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Population in 2012: 1,533 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.5%
 

Males: 723  (47.2%)
Females: 810  (52.8%)

Median resident age:  37.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17820.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,196 (it was $30,262 in 2000)
Catawissa:

$39,196
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,312

Catawissa borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $103,987 (it was $67,100 in 2000)
Catawissa:

$103,987
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $81,193; Detached houses: $86,747; Townhouses or other attached units: $68,702; In 2-unit structures: $82,442; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $106,176; Mobile homes: $16,521

Median gross rent in 2012: $546.

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Catawissa races chart
  • White alone - 1,489 (95.9%)
  • Hispanic - 25 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 19 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.06%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Catawissa: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (33.2%), Irish (14.2%), Polish (6.7%), English (5.6%), Dutch (5.3%), United States (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 477 feet

Land area: 0.54 square miles.

Population density: 2,860 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Catawissa:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Catawissa borough:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

18 residents are foreign born

This borough:  1.1%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Catawissa, Pennsylvania as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Catawissa to the number of sex offenders is 307 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $955 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $800 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (50.7 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (95.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Rupert, PA (1.4 miles) , Bloomsburg, PA (1.8 miles ), Fernville, PA (1.9 miles ), Slabtown, PA (2.0 miles) , Espy, PA (2.1 miles ), Mainville, PA (2.2 miles) , Buckhorn, PA (2.2 miles) , Almedia, PA (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.95 N, Longitude: 76.46 W

Area code: 570

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Crime rates in Catawissa by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 10000102
per 100,000 63.60.00.00.00.065.30.0128.7
Robberies 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 23121144
per 100,000 127.2192.664.8130.365.265.3256.9257.4
Burglaries 710823554
per 100,000 445.3641.8518.1130.3195.7326.4321.1257.4
Thefts 3649434936385127
per 100,000 2290.13145.12785.03192.22348.32480.43275.51737.5
Auto thefts 21000111
per 100,000 127.264.20.00.00.065.364.264.4
Arson 00000020
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0128.50.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.3) 217.8223.1167.2169.5125.6200.4218.6257.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -128 (-7.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

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Average climate in Catawissa, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

Catawissa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Catawissa borough center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/29/1976, a category F3 tornado 25.4 miles away from the borough center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Catawissa-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 88% 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 48.5 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 49.4 miles away from Catawissa 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 74.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 63.6 miles away from Catawissa center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Columbia County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Catawissa topographic map

Birthplace of: Bobby Rhawn - Baseball player, Zach Allen - College football player (Bucknell Bison).


Hospitals/medical centers near Catawissa:

  • BAYADA NURSES (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • GEISINGER-BLOOMSBURG HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • GEISINGER - BLOOMSBURG HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 4 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)

Political contributions by individuals in Catawissa, PA

Operable nuclear power plants near Catawissa:

  • 14 miles: Susquehanna 1 and 2 in Berwick, PA.

Local government website: catawissa.freehomepage.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Catawissa:

  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 4 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,552)
  • Bucknell University (about 23 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,667)
  • Susquehanna University (about 24 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 30 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 3,717)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 36 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,469)
  • Wilkes University (about 36 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,593)
  • King's College (about 37 miles; Wilkes Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,022)

Public high schools in Catawissa:

See full list of schools located in Catawissa, School District: SOUTHERN COLUMBIA AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Notable location: Catawissa Hose Company 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Corn Run (A), Catawissa Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Columbia 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 Catawissa and their reported violations in the past:

CATAWISSA MUNICIPAL WATER AUTH (Population served: 1683, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (DEC-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-09-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
J & D CAMPGROUND (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
IDEAL PARK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-12-1999), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
LAKE GLORY CAMPSITES (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
J & D CREE MEE FREEZE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Catawissa that have no violations reported:

  • INDIAN HEAD CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.9%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.0% for Black residents, 15.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.6% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  56.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  9.7%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Catawissa, PA

3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Catawissa compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Catawissa, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Catawissa (2011 data):

  • The Union National Bank of Mount Carmel: Numidia Branch at 1071 Numidia Drive, branch established on 1995/03/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $131.5 mil, Deposits: $117.0 mil, headquarters in Mount Carmel, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Unb Corp
  • First Columbia Bank & Trust Co.: Catawissa Office at 347 Main Street, branch established on 1967/06/08. Info updated 2009/12/02: Bank assets: $622.7 mil, Deposits: $483.1 mil, headquarters in Bloomsburg, PA, positive income, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Ccfnb Bancorp, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Catawissa Branch at 319 Main Street, branch established on 1966/08/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Catawissa travel time to work - commute


