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   (County: Bourbon County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Fort Scott City, Kansas give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 273

5 to 9 years : 348

10 to 14 years : 193

15 to 17 years : 140

18 and 19 years : 97

20 years : 67

21 years : 89

22 to 24 years : 195

25 to 29 years : 255

30 to 34 years : 296

35 to 39 years : 278

40 to 44 years : 112

45 to 49 years : 234

50 to 54 years : 219

55 to 59 years : 204

60 and 61 years : 66

62 to 64 years : 82

65 and 66 years : 33

67 to 69 years : 89

70 to 74 years : 142

75 to 79 years : 98

80 to 84 years : 86

85 years and over : 87

Female:

Under 5 years : 333

5 to 9 years : 243

10 to 14 years : 322

15 to 17 years : 162

18 and 19 years : 122

20 years : 51

21 years : 68

22 to 24 years : 120

25 to 29 years : 365

30 to 34 years : 269

35 to 39 years : 139

40 to 44 years : 194

45 to 49 years : 215

50 to 54 years : 166

55 to 59 years : 287

60 and 61 years : 83

62 to 64 years : 197

65 and 66 years : 35

67 to 69 years : 87

70 to 74 years : 153

75 to 79 years : 178

80 to 84 years : 213

85 years and over : 224


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 4,924

Multiple ancestry : 1,898

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 59

Ancestry not reported : 1,028


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 7,805

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 37

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 67


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 606

5 to 17 years : 1,408

18 to 24 years : 809

25 to 34 years : 1,185

35 to 44 years : 723

45 to 54 years : 834

55 to 59 years : 491

60 and 61 years : 149

62 to 64 years : 279

65 to 74 years : 539

75 years and over : 886

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 538

5 to 17 years : 1,083

18 to 24 years : 593

25 to 34 years : 803

35 to 44 years : 390

45 to 54 years : 461

55 to 59 years : 279

60 and 61 years : 127

62 to 64 years : 181

65 to 74 years : 282

75 years and over : 628

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 68

5 to 17 years : 325

18 to 24 years : 208

25 to 34 years : 357

35 to 44 years : 333

45 to 54 years : 302

55 to 59 years : 212

60 and 61 years : 22

62 to 64 years : 98

65 to 74 years : 257

75 years and over : 258

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 25

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 12

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 8

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 59

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,559

Female : 2,806

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,045

Female : 1,395

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 12

Female : 25

Foreign born:

Male : 67

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Born in state of residence : 4,867

Born in other state in the United States : 2,320

Native: born outside the United States : 37

Foreign born : 8


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,243

Now married, except separated : 1,777

Divorced : 414

Separated : 61

Widowed : 442

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 470

Now married, except separated : 982

Divorced : 331

Separated : 63

Widowed : 310

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 12

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 25

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 67

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Speak only English : 7,148

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 40

Speak English less than "very well" : 28

German:

Speak English "very well" : 28

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 59


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Fort Scott City, Kansas

  • German: 1,687   (24.1%)
  • Other Groups: 1,079   (15.4%)
  • English: 997   (14.3%)
  • Irish: 924   (13.2%)
  • United States Or American: 851   (12.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 279   (4.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 257   (3.7%)
  • Dutch: 181   (2.6%)
  • Italian: 131   (1.9%)
  • Swedish: 109   (1.6%)
  • Scottish: 72   (1.0%)
  • Norwegian: 55   (0.8%)
  • Polish: 54   (0.8%)
  • Swiss: 45   (0.6%)
  • British: 32   (0.5%)
  • Danish: 31   (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 30   (0.4%)
  • Belgian: 29   (0.4%)
  • Portuguese: 26   (0.4%)
  • Austrian: 26   (0.4%)
  • European: 15   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 11   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 10   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 10   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 8   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 6   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 6   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 5   (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 5   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Fort Scott City, Kansas is 7,909



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Fort Scott City, Kansas: 3,683
Female Population in Fort Scott City, Kansas: 4,226


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Fort Scott City, Kansas: 33.2
Median Female Resident Age in Fort Scott City, Kansas: 36.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Kansas is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Fort Scott City, Kansas


