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Strong township, KS map Land area: 66.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population: 740 (all rural)
Males: 386  (52.2%)
Females: 354  (47.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 740 (523 owner occupied, 217 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

31%


Races in Strong township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.3%
  • Black: 0.5%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%

Median age of males: 38.1
Median age of females: 39.9

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Average household size: 2.46

Strong township:

2.5 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.93

Estimated median household income in 2009: $72,242 ($61,375 in 1999)
This township:

$72,242
Kansas:

$47,817

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $570 (lower quartile is $551, upper quartile is $627)
Here:

$570
State:

$515

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $237,793 (it was $140,500 in 2000)
Strong township:

$237,793
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $174,565 - $311,074

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $253,749
Here:

$253,749
State:

$156,894

In 2-unit structures: $340,431
Here:

$340,431
State:

$124,513

Mobile homes: $108,840
Here:

$108,840
State:

$34,057
Population density: 11 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

3.7%
Whole state:

9.9%

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

1.3%
Whole state:

4.1%

Cities in this township include: Strong City.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Strong City Wastewater Treatment Plant (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Simmons Cemetery (1), Saint Anthony Cemetery (2), Strong Township Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Palmer Creek (A), Fox Creek (B), Indian Creek (C), Prather Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Strong township include: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve (1), Flint Hills Rodeo Grounds (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 4 (100% naturalized citizens)

Strong township:  0.5%
State:  5.0%

75% of Strong township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in Kansas.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1625
  • Northeast: 18
  • Midwest: 46
  • South: 46
  • West: 21

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $75,000

Strong township, Kansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 609
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 3
  • 3 or 4: 4
  • Mobile homes: 6

Median worth of mobile homes: $47,500


Housing units in Strong township with a mortgage: 245 (22 second mortgage, 38 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 86

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 23
  • 1995 to 1998: 49
  • 1990 to 1994: 52
  • 1980 to 1989: 52
  • 1970 to 1979: 137
  • 1960 to 1969: 68
  • 1950 to 1959: 37
  • 1940 to 1949: 30
  • 1939 or earlier: 176

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Strong township, Kansas:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 17
  • 5 rooms: 100
  • 6 rooms: 177
  • 7 rooms: 123
  • 8 rooms: 77
  • 9 or more rooms: 81

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Strong township, Kansas:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 3
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 4
  • 5 rooms: 6
  • 6 rooms: 6
  • 7 rooms: 4
  • 8 rooms: 4
  • 9 or more rooms: 4

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Strong township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 73
  • 3 bedrooms: 349
  • 4 bedrooms: 133
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 24

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Strong township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 5
  • 2 bedrooms: 8
  • 3 bedrooms: 2
  • 4 bedrooms: 16
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Strong township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 12
  • 1 vehicle: 79
  • 2 vehicles: 240
  • 3 vehicles: 163
  • 4 vehicles: 60
  • 5 or more vehicles: 25

Cars and other vehicles available in Strong township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 6
  • 2 vehicles: 19
  • 3 vehicles: 4
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Food (13%)
  • Machinery (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Food (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Health technologists and technicians (13%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Strong township:

  • German (48.5%)
  • English (10.2%)
  • Irish (6.3%)
  • United States or American (5.9%)
  • Polish (3.7%)
  • Dutch (3.4%)
  • Scottish (2.3%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Germany (50%)
  • Cuba (50%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 802 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 76 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 5 (1%)
  • Walked: 18 (2%)
  • Other means: 2 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 42 (4%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (53%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (37%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

97.6% of residents of Strong township speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,754
  • In family households: 1,621 (463 male householders, 48 female householders)
    460 spouses, 600 children (551 natural, 25 adopted, 24 stepchildren), 7 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 8 parents, 8 other relatives, 27 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 133 (68 male householders (47 living alone)), 28 female householders (20 living alone)), 37 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 13 (9 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 194 2-persons, 114 3-persons, 123 4-persons, 62 5-persons, 18 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 67 1-person, 22 2-persons, 7 3-persons,

134 married couples with children.
36 single-parent households (17 men, 19 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 44
Here:

18.6%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 9
Here:

7.3%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

5.0%
Kansas:

13.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Strong township:

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