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ZIP Code 66701

Primary City:Fort Scott, KS (View All Cities)
County: Bourbon County
Timezone: Central (11:56am)
Area code: 620 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.8, -94.8
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 66701

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 66701. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 66701. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 66701, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Fort Scott, KS
Acceptable:
Hiattville
Unacceptable:
Devon

Stats and Demographics for the 66701 ZIP Code

ZIP code 66701 is located in southeast Kansas and covers a large land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 66701 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 66701 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,325
Population Density 42 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,645
Median Home Value $81,000
Land Area 294.49 sq mi
Water Area 2.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,864
Median Household Income $38,608

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male467448428560427363337327270394388372345280162153153120
Female468433408445381362340309293406407454363285249253219256
Total9358818361,005808725677636563800795826708565411406372376

Gender

 Male 5,994 49%
 Female 6,331 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,393 92.4%
 Black Or African American 405 3.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 87 0.7%
 Asian 63 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 72 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 300 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner58350439681720518415140
Renter27035422922215710311989
Total328704668903877621534229

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,403 49%
 Single Guardian 773 16%
 Singles 1,425 29%
 Singles With Roommate 263 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,314 68%
 Households with Kids 1,550 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male891079097889990809196848772899267100125176124
Female1041039470779686918376818389797779849710888
Total193210184167165195176171174172165170161168169146184222284212

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 66701 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 66701 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 66701 real estate data, the median home value of $81,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 66701 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 66701 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 66701 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,916 96.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 42 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 1 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 187 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 175 1.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,820 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,501 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,543 27%
 Households Vacant 781 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 185 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Sale Only 115 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 74 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 104 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 291 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 95 7%
 1 Bedroom 150 11%
 2 Bedroom 632 45%
 3+ Bedroom 531 38%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $38,608 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 66701 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 66701 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,591 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,267 24%
 No Earnings 3,762 39%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,591 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,267 24%
 No Earnings 3,762 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,796 92.6%
 Public transportation 6 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 163 3.1%
 Worked at Home 211 4.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 650 16.8%
 High School Graduate 2,071 53.5%
 Associate's degree 370 9.6%
 Bachelor's degree 495 12.8%
 Master's degree 198 5.1%
 Professional school degree 64 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 20 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,839 80.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 150 6.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 299 13.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 66701

ZIP Code 66701 is in the Fort Scott School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 66701.

Eugene Ware Elementary
900 East Third
Fort Scott, KS 66701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Scott School District
Winfield Scott Elementary
316 West Tenth
Fort Scott, KS 66701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Scott School District
Fort Scott Middle School
1105 East 12th St
Fort Scott, KS 66701
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fort Scott School District
Fort Scott Sr High School
1005 South Main
Fort Scott, KS 66701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fort Scott School District
Fort Scott Christian Heights
1101 S Barbee St
Fort Scott, KS 66701
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Christian Learning Center
3200 Liberty Bell Rd Ste 100
Fort Scott, KS 66701
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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