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 6,676 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Strasburg is the 101st largest community in Virginia. Strasburg has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Strasburg, where the median household income is $50,625.00.

Unlike some towns, Strasburg isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Strasburg are a mix 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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Strasburg, the average commute to work is 35.78 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The education level of Strasburg citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.14% of adults in Strasburg have at least a bachelor's 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.