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Strausstown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Strausstown (historical) had a population of 354 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Strausstown is located at latitude 40.4918 and longitude -76.1842 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Strausstown (historical) (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 591 feet.

The Borough of Strausstown (historical) (GNIS ID: 2785019) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Strausstown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Strausstown, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 354
Population in Households 354
Population in Familes 290
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,156
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 145
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 101
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 149 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $207,353
Average Home Value $264,414


Median Household Income $60,121
Average Household Income $71,228
Per Capita Income $26,508
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.5%
Households 0.45% 0.41%
Families 1.68% 0.39%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   1.08%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Strausstown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Strausstown to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1467 17th
Population Density1 # 652 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 634 64th
Median Household Income # 376 79th
Per Capita Income # 701 60th

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