For population 25 years and over in Strong:
For population 15 years and over in Strong town:
11 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
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+: New York, NY (340.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
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 WNickname or alias (official or unofficial): Toothpick Capital of the World
Area code: 207
Work and jobs in Strong: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Strong, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Strong-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/31/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Strong town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 11/7/1971, a category F2 tornado 21.5 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Strong-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maine state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.3 miles away from Strong center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2000 at 21:05:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 34.5 miles away from Strong center
On 9/7/2000 at 10:07:40, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 13, Snows: 4, Snows: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Strong:
Public high school in Strong:
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Public elementary/middle school in Strong:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 11.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Strong and their reported violations in the past:IRVING FOREST PRODUCTS (Population served: 38, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Strong that have no violations reported:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
12 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Strong compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Strong town (based on Franklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.34%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
6.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,744 average adjusted gross income)
0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($368 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,794 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Strong:
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Strong fatal accident list:
Jul 20, 2009 02:40 AM, Sr-145, Lat: 44.80717222, Lon: -70.22091944, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 12, 1998 11:40 AM, Sr-4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Apr 14, 1984 10:48 PM, 70977098, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
May 17, 1979 11:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 2, 1977 04:33 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 15, 1976 02:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Apr 24, 1975 08:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total costs: $106,000
Total average daily traffic: 7,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 585
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 10,984
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Strong)
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Strong, ME
Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.