Population & Steets in Strong County, Kansas, is a census-designated place located in Chase County. Originally called Cottonwood Station, Strong City was named after its vice-president, William Barstow Strong, who helped establish the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway. Strong City is located along U.S. Route 50. Historically, the Great Plains of North America were home to nomadic Native Americans. Later, the Kingdom of France claimed large parts of the land for themselves and secretly ceded New France to Spain.
The overall unemployment rate in Strong City is 5.0%. This figure includes only those people who are at least 16 years of age. The median household income is $44,318. The city has a diverse ethnic makeup, and 23.9% of Strong City's residents speak a language other than English. About 78.7% of residents are either self-employed or live in a rental home. Only 0.3% of Strong City residents have a college degree.