Fort Scott, Kansas
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Fort Scott: Fort Scott St. Andrews Episcopal Church 1903
Fort Scott: 1902 Carnegie Library
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|Median resident age:||37.5 years|
|Kansas median age:||36.2 years|
Zip codes: 66701.
Estimated per capita income in 2015: $20,715 (it was $14,997 in 2000)
Fort Scott city income, earnings, and wages data
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $71,884 (it was $43,700 in 2000)
Median gross rent in 2015: $604.
Races in Fort Scott, KS (2015)
- 7,05888.9%White alone
- 3914.9%Black alone
- 1161.5%Asian alone
- 690.9%Two or more races
- 390.5%American Indian alone
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Ancestries: American (41.0%), English (8.6%), German (8.1%), Irish (3.0%), European (1.7%), African (1.5%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Incorporated in 1860
Elevation: 846 feet
Land area: 5.43 square miles.
Population density: 1,451 people per square mile(low).
For population 25 years and over in Fort Scott:
- High school or higher: 88.2%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%
- Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
- Unemployed: 5.2%
- Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Fort Scott city:
- Never married: 27.0%
- Now married: 47.1%
- Separated: 1.5%
- Widowed: 8.9%
- Divorced: 15.4%
174 residents are foreign born (0.9% Latin America).
According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Fort Scott, Kansas as of April 29, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Fort Scott to the number of sex offenders is 305 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,430 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,104 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Olathe, KS (72.5 miles , pop. 92,962).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (86.2 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (367.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Richards, MO (3.1 miles) , Redfield, KS (3.1 miles) , Deerfield, MO (3.3 miles) , Fulton, KS (3.5 miles) , Stotesbury, MO (3.5 miles) , Arcadia, KS (3.8 miles ), Moundville, MO (3.8 miles) , Uniontown, KS (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
- 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $143,800
- 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $143,800
- 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $57,500
- 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $57,500
- 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $24,600
- 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
- 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $61,400
- 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $63,300
- 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $101,700
- 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $91,700
- 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $91,700
- 2008: 1 building, cost: $130,000
- 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $126,600
- 2010: 1 building, cost: $90,000
- 2011: 1 building, cost: $90,000
- 2012: 1 building, cost: $90,000
- 2013: 1 building, cost: $90,000
- 2014: 1 building, cost: $90,000
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average cost (in $1000s)
Latitude: 37.84 N, Longitude: 94.70 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,091 (+13.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,502 (71.4%)
Area code: 620
|Crime rates in Fort Scott by Year|
|City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.1)||479.5||456.2||389.0||367.5||331.7||329.4||321.9||355.9||375.9||387.7||463.3||432.6|
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Crime rate in Fort Scott detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
|Officers per 1,000 residents here:||2.53|
Unemployment by year (%)
Historical housing units
Population change in the 1990s: -141 (-1.7%).
- Manufacturing (19%)
- Retail trade (13%)
- Accommodation and food services (9%)
- Construction (9%)
- Wholesale trade (9%)
- Public administration (8%)
- Health care and social assistance (6%)
- Health care and social assistance (27%)
- Educational services (18%)
- Accommodation and food services (13%)
- Finance and insurance (11%)
- Retail trade (8%)
- Manufacturing (7%)
- Wholesale trade (3%)
- Production occupations (17%)
- Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
- Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
- Management occupations (8%)
- Sales and related occupations (7%)
- Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
- Transportation occupations (7%)
- Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
- Healthcare support occupations (14%)
- Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
- Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
- Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
- Sales and related occupations (7%)
- Production occupations (5%)
Average climate in Fort Scott, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fort Scott-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.0 miles away from the Fort Scott city center killed 4 people and injured 30 people and caused $20 million in damages.
On 2/28/2007, a category F4 tornado 29.8 miles away from the city center .
Earthquake activity:Fort Scott-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 282.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 229.2 miles away from Fort Scott center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 230.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 286.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 287.2 miles away from Fort Scott center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 373.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Bourbon County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Clark M. Clifford, Gordon Parks - Actor, Hugh Samuel Johnson - Administrator, Richard Christy - Heavy metal drummer, Andy LaRoche - Baseball player, Elmer McCollum - Biochemist, George Newcomb - Old West, William D. Hawkins - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Bob Kinney - Basketball player, Brett Hildabrand - Politician.
