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Population (year 2000): 6,588. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,553 (-0.5% change)
Males: 3,193 (48.5%), Females: 3,395 (51.5%)

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Median resident age: 36.4 years
Median household income: $42,432 (year 2000)
Median house value: $86,400 (year 2000)

Catasauqua, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Catasauqua:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.7%)
  • Hispanic (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (35.6%), Irish (13.3%), Italian (7.1%), Dutch (5.4%), Slovak (5.2%), United States (4.7%).

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Elevation: 358 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Catasauqua,

For population 25 years and over in Catasauqua

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Catasauqua borough

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

3.0% Foreign born (1.4% Asia, 1.0% Europe, 0.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -84 (-1.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Allentown, (3.6 miles www.info.com/PennsylvaniaSchools )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (50.4 miles )

Nearest cities: Catasauqua, PA (0.8 miles North PA (1.7 miles Hokendauqua, PA (1.7 miles Fullerton, PA (2.3 miles Coplay, PA Northampton, (2.7 miles PA Allentown, (3.6 miles Hill, PA (6.0 miles Fountain PA Bethlehem, (6.6 miles

Latitude: 40.65 N, Longitude: 75.47 W

Area codes: 610, 484


Catasauqua, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (19.9%), Educational,health and social services (19.7%), Retail trade (11.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,025 (-30.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 277 (8.3%)

Average climate in Catasauqua, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Catasauqua,

Catasauqua-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/26/1981, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Catasauqua city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category 3 tornado 21.6 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Catasauqua:
  • ALLENTOWN STATE HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Catasauqua:
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 3 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; ID: ABE)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 39 miles; READING, PA; ID: RDG)
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 50 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; ID: AVP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Catasauqua:
  • ALLENTOWN QUEEN CITY MUNI (about 7 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; ID: 1N9)
  • SLATINGTON (about 12 miles; SLATINGTON, PA; ID: 69N)
  • QUAKERTOWN (about 17 miles; QUAKERTOWN, PA; ID: UKT)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 2 $6,841 $41,046 0 $0
Police - Other 1 $2,075 $24,900 3 $2,190
Financial Administration 3 $7,470 $29,880 1 $2,435
Solid Waste Management 1 $2,907 $34,884 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 6 $22,773 $45,546 13 $17,154
Other Government Administration 1 $4,767 $57,204 0 $0
Sewerage 4 $12,407 $37,221 1 $1,944
Parks and Recreation 1 $3,073 $36,876 0 $0
Streets and Highways 3 $12,516 $50,064 0 $0
Totals for Government 22 $74,829 $40,815 18 $23,723


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Catasauqua:
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 6 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,334)
  • LEHIGH UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; FT enrollment: 5,725)
  • NORTHAMPTON COUNTY AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; FT enrollment: 3,128)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,145)
  • LAFAYETTE COLLEGE (about 18 miles; EASTON, PA; FT enrollment: 2,218)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 23 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; FT enrollment: 7,101)
  • EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 35 miles; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 4,985)
Public high school in Catasauqua:
  • CATASAUQUA SHS (Students: 543; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Catasauqua:
  • FRANCIS H SHECKLER EL SCH (Students: 599; Grades: KG - 04)
  • LINCOLN MS (Students: 575; Grades: 05 - 08)
Library in Catasauqua:
  • PUBLIC LIBRARY OF CATASAUQUA (Operating income: $91,062; Location: THIRD & BRIDGE STS; 17,763 books; 430 audio materials; 410 video materials; 49 serial subscriptions)

Churches in Catasauqua include: Saint Stevens Church (A), Saint Pauls Church (B).

Creek: Catasauqua Creek (A).

Park in Catasauqua: South Catty Field (1).


Catasauqua compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Catasauqua:
  • WKAP (1470 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTKZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALLENTOWN LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WHOL (1600 AM; 1 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY B/CING ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYNS (1160 AM; 4 kW; LEHIGHTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Catasauqua:
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCTO (96.1 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W246AA (97.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH,ETC)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W285DH (104.9 FM; N. WHITEHALL TOWNSHI, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ET. AL.)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WXLV (90.3 FM; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Owner: LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKRF (107.9 FM; TOBYHANNA, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WRTY (91.1 FM; JACKSON TOWNSHIP, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV COMMONWEALTH SYS HGR ED.)
  • WBYX (88.7 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WODE-FM (99.9 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • W245AC (96.9 FM; HARMONY TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WSBG (93.5 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Catasauqua:
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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