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Scandia is a city in Republic County.
The community was named for the homeland of many Scandinavian settlers
[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 39.794N. The longitude is -97.783W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,440 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 387.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Scandia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Republic County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66966 ZIP code.
17% of Scandia residents report German ancestry, and 12% 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 $15,619, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Scandia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Scandia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $190. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $503.
Libraries in Scandia include Scandia City Library ... View libraries
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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