Fort Scott employment information

IndexFort ScottKansasNational
Income per capita$19,399$28,478$29,829
Median household income$33,350$53,571$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,714$67,823$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,396$32,780$35,192
Median earnings male$28,955$36,604$36,919
Median earnings female$21,314$24,737$26,250
Unemployment rate1.9%3.5%4.7%
Poverty level19.4%13.3%15.1%
The Fort Scott, KS employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Fort Scott is $19,399, which is 32% lower than than the Kansas average and 35% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $33,350, which is 38% lower than than the Kansas average and 40% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Fort Scott is 2%, which is 60% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Fort Scott is 19% which is 28% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$22,231$33,350$66,700
City
$35,710$53,571$107,142
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Fort Scott is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fort Scott is 40% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Scott is 60% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fort Scott is 28% higher than the national average.

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Fort Scott employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.4%0.6%
Manufacturing sector18.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.3%13.0%
Wholesale & retail services22.9%11.9%
Public administration9.4%1.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.6%1.5%
Education, health & social services9.3%39.7%
Other21.6%20.5%

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Mapleton, KS93$58,7506%
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Redfield, KS83$35,83335%
Bronaugh, MO239$31,87542%
Uniontown, KS412$28,59448%
Fort Scott, KS7,852$33,35040%

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Fruitvale, CO7,854$55,5160%
Felida, WA7,857$101,15083%
Topanga, CA7,858$118,561114%
Baxter, MN7,858$61,08510%
Odessa, FL7,859$66,76921%
Fort Scott, KS7,852$33,35040%
Source: The Fort Scott, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).