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Strong City, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Strong City had a population of 528 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Strong City is located at latitude 38.3972 and longitude -96.5369 in Chase County. The formal boundaries for the City of Strong City 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.

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

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Strong City, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Strong City, KS Housing Affordability Index is 270
State of Kansas Housing Affordability Index is 158
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Strong City, KS Wealth Index is 44
State of Kansas Wealth Index is 85
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 528 (100%)
Population in Households 528 (100.0%)
Population in Families 421 (79.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 966
Diversity Index2 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,761
Average Household Income $49,300
Per Capita Income $21,264
Wealth Index4 44

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 158 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $61,458
Housing Affordability Index3 270
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 231
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 138
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.92% 0.11%
Households 0.93% 0.09%
Families 1.25% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

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, 2019 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 # 292 57th
Population Density # 273 59th
Diversity Index # 488 27th
Median Household Income # 632 6th
Per Capita Income # 597 11th

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