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Population in 2012: 366 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.1%
 

Males: 183  (50.1%)
Females: 183  (49.9%)

Median resident age:  48.2 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66966.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,154 (it was $29,896 in 2000)
Scandia:

$37,154
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,747

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $35,129 (it was $31,600 in 2000)
Scandia:

$35,129
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $36,227; Detached houses: $36,669; Mobile homes: $4,855

Median gross rent in 2012: $536.

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  • White alone - 362 (97.3%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Scandia: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Swedish (31.4%), German (12.6%), Norwegian (9.9%), English (9.3%), Czech (8.9%), Irish (8.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1879

Elevation: 1450 feet

Land area: 0.47 square miles.

Population density: 778 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Scandia:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scandia city:

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Kansas:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $756 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $673 (2.2%)

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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) .

Latitude: 39.80 N, Longitude: 97.78 W

Area code: 785

Scandia household income distribution Scandia home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.9%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+2.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (20%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Construction laborers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Scandia-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 207% 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 significantly below Kansas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 the city center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from Scandia center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Edwin C. Johnson - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Scandia:

  • RIDGEVIEW HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BELLEVILLE, KS)
  • REPUBLIC COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 8 miles away; BELLEVILLE, KS)
  • BELLEVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BELLEVILLE, KS)

Political contributions by individuals in Scandia, KS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scandia:

  • Kansas State University (about 77 miles; Manhattan, KS; Full-time enrollment: 18,850)
  • Central Community College (about 82 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 91 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,702)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 93 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 94 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 4,780)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 105 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 120 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)

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 2012: 9.3%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Scandia, KS

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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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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.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.38%
Here68.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents32.2%21.1%15.1%9.4%22.3%
Congregations30.4%17.4%13.0%13.0%26.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Republic County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Republic County:

28.7%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Republic County:

16.8%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$1,041
Sewerage 1$2,173$26,0760$0
Water Supply 1$2,683$32,1960$0
Totals for Government 2$4,856$29,1368$1,166

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $118,000 ($322.40)
    Financial Administration: $42,000 ($114.75)
    Water Utilities: $28,000 ($76.50)
    General - Other: $27,000 ($73.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($54.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($19.13)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($13.66)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($10.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($8.20)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($5.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $18,000 ($49.18)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($13.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($10.93)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $64,000 ($174.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($5.46)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($57.38)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($16.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $19,000 ($51.91)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($13.66)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($10.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $35,000 ($95.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($32.79)
    General Support: $7,000 ($19.13)
    All Other: $1,000 ($2.73)
  • Tax - Property: $92,000 ($251.37)
    Public Utilities: $13,000 ($35.52)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($114.75)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $80,000 ($218.58)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $34,000 ($92.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $74,000 ($202.19)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($21.86)
    Other, NEC: $6,000 ($16.39)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $169,000 ($461.75)

4.88% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
Kansas average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cloud County, KS  0.77% ($22,625 average AGI)
from Washington County, KS  0.48% ($21,200)


6.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,832 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cloud County, KS  0.86% ($31,611 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:

10 (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 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/21/2011, Expiration Date: 12/03/2021
    Registrant: 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 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:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1429Q , Serial Number: 15072729, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 08/25/1971
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James A Bohling, 1215 Us Highway 148, Scandia, KS 66966, Other Owners: Ronald D Bohling
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 9167U , Serial Number: 15078118, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 03/23/1976
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James A Bohling, 1215 Hwy K148, Scandia, KS 66966, Other Owners: Ronald D Bohling


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

Scandia on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Community and social services occupations:"
  • #18 (66966) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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