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High Points

Strong strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Arkansas):

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Strong Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Strong Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Strong, Arkansas

Comparing Strong to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Arkansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 10
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 4
Age of the Population 4 6
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 6
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 7
People in Middle Class or Better 2 3
Median Family Income 1 2
People Above Poverty 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 10
Short Commute Times 5 3
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 6
People Living Alone 8 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Housing Recently Built 5 1
Affordability of Rents 5 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Strong Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles N of Monroe, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 192 miles SW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Union
Standard Zip Codes 71765
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.107
Longitude -92.334

Strong Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Distance 28.9 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 54.1 inches
Distance 33.8 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 55 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 57.1 inches
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Strong Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 651 100%
Male 285 43.8%
Female 366 56.2%
Under 18 194 29.8%
18+ 457 70.2%
65+ 113 17.4%
Median Age 36.1
Average Family Size 3.19
White 275 42.2%
African-American 349 53.6%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 20 3.1%
Mixed Race 5 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 37 5.7%

Estimated Strong Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 637
Growth -14
Growth % -2.2%

Strong Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 73.7%
African 8.8%
English 5.5%
US/American 4.7%
Irish 2.5%
European 1.6%
Dutch 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
British 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Strong 651 $26,023
Calion 516 $26,042
Crossett 6,097 $43,864
El Dorado 21,530 $34,753
Huttig 731 $32,000
Junction City 721 $29,107
Norphlet 822 $45,500
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Strong High Schools (2004)

PO BOX 735
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 213 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.1

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