Fort Scott, KS 66701 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 66701: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Scott, KS 66701

Acceptable Alternative
Hiattville, KS 66701

Not Acceptable, USPS
Devon, KS 66701

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Bourbon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.823, Longitude -94.702
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 514
  • PO Box Addresses: 188
  • Residential Addresses: 4,929
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 200
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,729

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Fort Scott, KS 66701 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,130
Daytime Population: Workers 6,633
Daytime Population: Residents 6,348
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,981
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 11,721
Population in Familes 9,386
Population in Group Qrtrs 409
Population Density2 40
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $48,240
Average Household Income $60,129
Per Capita Income $23,959


Total Housing Units 5,605 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,168 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,588 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 849 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $96,209
Average Home Value $126,531


Total Households 4,756
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 3,063
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.27% -0.36%
Households -0.35% -0.42%
Families -0.47% -0.49%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Fort Scott, KS 66701 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 66701 to the other 699 ZIP Codes in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 82 88th
Population Density # 190 73rd
Diversity Index # 242 66th
Median Household Income # 431 38th
Per Capita Income # 531 24th

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