Latest Data (2017)
Population 7,813
Nationwide Rank 3638

Quick Facts

Fort Scott, Kansas is the 3,638th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Fort Scott, Kansas is a city.

Fort Scott, Kansas is currently 7.6% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Fort Scott, Kansas's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Fort Scott, Kansas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3628 Los Fresnos, Texas 7,830 72.4%
3629 Ione, California 7,827 9.2%
3630 Lampasas, Texas 7,826 13.4%
3631 Wahpeton, North Dakota 7,826 -8.5%
3632 Ashland, Wisconsin 7,823 -9.0%
3633 Wellington, Kansas 7,822 -9.6%
3634 Union, South Carolina 7,821 -11.0%
3635 Wilson, Pennsylvania 7,819 2.1%
3636 Bernardsville, New Jersey 7,815 6.7%
3637 Duvall, Washington 7,813 65.1%
3638 Fort Scott, Kansas 7,813 -5.8%
3639 New Prague, Minnesota 7,813 69.8%
3640 Ripon, Wisconsin 7,810 4.9%
3641 Colonie, New York 7,809 -1.4%
3642 Fanwood, New Jersey 7,808 8.7%
3643 Grand Ledge, Michigan 7,802 -0.2%
3644 Ashland, Virginia 7,796 17.2%
3645 Crookston, Minnesota 7,794 -6.0%
3646 Ilion, New York 7,790 -9.4%
3647 Kenai, Alaska 7,790 12.1%
3648 Oak Island, North Carolina 7,789 16.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kansas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2244 Great Bend 15,344 0.0%
2493 McPherson 13,201 -4.2%
2505 Andover 13,111 84.6%
2521 El Dorado 12,993 1.1%
2631 Ottawa 12,342 2.9%
2669 Winfield 12,104 -0.8%
2693 Lansing 11,947 23.5%
2708 Arkansas City 11,866 -0.8%
2812 Haysville 11,278 28.8%
2825 Merriam 11,212 1.8%
2925 Atchison 10,636 -0.3%
3120 Parsons 9,761 -14.9%
3167 Coffeyville 9,481 -14.0%
3180 Mission 9,409 -6.0%
3187 Augusta 9,389 10.4%
3253 Chanute 9,054 -3.6%
3347 Independence 8,729 -11.1%
3604 Bel Aire 7,914 30.4%
3633 Wellington 7,822 -9.6%
3638 Fort Scott 7,813 -5.8%
3651 Bonner Springs 7,784 14.8%
3670 Park City 7,729 24.2%
3812 Valley Center 7,300 30.1%
3978 Roeland Park 6,772 -5.9%
3986 Pratt 6,748 2.9%
4035 Spring Hill 6,618 125.4%
4123 Abilene 6,380 -2.6%
4130 Mulvane 6,359 22.1%
4148 Eudora 6,329 45.2%
4212 De Soto 6,107 32.7%
4254 Basehor 6,015 156.9%
4303 Ulysses 5,912 -0.7%
4432 Paola 5,580 10.4%
4494 Tonganoxie 5,444 94.7%
4532 Colby 5,361 -1.5%
4535 Iola 5,354 -15.0%
4666 Concordia 5,099 -10.3%
4867 Goddard 4,746 123.9%
4897 Wamego 4,703 10.3%
4930 Baldwin City 4,644 31.8%
4976 Maize 4,557 85.4%
5012 Edwardsville 4,498 7.2%
5022 Louisburg 4,487 70.0%
5037 Russell 4,463 -4.7%
5074 Goodland 4,411 -10.6%
5156 Osawatomie 4,298 -9.2%
5385 Clay Center 3,980 -12.7%
5386 Rose Hill 3,980 14.3%
5402 Baxter Springs 3,958 -13.6%
5403 Fairway 3,957 0.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 7,813 3,638
2016 7,773 3,629
2015 7,838 3,594
2014 7,874 3,561
2013 7,934 3,528
2012 7,934 3,499
2011 7,972 3,478
2010 8,087 3,436
2009 7,938 3,452
2008 7,937 3,432
2007 7,905 3,411
2006 7,889 3,404
2005 7,907 3,374
2004 8,007 3,320
2003 8,094 3,270
2002 8,121 3,237
2001 8,253 3,181
2000 8,299 3,156
1990 8,454 2,798