Catasauqua, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 6,596 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.1%
 
Males: 3,033  (46.0%)
Females: 3,563  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

37.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18032.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,446 (it was $42,432 in 2000)
Catasauqua:

$59,446
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,231 (it was $18,906 in 2000)

Catasauqua borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $163,234 (it was $86,600 in 2000)
Catasauqua:

$163,234
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $185,520; detached houses: $214,835; townhouses or other attached units: $133,053

Median gross rent in 2017: $737.

March 2019 cost of living index in Catasauqua: 98.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.9%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.9% for Black residents, 30.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Catasauqua, PA (2010)
    • 5,39383.8%White alone
    • 67310.5%Hispanic
    • 1682.6%Black alone
    • 1442.2%Two or more races
    • 380.6%Asian alone
    • 140.2%Other race alone
    • 50.08%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Catasauqua detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Catasauqua, Pennsylvania as of November 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Catasauqua is 732 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Catasauqua by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(45.7)
0
(0.0)
7
(106.8)
3
(45.3)
1
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.6)
3
(45.9)
8
(121.9)
3
(45.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(182.9)
20
(304.6)
16
(244.1)
7
(105.6)
6
(92.9)
3
(46.1)
2
(30.7)
1
(15.4)
1
(15.3)
3
(45.9)
8
(121.9)
5
(75.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(243.8)
23
(350.2)
12
(183.1)
17
(256.5)
33
(511.1)
18
(276.5)
15
(230.4)
12
(185.0)
13
(199.1)
9
(137.6)
27
(411.5)
10
(151.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
165
(2,514)
144
(2,193)
133
(2,029)
132
(1,992)
120
(1,858)
99
(1,521)
78
(1,198)
125
(1,928)
82
(1,256)
57
(871.2)
124
(1,890)
82
(1,239)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(213.3)
5
(76.1)
19
(289.9)
4
(60.4)
11
(170.4)
2
(30.7)
10
(153.6)
8
(123.4)
12
(183.7)
5
(76.4)
7
(106.7)
9
(136.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.5)
1
(15.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)185.0191.4198.0137.1147.091.982.5115.391.173.5173.9123.9

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City-data.com crime index in Catasauqua, PA

Crime rate in Catasauqua detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.06
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (30.0%), Pennsylvania German (9.5%), American (7.0%), Irish (6.5%), Italian (4.7%), Slovak (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/01/1853

Elevation: 358 feet

Land area: 1.27 square miles.

Population density: 5,212 people per square mile   (average).

Catasauqua, Pennsylvania map

339 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 1.4% Asia).

This borough:

5.1%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,035 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,743 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Allentown, PA (3.6 miles , pop. 106,632).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (48.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

North Catasauqua borough, PA (0.9 miles ),
Hokendauqua, PA (1.1 miles ),
Fullerton, PA (1.3 miles ),
Coplay borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Stiles, PA (1.5 miles ),
Northampton borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Cementon, PA (1.8 miles ),
Allentown, PA (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 40.65 N, Longitude: 75.47 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,233 (-33.6%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 347 (10.4%)

Area codes: 610, 484

Distribution of median household income in Catasauqua, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Catasauqua, PA in 2017
Catasauqua satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Catasauqua, PA
Historical housing units in Catasauqua, PA
Most common industries in Catasauqua, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Machinery (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.4%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Catasauqua, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (13.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)

Average climate in Catasauqua, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Catasauqua, Pennsylvania average temperatures Catasauqua, Pennsylvania average precipitation Catasauqua, Pennsylvania humidity Catasauqua, Pennsylvania wind speed Catasauqua, Pennsylvania snowfall Catasauqua, Pennsylvania sunshine Catasauqua, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 83.5. This is about average.

City:

83.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0642. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0642
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.20
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0997. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0997
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.10
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0632. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0632
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Catasauqua-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 0% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Catasauqua borough center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 18.3 miles away from the borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Catasauqua-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.4 miles away from Catasauqua center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 235.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.2 miles away from Catasauqua center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 263.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 279.7 miles away from Catasauqua center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 19.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lehigh County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Catasauqua topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Catasauqua:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE WHITEHALL (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; WHITEHALL, PA)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH CARE AND HOSPICE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • AT HOME, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • NURSEFINDERS OF ALLENTOWN (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WHITEHALL, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE BETHLEHEM (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; BETHLEHEM, PA)
  • VISTING NURSES OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY (Hospital, about 3 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • FELLOWSHIP MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WHITEHALL, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Catasauqua:

  • Muhlenberg College (about 5 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,792)
  • Lehigh University (about 6 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 8 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 8 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 7,195)
  • DeSales University (about 10 miles; Center Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,862)
  • Lafayette College (about 14 miles; Easton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,562)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 20 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)

