Strasburg, Ohio

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Strasburg, Ohio
Village
Houses in Strasburg
Houses in Strasburg
Location of Strasburg, Ohio
Location of Strasburg, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°35′50″N 81°31′46″W / 40.59722°N 81.52944°W / 40.59722; -81.52944Coordinates: 40°35′50″N 81°31′46″W / 40.59722°N 81.52944°W / 40.59722; -81.52944
Country United States
State Ohio
County Tuscarawas
Township Franklin
Area[1]
 • Total 1.39 sq mi (3.60 km2)
 • Land 1.39 sq mi (3.60 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 912 ft (278 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 2,608
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 2,617
 • Density 1,876.3/sq mi (724.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44680
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-74958[5]
GNIS feature ID 1065393[2]

Strasburg is a village in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. The population was 2,608 at the 2010 census.

Strasburg is the location of the Lynn Auto Theatre and Strasburg-Franklin High School.

History[edit]

A large share of the early settlers being natives of Strasbourg (German: Strasburg) caused the name to be selected.[6]

Geography[edit]

Strasburg is located at 40°35′50″N 81°31′46″W / 40.59722°N 81.52944°W / 40.59722; -81.52944 (40.597353, -81.529393),[7] along Sugar Creek.[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.39 square miles (3.60 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 2,608 people, 1,121 households, and 748 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,876.3 inhabitants per square mile (724.4 /km2). There were 1,187 housing units at an average density of 854.0 per square mile (329.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.5% White, 0.2% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.6% Pacific Islander, 0.9% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 1,121 households of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.4% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.3% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.81.

The median age in the village was 44.1 years. 20.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.6% were from 25 to 44; 28.9% were from 45 to 64; and 19.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 2,310 people, 947 households, and 646 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,936.8 people per square mile (749.5/km²). There were 988 housing units at an average density of 828.4 per square mile (320.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.05% White, 0.09% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.35% Pacific Islander, 0.78% from other races, and 0.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.90% of the population.

There were 947 households out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.9% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.7% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the village the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $36,371, and the median income for a family was $44,583. Males had a median income of $31,171 versus $20,033 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,389. About 4.6% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.7% of those under age 18 and 14.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Strasburg is served by a branch of the Tuscarawas County Public Library.[9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Mangus, Michael; Herman, Jennifer L. (2008). Ohio Encyclopedia. North American Book Dist LLC. p. 540. ISBN 978-1-878592-68-2. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ DeLorme (1991). Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. p. 51. ISBN 0-89933-233-1.
  9. ^ "Strasburg". Tuscarawas County Public Library. Retrieved 11 August 2014. 
  10. ^ http://www.tusclibrary.org/strasburg