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Population in 2012: 6,492 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.5%
 

Males: 3,048  (47.0%)
Females: 3,444  (53.0%)

Median resident age:  37.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18032.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,792 (it was $42,432 in 2000)
Catasauqua:

$53,792
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,210

Catasauqua borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $134,141 (it was $86,600 in 2000)
Catasauqua:

$134,141
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $149,912; Detached houses: $173,447; Townhouses or other attached units: $118,293; In 2-unit structures: $191,715; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $424,489; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $136,994

Median gross rent in 2012: $926.

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Catasauqua races chart
  • White alone - 5,393 (83.8%)
  • Hispanic - 673 (10.5%)
  • Black alone - 168 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 144 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 38 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 14 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Catasauqua: 100.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Catasauqua, Pennsylvania on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Catasauqua is mentioned 59 times on our forum:
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Ancestries: German (23.4%), Irish (10.0%), Italian (5.8%), Polish (5.2%), Slovak (4.5%), English (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/01/1853

Elevation: 358 feet

Land area: 1.27 square miles.

Population density: 5,130 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Catasauqua:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Catasauqua borough:

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

704 residents are foreign born (4.5% Europe, 1.4% Asia).

This borough:  10.9%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Catasauqua, Pennsylvania as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Catasauqua to the number of sex offenders is 590 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,553 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,420 (1.9%)

Catasauqua satellite photo by USGS

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: -2,376 (-36.8%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 167 (5.1%)

Area codes: 610, 484

Catasauqua household income distribution Catasauqua home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Catasauqua by Year
Type 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 010000
per 100,000 0.015.20.00.00.00.0
Robberies 307310
per 100,000 45.70.0106.845.315.50.0
Assaults 122016763
per 100,000 182.9304.6244.1105.692.946.1
Burglaries 162312173318
per 100,000 243.8350.2183.1256.5511.1276.5
Thefts 16514413313212099
per 100,000 2514.52192.82029.01991.61858.41521.0
Auto thefts 145194112
per 100,000 213.376.1289.960.4170.430.7
Arson 000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.015.50.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 277.6) 201.7208.7215.9149.5160.3100.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Catasauqua, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)

Work and jobs in Catasauqua: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Catasauqua, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

Catasauqua-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 48% greater 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 above Pennsylvania state average. It is 78% 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 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 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
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 78.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 62.6 miles away from Catasauqua center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lehigh County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

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


Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Catasauqua, PA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Catasauqua:

  • Muhlenberg College (about 5 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,352)
  • Lehigh University (about 6 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,788)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 8 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,423)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 8 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,422)
  • Lafayette College (about 15 miles; Easton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,365)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 20 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,093)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 29 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,251)

Public high schools in Catasauqua:

See full list of schools located in Catasauqua, School District: CATASAUQUA AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

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

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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

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.5. This is about average.
City:

37.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0632. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0632
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.459. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.459
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.21. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.21
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.3
U.S.:

22.1

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

CATASAUQUA MUN WATER WORKS (Population served: 6598, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2004 and JAN-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JAN-28-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-28-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and JUL-12-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2002)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.8%
(3.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.4% for Black residents, 6.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 14.9% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Catasauqua, PA

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

Catasauqua compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Catasauqua travel time to work - commute


Catasauqua mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (43%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Catasauqua borough (based on Lehigh County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.56%
Here57.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist Church
Adherents46.7%19.9%15.2%2.8%2.6%
Congregations11.6%23.3%21.6%2.6%4.3%
NameJewishEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodMoravian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.4%1.3%1.1%1.0%7.1%
Congregations1.7%3.0%3.9%2.2%25.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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.
State:

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

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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.
State:

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%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$10,829$32,4870$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,524$66,2880$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$33,602$50,4037$6,480
Police - Other 1$2,159$25,9086$3,921
Streets and Highways 4$16,098$48,2940$0
Solid Waste Management 2$8,041$48,2460$0
Sewerage 4$14,539$43,6171$3,044
Parks and Recreation 1$4,472$53,6640$0
Water Supply 2$7,370$44,2200$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$801
Totals for Government 27$102,634$45,61515$14,246

Catasauqua government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $19,000 ($2.93)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($0.46)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,465,000 ($225.66)
    Sewerage: $1,456,000 ($224.28)
    Police Protection: $501,000 ($77.17)
    Water Utilities: $464,000 ($71.47)
    Regular Highways: $412,000 ($63.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $406,000 ($62.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $326,000 ($50.22)
    Central Staff Services: $59,000 ($9.09)
    Fire Protection: $57,000 ($8.78)
    Financial Administration: $54,000 ($8.32)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000 ($4.62)
    Housing & Community Development: $26,000 ($4.00)
    General Public Buildings: $25,000 ($3.85)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $20,000 ($3.08)
    Libraries: $7,000 ($1.08)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($0.46)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $60,000 ($9.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $241,000 ($37.12)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $44,000 ($6.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $26,000 ($4.00)
    Police Protection: $22,000 ($3.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,229,000 ($189.31)

Catasauqua government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,375,000 ($211.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $411,000 ($63.31)
    Parks & Recreation: $99,000 ($15.25)
    All Other: $52,000 ($8.01)
    Parking Facilities: $3,000 ($0.46)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $43,000 ($6.62)
    Interest Revenue: $-20,000 ($-3.08)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $21,000 ($3.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $101,000 ($15.56)
    General Revenue, NEC: $53,000 ($8.16)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $458,000 ($70.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $164,000 ($25.26)
    Highways: $113,000 ($17.41)
    Housing & Community Development: $46,000 ($7.09)
    General Support: $5,000 ($0.77)
  • Tax - Property: $696,000 ($107.21)
    Individual Income: $525,000 ($80.87)
    NEC: $135,000 ($20.79)

Catasauqua government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,031,000 ($774.95)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,810,000 ($586.88)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $744,000 ($114.60)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,027,000 ($620.30)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,070,000 ($626.93)

Catasauqua government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $3,177,000 ($489.37)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,470,000 ($380.47)

6.55% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($432 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

0.09%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Northampton County, PA  1.76% ($36,401 average AGI)
from Bucks County, PA  0.30% ($51,494)
from Berks County, PA  0.28% ($39,105)


6.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,354 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($517 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

0.09%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Northampton County, PA  1.64% ($41,431 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.39% ($42,520)
to Carbon County, PA  0.24% ($31,763)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Catasauqua, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Catasauqua fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 89 meters (292ft)
Total costs: $2,000
Total average daily traffic: 79,841
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,540

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial 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: 07/14/2005, Expiration Date: 09/19/2015, 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 Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 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:

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, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • 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
    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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 52
  • Hazardous Condition: 30

Incident types - Catasauqua


See full 2006 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

Businesses in Catasauqua, PA

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

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