Demographics

People

Total Population454
Male Share of the Population53.5%
Female Share of the Population46.5%
Senior Citizens22.5%
Employed Population 16+237
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married49.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.9%
Median Earnings25+$31,667
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$32,917
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,179

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,143
% Above Poverty Level84.6%
% Below Poverty Level15.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone37.7%
Median Gross Rent$575
Median House Value$53,600

Ancestry

German41%
English20%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.8%
Irish10.8%
Dutch5.5%
Swedish3.1%
Russian3.1%
French Except Basque2.6%
Welsh2%
Czech1.8%
Polish1.3%
Canadian1.1%
Scottish0.7%
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Strong City Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyChase County
Standard Zip Codes66869
Phone Area Codes620
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.46
Approximate Longitude-96.52

Strong City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCOTTONWOOD FALLS
Distance2.2 miles
Jan Temp16 to 39 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp44 to 70 F
Annual Precip35.9 inches
StationCOUNCIL GROVE LAKE
Distance19.8 miles
Jan Temp16 to 37 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 91 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip33.5 inches
StationHERINGTON
Distance29.1 miles
Jan Temp15 to 38 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp67 to 91 F
Oct Temp44 to 69 F
Annual Precip35.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Americus723$74,688
Cottonwood Falls770$47,917
Council Grove2,282$55,438
Emporia24,649$55,464
Olpe575$72,000
Wilsey144$43,125

Strong City Public Schools

Chase County Elementary School
410 Palmer
ZIP: 66869
(620) 273-6676
Primary
Total Enrollment 188
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