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Living In Fort Scott, KS

The small town of Fort Scott, Kansas is home to just under 8,000 residents. Retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (20%) here than nationally (14%), while young professionals figure less prominently in the demographics. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 62% of residents own their homes. With a relatively low average rent of $622 per month in the town, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Kansas. Each month, renters in Fort Scott will pay around $246 less compared to the state average.

Compared to the state average, Fort Scott has a relatively high percentage of residents older than 25 with an Associate's degree (6%). Additionally, 7% have a Bachelor's degree and 3% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate. Many Fort Scott residents work in one of three industries: healthcare, retail, and manufacturing. Together, these industries account for 21% of the town's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the town's residents work in transportation, which ranks as the top field in the town. Fort Scott workers bring in an average annual income of about $43,000, about $26,000 less than the average Kansas resident. Fort Scott's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).

Fort Scott residents have an average commute of about 14 minutes, faster than the state average of about 20 minutes. Driving is the prevailing way to get to work, selected by 37% of commuters, while public transit isn't used widely. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.


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