Scandia, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Scandia, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Scandia had a population of 367 as of July 1, 2017. Scandia ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Scandia is located at latitude 39.7968 and longitude -97.784 in Republic County. The formal boundaries for the City of Scandia (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Republic County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,440 feet.

The City of Scandia (GNIS ID: 2396549) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Scandia is located within Township of Scandia, a minor civil division (MCD) of Republic County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Scandia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Scandia: New Scandinavia.

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Scandia, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 367
Daytime Population: Workers 131
Daytime Population: Residents 189
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 320
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 367
Population in Familes 301
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 771
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $42,437
Average Household Income $57,775
Per Capita Income $26,148


Total Housing Units 225 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 143 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (23.6%)
Median Home Value $58,784
Average Home Value $89,510


Total Households 172
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 116
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.19% -0.33%
Households -0.16% -0.35%
Families 0.74% -0.52%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Scandia, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scandia to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 348 48th
Population Density # 355 47th
Diversity Index # 652 3rd
Median Household Income # 521 23rd
Per Capita Income # 326 52nd

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