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Strasburg is a township in Lancaster County, in the Lancaster metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Strasburg. For links to other places called Strasburg, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Strasburg is 39.95N. The longitude is -76.175W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 430 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,021.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Strasburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lancaster County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17579 ZIP code.
47% of Strasburg residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Strasburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Strasburg was $18,556, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Strasburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Strasburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $558. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,203.
Lancaster County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Strasburg political report.
The average commute time for Strasburg workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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