For population 25 years and over in Strausstown:
For population 15 years and over in Strausstown borough:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,184 (2.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (17.1 miles , pop. 81,207).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (64.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Summit Station, PA (2.2 miles ), Bernville borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Lake Wynonah, PA (2.6 miles ), Friedensburg, PA (2.9 miles ), Auburn borough, PA (2.9 miles ), Womelsdorf borough, PA (3.0 miles ), Centerport borough, PA (3.1 miles ), Schuylkill Haven borough, PA (3.1 miles ).
Latitude: 40.49 N, Longitude: 76.18 W
Population change in the 1990s: -15 (-4.2%).
Work and jobs in Strausstown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Strausstown, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Strausstown-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/18/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the Strausstown borough center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 11/4/1950, a category F3 tornado 14.8 miles away from the borough center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Strausstown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 13.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 14.7 miles away from Strausstown center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 76.7 miles away from Strausstown center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 97.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Berks County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Strausstown:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Strausstown:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0967. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.222. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.41. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.71. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 6.7%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Strausstown compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Banks with branches in Strausstown (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Strausstown (based on Berks County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.93%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 75
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 115
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Strausstown government finances in 2002:
4.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,285 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($243 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,491 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($460 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Strausstown:
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TV broadcast stations around Strausstown:
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Strausstown)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Strausstown, PA