Strasburg, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Strasburg, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Strasburg had a population of 6,560 as of July 1, 2017. Strasburg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Strasburg is located at latitude 38.9953 and longitude -78.3449 in Shenandoah County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Strasburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Shenandoah County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 571 feet.

The Town of Strasburg (GNIS ID: 2391430) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Strasburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Strasburg: Funk's Mill, Funks Mills, Funkstown, Funktown, Pot Town, Pottown, Shenandoah River, Staufferstadt, Stovers Town, Stoverstown, Stovertown, Strasburgh.

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Strasburg, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,560
Daytime Population: Workers 2,375
Daytime Population: Residents 3,458
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,833
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 6,557
Population in Familes 5,125
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 1,750
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $50,095
Average Household Income $59,795
Per Capita Income $24,438


Total Housing Units 3,026 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,599 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,132 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 295 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $211,069
Average Home Value $231,160


Total Households 2,731
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 1,726
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.35% 0.57%
Households 0.17% 0.46%
Families 0.46% 0.33%
Median Household Income   0.79%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Strasburg, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Strasburg to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 169 72nd
Population Density # 151 75th
Diversity Index # 411 31st
Median Household Income # 307 48th
Per Capita Income # 349 41st

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