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Strasburg, Pennsylvania

Strasburg is a borough located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 2,800. It was named by the early settlers in memory of the city in Alsace from which they had come. The Strasburg Railroad[?] is an important tourist location.

Geography Strasburg is located at 39°58'56" North, 76°10'58" West (39.982300, -76.182713)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.7 km² (1.0 mi²). 2.7 km² (1.0 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 2,800 people, 1,110 households, and 798 families residing in the borough. The population density is 1,049.6/km² (2,714.1/mi²). There are 1,135 housing units at an average density of 425.5/km² (1,100.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough is 97.64% White, 0.57% African American, 0.07% Native American, 0.86% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races. 0.43% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,110 households out of which 34.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.6% are married couples living together, 6.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% are non-families. 23.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.52 and the average family size is 3.02.

In the borough the population is spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 92.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.5 males.

The median income for a household in the borough is $47,821, and the median income for a family is $56,829. Males have a median income of $38,946 versus $26,424 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $23,346. 3.2% of the population and 2.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 5.0% are under the age of 18 and 3.5% are 65 or older.

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