Medal of Honor Recipients
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Fort Scott: William Dean Hawkins.
Hospitals and medical centers in Fort Scott:
Airports and heliports located in Fort Scott:
- Fort Scott Municipal Airport (FSK) (Runways: 1, Air Taxi Ops: 100, Itinerant Ops: 4,500, Local Ops: 5,000, Military Ops: 200)
- Mercy Hospital Heliport (SN56)
College/University in Fort Scott:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Scott:
- Pittsburg State University (about 31 miles; Pittsburg, KS; Full-time enrollment: 6,838)
- Allen County Community College (about 39 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
- Missouri Southern State University (about 53 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)
- Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 67 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
- Baker University (about 71 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
- MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 72 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)
- Southwest Baptist University (about 73 miles; Bolivar, MO; FT enrollment: 2,783)
Public high school in Fort Scott:
- FORT SCOTT SR HIGH (Students: 617, Location: 1005 S MAIN, Grades: 9-12)
Private high schools in Fort Scott:
- FORT SCOTT CHRISTIAN HEIGHTS (Students: 86, Location: 1101 S BARBEE ST, Grades: KG-12)
- CHRISTIAN LEARNING CENTER (Students: 73, Location: 3200 LIBERTY BELL RD STE 100, Grades: PK-12)
Public elementary/middle schools in Fort Scott:
User submitted facts and corrections:
- Childhood home of director and photographer Gordon Parks.
Notable locations in Fort Scott: Bourbon County Fairgrounds (A), Fort Scott Country Club (B), Bourbon County Sheriff's Department Jail (C), Fort Scott Police Department (D), Bourbon County Courthouse (E), Bourbon County Sheriff's Department (F), Scott Township District 5 Fire Department Station 2 (G), Southeast Kansas Multi - County Health Department Bourbon County (H), Fort Scott Public Library (I), Ralph Richards Museum (J), Fort Scott Fire Department (K), Fort Scott Public Works (L), Fort Scott City Hall (M), Fort Scott Memorial Hall (N), Buck Run Community Center (O), Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce (P), Presbyterian Manors of Mid - America (Q), Bourbon County Chapter American Red Cross (R). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Fort Scott include: Community Christian Church (A), Community of Christ (B), Faith Christian Center (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Christian Church (E), First Church of God (F), First Church of the Nazarene (G), First Presbyterian Church (H), First Southern Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemetery: Fort Scott National Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buck Run (A), Mill Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map
Parks in Fort Scott include: Gunn Park (1), Fort Scott National Historic Site (2). Display/hide their locations on the map
Tourist attractions: Old Fort Genealogical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 502 South National Avenue), United States Government Offices - Fort Scott National Historic Site (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Old Fort Boulevard), Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau (231 East Wall Street).
Hotels: Azure Sky Motel (902 East Wall Street), 1st Interstate Inn (2222 South Main Street), Lyons' Victorian Mansion (742 South National), Heritage Inn & Suites (2505 South Main Street), Shawnee Trails Restaurant (101 State Street), Best Western Fort Scott Inn (101 State Street), Red Ram Motel (701 N National Ave), Courtland Hotel (121 East 1st Street).
Courts: Bourbon-County - District Court Judge (210 South National Avenue), Bourbon-County - Court Services- Adult Probation Office- Domestic (210 South National Avenue), Bourbon-County - Adult Probation Office- Court Services (210 South National Avenue).
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 64.9. This is about average.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.75. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.527. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.67. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.
(20.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.6% for Black residents, 31.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 71.8% for two or more races residents)
|This city:||2.3 people|
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
- Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
- Gay men: 0.2% of all households
People in group quarters in Fort Scott in 2010:
- 187 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
- 175 people in college/university student housing
- 42 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
- 3 people in group homes intended for adults
People in group quarters in Fort Scott in 2000:
- 132 people in nursing homes
- 87 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
- 31 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
- 31 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
- 23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
- 17 people in religious group quarters
- 9 people in other group homes
Banks with branches in Fort Scott (2011 data):
- The City State Bank: Fort Scott Branch at 202 Scott Avenue, branch established on 2002/12/13; at 1012 Highway 69, branch established on 1920/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $33.1 mil, Deposits: $29.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: City Bancshares, Inc.