Public high school in Catasauqua:

  • MEDICAL ACADEMY CS (Location: 330 HOWERTOWN ROAD, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Private high schools in Catasauqua:

  • BRIDGEWAY ACADEMY (Students: 756, Location: 334 2ND ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 131, Location: 330 HOWERTOWN RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Catasauqua:

See full list of schools located in Catasauqua

Library in Catasauqua:

  • PUBLIC LIBRARY OF CATASAUQUA (Operating income: $115,694; Location: THIRD & BRIDGE STS; 19,583 books; 989 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 52 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Catasauqua's Municipal Park is a large public use facility including a pool, lighted tennis and basketball courts, sand volley ball courts, picnic pavilion, playground, two bandshells, and a creek running through. Location is St. John Street between Walnut and Church Streets. added by C. & R. Silvoy

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Catasauqua Fire Department Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Catasauqua include: Saint Pauls Church (A), Saint Stevens Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Catasauqua Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Catasauqua: South Catty Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Buck Freeman - Baseball player, Albert C. Vaughn - Politician, Dale Matthewson - Baseball player, Joe Wehinger - Film director.

Lehigh County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Catasauqua and their reported violations in the past:

CATASAUQUA MUN WATER WORKS (Population served: 6,598, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This borough:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

64.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

9.8%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
15 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Catasauqua in 2000:

  • 33 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

For population 15 years and over in Catasauqua:

Marital status in Catasauqua, PA
  • Never married: 36.4%
  • Now married: 43.9%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Catasauqua:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Catasauqua
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Catasauqua, PA (based on Lehigh County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic68,21327
Mainline Protestant64,308126
Evangelical Protestant20,644106
Other19,77629
Orthodox2,6255
Black Protestant8543
None173,077-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 64
Lehigh County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 26
This county:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 90
Lehigh County:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 253
Here:

7.51 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lehigh County:

26.4%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Catasauqua:

50.2%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.7%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Catasauqua:

28.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.9%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Catasauqua:

11.2%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Catasauqua:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.6%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Catasauqua:

56.6%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Catasauqua:

78.1%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Catasauqua, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$58,118$87,17710$19,447
Financial Administration 4$18,730$56,1900$0
Sewerage 4$25,146$75,4381$9,136
Streets and Highways 4$27,843$83,5290$0
Solid Waste Management 2$13,908$83,4480$0
Water Supply 2$12,747$76,4820$0
Parks and Recreation 1$7,735$92,8200$0
Other Government Administration 1$9,554$114,6480$0
Police - Other 1$3,734$44,8089$11,768
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$2,404
Correction 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 27$177,515$78,89621$42,755

Catasauqua government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $391,000 ($59.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($1.52)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($1.52)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,756,000 ($266.22)
    Police Protection: $900,000 ($136.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $843,000 ($127.80)
    Water Utilities: $617,000 ($93.54)
    Regular Highways: $382,000 ($57.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $298,000 ($45.18)
    General - Other: $215,000 ($32.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $137,000 ($20.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $134,000 ($20.32)
    Financial Administration: $73,000 ($11.07)
    Central Staff Services: $73,000 ($11.07)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $56,000 ($8.49)
    General Public Buildings: $46,000 ($6.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $43,000 ($6.52)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($1.36)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($0.61)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($0.45)
  • Employee Retirement - Other Investments - Other: $3,993,000 ($605.37)
    Benefit Payments: $218,000 ($33.05)
    Withdrawals: $21,000 ($3.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($3.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $29,000 ($4.40)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($3.64)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($1.21)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($0.76)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,687,000 ($255.76)

Catasauqua government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,537,000 ($233.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $814,000 ($123.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $86,000 ($13.04)
    Other: $61,000 ($9.25)
    Parking Facilities: $3,000 ($0.45)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $137,000 ($20.77)
    Local Employee Contribution: $35,000 ($5.31)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-149,000 ($-22.59)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $33,000 ($5.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($1.52)
    Other: $9,000 ($1.36)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $86,000 ($13.04)
    Fines and Forfeits: $46,000 ($6.97)
    Rents: $13,000 ($1.97)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($0.91)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.15)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $610,000 ($92.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $215,000 ($32.60)
    Highways: $125,000 ($18.95)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($0.76)
  • Tax - Property: $1,248,000 ($189.21)
    Individual Income: $566,000 ($85.81)
    Public Utility License: $86,000 ($13.04)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $47,000 ($7.13)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $33,000 ($5.00)

Catasauqua government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,850,000 ($886.90)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,405,000 ($819.44)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $522,000 ($79.14)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,000 ($11.67)

