About Strong ME
Strong is a town in Franklin County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,213 at the 2010 census. Strong is home to the annual Sandy River Festival.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 28.94 square miles (74.95 km), of which, 28.35 square miles (73.43 km) of it is land and 0.59 square miles (1.53 km) is water. Strong is located above a bend in the Sandy River, a tributary of the Kennebec River.
The town borders the towns of New Vineyard to the east, Farmington to the south, and Temple and Avon to the west, and Freeman Township to the north.
Strong is crossed by state routes 4, 145, 149 and 234.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,213 people, 496 households, and 339 families residing in the town. The population density was 42.8 inhabitants per square mile (16.5/km). There were 634 housing units at an average density of 22.4 per square mile (8.6/km). The racial makeup of the town was 97.1% White, 0.4% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.
There were 496 households of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.0% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.7% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.85.
The median age in the town was 41.5 years. 22.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.3% were from 25 to 44; 30.1% were from 45 to 64; and 15.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.2% male and 48.8% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,259 people, 498 households, and 343 families residing in the town. The population density was 43.8 people per square mile (16.9/km²). There were 614 housing units at an average density of 21.4 per square mile (8.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.21% White, 0.16% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 0.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.27% of the population.
There were 498 households out of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.92.
In the town, the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.9 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $30,568, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $26,111 versus $18,636 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,232. About 9.0% of families and 15.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.3% of those under age 18 and 10.7% of those age 65 or over.
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Strong Maine neighborhoods include: Acton, Albany Twp, Albion, Alfred, Amherst, Anson, Arrowsic, Arundel, Ashland, Atkinson, Auburn, Augusta, Bailey Island, Bangor, Bar Harbor, Bass Harbor, Bath, Belfast, Benton, Bethel, Biddeford, Birch Harbor, Blue Hill, Bowdoin, Bowdoinham, Bowerbank, Bridgton, Brooklin, Brooks, Brooksville, Brownfield, Brunswick, Bryant Pond, Bucksport, Bustins Island, Buxton, Camden, Canaan, Cape Elizabeth, Cape Neddick, Caratunk, Caribou, Carmel, Carrabassett Valley, Casco, Castine, Castle Hill, Center Lovell, Chelsea, China, Cliff Island, Clifton, Connor Twp, Corea, Cumberland Center, Cumberland Foreside, Cushing, Dayton, Deer Isle, Denmark, Dennysville, Diamond Cove, Dover Foxcroft, Dresden, East Machias, Eastport, East Waterboro, Eddington, Eliot, Ellsworth, Fairfield, Falmouth, Fletchers Landing Twp, Fort Kent, Frankfort, Franklin, Freeport, Frenchboro, Frenchville, Friendship, Glenburn, Glen Cove, Gorham, Gouldsboro, Grand Isle, Gray, Greenbush, Greene, Greenville, Greenwood, Hampden, Hancock, Harborside, Harpswell, Harrison, Hebron, Hermon, Hope, Islesboro, Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Kingfield, Kittery, Kittery Point, Lakeville, Lamoine, Lebanon, Lee, Levant, Lewiston, Limestone, Lincoln, Lincolnville, Lisbon, Lisbon Falls, Litchfield, Little Deer Isle, Lovell, Lubec, Lyman, Madawaska, Madison, Manchester, Mapleton, Mariaville, Mason Twp, Mercer, Mexico, Milton Twp, Minot, Monhegan, Monroe, Morrill, Mount Desert, Naples, Newburgh, New Canada, New Gloucester, New Sweden, Norridgewock, North Anson, North Berwick, North Haven, Northport, North Turner, North Yarmouth, Norway, Oakland, Ogunquit, Old Orchard Beach, Orland, Orrs Island, Otis, Otisfield, Owls Head, Oxford, Patten, Peaks Island, Penobscot, Phillips, Phippsburg, Pine Point, Poland, Portland, Pownal, Prospect Harbor, Rangeley, Raymond, Readfield, Richmond, Rockland, Rockport, Rockwood, Rumford, Sabattus, Saco, Saint Agatha, Saint David, Sandy River Plt, Sanford, Sargentville, Scarborough, Searsmont, Searsport, Sebasco Estates, Sebec, Sedgwick, Shapleigh, Sidney, Sinclair, Skowhegan, South Berwick, South China, South Paris, South Portland, Springfield, Springvale, Standish, Steep Falls, St John Plt, Stockton Springs, Stoneham, Stonington, Sunset, Surry, Sweden, Thorndike, Topsham, Trenton, Turner, Unity, Vassalboro, Vinalhaven, Waldoboro, Waltham, Waterford, Waterville, Wells, West Bath, Westbrook, West Enfield, West Forks, West Newfield, West Paris, Windham, Windsor, Winslow, Winter Harbor, Winterport, Winthrop, Woolwich, Yarmouth, York
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