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Scandia is a township in Republic County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Scandia. For links to other places called Scandia, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Scandia is 39.779N. The longitude is -97.78W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,430 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 541.
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17% of Scandia residents report German ancestry, and 10% 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 $16,103, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Scandia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Scandia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $190. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $500.
Republic 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 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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