Ft. Scott, KS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,941 housing units in Ft. Scott. This represents a 2.3% decline from 4,034 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,700 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 241 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ft. Scott is about 64.3%. Ft. Scott's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 11%. Average household size is 2.27 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ft. Scott were built after 1948.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.40%
One Bedroom14%
Two Bedrooms36.50%
Three Bedrooms36.60%
Four Bedrooms7.30%
Five Bedrooms or more4.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.43
Median year structure was built1942
Median Value of occupied units$43,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$36,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.98
Median year structure was built1960
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$288

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2.20%
Home Equity Loan2.30%
Simple Mortgage46.10%
Debt Free49.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16%