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

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 2,169 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 199 (9.17%)
Kindergarten: 135 (6.22%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 922 (42.51%)
High school (grades 9-12): 512 (23.61%)
College or graduate school: 401 (18.49%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 5,316 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 485 (9.12%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 456 (8.58%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 1,500 (28.22%)
Some college, no degree: 1,407 (26.47%)
Associate degree: 526 (9.89%)
Bachelor's degree: 459 (8.63%)
Graduate or professional degree: 483 (9.09%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 82.3%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 6,561 (100%)
Never married: 1,510 (23.01%)
Now married, except separated: 3,374 (51.43%)
Separated: 92 (1.4%)
Total Widowed: 809 (12.33%)
Widowed Female: 685 (10.44%)
Total Divorced: 776 (11.83%)
Divorced Female: 461 (7.03%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 108 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 30 (27.78%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 6,196 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 920 (14.85%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 1,942 (100%)
--With a disability: 119 (6.13%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 3,978 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,047 (26.32%)
----Percent employed: 60.6%
--No disability: 2,931 (73.68%)
----Percent employed: 84.7%
Population 65 years and over: 1,575 (100%)
--With a disability: 753 (47.81%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 7,709 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 3,879 (50.32%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 3,786 (49.11%)
--Same county: 2,126 (27.58%)
--Different county: 1,660 (21.53%)
----Same state: 827 (10.73%)
----Different state: 833 (10.81%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 44 (0.57%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 8,256 (100%)
Native: 8,179 (99.07%)
--Born in United States: 8,129 (100%)
----State of residence: 5,571 (67.48%)
----Different state: 2,558 (30.98%)
--Born outside United States: 50 (0.61%)
Foreign born: 77 (0.93%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 16 (0.19%)
--Naturalized citizen: 28 (0.34%)
--Not a citizen: 49 (0.59%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 77 (100%)
Europe: 16 (20.78%)
Asia: 9 (11.69%)
Africa: 5 (6.49%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 40 (51.95%)
Northern America: 7 (9.09%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 7,709 (100%)
English only: 7,451 (96.65%)
Language other than English: 258 (3.35%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 75 (0.97%)
--Spanish: 168 (2.18%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 28 (0.36%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 70 (0.91%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 37 (0.48%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 0 (0%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 8,256 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 6,993% (84.7%)
Arab: 10 (0.12%)
Czech: 8 (0.1%)
Danish: 31 (0.38%)
Dutch: 181 (2.19%)
English: 997 (12.08%)
French (except Basque): 279 (3.38%)
French Canadian: 11 (0.13%)
German: 1,687 (20.43%)
Greek: 8 (0.1%)
Hungarian: 5 (0.06%)
Irish: 924 (11.19%)
Italian: 131 (1.59%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 55 (0.67%)
Polish: 54 (0.65%)
Portuguese: 26 (0.31%)
Russian: 0 (0%)
Scotch-Irish: 257 (3.11%)
Scottish: 72 (0.87%)
Slovak: 5 (0.06%)
Subsaharan African: 10 (0.12%)
Swedish: 109 (1.32%)
Swiss: 45 (0.55%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 851 (10.31%)
Welsh: 30 (0.36%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 1,207 (14.62%)

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