U.S. Beacon July 15, 2019

Fort Scott, KS

Bourbon County, Kansas

Latitude: 37.835180     Longitude: -94.702015
Population 7,990 (2005)
Elevation of Fort Scott, Kansas: 990 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:2024000, place: Fort Scott city, Kansas)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 6,448 (100%)
In labor force: 3,915 (60.72%)
--Civilian labor force: 3,908 (60.61%)
----Employed: 3,705 (57.46%)
----Unemployed: 203 (3.15%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 5.2%
--Armed Forces: 7 (0.11%)
Not in labor force: 2,533 (39.28%)
Females 16 years and over: 3,484 (54.03%)
In labor force: 1,905 (29.54%)
--Civilian labor force: 1,905 (29.54%)
----Employed: 1,807 (28.02%)
Own children under 6 years: 596 (9.24%)
All parents in family in labor force: 441 (6.84%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 3,652 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 2,736 (74.92%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 726 (19.88%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 0 (0%)
Walked: 86 (2.35%)
Other means: 19 (0.52%)
Worked at home: 85 (2.33%)
Mean travel time to work: 15.2 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 3,705 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 894 (24.13%)
Service occupations: 638 (17.22%)
Sales and office occupations: 951 (25.67%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 30 (0.81%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 310 (8.37%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 882 (23.81%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 36 (0.97%)
Construction: 208 (5.61%)
Manufacturing: 768 (20.73%)
Wholesale trade.: 221 (5.96%)
Retail trade: 380 (10.26%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 95 (2.56%)
Information: 68 (1.84%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 325 (8.77%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 147 (3.97%)
Educational, health and social services: 878 (23.7%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 268 (7.23%)
Other services (except public administration): 162 (4.37%)
Public administration: 149 (4.02%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 3,033 (81.86%)
Government workers: 472 (12.74%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 193 (5.21%)
Unpaid family workers: 7 (0.19%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 3,482 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 559 (16.05%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 386 (11.09%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 680 (19.53%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 623 (17.89%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 579 (16.63%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 402 (11.55%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 143 (4.11%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 69 (1.98%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 25 (0.72%)
$200,000 or more: 16 (0.46%)
Median household income: $26,871

With earnings: 2,416 (69.39%)
--Mean earnings: $35,898
With Social Security income: 1,374 (39.46%)
--Mean Social Security income: $10,821
With Supplemental Security Income: 289 (8.3%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $5,597
With public assistance income: 211 (6.06%)
--Mean public assistance income: $2,116
With retirement income: 558 (16.03%)
--Mean retirement income: $8,469

Families: 2,110 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 113 (5.36%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 124 (5.88%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 387 (18.34%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 452 (21.42%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 478 (22.65%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 325 (15.4%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 133 (6.3%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 64 (3.03%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 18 (0.85%)
$200,000 or more: 16 (0.76%)
Median family income: $34,531

Per capita income: $14,997

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $25,919
Female full-time, year-round workers: $20,583

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 229 (10.85%)
--With related children under 18 years: 215 (10.19%)
----With related children under 5 years: 124 (5.88%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 131 (6.21%)
--With related children under 18 years: 124 (5.88%)
----With related children under 5 years: 71 (3.36%)
Individuals: 1,307 (61.94%)
--18 years and over: 818 (38.77%)
----65 years and over: 203 (9.62%)
--Related children under 18 years: 441 (20.9%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 295 (13.98%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 528 (25.02%)

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