- Citizens Bank, National Association: Drive-In Bank Branch at 23rd And South 69 Highway, branch established on 1977/01/17; at 200 South Main Street, branch established on 1884/04/05. Info updated 2007/10/03: Bank assets: $273.4 mil, Deposits: $181.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Capital Corporation
- UMB National Bank of America: Fort Scott Branch at 324 South National, branch established on 1997/04/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $825.6 mil, Deposits: $401.1 mil, headquarters in Salina, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Umb Financial Corporation
- Union State Bank: Fort Scott Branch at 1009 South Clark Street, branch established on 1991/02/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $40.9 mil, Deposits: $33.0 mil, headquarters in Uniontown, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Union State Bancshares, Inc.
- Landmark National Bank: Fort Scott Branch at 2205 South Main St, branch established on 1899/01/01. Info updated 2009/05/13: Bank assets: $596.4 mil, Deposits: $456.0 mil, headquarters in Manhattan, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: Landmark Bancorp, Inc.
- The Liberty Savings Association, FSA: The Liberty Savings Association, Fsa at 24 S Judson, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $38.3 mil, Deposits: $32.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
- UMB Bank, National Association: Fourth And National Branch at 324 South National, branch established on 1962/03/10. Info updated 2007/12/13: Bank assets: $11,205.9 mil, Deposits: $8,538.8 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 107 total offices, Holding Company: Umb Financial Corporation
Educational Attainment (%) in 2015
School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015
Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Fort Scott city (based on Bourbon County data)
Food Environment Statistics:
|Bourbon County:||1.35 / 10,000 pop.|
|Kansas:||1.96 / 10,000 pop.|
|Bourbon County:||0.68 / 10,000 pop.|
|Kansas:||0.51 / 10,000 pop.|
|Bourbon County:||4.06 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||3.84 / 10,000 pop.|
|Here:||4.73 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||7.33 / 10,000 pop.|
Health and Nutrition:
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|Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)|
|Function||Full-time employees||Monthly full-time payroll||Average yearly full-time wage||Part-time employees||Monthly part-time payroll|
|Other Government Administration||4||$16,009||$48,027||0||$0|
|Judicial and Legal||1||$2,734||$32,808||1||$1,041|
|Police Protection - Officers||19||$62,428||$39,428||1||$345|
|Streets and Highways||9||$24,668||$32,891||1||$903|
|Parks and Recreation||5||$14,329||$34,390||9||$1,908|
|Housing and Community Development(Local)||1||$3,576||$42,912||0||$0|
|Other and Unallocable||11||$29,515||$32,198||2||$368|
|Totals for Government||87||$258,234||$35,618||23||$11,489|
Fort Scott government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):
- Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,256,000 ($159.51)
Local Fire Protection: $1,073,000 ($136.27)
Police Protection: $952,000 ($120.90)
General - Other: $900,000 ($114.30)
Regular Highways: $617,000 ($78.36)
Central Staff Services: $533,000 ($67.69)
Sewerage: $531,000 ($67.44)
Air Transportation: $372,000 ($47.24)
Parks and Recreation: $298,000 ($37.85)
Libraries: $246,000 ($31.24)
Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $61,000 ($7.75)
Health - Other: $37,000 ($4.70)
Housing and Community Development: $31,000 ($3.94)
Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $25,000 ($3.18)
Financial Administration: $25,000 ($3.18)
- General - Interest on Debt: $529,000 ($67.18)
- Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $3,834,000 ($486.92)
Regular Highways: $433,000 ($54.99)
Sewerage: $193,000 ($24.51)
Local Fire Protection: $97,000 ($12.32)
General - Other: $92,000 ($11.68)
Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $85,000 ($10.80)
Parks and Recreation: $34,000 ($4.32)
Central Staff Services: $25,000 ($3.18)
Air Transportation: $25,000 ($3.18)
Police Protection: $16,000 ($2.03)
Housing and Community Development: $12,000 ($1.52)
Financial Administration: $9,000 ($1.14)
Hospitals: $2,000 ($0.25)
- Total Salaries and Wages: $4,043,000 ($513.46)
- Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $118,000 ($14.99)
Fort Scott government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):
- Charges - Sewerage: $1,073,000 ($136.27)
Air Transportation: $162,000 ($20.57)
All Other: $39,000 ($4.95)
Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($2.54)
- Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $92,000 ($11.68)
Housing and Community Development: $40,000 ($5.08)
All Other: $30,000 ($3.81)
- Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $644,000 ($81.79)
- Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $560,000 ($71.12)
Interest Earnings: $255,000 ($32.39)
Rents: $149,000 ($18.92)
Fines and Forfeits: $104,000 ($13.21)
Special Assessments: $82,000 ($10.41)
Donations From Private Sources: $26,000 ($3.30)
- Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,433,000 ($181.99)
- State Intergovernmental - Highways: $242,000 ($30.73)
General Local Government Support: $72,000 ($9.14)
All Other: $45,000 ($5.72)
- Tax - Property: $1,995,000 ($253.37)
General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,214,000 ($154.18)
