Fort Scott, KS has a population of 7,852 and is the 4,770th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,418 per sq mi which is 3942% higher than the Kansas average and 1465% higher than the national average. The median age in Fort Scott is 37 which is approximately 2% higher than the Kansas average of 36. In Fort Scott, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 66% of Fort Scott residents were born in Kansas, 31% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.