White


Both sexes

36.8

Male

33.4

Female

40.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

23.6

Male

20.9

Female

38.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

19.1

Male

18.0

Female

19.8

Asian


Both sexes

36.3

Male

26.5

Female

44.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

23.5

Male

23.5

Female

30.5

Other


Both sexes

20.3

Male

18.5

Female

20.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.5

Male

15.8

Female

17.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

17.9

Male

18.5

Female

16.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

37.1

Male

33.7

Female

40.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Fort Scott City, Kansas


  • White: 7,232
  • African American: 318
  • American Indian: 31
  • Asian: 59
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 28
  • Two or More Races: 241



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Fort Scott City, Kansas citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Fort Scott City, Kansas

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 37   (1.57%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 10   (0.43%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 17   (0.72%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 148   (6.3%)
  • 9th Grade: 35   (1.49%)
  • 10th Grade: 73   (3.11%)
  • 11th Grade: 58   (2.47%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 42   (1.79%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 641   (27.28%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 191   (8.13%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 412   (17.53%)
  • Associate Degree: 216   (9.19%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 213   (9.06%)
  • Master's Degree: 110   (4.68%)
  • Professional School Degree: 102   (4.34%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 45   (1.91%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 44   (1.48%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 7   (0.24%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 27   (0.91%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 195   (6.57%)
  • 9th Grade: 49   (1.65%)
  • 10th Grade: 87   (2.93%)
  • 11th Grade: 63   (2.12%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 49   (1.65%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 859   (28.96%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 360   (12.14%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 444   (14.97%)
  • Associate Degree: 310   (10.45%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 246   (8.29%)
  • Master's Degree: 159   (5.36%)
  • Professional School Degree: 28   (0.94%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 39   (1.31%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Fort Scott City, Kansas

  • Fort Scott


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 424 S Main, Fort Scott, KS 66701, Phone: (620) 223-0800, Students: 1,970 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Fort Scott City, Kansas

  • Winfield Scott Elem


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 316 W Tenth, Fort Scott, KS 66701, Phone: (620) 223-0450, Students: 452 )

  • Fort Scott Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1105 E 12th St, Fort Scott, KS 66701, Phone: (620) 223-3262, Students: 442 )

  • Eugene Ware Elem


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 900 E Third, Fort Scott, KS 66701, Phone: (620) 223-3380, Students: 442 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Fort Scott City, Kansas

  • Fort Scott Sr High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1005 S Main, Fort Scott, KS 66701, Phone: (620) 223-0600, Students: 634 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Fort Scott City, Kansas

  • Fort Scott Community College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 1,696; Location: 108 S Horton, Fort Scott, KS 66701, Web: http://www.fortscott.edu )

Largest Schools (Private) In Fort Scott City, Kansas

  • Fort Scott Christian Heights


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1101 S Barbee Street, Fort Scott, KS 66701, Phone: (620) 223-4330, Students: 73 )

  • St Mary's Catholic School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 702 S Eddy Street, Fort Scott, KS 66701, Phone: (620) 223-6060, Students: 43 )

Academic Libraries In Fort Scott City, Kansas

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Fort Scott City, Kansas

  • Fort Scott Public Library


    201 S. National, Fort Scott, KS 66701

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Fort Scott City, Kansas


  • Historic Preservation Association Of Bourbon County Incorpor


    1210 S Main St, Fort Scott, KS 66701

  • Pioneer Harvest Fiesta Inc


    Po Box 465, Fort Scott, KS 66701

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Fort Scott City, Kansas affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Fort Scott City, Kansas.

Area Features of Fort Scott City, Kansas


Airport


(1) Fort Scott Municipal Airport   (2) Mercy Health Center Heliport  

Building


(1) Bourbon County Chapter American Red Cross   (2) Bourbon County Courthouse   (3) Bourbon County Jail   (4) Bourbon County Public Works   (5) Bourbon County Sheriff S Office   (6) Buck Run Community Center   (7) Fort Scott Area Chamber Of Commerce   (8) Fort Scott City Hall   (9) Fort Scott Fire Department   (10) Fort Scott Memorial Hall   (11) Fort Scott Police Department   (12) Fort Scott Public Library   (13) Fort Scott Public Works   (14) Kvcy - Fm Fort Scott   (15) Presbyterian Manors Of Mid - America   (16) Ralph Richards Museum   (17) Scott Township District 5 Fire Department Station 1   (18) Scott Township District 5 Fire Department Station 2   (19) Southeast Kansas Multi - County Health Department Bourbon County  

