Strausstown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 344 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.5%
 
Males: 198  (57.7%)
Females: 146  (42.3%)
Median resident age:

39.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19559.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,061 (it was $38,125 in 2000)
Strausstown:

$52,061
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,957 (it was $19,733 in 2000)

Strausstown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $148,078 (it was $89,000 in 2000)
Strausstown:

$148,078
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $207,894; detached houses: $240,368; townhouses or other attached units: $106,603; in 2-unit structures: $321,344; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $227,241; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $306,433; mobile homes: $153,636

Median gross rent in 2017: $926.

March 2019 cost of living index in Strausstown: 93.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.9%
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  • Races in Strausstown, PA (2010)
    • 33096.5%White alone
    • 82.3%Hispanic
    • 30.9%Black alone
    • 10.3%Two or more races

Races in Strausstown detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Strausstown, Pennsylvania as of January 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Strausstown is 289 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (66.2%), American (10.4%), Italian (5.8%), Pennsylvania German (5.8%), Polish (4.5%), Irish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1920

Elevation: 581 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 1,948 people per square mile   (low).

Strausstown, Pennsylvania map

4 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.2%
Pennsylvania:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,634 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,681 (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:

Schubert, PA (1.4 miles ),
New Schaefferstown, PA (1.7 miles ),
Rehrersburg, PA (2.0 miles ),
Shartlesville, PA (2.1 miles ),
Summit Station, PA (2.2 miles ),
Bernville borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Lake Wynonah, PA (2.6 miles ),
Mount Aetna, PA (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.49 N, Longitude: 76.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 610

Distribution of median household income in Strausstown, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Strausstown, PA in 2017
Strausstown satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Strausstown, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.7%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (12.4%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.5%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Social assistance (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
Most common occupations in Strausstown, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (5.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (12.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)

Average climate in Strausstown, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Strausstown, Pennsylvania average temperatures Strausstown, Pennsylvania average precipitation Strausstown, Pennsylvania humidity Strausstown, Pennsylvania wind speed Strausstown, Pennsylvania snowfall Strausstown, Pennsylvania sunshine Strausstown, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 79.6. This is about average.

City:

79.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0450. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0450
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 7.80. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.80
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.616. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.616
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 13.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.28
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00391. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00391
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Strausstown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 10% 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 near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% 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 Strausstown 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 the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 230.5 miles away from Strausstown center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 257.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 303.6 miles away from Strausstown center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 270.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Berks County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Strausstown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Strausstown:

  • STONERIDGE POPULAR RUN (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MYERSTOWN, PA)
  • REST HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, PA)
  • LAUREL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HAMBURG, PA)
  • STONERIDGE TOWNE CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MYERSTOWN, PA)
  • PHOEBE BERKS HEALTH CARE CENTE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WERNERSVILLE, PA)
  • SETON MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ORWIGSBURG, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-YORK TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; POTTSVILLE, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Strausstown:

  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 14 miles; Pottsville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,412)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 15 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Albright College (about 18 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 18 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Alvernia University (about 19 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 22 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 32 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,585)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Strausstown Volunteer Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Strausstown: Strausstown Lions Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Berks County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Strausstown and their reported violations in the past:

STRAUSSTOWN LIONS PLAYGROUND (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PAT GARRETT SHEEPKSIN OUTLET (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-26-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-06-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-29-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-29-2008), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-29-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-20-2008)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Strausstown that have no violations reported:

  • STRAUSSTOWN ROD & GUN CLUB (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

64.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

11.3%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Banks with branches in Strausstown (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Strausstown Branch at 75 Main Street, branch established on 1957/05/27. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Strausstown:

Marital status in Strausstown, PA
  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

For population 25 years and over in Strausstown:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Strausstown, PA (based on Berks County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant80,575177
Catholic75,67222
Evangelical Protestant33,376168
Other3,99623
Orthodox2,2755
Black Protestant1,0627
None214,486-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 75
This county:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
This county:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 115
Berks County:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
Berks County:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Berks County:

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.0%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.0%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Strausstown:

50.0%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.2%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Strausstown:

30.4
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.8%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Strausstown:

20.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Strausstown:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Strausstown:

