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Scandia is a township in Polk County, in the Grand Forks metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Scandia. For links to other places called Scandia, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Scandia is 47.542N. The longitude is -96.643W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 876 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 86.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Scandia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Polk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Grand Forks area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56568 ZIP code.
19% of Scandia residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Scandia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Scandia was $16,253, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% of Scandia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Polk County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Scandia political report.
The average commute time for Scandia workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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