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"Heart of the Flinthills"
Strong City is a city in Chase County, in the Emporia metro area.
The community was named for William Barstow Strong, railroad superintendent (some historians say he was president of the railroad)
The latitude of Strong City is 38.397N. The longitude is -96.536W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,198 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 598.
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31% of Strong City residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Strong City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Strong City was $13,807, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Strong City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Strong City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $260. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $558.
Chase County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Strong City political report.
The average commute time for Strong City workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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