For population 25 years and over in Strong City:
For population 15 years and over in Strong City city:
14 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $930 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (63.9 miles , pop. 122,377).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wichita, KS (65.4 miles , pop. 344,284).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (387.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Cottonwood Falls, KS (1.4 miles ), Elmdale, KS (2.5 miles) , Dunlap, KS (3.9 miles) , Matfield Green, KS (4.0 miles) , Americus, KS (4.1 miles ), Cedar Point, KS (4.2 miles) , Wilsey, KS (4.3 miles) , Council Grove, KS (4.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.39 N, Longitude: 96.54 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 620
Population change in the 1990s: -32 (-5.2%).
Work and jobs in Strong City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Strong City, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Strong City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 167% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.3 miles away from the Strong City city center killed one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 6/8/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.3 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 177 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Strong City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from Strong City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Chase County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Strong City:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Strong City and their reported violations in the past:CHASE CO RWD 1 (Population served: 450, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 22.6%
(24.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
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Religion statistics for Strong City (based on Chase County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.21%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
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Strong City government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.43% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,269 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
7.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,228 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Strong City fatal accident list:
Sep 29, 1998 05:00 PM, Us-50, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 5, 1980 06:20 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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