Strasburg is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,872 people and just one neighborhood, Strasburg is the 483rd largest community in Pennsylvania.
Real Estate Prices
Strasburg real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Strasburg house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Strasburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Strasburg is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Strasburg who work in sales jobs (16.40%), management occupations (10.69%) and office and administrative support (10.62%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Strasburg is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Strasburg is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Strasburg really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Strasburg perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small borough, Strasburg doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.