Strong, Maine

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Population in 2010: 1,213.
Population change since 2000: -3.7%
 
Males: 621  (51.2%)
Females: 592  (48.8%)
Median resident age:

41.5 years
Maine median age:

43.0 years

Zip codes: 04983.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,833 (it was $30,568 in 2000)
Strong:

$50,833
ME:

$58,924

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,638 (it was $14,232 in 2000)

Strong town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $124,834 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
Strong:

$124,834
ME:

$200,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $186,005; detached houses: $199,472; townhouses or other attached units: $227,128; in 2-unit structures: $230,260; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $125,216; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $254,340; mobile homes: $69,997
March 2019 cost of living index in Strong: 89.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Strong, ME (2010)
    • 1,16496.0%White alone
    • 201.6%Two or more races
    • 141.2%Hispanic
    • 60.5%American Indian alone
    • 50.4%Black alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone
    • 10.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Strong detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Strong, Maine as of June 30, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Strong is 152 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (32.0%), United States (13.7%), Irish (11.8%), French (10.3%), German (6.9%), Scottish (5.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/31/1801

Elevation: 501 feet

Land area: 28.7 square miles.

Population density: 42 people per square mile   (very low).

Strong, Maine map

11 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
Maine:

2.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Strong town:

1.2% ($796)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (79.2 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (177.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (331.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

New Vineyard, ME (1.9 miles ),
Avon, ME (2.5 miles ),
Industry, ME (2.7 miles ),
Phillips, ME (3.0 miles ),
Temple, ME (3.1 miles ),
New Portland, ME (3.1 miles ),
Farmington, ME (3.2 miles ),
Kingfield, ME (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 44.81 N, Longitude: 70.20 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Toothpick Capital of the World

Area code: 207

Distribution of median household income in Strong, ME in 2019
Strong satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.0%
Maine:

4.7%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Strong, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Wood products (11.5%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Leather & allied products (4.5%)
  • Paper (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (17.9%)
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Paper (7.3%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (28.7%)
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Leather & allied products (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Wood products (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Strong, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (3.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
  • Carpenters (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.8%)
  • Registered nurses (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)

Average climate in Strong, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Strong, Maine average temperatures Strong, Maine average precipitation Strong, Maine humidity Strong, Maine wind speed Strong, Maine snowfall Strong, Maine sunshine Strong, Maine clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2017 was 57.9. This is better than average.

City:

57.9
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 5.59. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.59
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Strong-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 173.3 miles away from Strong center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 174.5 miles away from Strong center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.8 miles away from Strong center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 213.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 114.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 14, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Strong topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Strong:

  • STRONG NURSING HOME (PO BOX 249)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Strong:

  • EDGEWOOD REHAB AND LIVING CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FARMINGTON, ME)
  • ORCHARD PARK REHAB AND LIVING (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FARMINGTON, ME)
  • SANDY RIVER CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; FARMINGTON, ME)
  • MAPLECREST REHAB AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MADISON, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Strong:

  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 11 miles; Farmington, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 39 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Husson University (about 70 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 70 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Maine (about 76 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 80 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 81 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)

Public elementary/middle school in Strong:

See full list of schools located in Strong

Library in Strong:

  • STRONG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $19,542; Location: 14 SOUTH MAIN ST.; 6,987 books; 582 audio materials; 170 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 15 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Strong Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Strong: Strong United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Strong Town Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Nash Pond (A), Taylor Hill Pond (B), Porter Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Valley Brook (A), Winter Brook (B), McLeary Brook (C), Doctor Brook (D), Bean Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Maine Guide Service (Tours & Charters; 145 Church Hill) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Strong and their reported violations in the past:

STRONG WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 650, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

68.3%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

10.9%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

15.3%
Whole state:

10.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.2%
Whole state:

4.1%
12 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Strong:

Marital status in Strong, ME
  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

For population 25 years and over in Strong:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Strong, ME (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,9365
Mainline Protestant2,00321
Evangelical Protestant90816
Other4272
None23,494-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
This county:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Franklin County:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Franklin County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
This county:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
This county:

14.38 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Franklin County:

7.3%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

24.4%
State:

25.0%

6.23% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
Maine average:

5.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Androscoggin County, ME  0.82% ($37,011 average AGI)
from Kennebec County, ME  0.71% ($32,857)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.60% ($61,785)


6.28% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,655 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Maine average:

5.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Androscoggin County, ME  0.98% ($33,925 average AGI)
to Somerset County, ME  0.71% ($28,182)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.68% ($32,811)

Strongest AM radio stations in Strong:

  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Strong:

  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WKTJ-FM (99.3 FM; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIGY (97.5 FM; MADISON, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHQO (107.9 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Strong:

  • W21BI (Channel 21; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • Strong, Maine
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents16
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:10
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents29
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Maine average
  • Fatal accident count1849
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents2528
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons763
  • Fatalities2036
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents4579
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents96
See more detailed statistics of Strong fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 13.9mTotal length
  • 5,738Total average daily traffic
  • 284Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,480Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Strong Cell Site Burbank Hill Road, Atop Jackson Mountain (Lat: 44.819500 Lon: -70.259500), Structure height: 96 m, Call Sign: KNKN659
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • PETER M CONNOLLY, Burbank Hill Rd Atop Mount Jackson (Lat: 44.819722 Lon: -70.259444), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: United States Cellular Corporation, Linda.Hartman@koteen.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 467-5700
  • Burbank Hill Rd Atop Mount Jackson (Lat: 44.819722 Lon: -70.259444), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: United States Cellular Corporation, Linda.Hartman@koteen.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 467-5700

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STRONG, Burbank Hill Rd Atop Mount Jackson (Lat: 44.819722 Lon: -70.259444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WPOS398,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/05/2019, Expiration Date: 03/09/2029, Cancellation Date: 03/25/2019, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Strong, Burbank Hill Rd Atop Mount Jackson (Lat: 44.819611 Lon: -70.259472), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 92.1 m, Overall height: 95.6 m, Call Sign: WQUU949,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 10/21/2014, Expiration Date: 10/21/2024, Cancellation Date: 10/21/2020, Certifier: Jessica B Lyons, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St., Room 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Strong)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 10150, N10150, N-10150, Serial Number: 15074810, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 07/06/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 04/17/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Michael A Bolduc, Po Box 361, Strong, ME 04983
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 24446, N24446, N-24446, Serial Number: 1783, Year manufactured: 1940, Certificate Issue Date: 06/02/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Glen A Thompson, 930 S Strong Rd, Strong, ME 04983
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4559J, N4559J, N-4559J, Serial Number: 28R-30419, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 02/08/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 05/14/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Michael A Bolduc, Po Box 361, Strong, ME 04983
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 96548, N96548, N-96548, Serial Number: 8848, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/02/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 12/07/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Glen A Thompson, 930 S Strong Rd, Strong, ME 04983

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 10. The highest number of reported fires - 24 took place in 2007, and the least - 4 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Strong, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (81.5%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (8.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Strong, ME
    • 11981.5%Structure Fires
    • 138.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 117.5%Outside Fires
    • 32.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Strong, ME
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Strong, ME
  • 71.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 24.3%Wood
  • 2.5%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Strong, ME
  • 75.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.6%Electricity
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 2.2%Other fuel


Strong compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strong on our top lists:

  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other nonhousehold living situations (population 1,000+)"
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Anthony L. Gelardi (2)
  • Terance P. Tyler (1)
  • Terence P. Tyler (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2022.