Public Utilities Sales: $800,000 ($101.60)
Other Selective Sales: $74,000 ($9.40)
Other License: $34,000 ($4.32)
Fort Scott government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):
- Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,810,000 ($2134.87)
Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,120,000 ($1793.24)
Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,460,000 ($439.42)
Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,166,000 ($148.08)
Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,124,000 ($142.75)
Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $770,000 ($97.79)
Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $42,000 ($5.33)
Fort Scott government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):
- Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,901,000 ($1003.43)
- Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,333,000 ($169.29)
5.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,319 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
|from Crawford County, KS||0.58% ($24,129 average AGI)|
|from Linn County, KS||0.45% ($26,083)|
|from Johnson County, KS||0.38% ($35,200)|
6.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,028 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Scott:
- KMDO (1600 AM; 1 kW; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: FORT SCOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY INC.)
- KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
- WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
- KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
- KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
- KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
- WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
- KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
- KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
- KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
- KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
- KNEM (1240 AM; 1 kW; NEVADA, MO; Owner: HARBIT COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
- KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Scott:
- KOMB (103.9 FM; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: FORT SCOTT BROADCCASTING CO., INC.)
- KVCY (104.7 FM; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
- KBZI (100.7 FM; DEERFIELD, MO; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS INC)
- KBJQ (88.3 FM; BRONSON, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
- KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
- KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
- KNMO-FM (97.5 FM; NEVADA, MO; Owner: HARBIT COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
- KSEK-FM (99.1 FM; GIRARD, KS; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORP.)
- K206CH (89.1 FM; NEVADA, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Fort Scott:
- KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)
- National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
- 18Number of bridges
- 121m397ftTotal length
- $4,211,000Total costs
- 92,270Total average daily traffic
- 9,957Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges - Historical Statistics
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Fort Scott, KS)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Scott)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Fort Scott)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Drinking water stations with addresses in Fort Scott and their reported violations in the past:FORT SCOTT, CITY OF (Population served: 7,934, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:BOURBON CO RWD 2C (Population served: 7,200, Purch surface water):
- Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-13-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2014)
- Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2008
- Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2006)
- Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-11-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2006)
- Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
- Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1992, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-1993), St Intentional no-action (JUL-22-1993)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
- Fire: 286
- Hazardous Condition: 68
- Service Call: 39
- Good Intent Call: 6
Incident types - Fort Scott
|Most common first names in Fort Scott, KS among deceased individuals|
|Most common last names in Fort Scott, KS among deceased individuals|
|Last name||Count||Lived (average)|
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
- Utility gas (76%)
- Electricity (21%)
- Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
- Wood (1%)
|Businesses in Fort Scott, KS|
|Ace Hardware||1||Pizza Hut||1|
Fort Scott compared to Kansas state average:
- Median household income below state average.
- Median house value below state average.
- Unemployed percentage below state average.
- Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
- Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
- Length of stay since moving in above state average.
- House age above state average.
Fort Scott on our top lists:
- #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospices or homes for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
- #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
Total of 41 patent applications in 2008-2017.