U.S. Beacon July 18, 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 Housing Characteristics, 2000 data (id:2024000, place: Fort Scott city, Kansas)

Total housing units: 3,941

UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached: 3,053 (77.47%)
1-unit, attached: 73 (1.85%)
2 units: 172 (4.36%)
3 or 4 units: 213 (5.4%)
5 to 9 units: 160 (4.06%)
10 to 19 units: 18 (0.46%)
20 or more units: 174 (4.42%)
Mobile home.: 78 (1.98%)
Boat, RV, van, etc: 0 (0%)

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 2000: 39 (0.99%)
1995 to 1998: 119 (3.02%)
1990 to 1994: 146 (3.7%)
1980 to 1989: 161 (4.09%)
1970 to 1979: 556 (14.11%)
1960 to 1969: 388 (9.85%)
1940 to 1959: 813 (20.63%)
1939 or earlier: 1,719 (43.62%)

ROOMS
1 room: 27 (0.69%)
2 rooms: 168 (4.26%)
3 rooms: 320 (8.12%)
4 rooms: 682 (17.31%)
5 rooms: 1,084 (27.51%)
6 rooms: 776 (19.69%)
7 rooms: 400 (10.15%)
8 rooms: 199 (5.05%)
9 or more rooms: 285 (7.23%)
Median (rooms): 5.2

Occupied housing units: 3,509

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 2000: 824 (23.48%)
1995 to 1998: 916 (26.1%)
1990 to 1994: 556 (15.84%)
1980 to 1989: 565 (16.1%)
1970 to 1979: 248 (7.07%)
1969 or earlier: 400 (11.4%)

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None: 347 (9.89%)
1: 1,477 (42.09%)
2: 1,142 (32.54%)
3 or more: 543 (15.47%)

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas: 2,966 (84.53%)
Bottled, tank, or LP gas: 65 (1.85%)
Electricity: 459 (13.08%)
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc: 0 (0%)
Coal or coke: 0 (0%)
Wood: 14 (0.4%)
Solar energy: 0 (0%)
Other fuel: 5 (0.14%)
No fuel used: 0 (0%)

SELECTED HOUSE CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities: 8 (0.23%)
Lacking complete kitchen facilities: 13 (0.37%)
No telephone service: 221 (6.3%)

OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units: 3,509 (100%)
1.00 or less: 3,452 (98.38%)
1.01 to 1.50: 38 (1.08%)
1.51 or more: 19 (0.54%)

Specified owner-occupied units: 2,021

HOUSE VALUE
Less than $50,000: 1,204 (59.57%)
$50,000 to $99,999: 668 (33.05%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 115 (5.69%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 29 (1.43%)
$200,000 to $299,999: 0 (0%)
$300,000 to $499,999: 5 (0.25%)
$500,000 to $999,999: 0 (0%)
$1,000,000 or more: 0 (0%)
Median (dollars): $43,200

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage: 1,023 (50.62%)
--Less than $300: 26 (1.29%)
--$300 to $499: 333 (16.48%)
--$500 to $699: 302 (14.94%)
--$700 to $999: 199 (9.85%)
--$1,000 to $1,499: 146 (7.22%)
--$1,500 to $1,999: 17 (0.84%)
--$2,000 or more: 0 (0%)
--Median (dollars): $590
Not mortgaged: 998 (49.38%)
--Median (dollars): $248

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15.0 percent: 925 (45.77%)
15.0 to 19.9 percent: 418 (20.68%)
20.0 to 24.9 percent: 228 (11.28%)
25.0 to 29.9 percent: 118 (5.84%)
30.0 to 34.9 percent: 108 (5.34%)
35.0 percent or more: 218 (10.79%)
Not computed: 6 (0.3%)

Specified renter-occupied units: 1,249

GROSS RENT
Less than $200: 205 (16.41%)
$200 to $299: 261 (20.9%)
$300 to $499: 359 (28.74%)
$500 to $749: 234 (18.73%)
$750 to $999: 24 (1.92%)
$1,000 to $1,499: 53 (4.24%)
$1,500 or more: 0 (0%)
No cash rent: 113 (9.05%)
Median (dollars): $348

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15.0 percent.: 169 (13.53%)
15.0 to 19.9 percent: 204 (16.33%)
20.0 to 24.9 percent: 194 (15.53%)
25.0 to 29.9 percent: 144 (11.53%)
30.0 to 34.9 percent: 60 (4.8%)
35.0 percent or more: 344 (27.54%)
Not computed: 134 (10.73%)

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