44.5%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Strausstown:

53.0%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Strausstown:

76.6%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Strausstown, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$900
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$485
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,365
Totals for Government 0$0 10$2,750

Strausstown government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $104,000 ($302.33)
    General - Other: $36,000 ($104.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000 ($98.84)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($69.77)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($55.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($43.60)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($23.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($14.53)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($14.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($104.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,000 ($37.79)

Strausstown government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $168,000 ($488.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $33,000 ($95.93)
    Other: $1,000 ($2.91)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($2.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $57,000 ($165.70)
    Highways: $8,000 ($23.26)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $34,000 ($98.84)
    Property: $30,000 ($87.21)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000 ($29.07)
    Public Utility License: $2,000 ($5.81)

Strausstown government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,153,000 ($6258.72)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,089,000 ($6072.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $215,000 ($625.00)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $151,000 ($438.95)

Strausstown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,000 ($156.98)

3.90% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.90%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($4,769 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.25%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Montgomery County, PA  0.53% ($51,596 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.30% ($49,157)
from Lehigh County, PA  0.29% ($50,766)


4.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.13%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($302 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.47% ($47,442 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.36% ($48,724)
to Lehigh County, PA  0.29% ($50,058)

Businesses in Strausstown, PA

  • True Value: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Strausstown:

  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWSM (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANNVILLE-CLEONA, PA; Owner: PATRICK H. SICKAFUS)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Strausstown:

  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W256AB (99.1 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Strausstown:

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W24BL (Channel 24; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)

Strausstown fatal accident list:

May 11, 2011 01:27 PM, Sr-183, Sr-4018, Lat: 40.495550, Lon: -76.181003, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
May 8, 2005 01:23 PM, Sr-183, Sr-4018, Lat: 40.495560, Lon: -76.181000, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Feb 14, 2003 05:53 AM, Sr-183, Lat: 40.495551, Lon: -76.181005, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 11, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 25, 2002 10:35 PM, Sr-183, Lat: 40.495551, Lon: -76.181005, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.4mTotal length
  • $2,826,000Total costs
  • 24,622Total average daily traffic
  • 2,140Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,101Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Strausstown)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ATI1032973, State Game Lands #80 2.6 Mi Nnw (092890) (Lat: 40.532361 Lon: -76.196056), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 80.2 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WQOD507,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/19/2011, Expiration Date: 08/19/2021, Certifier: Ken Vannan, Registrant: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, 1111 Pennsylvania Ave, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 373-6039, Fax: (202) 739-3001, Email:
  • BLUE MTN, On State Administrative Rd. East Of Rt. 183. (Lat: 40.531139 Lon: -76.200222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQQA975, Licensee ID: L00002678,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 10/11/2012, Expiration Date: 10/11/2022, Certifier: Brian A Gottschall, Registrant: Berks County Department Of Emergency Services, 2651 Bernville Road, Reading, PA 19605, Phone: (610) 374-4800, Fax: (610) 374-8865, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Blue Mtn, 1 Mile Of Sr 183 (Lat: 40.529806 Lon: -76.204667), Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: KNKJ470,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.987 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/30/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC3MNT, Licensee ID: L02039543, Grant Date: 12/04/2018, Expiration Date: 12/04/2028, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2018, Certifier: Dylan J Elliot, Registrant: Dylan J Elliott, Strausstown, PA 19559

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$60,350
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Fire incident types in Strausstown, PA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Strausstown, PA
Most common first names in Strausstown, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George881.1 years
John776.8 years
Helen573.8 years
William578.0 years
Florence483.0 years
Sallie483.0 years
Joseph477.1 years
Dorothy381.7 years
Albert373.3 years
Harry371.7 years
Most common last names in Strausstown, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Himmelberger983.3 years
Anthony880.8 years
Achenbach567.0 years
Balthaser578.0 years
Hiester567.8 years
Potteiger583.2 years
Henne482.5 years
Lesher488.0 years
Hartman483.5 years
Zerbe480.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Strausstown, PA
  • 71.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.7%Electricity
  • 6.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.5%Coal or coke
  • 2.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Strausstown, PA
  • 65.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 35.0%Electricity


Strausstown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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