Fort Scott Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Fort Scott, KS

General Fort Scott Information

State: Kansas

County: Bourbon County

Close cities: Uniontown, KS, Fulton, KS, Mapleton, KS, Redfield, KS, Garland, KS, Prescott, KS, Arcadia, KS

Fort Scott Population (census data)
Total 7,915 (-4.5% since 2000)
Male 3,654 (46.2%)
Female 4,261 (53.8%)

Population Density: 1,459 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 73.8 (US Avg is 100)

Fort Scott Elevation: 846 feet above sea level

Land Area: 5.43 square miles

Median Household Income: $30,637

Zip Codes: 66701.

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Fort Scott Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (90.6%)
  • Black (5.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (20.3%)
  • English (12.0%)
  • Irish (11.1%)
  • United States (10.3%)
  • French (3.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.1%)

Local Fort Scott Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Kansas City Royals, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: St. Louis Rams, Kansas City Chiefs
NBA Basketball: Denver Nuggets
NHL Hockey: Colorado Avalanche
NCAA Sports: University of Kansas, Kansas State University

Fort Scott School Information

High Schools
Fort Scott Senior High (1005 South Main, Fort Scott, KS, 66701 - Fort Scott District)
Middle Schools
Fort Scott Middle School (1105 E 12th Street, Fort Scott, KS, 66701 - Fort Scott District)
Elementary Schools
Eugene Ware Elementary (900 E Third, Fort Scott, KS, 66701 - Fort Scott District)
Winfield Scott Elementary (316 W Tenth, Fort Scott, KS, 66701 - Fort Scott District)

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