Scandia, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 359 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.7%
 
Males: 189  (52.8%)
Females: 170  (47.2%)
Median resident age:  49.6 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 66966.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,464 (it was $29,896 in 2000)
Scandia:

$40,464
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,030 (it was $15,619 in 2000)

Scandia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $43,637 (it was $31,600 in 2000)
Scandia:

$43,637
KS:

$129,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $51,923; Detached houses: $53,313; Mobile homes: $21,635

Median gross rent in 2013: $531.

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  • Races in Scandia, KS (2010)

    Scandia races chart
    • 36297.3%White alone
    • 61.6%Hispanic
    • 20.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.5%Two or more races

Races in Scandia detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Scandia: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Swedish (30.9%), German (15.2%), Czech (8.9%), English (7.5%), Norwegian (7.3%), Irish (7.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1879

Elevation: 1450 feet

Land area: 0.47 square miles.

Population density: 763 people per square mile   (low).

Scandia,KS real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Scandia:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 0.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scandia city:

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Kansas:

5.0%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Scandia, Kansas as of June 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Scandia to the number of sex offenders is 183 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,120 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $545 (1.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (91.3 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (487.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Courtland, KS (2.5 miles ), Belleville, KS (2.9 miles ), Republic, KS (3.0 miles) , Formoso, KS (3.3 miles) , Jamestown, KS (3.8 miles ), Byron, NE (3.8 miles) , Munden, KS (3.9 miles) , Webber, KS (4.1 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $60,000

Latitude: 39.80 N, Longitude: 97.78 W

Area code: 785

Scandia household income distribution Scandia home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.2%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+2.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (30%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (25%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Scandia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Scandia, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Scandia-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 107% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the Scandia city center .

On 5/20/1957, a category F4 tornado 28.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Scandia-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 213.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 277.5 miles away from Scandia center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 443.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 208.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from Scandia center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 316.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Republic County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Scandia topographic map

Birthplace of: Edwin C. Johnson - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Scandia:

  • RIDGEVIEW HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BELLEVILLE, KS)
  • REPUBLIC COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; BELLEVILLE, KS)
  • BELLEVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BELLEVILLE, KS)
  • CHEYENNE LODGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; JAMESTOWN, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scandia:

  • Kansas State University (about 77 miles; Manhattan, KS; Full-time enrollment: 20,703)
  • Central Community College (about 82 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 92 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 93 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 94 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 94 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 105 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)

Public high school in Scandia:

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Library in Scandia:

  • SCANDIA CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $13,932; Location: 318 FOURTH STREET; 12,424 books; 114 audio materials; 223 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 42 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Scandia: Republic County Fire District 10 Scandia City Fire Department (A), Scandia Museum (B), Scandia City Library (C), Scandia City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Scandia include: Scandia United Methodist Church (A), Amana Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Riverview Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Republic County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.9%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.2%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.4%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Scandia (2011 data):

  • Astra Bank: at 323 4th Street, branch established on 1939/10/02. Info updated 2009/07/09: Bank assets: $184.6 mil, Deposits: $150.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First Belleville Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Kansas average:

11.3

Scandia travel time to work - commute Scandia mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Scandia city (based on Republic County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,07713
Evangelical Protestant6637
Catholic4373
Other-1
None1,803-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Republic County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Republic County:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Republic County:

28.7%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.8%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Scandia:

50.7%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.3%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Scandia:

22.6%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Scandia:

11.6%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Scandia:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Scandia:

37.5%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

56.1%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Scandia:

76.2%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Scandia, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$125
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,222
Sewerage 1$2,200$26,4000$0
Water Supply 1$3,150$37,8000$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$750
Totals for Government 2$5,350$32,10010$2,097

Scandia government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $118,000 ($328.69)
    Financial Administration: $42,000 ($116.99)
    Water Utilities: $28,000 ($77.99)
    General - Other: $27,000 ($75.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($55.71)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($19.50)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($13.93)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($11.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($8.36)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($5.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $18,000 ($50.14)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($13.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($11.14)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $64,000 ($178.27)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($5.57)

Scandia government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($58.50)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($16.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $19,000 ($52.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($13.93)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($11.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $35,000 ($97.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($33.43)
    General Support: $7,000 ($19.50)
    All Other: $1,000 ($2.79)
  • Tax - Property: $92,000 ($256.27)
    Public Utilities: $13,000 ($36.21)

Scandia government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($116.99)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $80,000 ($222.84)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $34,000 ($94.71)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $74,000 ($206.13)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($22.28)
    Other, NEC: $6,000 ($16.71)

Scandia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $169,000 ($470.75)

4.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cloud County, KS  1.14% ($25,667 average AGI)


5.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cloud County, KS  0.66% ($24,429 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Scandia:

  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KNCK (1390 AM; 1 kW; CONCORDIA, KS; Owner: KNCK, INC.)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Scandia:

  • KREP (92.1 FM; BELLEVILLE, KS; Owner: FIRST REPUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K294AI (106.7 FM; SCANDIA, KS; Owner: COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • KCKS (94.9 FM; CONCORDIA, KS; Owner: KNCK, INC.)
  • KFGE (98.1 FM; MILFORD, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KVSV-FM (105.5 FM; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Scandia:

  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Scandia fatal accident list:

Dec 23, 1988 10:46 AM, Republic, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 7, 1978 06:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Scandia)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • East End Of School Street (Lat: 39.800278 Lon: -97.786444), Call Sign: KNCA544
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.175 MHzGrant Date: 12/21/2011, Expiration Date: 12/03/2021Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • SCANDIA, 744 Queen Road (Lat: 39.783944 Lon: -97.810778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQUB596
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHzGrant Date: 05/28/2014, Expiration Date: 05/28/2024, Certifier: John MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KC0AQR, Licensee ID: L01238646, Grant Date: 01/25/2007, Expiration Date: 04/23/2017, Certifier: Martin J Molter, Registrant: Martin J Molter, 990 Penn Rd, Scandia, KS 66901
  • Call Sign: KC0CXM, Licensee ID: L01367945, Grant Date: 02/12/2008, Expiration Date: 03/11/2018, Registrant: Howard L Herrman, 953 Highway 148, Scandia, KS 66966
  • Call Sign: KC0CXN, Licensee ID: L01367948, Grant Date: 02/12/2008, Expiration Date: 03/11/2018, Registrant: Trevor L Herrman, 953 Highway 148, Scandia, KS 66966
  • Call Sign: KC0EAY, Licensee ID: L01301197, Grant Date: 07/16/2008, Expiration Date: 08/20/2018, Registrant: Nancy V Molter, 990 Penn Rd., Scandia, KS 66966
  • Call Sign: KC0FWT, Licensee ID: L00327339, Grant Date: 04/07/2009, Expiration Date: 05/24/2019, Certifier: Paula S Herrman, Registrant: Paula S Herrman, Rt 1 Box 710, Scandia, KS 66966

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42006 , Serial Number: 18258804, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/22/1968
    Registrant (Individual): James A Bohling, 1215 Highway K148, Scandia, KS 66966

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most common first names in Scandia, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Carl1077.9 years
William985.1 years
Mabel887.5 years
John874.4 years
Charles877.9 years
Alice784.1 years
Harold674.5 years
Clarence579.2 years
Frank580.2 years
James580.2 years
Most common last names in Scandia, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Larson1983.9 years
Johnson1582.8 years
Anderson1079.6 years
Nelson1085.8 years
Isaacson886.0 years
Thompson879.5 years
Loring789.3 years
Hammer787.4 years
Robison688.4 years
Reece686.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • No fuel used (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Scandia compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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