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The City of Strong City had a population of 453 as of July 1, 2017. Strong City ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

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, 2017.

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

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Strong City, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 453
Daytime Population: Workers 150
Daytime Population: Residents 206
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 356
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 453
Population in Familes 361
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 829
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $27,540
Average Household Income $41,702
Per Capita Income $17,893


Total Housing Units 257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 139 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (23.3%)
Median Home Value $75,510
Average Home Value $87,500


Total Households 197
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 117
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.94% -0.9%
Households -1.01% -0.93%
Families -0.69% -1.05%
Median Household Income   0.45%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

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, 2017 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 # 314 53rd
Population Density # 331 51st
Diversity Index # 502 25th
Median Household Income # 670 0th
Per Capita Income # 660 2nd

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