Cemetery


(1) Evergreen Cemetery   (2) Fort Scott National Cemetery   (3) Lath Branch Cemetery   (4) Maple Grove Cemetery   (5) Mayberry Cemetery   (6) Oak Grove Cemetery   (7) Saint Marys Cemetery   (8) Union Center Cemetery  

Church


(1) Abundant Grace Church   (2) Apostolic Christian Church   (3) Apostolic Pentecostal Church   (4) Church Of Christ   (5) Community Christian Church   (6) Community Of Christ   (7) Emmanuel Baptist Church   (8) Faith Christian Center   (9) First Baptist Church   (10) First Christian Church   (11) First Church Of God   (12) First Church Of The Nazarene   (13) First Presbyterian Church   (14) First Southern Baptist Church   (15) First United Methodist Church   (16) Fort Scott Brethren Church   (17) Fort Scott Church Of Christ   (18) Fort Scott Seventh Day Adventist Church   (19) Grace Baptist Tabernacle   (20) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah S Witnesses   (21) Life Point Assembly Of God Church   (22) Mary Queen Of Angels Catholic Church   (23) Mount Olive Church Of God In Christ   (24) Parkway Church Of God   (25) Saint John S United Methodist Church   (26) The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (27) Trinity Lutheran Church   (28) United Missionary Baptist Church   (29) West Park Church Of The Nazarene  

Civil


(1) City Of Fort Scott   (2) Township Of Scott  

Dam


(1) Fort Scott Municipal Dam   (2) Fort Scott-gunn Park Dam   (3) Rock Creek Lake Dam  

Hospital


(1) Mercy Health Center  

Locale


(1) Bourbon County Fairgrounds   (2) Fort Scott Campground   (3) Fort Scott Country Club   (4) Fort Scott Wastewater Treatment Plant  

Military


(1) Old Fort Scott Historical  

Park


(1) Bridal Veil Park   (2) Fort Scott National Historic Site   (3) Gunn Park  

Populated Place


(1) Edward   (2) Fort Scott  

Post Office


(1) Fort Scott Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Lake Fort Scott   (2) Rock Creek Lake  

School


(1) Banner School Historical   (2) Bunker Hill School Historical   (3) Catt School   (4) Center School   (5) Eugene Ware Elementary School   (6) Fort Scott Christian Heights School   (7) Fort Scott Community College   (8) Fort Scott High School   (9) Fort Scott Middle School   (10) Hawkins School Historical   (11) Humboldt School   (12) Independence School   (13) Jubilee School Historical   (14) Lath Branch School   (15) Maple Grove School   (16) Pleasant Valley School Historical   (17) Saint Marys Catholic School   (18) Shiloh School Historical   (19) Umstead School Historical   (20) Union Bend School   (21) Victory School   (22) West Plains School   (23) Winfield Scott Elementary School   (24) York School  

Stream


(1) Buck Run   (2) Chambers Branch   (3) Hickory Creek   (4) Lath Branch   (5) Mill Creek   (6) Rock Creek   (7) Wolverine Creek  

Tower


(1) Kmdo-am Fort Scott   (2) Komb-fm Fort Scott  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Fort Scott City, Kansas

66701 (pop. 12,380)


Cities Nearby Fort Scott City, Kansas

Scott Township, KS  (pop. 2,250) 1.8 Miles
Drywood Township, KS  (pop. 149) 8.0 Miles
Mill Creek Township, KS  (pop. 569) 9.1 Miles
Redfield City, KS  (pop. 78) 9.8 Miles
Pawnee Township, KS  (pop. 322) 10.8 Miles
Freedom Township, KS  (pop. 615) 11.7 Miles
Fulton City, KS  (pop. 171) 12.1 Miles
Arcadia City, KS  (pop. 327) 14.1 Miles
Uniontown City, KS  (pop. 407) 15.0 Miles
Timberhill Township, KS  (pop. 300) 15.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Fort Scott City, Kansas

620



Elevation in Fort Scott City, Kansas is 971.0 ft. (296.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Fort Scott City, Kansas

Lat: 37.835180 N        Long: -94.702015 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Fort Scott City, Kansas need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Kansas

