St. Marys

St. Marys

Located on U.S. Highway 24 in eastern Pottawatomie County, St. Marys is the fastest growing incorporated city in Pottawatomie County. From St. Marys it is 30 minutes to both Manhattan and Topeka.

Custom Wood Products, Patriot Outfitters, Florence Adams, Nemaha County Coop, and KG Moats and Sons are a few of the major employers.  These locally owned businesses are nationally known and the city's growth and location positions itself well to be home to additional business startups, expansions, and relocations.

St. Marys is located on the historic Oregon Trail.

City of the 3rd Class
Commission/Manager form of government


Local Newspaper 

St. Marys

Community Statistics

Population (2010) 2,627
Population Estimate (2017) 2,717
Median Age (2017) 27.0
Education Attainment (2017) 95.5% High School Graduate or Higher
Total Housing Units (2017) 813
Median Household Income (2017) $62,361
Mean Household Income (2017) $73,148
Civilians employed 16 years and over (2017) 1,106
Private and salary workers (2017) 85.8%
Government Workers (2017) 13.4%
Self-employed (2017) 0.8%
Unpaid Family Workers (2017) 0.0%
Poverty (2017) 8.3%
Veterans (2017) 203

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

Inflow/Outflow Job Counts (All Jobs)

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Where Residents of St. Marys Work

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Where St. Marys' Workforce Lives

St. Marys where lives

Source: 2015 US Census Bureau retrieved from OnTheMap (June 2019)