Catasauqua, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 6,512 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.2%
 
Males: 3,120  (47.9%)
Females: 3,392  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 18032.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,679 (it was $42,432 in 2000)
Catasauqua:

$48,679
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,647 (it was $18,906 in 2000)

Catasauqua borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $136,925 (it was $86,600 in 2000)
Catasauqua:

$136,925
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $209,361; Detached houses: $248,714; Townhouses or other attached units: $140,133; In 2-unit structures: $92,462; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $145,000; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $156,918; Mobile homes: $24,741

Median gross rent in 2013: $829.

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  • Races in Catasauqua, PA (2010)

    Catasauqua races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Catasauqua: 100.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.8%), Irish (13.2%), Italian (5.7%), Polish (4.9%), Slovak (3.8%), Welsh (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/01/1853

Elevation: 358 feet

Land area: 1.27 square miles.

Population density: 5,146 people per square mile   (average).

Catasauqua,PA real estate house value index trend

Catasauqua, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Catasauqua:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Catasauqua borough:

  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

688 residents are foreign born (4.7% Europe, 4.5% Latin America, 1.4% Asia).

This borough:

10.6%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,856 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,771 (2.3%)

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: -1,933 (-29.6%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 213 (7.0%)

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 2013 2014
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01000001
per 100,000 0.015.20.00.00.00.00.015.4
Robberies 30731000
per 100,000 45.70.0106.845.315.50.00.00.0
Assaults 12201676321
per 100,000 182.9304.6244.1105.692.946.130.715.4
Burglaries 1623121733181512
per 100,000 243.8350.2183.1256.5511.1276.5230.4185.0
Thefts 1651441331321209978125
per 100,000 2,514.52,192.82,029.01,991.61,858.41,521.01,198.21,927.5
Auto thefts 145194112108
per 100,000 213.376.1289.960.4170.430.7153.6123.4
Arson 00001001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.015.50.00.015.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 268.4) 201.7208.7215.9149.5160.2100.289.9125.8

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Crime rate in Catasauqua detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -84 (-1.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Catasauqua, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 Catasauqua 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 the city 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 (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 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 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

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

75

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.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.44. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.44
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.27
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.5
U.S.:

9.4

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.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.6%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.3% for Black residents, 7.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.3% 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
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Catasauqua travel time to work - commute Catasauqua mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

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.
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%

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
Financial Administration 4$18,730$56,1900$0
Other Government Administration 1$9,554$114,6480$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$58,118$87,17710$19,447
Police - Other 1$3,734$44,8089$11,768
Streets and Highways 4$27,843$83,5290$0
Solid Waste Management 2$13,908$83,4480$0
Sewerage 4$25,146$75,4381$9,136
Parks and Recreation 1$7,735$92,8200$0
Water Supply 2$12,747$76,4820$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$2,404
Totals for Government 27$177,515$78,89621$42,755

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $19,000 ($2.92)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($0.46)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,465,000 ($224.97)
    Sewerage: $1,456,000 ($223.59)
    Police Protection: $501,000 ($76.93)
    Water Utilities: $464,000 ($71.25)
    Regular Highways: $412,000 ($63.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $406,000 ($62.35)
    Parks & Recreation: $326,000 ($50.06)
    Central Staff Services: $59,000 ($9.06)
    Fire Protection: $57,000 ($8.75)
    Financial Administration: $54,000 ($8.29)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000 ($4.61)
    Housing & Community Development: $26,000 ($3.99)
    General Public Buildings: $25,000 ($3.84)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $20,000 ($3.07)
    Libraries: $7,000 ($1.07)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($0.46)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $60,000 ($9.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $241,000 ($37.01)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $44,000 ($6.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $26,000 ($3.99)
    Police Protection: $22,000 ($3.38)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,229,000 ($188.73)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,375,000 ($211.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $411,000 ($63.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $99,000 ($15.20)
    All Other: $52,000 ($7.99)
    Parking Facilities: $3,000 ($0.46)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $43,000 ($6.60)
    Interest Revenue: $-20,000 ($-3.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $21,000 ($3.22)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $101,000 ($15.51)
    General Revenue, NEC: $53,000 ($8.14)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $458,000 ($70.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $164,000 ($25.18)
    Highways: $113,000 ($17.35)
    Housing & Community Development: $46,000 ($7.06)
    General Support: $5,000 ($0.77)
  • Tax - Property: $696,000 ($106.88)
    Individual Income: $525,000 ($80.62)
    NEC: $135,000 ($20.73)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,031,000 ($772.57)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,810,000 ($585.07)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $744,000 ($114.25)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,027,000 ($618.40)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,070,000 ($625.00)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $3,177,000 ($487.87)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,470,000 ($379.30)

5.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,281 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.31% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,386 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

0.31%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Northampton County, PA  1.53% ($37,849 average AGI)
from Berks County, PA  0.32% ($41,851)
from Bucks County, PA  0.20% ($45,120)


5.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,833 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.17% of residents moved to foreign countries ($431 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

0.17%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Northampton County, PA  1.42% ($39,568 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.29% ($39,625)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.20% ($29,815)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Catasauqua fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 89m292ftTotal length
  • $2,000Total costs
  • 73,678Total average daily traffic
  • 1,930Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

42 (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 MHzGrant Date: 07/07/2015, Expiration Date: 09/19/2025, Certifier: Jerry R CelioRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 02/25/2012, Expiration Date: 05/12/2022Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/09/2013, Expiration Date: 01/09/2023, Certifier: Phil ArnoldRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 09/26/2008, Expiration Date: 09/26/2018, Certifier: Kurt MaassRegistrant: 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:

18 (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
    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
    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
    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

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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Catasauqua, PA

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

Catasauqua compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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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  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Chile (population 500+)"
  • #55 (18032) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovak first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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