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Severance is a city in Doniphan County, in the Saint Joseph metro area.
The community was named for John Severance, landowner
The latitude of Severance is 39.767N. The longitude is -95.249W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 925 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 108.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Severance demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Doniphan 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 66017 ZIP code.
43% of Severance residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Severance ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Severance was $13,690, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Severance residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Severance, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $142. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $425.
Doniphan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Severance political report.
The average commute time for Severance workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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