St Marys, Kansas

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St Marys, Kansas

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High Points

St Marys strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kansas):

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Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% St Marys Walking and Biking to Work
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 15% St Marys Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of St Marys, Kansas

Comparing St Marys to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 7 8
Racial Diversity 7 8
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Senior Citizens 5 4
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 7
Median Family Income 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
People Above Poverty 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Public Transportation Use 6 8
Short Commute Times 6 3
Working at Home 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 7
Affordability of Rents 5 4
Housing Recently Built 5 7

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St Marys Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles NW of Topeka, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 80 miles W of Kansas City, Missouri
County Pottawatomie
Standard Zip Codes 66536
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.194
Longitude -96.07

St Marys Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WAMEGO
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Station HOLTON
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 36 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
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St Marys Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,198 100%
Male 1,049 47.7%
Female 1,149 52.3%
Under 18 779 35.4%
18+ 1,419 64.6%
65+ 329 15%
Median Age 31.2
Average Family Size 3.61
White 2,092 95.2%
African-American 20 0.9%
Asian 11 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 30 1.4%
Other 11 0.5%
Mixed Race 34 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 91 4.1%

Estimated St Marys Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,253
Growth 55
Growth % 2.5%

St Marys Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 32.8%
US/American 13.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12%
Irish 11.7%
English 5.7%
French (except Basque) 3.9%
Italian 2.9%
Polish 2.9%
French Canadian 1.7%
Norwegian 1.6%
Swedish 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Dutch 1.2%
European 1.2%
Belgian 0.9%
Romanian 0.9%
Finnish 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Canadian 0.5%
Danish 0.4%
Austrian 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
Northern European 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
British 0.2%
Egyptian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
St Marys 2,198 $48,063
Belvue 228 $34,500
Delia 179 $37,250
Emmett 277 $27,750
Maple Hill 469 $53,393
Paxico 211 $45,000
Rossville 1,014 $53,333

St Marys Public Libraries

St Marys/pottawatomie Wabaunsee Rl
306 N. 5TH
St Marys, Kansas
(785) 437-2778
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St Marys High Schools (2004)

Serves 162 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

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3. Clio, Michigan 78.5   32.4% 13.7% 14.8% 26 $42,155 7.9% 4.5% 2,483 7.9% 44.7 0.8% 6.4
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