The unemployment rate in Fort Scott is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fort Scott jobs have increased by 3.4%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fort Scott's cost of living is 28.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Bourbon county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 75.2% to 23.1%. More Voting Stats
Fort Scott's population is 7,822 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 3.7%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 17.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Fort Scott is Real Estate: $75,000
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.6%.
Fort Scott public schools spend $9,387 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.9 students per teacher in Fort Scott. More Education