U.S. Beacon August 23, 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 Demographic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:2024000, place: Fort Scott city, Kansas)

Total Population: 8,297
Male: 3,831 (46.17%)
Female: 4,466 (53.83%)

Population data by age, 2000 data
Under 5 years: 581 (7%)
5 to 9 years: 542 (6.53%)
10 to 14 years: 557 (6.71%)
15 to 19 years: 741 (8.93%)
20 to 24 years: 582 (7.01%)
25 to 34 years: 929 (11.2%)
35 to 44 years: 1,037 (12.5%)
45 to 54 years: 908 (10.94%)
55 to 59 years: 366 (4.41%)
60 to 64 years: 299 (3.6%)
65 to 74 years: 713 (8.59%)
75 to 84 years: 701 (8.45%)
85 years and over: 341 (4.11%)

Median age: 37.2 years

Population data by age, legal ages, 2000 data
18 years and over: 6,231 (75.1%)
21 years and over: 5,705 (68.76%)
62 years and over: 1,920 (23.14%)
65 years and over: 1,755 (21.15%)

18 years and older by gender, 2000 data
18 years and over: 6,231 (75.1%)
--Male: 2,774 (33.43%)
--Female: 3,457 (41.67%)

65 years and older by gender, 2000 data
65 years and over: 1,755 (21.15%)
--Male: 595 (7.17%)
--Female: 1,160 (13.98%)

Races, 2000 data
One Race: 8,180 (98.59%)
--White: 7,513 (90.55%)
--Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 139 (1.68%)
--Black or African American: 427 (5.15%)
--American Indian and Alaska Native: 77 (0.93%)
--Asian: 44 (0.53%)
----Asian Indian: 10 (0.12%)
----Chinese: 8 (0.1%)
----Filipino: 5 (0.06%)
----Japanese: 12 (0.14%)
----Korean: 7 (0.08%)
----Vietnamese: 0 (0%)
----Other Asian: 2 (0.02%)
--Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 5 (0.06%)
----Native Hawaiian: 4 (0.05%)
----Guamanian or Chamorro: 0 (0%)
----Samoan: 1 (0.01%)
----Other Pacific Islander: 0 (0%)
--Some other race: 33 (0.4%)
Two or more Races: 117 (1.41%)

Hispanic or Latino Races, 2000 data
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 139 (1.68%)
--Mexican: 98 (1.18%)
--Puerto Rican: 8 (0.1%)
--Cuban: 8 (0.1%)
--Other Hispanic or Latino: 25 (0.3%)
Not Hispanic or Latino: 8,158 (98.32%)
--White Alone: 7,513 (90.55%)

Housedold Data, 2000 data
Household population: 7,997 (96.38%)
--Householder: 3,481 (41.95%)
--Spouse: 1,554 (18.73%)
--Child: 2,251 (27.13%)
----Child with own child under 18 years: 1,864 (22.47%)
--Other relatives: 304 (3.66%)
----Other relatives under 18 years: 138 (1.66%)
--Nonrelatives: 407 (4.91%)
----Unmarried partner: 144 (1.74%)
Living in group quarters: 300 (3.62%)
--Institutionalized Population: 186 (2.24%)
--Non Institutionalized Population: 114 (1.37%)
Total households: 3,481
Family households (families): 2,083 (59.84%)
----With own children under 18 years: 978 (28.1%)
--Married-couple families: 1,554 (44.64%)
----With own children under 18 years: 636 (18.27%)
--Female householder, no husband present: 402 (11.55%)
----With own children under 18 years: 259 (7.44%)
Nonfamily households: 1,398 (40.16%)
--Householder living alone: 1,227 (35.25%)
----Householder 65 years and over: 650 (18.67%)
Households with one or more people under 18 years: 1,069 (30.71%)
Households with one or more people 65 years and over: 1,189 (34.16%)
Average household size: 2.3 people
Average family size: 2.97 people

Housing Units, 2000 data
Total housing units: 3,914
Occupied housing units: 3,481 (88.94%)
Vacant housing units: 433 (11.06%)
--For seasonal, occasional, or recreational use: 13 (0.33%)
Home owner vacancy rate (percent): 3.1%
Rental vacancy rate (percent): 9.8%
Occupied housing units: 3,481 (88.94%)
Owner occupied housing units: 2,219 (56.69%)
Renter occupied housing units: 1,262 (32.24%)
Average household size of owner occupied units: 2.41 people
Average household size of renter occupied units: 2.1 people

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