Fort Scott employment information

IndexFort ScottKansasNational
Income per capita$19,823$27,367$28,555
Median household income$33,175$51,872$53,482
Median income owner occupied$43,850$65,700$68,142
Median income renter occupied$21,263$31,165$33,219
Median earnings male$28,348$35,528$36,116
Median earnings female$20,917$23,777$25,692
Unemployment rate2.7%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level20.6%13.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fort Scott is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fort Scott is 38% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Scott is 54% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fort Scott is 32% higher than the national average.

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Fort Scott employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.1%0.6%
Manufacturing sector20.4%0.1%
Financial & insurance services5.1%12.9%
Wholesale & retail services17.6%11.6%
Public administration6.7%0.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.7%1.0%
Education, health & social services13.1%45.3%

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Stotesbury, MO18$47,91710%
Deerfield, MO68$45,62515%
Mapleton, KS115$40,41724%
Uniontown, KS439$37,50030%
Bronaugh, MO266$31,25042%
Fort Scott, KS7,957$33,17538%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Broadview, IL7,956$53,3930%
Thousand Palms, CA7,956$43,81318%
Ruidoso, NM7,954$46,48813%
Green, OR7,954$39,81726%
Carnegie, PA7,960$37,84629%
Fort Scott, KS7,957$33,17538%
Source: The Fort Scott, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.