Scandia is a tiny city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 359 people and just one neighborhood, Scandia is the 265th largest community in Kansas. Scandia has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Scandia is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.78% of the Scandia workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Scandia is a city of service providers, farmers, fishers, or foresters and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Scandia who work in farm management occupations (16.81%), management occupations (10.34%) and office and administrative support (8.19%).
Another important characteristic of Scandia is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.11 minutes getting to work every day.
Scandia is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.