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Strasburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Strasburg had a population of 2,949 as of July 1, 2017. Strasburg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Strasburg is located at latitude 39.9845 and longitude -76.1862 in Lancaster County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Strasburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lancaster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 469 feet.

The Borough of Strasburg (GNIS ID: 1215349) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. 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 Strasburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Strasburg: Bettelhausen.

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Strasburg, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,949
Daytime Population: Workers 618
Daytime Population: Residents 1,436
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,054
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 2,949
Population in Familes 2,569
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,080
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $64,329
Average Household Income $79,591
Per Capita Income $29,266


Total Housing Units 1,226 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 827 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 348 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $227,778
Average Home Value $275,182


Total Households 1,175
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 873
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.67% 0.64%
Households 0.64% 0.61%
Families 0.97% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

Strasburg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Strasburg to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 456 74th
Population Density # 406 77th
Diversity Index # 705 60th
Median Household Income # 329 81st
Per Capita Income # 579 67th

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