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Strasburg, Colorado
Strasburg, looking east along 15th Avenue.
Strasburg, looking east along 15th Avenue.
Location of the Strasburg CDP in Adams and Arapahoe County, Colorado.
Location of the Strasburg CDP in Adams and Arapahoe County, Colorado.
Strasburg, Colorado is located in the United States
Strasburg, Colorado
Strasburg, Colorado
Location in the United States
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Adams and Arapahoe
 • Type unincorporated town
 • Total 20.830 sq mi (53.949 km2)
 • Land 20.805 sq mi (53.885 km2)
 • Water 0.025 sq mi (0.064 km2)
5,420 ft (1,652 m)
 • Total 2,447
 • Density 118/sq mi (45/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Code
Area codes 303 & 720
GNIS feature Strasburg CDP

Strasburg is an unincorporated town, a post office, and a census-designated place (CDP) located in and governed by Adams and Arapahoe counties, Colorado, United States. The CDP is a part of the Denver–Aurora–Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Strasburg post office has the ZIP Code 80136. At the United States Census 2010, the population of the Strasburg CDP was 2,447, while the population of the 80136 ZIP Code Tabulation Area was 4834 including adjacent communities.


A post office called Strasburg has been in operation since 1908. The community was named after John Strasburg, a railroad official.


Strasburg is located at 39°44′10″N 104°19′43″W / 39.73611°N 104.32861°W / 39.73611; -104.32861 (39.736047, -104.328494). According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 20.82 square miles (53.93 km2), of which 20.80 square miles (53.86 km2) is land and 0.023 square miles (0.06 km2), or 0.12%, is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,402 people, 503 households, and 393 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 181.1 people per square mile (69.9/km²). There were 532 housing units at an average density of 68.7 per square mile (26.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.44% White, 1.28% African American, 0.57% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.71% from other races, and 1.71% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.85% of the population.

There were 503 households out of which 39.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.0% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.7% were non-families. 18.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 29.7% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $53,558, and the median income for a family was $61,157. Males had a median income of $42,097 versus $25,862 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,546. About 3.1% of families and 6.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.7% of those under age 18 and 11.7% of those age 65 or over.


The Strasburg School District 31J serves Strasburg.

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