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The City of Strong City had a population of 422 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Strong City is located at latitude 38.3954 and longitude -96.5367 in Chase County. The formal boundaries for the City of Strong City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chase County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,194 feet.

The City of Strong City (GNIS ID: 2395989) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Strong City is located within Township of Strong, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chase County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Strong City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Strong City: Cottonwood, Cottonwood Station.

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Strong City, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 422
Population in Households 422
Population in Familes 336
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 772
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 185
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 110
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 256 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 (27.7%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $86,811


Median Household Income $27,542
Average Household Income $41,391
Per Capita Income $17,909
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -2.2% -1.56%
Households -2.16% -1.56%
Families -1.77% -1.5%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Strong City, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Strong City to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 330 51st
Population Density1 # 355 47th
Diversity Index2 # 481 28th
Median Household Income # 669 0th
Per Capita Income # 645 4th

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