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.83 6.64 4.94 8.17 0.00 6.57
  Total Electric Industry 7.83 6.64 4.94 8.17 0.00 6.57
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.83 6.62 4.95 8.15 0.00 6.57
  Total Electric Industry 7.83 6.62 4.95 8.15 0.00 6.57
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.90 6.67 4.93 8.88 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.90 6.67 4.93 8.88 0.00 6.56
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.86 6.70 4.94 8.91 0.00 6.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.86 6.70 4.94 8.91 0.00 6.60
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.89 6.66 4.93 10.94 0.00 6.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.89 6.66 4.93 10.94 0.00 6.61
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 6.68 4.82 9.21 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 6.68 4.82 9.21 0.00 6.56
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.86 6.67 4.70 9.10 0.00 6.52
  Total Electric Industry 7.86 6.67 4.70 9.10 0.00 6.52
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.71 6.47 4.51 5.97 0.00 6.31
  Total Electric Industry 7.71 6.47 4.51 5.97 0.00 6.31
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.65 6.34 4.46 7.96 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 7.65 6.34 4.46 7.96 0.00 6.28
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.64 6.25 4.47 8.91 0.00 6.22
  Total Electric Industry 7.64 6.25 4.47 8.91 0.00 6.22
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.65 6.25 4.55 7.29 0.00 6.27
  Total Electric Industry 7.65 6.25 4.55 7.29 0.00 6.27
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.66 6.20 4.55 8.91 0.00 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.66 6.20 4.55 8.91 0.00 6.24
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 6.28 4.53 9.30 0.00 6.31
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 6.28 4.53 9.30 0.00 6.31
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.71 6.42 4.61 0.00 0.00 6.35
  Total Electric Industry 7.71 6.42 4.61 0.00 0.00 6.35
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.74 6.45 4.69 0.00 0.00 6.37
  Total Electric Industry 7.74 6.45 4.69 0.00 0.00 6.37
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 7.90 6.60 4.85 0.00 0.00 6.55
  Total Electric Industry 7.90 6.60 4.85 0.00 0.00 6.55
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.25 6.96 5.20 0.00 0.00 6.89
  Total Electric Industry 8.25 6.96 5.20 0.00 0.00 6.89

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Fort Scott City, Kansas

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 144   (4.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 146   (4.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 208   (5.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 276   (7.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 458   (12.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 471   (13.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 796   (22.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 267   (7.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 89   (2.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 103   (2.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 56   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 45   (1.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 267   (7.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 241   (6.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 3,076

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 149

In 3-person carpool : 52

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 18

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 40

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 18

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 138

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 94


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Less than 5 minutes : 471

5 to 9 minutes : 1,094

10 to 14 minutes : 905

15 to 19 minutes : 213

20 to 24 minutes : 130

25 to 29 minutes : 136

30 to 34 minutes : 158

35 to 39 minutes : 68

40 to 44 minutes : 28

45 to 59 minutes : 60

60 to 89 minutes : 122

90 or more minutes : 106


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

With Social Security income : 1,106

No Social Security income : 2,192


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

With retirement income : 462

No retirement income : 2,836


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 118

$10,000 to $14,999 : 135

$15,000 to $19,999 : 106

$20,000 to $24,999 : 142

$25,000 to $29,999 : 148

$30,000 to $34,999 : 188

$35,000 to $39,999 : 86

$40,000 to $44,999 : 98

$45,000 to $49,999 : 106

$50,000 to $59,999 : 240

$60,000 to $74,999 : 210

$75,000 to $99,999 : 205

$100,000 to $124,999 : 41

$125,000 to $149,999 : 26

$150,000 to $199,999 : 12

$200,000 or more : 32


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $41,306


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Fort Scott City, Kansas

  • KNEM (1240 AM; 0.5 kW; Nevada, MO; Owner: Harbit Communications, Inc)
  • KDTD (1340 AM; 0.2 kW; Amoret, MO; Owner: Davidson Media Station Kckn Licensee, Llc)
  • KSEK (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Pittsburg, KS; Owner: Southeast Kansas Independent Living Resource Center, Inc.)
  • KMDO (1600 AM; 0.77 kW; Fort Scott, KS; Owner: Fort Scott Broadcasting Company Inc.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 5.0 kW; Pittsburg, KS; Owner: American Media Investments)

