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
|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%|
|Unpaid Family Workers (2017)||0.0%|
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Source: 2015 US Census Bureau retrieved from OnTheMap (June 2019)