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New Scandia is a township in Washington County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.
The latitude of New Scandia is 45.252N. The longitude is -92.827W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,050 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,692.
Residents of the township voted in 2006 to incorporate as a city, beginning on Jan. 1, 2007.
Sections below provide additional information and links about New Scandia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55047 ZIP code.
28% of New Scandia residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Scandia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Scandia was $27,399, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of New Scandia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in New Scandia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $540. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,208.
Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Scandia political report.
The average commute time for New Scandia workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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