Strasburg, VA

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Living in Strasburg

Strasburg is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 6,658 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Strasburg is the 101st largest community in Virginia. Much of the housing stock in Strasburg was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Strasburg economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Strasburg, where the median household income is $50,625.00.

Unlike some towns 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 town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Strasburg who work in office and administrative support (14.44%), management occupations (7.56%), and sales jobs (6.66%).

Also of interest is that Strasburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Strasburg, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.78 minutes every day commuting to work.

The citizens of Strasburg are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.14% of adults in Strasburg having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Strasburg in 2018 was $25,018, which is middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $100,072 for a family of four. However, Strasburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Strasburg is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Strasburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Strasburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Strasburg include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Strasburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.