Fort Scott demographics profile

StatisticFort ScottKansasNational
Population density (sq mi)1,4343591
Median age36.936.037.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%59%55%
Speak English97%89%79%
Speak Spanish1%7%13%

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  • The population density in Fort Scott is 4009% higher than Kansas.
  • The median age in Fort Scott is 3% higher than Kansas.
  • In Fort Scott 91.34% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Fort Scott 6.47% of the population is African American.
  • In Fort Scott 0.99% of the population is Asian.

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Fort Scott population breakdown by race

RaceFort ScottKansasNational
African American6.47%5.80%12.60%
American Indian0.62%0.82%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.17%
Mixed race0.36%3.30%2.91%
Other race0.21%2.25%4.70%
In Fort Scott, 2.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Fort Scott age breakdown

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Source: The Fort Scott, KS demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.