FM Radio Stations Near Fort Scott City, Kansas

  • KBZI (100.7 FM; Arcadia, KS; Owner: American Media Investments Inc)
  • KHST (101.7 FM; Iantha, MO; Owner: Southeast Kansas Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • KWXD (103.5 FM; Pittsburg, KS; Owner: Southeast Kansas Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • KOMB (103.9 FM; Redfield, KS; Owner: Fort Scott Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KVCY (104.7 FM; Fort Scott, KS; Owner: Vcy America, Inc.)
  • KBJQ (88.3 FM; Bronson, KS; Owner: American Family Association)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Kincaid, KS; Owner: Joshua Springs Calvary Chapel)
  • NEW (91.1 FM; Kincaid, KS; Owner: St. Bernard's Council No. 796, Knights Of Columbus)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Girard, KS; Owner: Grace Public Radio)
  • KNMO-FM (97.5 FM; Nevada, MO; Owner: Harbit Communications, Inc)
  • KSEK-FM (99.1 FM; Girard, KS; Owner: Southeast Kansas Independent Living Resource Center, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Fort Scott City, Kansas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 385  (20.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 288  (15.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 271  (14.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 5  (0.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 303  (16.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 509  (28.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 350  (19.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 680  (37.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 25  (1.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 7  (0.4%)


(updated 2010)





There are 443 Farms In Fort Scott City, Kansas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Fort Scott City, Kansas

Landmark National Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.6m
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 29

The City State Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $74.9k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 2

Umb Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $15.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 109

Union State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $43.4k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 38

The Liberty Savings Association, Fsa - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $36.6k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 1

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Fort Scott City, Kansas

  • Fort Scott Municipal


    (about 4.5 miles in Fort Scott, Kansas; Airport Code: FSK)

  • Nevada Municipal


    (about 21.7 miles in Nevada, Missouri; Airport Code: NVD)

  • Atkinson Municipal


    (about 26.9 miles in Frontenac, Kansas; Airport Code: PTS)

  • Butler Memorial


    (about 37.1 miles in Butler, Missouri; Airport Code: BUM)

  • Joplin Regional


    (about 48.5 miles in Webb City, Missouri; Airport Code: JLN)

  • Joplin Municipal


    (about 48.7 miles in Webb City, Missouri; Airport Code: JLN)

  • Tri City


    (about 56.2 miles in Dennis, Kansas; Airport Code: PPF)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Fort Scott City, Kansas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

74.92%

Carpooled

19.88%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.38%

Walked

2.35%

Other Means

0.14%

Worked At Home

2.33%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Fort Scott City, Kansas, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,358

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 186

Female householder, no husband present : 349

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,256

Householder not living alone : 149


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 130

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 52

All other households : 3,116


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,028

Renter-occupied housing units : 330

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 69

Renter-occupied housing units : 117

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 226

Renter-occupied housing units : 123

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 750

Renter-occupied housing units : 655


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 363

$10,000 to $14,999 : 465

$15,000 to $19,999 : 215

$20,000 to $24,999 : 268

$25,000 to $29,999 : 242

$30,000 to $34,999 : 295

$35,000 to $39,999 : 238

$40,000 to $44,999 : 167

$45,000 to $49,999 : 146

$50,000 to $59,999 : 304

$60,000 to $74,999 : 243

$75,000 to $99,999 : 217

$100,000 to $124,999 : 58

$125,000 to $149,999 : 19

$150,000 to $199,999 : 19

$200,000 or more : 39


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Total : 3,982


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Occupied : 3,298

Vacant : 684


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Built 2005 or later : 12

Built 2000 to 2004 : 172

Built 1990 to 1999 : 293

Built 1980 to 1989 : 175

Built 1970 to 1979 : 452

Built 1960 to 1969 : 368

Built 1950 to 1959 : 440

Built 1940 to 1949 : 419

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,651


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Utility gas : 2,629

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 54

Electricity : 528

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 12

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 60

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 15

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 38

$10,000 to $14,999 : 24

$15,000 to $19,999 : 88

$20,000 to $24,999 : 98

$25,000 to $29,999 : 99

$30,000 to $34,999 : 131

$35,000 to $39,999 : 54

$40,000 to $49,999 : 179

$50,000 to $59,999 : 190

$60,000 to $69,999 : 303

$70,000 to $79,999 : 168

$80,000 to $89,999 : 173

$90,000 to $99,999 : 80

$100,000 to $124,999 : 131

$125,000 to $149,999 : 94

$150,000 to $174,999 : 105

$175,000 to $199,999 : 50

$200,000 to $249,999 : 45

$250,000 to $299,999 : 12

$300,000 to $399,999 : 11

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 63

Home equity loan only : 58

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 9

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 989

Housing units without a mortgage : 954


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Fort Scott City, Kansas)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $69,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $66,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $85,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $84,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $74,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $37,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $56,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Fort Scott City, Kansas: 59.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Kansas: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Fort Scott City, Kansas

