Strasburg : Pennsylvania

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What it's Like to Retire in Strasburg

Strasburg is a town in southeastern Pennsylvania south of Lebanon. It was originally on the old Conestoga Road. It is often called "Train Town USA" because of the many railroad attractions in and around town, which include the Strasburg Rail Road and the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.The population is 2,800. Photo of 1754 House courtesy of Wikipedia and Smallbones.
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Where to Retire in Strasburg and Home Prices

There are active communities in the area (see link at right and also on neighboring towns). The median selling price of a home was $200,000 at the end of 2011 (City-Data.com).
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What is special about Strasburg

It is nice little town in a pretty part of Pennsylvania.
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What is not special about Strasburg

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Climate and Physical Environment

Strasburg is 10 miles south of Lancaster in southeastern PA. January average temp is 30 and July average temp is in mid 70's.
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Crime

Crime rate is extremely low.
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Valuable Links

Strasburg Heritage Society
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Facts about STRASBURG
  • State: PA
  • Environment: Suburban,
  • City Population: Less than 10,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 21-40
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 60,001-80,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $200,001-$300,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: 2000-4000
  • Total Crime Index: <80 (Very low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Culture Index: 81-90 (low)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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