Strasburg, VA


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Strasburg is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 6,586 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 $45,975.00.

Strasburg is a blue-collar town, with 35.71% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Strasburg is a town of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Strasburg who work in office and administrative support (12.40%), management occupations (7.07%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (6.46%).

As is often the case in a small town, Strasburg doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of adults in Strasburg with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.94% of adults in Strasburg have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Strasburg in 2010 was $24,946, which is middle income relative to Virginia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,784 for a family of four. However, Strasburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 English, Irish, Italian, and European.

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