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 10.27%
  • Juvenile facilities : 0.24%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 45.72%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 42.79%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 0.98%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Fort Scott City, Kansas

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 11 11 $633,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 8 $250,000
  Total

12 19 $883,000
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 16 16 $393,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

16 16 $393,000
2002        
  Single Family 2 2 $300,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 48 $2,500,000
  Total

5 50 $2,800,000
2003        
  Single Family 5 5 $307,000
  Two Family 2 4 $160,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 9 $467,000
2004        
  Single Family 3 3 $190,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $190,000
2005        
  Single Family 6 6 $610,000
  Two Family 2 4 $185,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 10 $795,000
2006        
  Single Family 3 3 $275,000
  Two Family 2 4 $160,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 7 $435,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Fort Scott City, KS): $26,871
Median Household Income In 2000 (Kansas): $40,624


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Fort Scott City): $43,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Kansas): $81,000


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Fort Scott City): $348
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Kansas): $498


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Fort Scott City, Kansas

Utility Gas: 84.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.9%
Electricity: 13.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Fort Scott City, Kansas are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Fort Scott City, Kansas

Mercy Homecare


     Address: 401 Woodland Hills Blvd, Fort Scott, Kansas 66701
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 11/1/1974

Nevada Regional Med Ctr Hha


     Address: 815 South Adams Room 605, Nevada, Missouri 64772
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 9/12/1968

Hha Of Of Girard Medical Center


     Address: 307 North Hospital Drive Suite 3, Girard, Kansas 66743
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 8/13/1987

Preferred Care Home Rehab Specialists


     Address: 125b East Prairie, Girard, Kansas 66743
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/19/2000

Mt Carmel Reg Medical Ctr Home Care Services


     Address: #3 Medical Circle Ste B, Pittsburg, Kansas 66762
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 8/2/1984

Hospitals Close To Fort Scott City, Kansas

Mercy Health Center


     Address: 401 Woodland Hills Blvd, Fort Scott, Kansas 66701
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nevada Regional Medical Center


     Address: 800 S Ash St, Nevada, Missouri 64772
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Girard Medical Center


     Address: 302 North Hospital Drive, Girard, Kansas 66743
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Mt Carmel Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1102 East Centennial, Pittsburg, Kansas 66762
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Barton County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 29 Nw 1st Lane, Lamar, Missouri 64759
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Fort Scott City, Kansas

Medicalodges Fort Scott


     Address: 915 S Horton Po Box 510, Fort Scott, Kansas 66701
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 56
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Fort Scott Manor


     Address: 736 Heylman St, Fort Scott, Kansas 66701
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 45
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Moore-few Care Center


     Address: 901 South Adams, Nevada, Missouri 64772
     Ownership: Government - City
     Number of Residents: 75
     Percent Occupied: 69%

Medicalodges Nevada


     Address: 1210 West Ashland, Nevada, Missouri 64772
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 73
     Percent Occupied: 73%

Christian Health Care Of Nevada


     Address: 700 East Highland Avenue, Nevada, Missouri 64772
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 49
     Percent Occupied: 72%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Fort Scott City, Kansas

Name: Wolf Creek
Address: PO Box 411; Burlington, KS 66839-0411
Distance: 62 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Fort Scott City, Kansas

    Retired Workers: 1,730
    Disabled Workers: 345
    Widowers Workers: 265
    Spouses Workers: 100
    Children Workers: 250


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Fort Scott City, Kansas


Charges


Air Transportation: $162,000
Parks & Recreation: $20,000
Sewerage: $1,073,000
All Other: $39,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $1,433,000


Federal Intergovernmental


Air Transportation: $92,000
Housing & Community Development: $40,000
All Other: $30,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $72,000
Highways: $242,000
All Other: $45,000


