846 feet

Land area: 5.4 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Fort Scott

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Scott city

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -141 (-1.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: KS Olathe, (72.6 miles www.RealtyStore.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, MO Kansas (86.4 miles pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (376.6 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Richards, MO (11.2 miles) , Fulton, KS (12.1 miles) , Redfield, KS (12.3 miles) , Deerfield, MO (13.4 miles) , Stotesbury, MO (13.5 miles) , KS Arcadia, (14.5 miles KS (15.8 miles Prescott, Mapleton, KS (17.5 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 8 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $24,600
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $61,400
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $101,700

Latitude: 37.84 N, Longitude: 94.70 W

Area code: 620

Fort Scott, Kansas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.7%), Manufacturing (20.7%), Retail trade (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,412 (+29.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,782 (76.2%)

Crime in Fort Scott (2003):
  • 1 murder (12.3 per 100,000)
  • 4 rapes (49.2 per 100,000)
  • 9 robberies (110.6 per 100,000)
  • 34 assaults (417.9 per 100,000)
  • 103 burglaries (1266.0 per 100,000)
  • 404 thefts (4965.6 per 100,000)
  • 22 auto thefts (270.4 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 448.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 321.8)

Crime in Fort Scott (2004):
  • 1 murder (12.3 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (12.3 per 100,000)
  • 4 robberies (49.4 per 100,000)
  • 41 assaults (506.1 per 100,000)
  • 160 burglaries (1975.1 per 100,000)
  • 303 thefts (3740.3 per 100,000)
  • 18 auto thefts (222.2 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 428.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Fort Scott, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fort Scott-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2003, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the Fort Scott city center killed 4 people and injured 30 people and caused $20 million in damages.

On 5/17/1995, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Clark M. Clifford.


Hospital/medical center in Fort Scott:
  • MERCY HOSPITAL (821 BURKE ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Fort Scott:
  • HEARTLAND BEHAVORIAL HEALTH SERVICES (about 25 miles; NEVADA, MO)
  • NEVADA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 25 miles; NEVADA, MO)
  • HOSPITAL DISTRICT 1 CRAWFORD COUNTY (about 26 miles; GIRARD, KS)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fort Scott:
  • JOPLIN REGIONAL (about 50 miles; JOPLIN, MO; ID: JLN)
  • CHARLES B. WHEELER DOWNTOWN (about 89 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; ID: MKC)
  • KANSAS CITY INTL (about 100 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; ID: MCI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fort Scott:
  • FORT SCOTT MUNI (about 6 miles; FORT SCOTT, KS; ID: FSK)
  • GILMORE (about 20 miles; PLEASANTON, KS; ID: 57K)
  • ATKINSON MUNI (about 28 miles; PITTSBURG, KS; ID: PTS)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 22 $54,759 $29,868 0 $0
Police - Other 3 $5,816 $23,264 2 $587
Airports 2 $3,372 $20,232 0 $0
Health 1 $1,751 $21,012 0 $0
Streets and Highways 12 $25,742 $25,742 1 $447
Water Supply 12 $24,385 $24,385 2 $682
Parks and Recreation 4 $6,080 $18,240 5 $3,713
Sewerage 4 $9,881 $29,643 0 $0
Financial Administration 7 $17,579 $30,135 9 $1,765
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $4,120 $49,440 0 $0
Firefighters 12 $31,731 $31,731 3 $3,642
Other Government Administration 3 $11,092 $44,368 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $3,009 $18,054 0 $0
Totals for Government 85 $199,318 $28,139 22 $10,835
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Scott:
  • PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; PITTSBURG, KS; Full-time enrollment: 5,566)
  • MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE COLLEGE (about 53 miles; JOPLIN, MO; FT enrollment: 4,569)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 75 miles; OVERLAND PARK, KS; FT enrollment: 8,857)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 77 miles; LEES SUMMIT, MO; FT enrollment: 4,576)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 79 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 2,189)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY (about 83 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 8,830)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGES (about 85 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 2,259)
Private high school in Fort Scott:
  • FORT SCOTT CHRISTIAN HEIGHTS (Students: 103; Location: 1101 S BARBEE STREET; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle school in Fort Scott:
  • WINFIELD SCOTT ELEM (Students: 446; Location: 316 W TENTH; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Fort Scott:
  • ST. MARY'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 70; Location: P O BOX 192/702 S EDDY; Grades: KG - 5)
Library in Fort Scott:
  • FORT SCOTT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $223,677; Location: 201 S. NATIONAL; 42,809 books; 737 audio materials; 1,420 video materials; 71 serial subscriptions)
 

Fort Scott compared to Kansas state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Scott:
  • KMDO (1600 AM; 1 kW; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: FORT SCOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Scott:
  • KOMB (103.9 FM; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: FORT SCOTT BROADCCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KVCY (104.7 FM; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KBZI (100.7 FM; DEERFIELD, MO; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS INC)
  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KBJQ (88.3 FM; BRONSON, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSEK-FM (99.1 FM; GIRARD, KS; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KNMO-FM (97.5 FM; NEVADA, MO; Owner: HARBIT COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
TV broadcast stations around Fort Scott:
  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

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