Scandia is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 4,025 people and just one neighborhood, Scandia is the 172nd largest community in Minnesota.
Real Estate Prices
Scandia home prices are not only among the most expensive in Minnesota, but Scandia real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Scandia is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Scandia is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Scandia who work in office and administrative support (13.14%), management occupations (13.04%) and sales jobs (8.49%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Scandia is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Scandia a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Scandia has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Scandia’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Scandia is worth considering.
One downside of living in Scandia, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.14 minutes every day commuting to work.