Catawissa mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (58%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Catawissa borough (based on Columbia County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.46%
Here47.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents28.3%26.7%18.4%5.4%4.0%
Congregations38.7%6.3%12.6%9.0%5.4%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.4%2.3%2.1%1.7%8.8%
Congregations1.8%4.5%2.7%3.6%15.3%
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: 13
Columbia County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Columbia County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Here:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Here:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Columbia County:

8.4%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbia County:

28.4%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
Pennsylvania:

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 0$0 1$911
Other Government Administration 1$2,918$35,0162$2,188
Police Protection - Officers 2$8,795$52,7707$10,960
Streets and Highways 2$7,677$46,0620$0
Sewerage 2$7,748$46,4880$0
Electric Power 2$8,394$50,3640$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$436
Totals for Government 9$35,532$47,37611$14,495

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $586,000 ($382.26)
    General - Other: $441,000 ($287.67)
    Sewerage: $167,000 ($108.94)
    Police Protection: $154,000 ($100.46)
    Housing & Community Development: $133,000 ($86.76)
    Regular Highways: $117,000 ($76.32)
    Central Staff Services: $73,000 ($47.62)
    Fire Protection: $25,000 ($16.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($9.78)
    General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($9.78)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($7.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($5.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($3.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $31,000 ($20.22)
    Electric Utilities: $24,000 ($15.66)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($15.66)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $382,000 ($249.18)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,048,000 ($683.63)
    Sewerage: $152,000 ($99.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $121,000 ($78.93)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $84,000 ($54.79)
    General Revenue, NEC: $15,000 ($9.78)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,000,000 ($652.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $53,000 ($34.57)
    Highways: $33,000 ($21.53)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $110,000 ($71.75)
    Property: $43,000 ($28.05)
    NEC: $25,000 ($16.31)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,851,000 ($1207.44)

5.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,170 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($171 average AGI)
Columbia County:

0.09%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Luzerne County, PA  1.03% ($30,057 average AGI)
from Montour County, PA  0.53% ($31,183)
from Northumberland County, PA  0.45% ($32,324)


5.06% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,468 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Columbia County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.87% ($30,034 average AGI)
to Montour County, PA  0.50% ($36,908)
to Northumberland County, PA  0.42% ($26,380)

Strongest AM radio stations in Catawissa:

  • WHLM (930 AM; 1 kW; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPGM (1570 AM; 3 kW; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Catawissa:

  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQSU (88.9 FM; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBLJ-FM (95.3 FM; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WKAB (103.5 FM; BERWICK, PA; Owner: 4M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • W219AX (91.7 FM; MIFFLINVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: GOSPEL MEDIA INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILQ (105.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)

TV broadcast stations around Catawissa:

  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • W47AO (Channel 47; BERWICK, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W19CI (Channel 19; BERWICK, PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)

Catawissa fatal accident list:

Nov 9, 2011 09:58 AM, Sr-42, Lat: 40.95354722, Lon: -76.46528889, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 22, 1980 00:01 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total average daily traffic: 19,679
Total average daily truck traffic: 799
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 25,002

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Catawissa)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Catawissa, PA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Catawissa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: ROLANDO EMIL A RANS S10 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 217ER , Serial Number: 0288004, Year manufactured: 1988, Airworthiness Date: 07/02/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey S Compton, Po Box 102, Catawissa, PA 17820
  • Aircraft: FETTERMAN LANNY R FIRESTAR II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 598LF , Serial Number: 598
    Registrant (Individual): Lanny R Fetterman, 2074 Old Reading Rd, Catawissa, PA 17820
  • Aircraft: WEIDNER FRANKLIN ULTRA PUP (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AEROVEE 2180 (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 755DW , Serial Number: 0158, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 11/01/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Dale Weidner, 473 Old Reading Rd, Catawissa, PA 17820
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 9794T , Serial Number: 38-78A0209, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 05/18/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Marvin L Dreisbach, 1025d Old Reading Rd, Catawissa, PA 17820



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$101,6904$80,0851$43,550
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$46,2300$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$105,2100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$62,4700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0513.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 7

Incident types - Catawissa


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Catawissa, PA

Most common first names in Catawissa, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5374.6 years
Helen4481.8 years
Joseph4471.5 years
Mary4076.7 years
Charles3976.9 years
William3674.2 years
Robert3669.9 years
Harry2876.5 years
James2869.6 years
Anna2879.9 years
Most common last names in Catawissa, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fetterman3480.2 years
Miller3277.4 years
Levan2879.7 years
Snyder1873.8 years
Linn1574.8 years
Breech1478.4 years
Long1477.6 years
Rarig1380.2 years
Raup1371.9 years
Adams1279.7 years

Businesses in Catawissa, PA

  • CVS: 1
  • U-Haul: 1


Catawissa on our top lists:

  • #46 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #46 (17820) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Pennsylvania German first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #84 (17820) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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