Catasauqua government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,851,000 ($735.45)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,263,000 ($1101.12)

5.71% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,129 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Northampton County, PA  1.63% ($44,109 average AGI)
from Berks County, PA  0.32% ($50,058)
from Bucks County, PA  0.27% ($54,032)


5.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,689 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($800 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Northampton County, PA  1.72% ($48,295 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.33% ($50,766)
to Montgomery County, PA  0.23% ($67,026)

Businesses in Catasauqua, PA

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1
  • Pizza Hut: 1
  • YMCA: 1

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.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOL (1600 AM; 1 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY B/CING ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • 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)
  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, 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)
  • WODE-FM (99.9 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • W245AC (96.9 FM; HARMONY TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY 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.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
Catasauqua fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Catasauqua fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 177ft / 54.4mTotal length
  • $2,274,000Total costs
  • 57,441Total average daily traffic
  • 1,915Total average daily truck traffic
  • 101,258Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Catasauqua)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Catasauqua Aei Near Rr Mp Lb 091.90 (Lat: 40.647500 Lon: -75.468556), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPIE663,
    Assigned Frequencies: 911.500 MHz, Grant Date: 07/07/2015, Expiration Date: 09/19/2025, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne/ Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 118 Bridge St (Lat: 40.658139 Lon: -75.466861), Call Sign: WCW513,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.770 MHz, 154.830 MHz, 154.890 MHz, Grant Date: 02/25/2012, Expiration Date: 05/12/2022, Registrant: Tuway Communications, 2115 City Line Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017, Phone: (610) 814-6932, Fax: (610) 865-3818, Email:
  • 330 Howertown Road, Suite #2 (Lat: 40.653500 Lon: -75.469389), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQQJ788,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2013, Expiration Date: 01/09/2023, Certifier: Phil Arnold, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:
  • Lat: 40.653444 Lon: -75.469611, Call Sign: WRCI703,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.137 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 464.237 MHz, 469.237 MHz, 464.387 MHz, Grant Date: 10/12/2018, Expiration Date: 10/12/2028, Certifier: Jeffrey Rush, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Y2N, 1635 Airport Road (Lat: 40.632694 Lon: -75.437611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 37.1 m, Overall height: 38.4 m, Call Sign: WQJJ260,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19310.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2008, Expiration Date: 09/26/2018, Cancellation Date: 12/01/2018, Certifier: Kurt Maass, Registrant: Telecom Transport Management, Inc., 146 N. Canal Street, Suite 210, Seattle, WA 98103, Phone: (206) 816-6907, Fax: (206) 545-9585, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Catasauqua)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BEECH 77 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3870U , Serial Number: WA-260, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 06/22/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 01/07/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Aviation 2000 Inc, 861 Palomino Dr, Catasauqua, PA 18032
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7429T , Serial Number: 47029, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 11/20/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 05/24/2012
    Registrant (Individual): David S Dasilva, 1038 6th St, Catasauqua, PA 18032
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8804N , Serial Number: 28-25649, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 03/11/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 04/04/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond B Hahn, 845 Chapel St, Catasauqua, PA 18032

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED50$141,22016$105,125115$118,51317$34,2351$128,0003$54,6670$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$173,0002$167,0008$148,7501$5,0001$231,0001$135,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$121,6674$110,50062$128,5489$9,5560$04$85,7501$4,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$94,0002$128,50047$120,1492$77,5000$02$148,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$224,0000$07$131,4290$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0059.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$114,0004$150,7500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$116,5000$01$64,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$130,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$127,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0059.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Catasauqua, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Catasauqua, PA - Value

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 32. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 52 took place in 2006, and the least - 16 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Catasauqua, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (64.7%), and Outside Fires (21.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Catasauqua, PA
    • 26864.7%Structure Fires
    • 8721.0%Outside Fires
    • 307.2%Other
    • 297.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Catasauqua, PA
Most common first names in Catasauqua, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11779.9 years
John11074.1 years
William7271.4 years
Anna7080.8 years
Joseph6173.6 years
Charles5376.5 years
Margaret5277.6 years
Robert4972.6 years
Helen4879.4 years
George4574.7 years
Most common last names in Catasauqua, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2874.7 years
Smith2469.7 years
Snyder2272.8 years
Gillespie1773.2 years
Young1476.4 years
Williams1472.9 years
Brown1278.7 years
Dougherty1272.0 years
Roth1178.0 years
Kratzer1172.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Catasauqua, PA
  • 46.9%Electricity
  • 26.4%Utility gas
  • 24.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Catasauqua, PA
  • 56.9%Electricity
  • 26.8%Utility gas
  • 16.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Catasauqua compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

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  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
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