Strasburg, Illinois

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Strasburg, Illinois

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High Points

Strasburg strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 19% Strasburg Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Strasburg, Illinois

Comparing Strasburg to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 5
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Male Share of the Population 1 1
Racial Diversity 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
People Above Poverty 8 7
Median Family Income 7 4
College Educated Adults 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 3 4
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Working at Home 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
People Living Alone 6 6
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Housing Recently Built 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Strasburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles SE of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Shelby
Standard Zip Codes 62465
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.352
Longitude -88.619

Strasburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
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Strasburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 603 100%
Male 267 44.3%
Female 336 55.7%
Under 18 120 19.9%
18+ 483 80.1%
65+ 203 33.7%
Median Age 48.7
Average Family Size 3.04
White 603 100%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Strasburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 582
Growth -21
Growth % -3.5%

Strasburg Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 46.3%
US/American 27%
Irish 9%
English 5.7%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
Dutch 2.5%
Italian 1.9%
Scottish 1.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.4%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
French Canadian 0.5%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Strasburg, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Herborn (62465)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Strasburg 603 $43,750
Gays 259 $42,813
Neoga 1,854 $40,750
Shelbyville 4,971 $39,205
Sigel 386 $51,500
Stewardson 747 $42,000
Windsor 1,125 $40,250
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Strasburg High Schools (2004)

R R 1 BOX 67
Serves 143 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.9

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