Local Intergovernmental


General Support: $644,000


Current Operations


Air Transportation: $372,000
Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, Nec: $25,000
Financial Administration: $25,000
Fire Protection: $1,073,000
Central Staff Services: $533,000
Health Services - Other: $37,000
Regular Highways: $617,000
Housing & Community Development: $31,000
Libraries: $246,000
Parks & Recreation: $298,000
Police Protection: $952,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $61,000
Sewerage: $531,000
General - Other: $900,000
Water Utilities: $1,256,000


Other Capital Outlay


Air Transportation: $25,000
Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, Nec: $85,000
Financial Administration: $9,000
Fire Protection: $97,000
Central Staff: $25,000
Own Hospitals: $2,000
Regular Highways: $433,000
Housing & Community Development: $12,000
Parks & Recreation: $34,000
Police Protection: $16,000
Sewerage: $193,000
General - Other: $92,000
Water Utilities: $3,834,000


General


Interest On Debt: $529,000


Water Utilities


Interest On Debt: $118,000


Tax


Property: $1,995,000
Total General Sales: $1,214,000
Public Utilities: $800,000
Other Selective Sales: $74,000
Other License: $34,000


Miscellaneous


Special Assessments: $82,000
Interest Earnings: $255,000
Fines & Forfeits: $104,000
Rents: $149,000
Donations From Private Sources: $26,000
General Revenue, Nec: $560,000


Sinking Fund


Cash & Deposits: $1,333,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $7,901,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $4,043,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,460,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $770,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $16,810,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Industrial Revenue: $1,166,000
Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,120,000


Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed


Industrial Revenue: $42,000


Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed


Industrial Revenue: $1,124,000


(updated 2006)



Bourbon County, Kansas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 33.14%
  • Bush & Cheney 65.39%
  • Other 1.47%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Fort Scott City, Kansas citizens.

Relocation to Bourbon County, KS

6.11 % of Bourbon County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $28,481

Kansas Average 7.39 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Bourbon County, KS (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Crawford County , KS 1.14 % ($20,800 AGI )
  • Linn County , KS 0.46 % ($27,875 AGI )
  • Vernon County , MO 0.32 % ($25,706 AGI )

Relocation away from Bourbon County, KS

6.82 % of Bourbon County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $27,826

Kansas Average 7.67 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Bourbon County, KS (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Crawford County , KS 0.98 % ($22,192 AGI )
  • Johnson County , KS 0.53 % ($28,857 AGI )
  • Vernon County , MO 0.41 % ($36,318 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Kansas

Low Bracket: $15,000 (3.50%)
High Bracket: $30,000 (6.45%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Kansas

5.30%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Fort Scott City, Kansas is based on over 50 years of data.

















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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Fort Scott City, Kansas directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Fort Scott City, Kansas

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a 1 1 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 12 12 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0
Rape n/a n/a 4 1 2 7 5 2 n/a 2 2 5 6
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 49 12 25 87 63 25 n/a 25 25 62 76
Robbery n/a n/a 9 4 6 6 5 5 n/a 2 0 1 4
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 111 49 74 75 63 64 n/a 25 0 12 51
Assault n/a n/a 34 41 33 28 23 40 n/a 20 22 45 47
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 418 506 409 348 290 508 n/a 251 270 560 596
Burglary n/a n/a 103 160 95 75 66 70 n/a 94 144 79 78
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 1,266 1,975 1,176 932 833 890 n/a 1,181 1,769 984 989
Larceny Theft n/a n/a 404 303 335 245 247 218 n/a 289 266 246 217
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 4,966 3,740 4,149 3,045 3,118 2,770 n/a 3,631 3,269 3,063 2,751
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a 22 18 17 19 21 15 n/a 16 28 19 13
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 270 222 211 236 265 191 n/a 201 344 237 165
Arson n/a n/a 12 9 4 5 4 2 n/a 3 4 3 3
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 147 111 50 62 50 25 n/a 38 49 37 38
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a 12 12 10 10 8 12 n/a 6 6 13 14
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a 135 123 113 86 85 76 n/a 101 111 87 78
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a 74 67 62 48 46 44 n/a 53 58 50 46


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Kansas

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
3,563 3,981 4,791 5,911 11,617 9,677 6,047 6,275 7,409 7,923


(updated 2014)



Jails in Fort Scott City, Kansas


  • S.e. Kansas Regional Correctional Center


    204 S. National, Fort Scott, KS 66701
    Capacity: 36
    Confined: 41
    Avg. Population: 41
    Year Built: 1997


(updated 2006)



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