Strausstown, PA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 339. Estimated population in July 2005: 337 (-0.6% change)
Males: 172 (50.7%), Females: 167 (49.3%)

Berks County

Zip code: 19559

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $38,125 (year 2000)
Median house value: $89,000 (year 2000)

Races in Strausstown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.2%)
  • Asian Indian (1.2%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (48.1%), Irish (9.1%), Polish (3.2%), Scottish (2.9%), United States (2.9%), English (1.8%).

Elevation: 581 feet

Land area: 0.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Strausstown

  • High school or higher: 70.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Strausstown borough

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 13.7%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -15 (-4.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Strausstown:

  • CARON HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; WERNERSVILLE, PA)
  • WERNERSVILLE STATE HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; WERNERSVILLE, PA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 14 miles; POTTSVILLE, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Strausstown:

  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 19 miles; READING, PA; ID: RDG)
  • LANCASTER (about 27 miles; LANCASTER, PA; ID: LNS)
  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 45 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; ID: MDT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Strausstown:

  • GRIMES (about 5 miles; BETHEL, PA; ID: 8N1)
  • DECK (about 14 miles; MYERSTOWN, PA; ID: 9D4)
  • KELLER BROTHERS (about 18 miles; LEBANON, PA; ID: 08N)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Strausstown:

  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE BERKS (about 19 miles; READING, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,003)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 29 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; FT enrollment: 7,101)
  • MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 37 miles; MILLERSVILLE, PA; FT enrollment: 6,384)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 40 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 6,880)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,145)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 44 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; FT enrollment: 2,064)
  • YORK COLLEGE PENNSYLVANIA (about 44 miles; YORK, PA; FT enrollment: 4,541)
Public primary/middle school in Strausstown:

  • STRAUSSTOWN EL SCH (Students: 117; Grades: KG – 05)