Catawissa, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 1,529 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 
Males: 734  (48.0%)
Females: 795  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  35.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17820.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,768 (it was $30,262 in 2000)
Catawissa:

$39,768
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,751 (it was $16,154 in 2000)

Catawissa borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $92,135 (it was $67,100 in 2000)
Catawissa:

$92,135
PA:

$164,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $608.

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  • Races in Catawissa, PA (2010)

    Catawissa races chart
    • 1,48995.9%White alone
    • 251.6%Hispanic
    • 191.2%Two or more races
    • 70.5%Black alone
    • 40.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.3%Other race alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone
    • 10.06%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Catawissa: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.1%), Irish (14.1%), Polish (6.7%), Dutch (5.6%), English (5.6%), United States (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 477 feet

Land area: 0.54 square miles.

Population density: 2,852 people per square mile   (average).

Catawissa,PA real estate house value index trend

Catawissa, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Catawissa:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Catawissa borough:

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

15 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Catawissa, Pennsylvania as of April 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Catawissa to the number of sex offenders is 219 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,054 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $799 (1.0%)

Catawissa satellite photo by USGS

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

Catawissa household income distribution Catawissa home values distribution

Crime rates in Catawissa by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 100001022
per 100,000 63.60.00.00.00.065.30.0128.7131.0
Robberies 000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.065.5
Assaults 231211441
per 100,000 127.2192.664.8130.365.265.3256.9257.465.5
Burglaries 7108235547
per 100,000 445.3641.8518.1130.3195.7326.4321.1257.4458.4
Thefts 364943493638512710
per 100,000 2,290.13,145.12,785.03,192.22,348.32,480.43,275.51,737.5654.9
Auto thefts 210001110
per 100,000 127.264.20.00.00.065.364.264.40.0
Arson 000000200
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0128.50.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 281.7) 217.8223.1167.2169.5125.6200.4218.6257.2203.8

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Crime rate in Catawissa detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Pennsylvania average:

2.58
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -128 (-7.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Catawissa, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Catawissa, Pennsylvania average temperatures Catawissa, Pennsylvania average precipitation Catawissa, Pennsylvania humidity Catawissa, Pennsylvania wind speed Catawissa, Pennsylvania snowfall Catawissa, Pennsylvania sunshine Catawissa, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Catawissa-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 17% smaller 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 86% 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 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 208.1 miles away from Catawissa center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 234.0 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 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 281.4 miles away from Catawissa center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 248.4 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 Columbia County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 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 and 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 Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • COLUMBIA MONTOUR HHS VNA (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • GRANDVIEW HEALTH HOMES, INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DANVILLE, PA)
  • SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; DANVILLE, PA)
  • GEISINGER HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; DANVILLE, PA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Catawissa:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Catawissa:

  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 4 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,452)
  • Bucknell University (about 23 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 23 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Susquehanna University (about 25 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 30 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 36 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • Wilkes University (about 36 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 30.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.462. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.462
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.72
U.S.:

1.93

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

CATAWISSA MUNICIPAL WATER AUTH (Population served: 1,644, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Consent Decree/Judgement (DEC-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-09-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
J & D CAMPGROUND (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
IDEAL PARK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUL-02-2013 and AUG-02-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2013)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
LAKE GLORY CAMPSITES (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
VALLEY KWIK MART (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
PONDUCE FARMS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
INDIAN HEAD CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • SPRINGBROOK FAMILY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • J & D CREE MEE FREEZE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.2%
(18.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 72.0% for Black residents, 3.4% for Hispanic or Latino 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
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Catawissa, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Catawissa compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • House age above state average.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (55%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Coal or coke (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant16,85879
Catholic8,0357
Evangelical Protestant5,57234
Other6934
Orthodox1201
None36,017-
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: 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
Columbia County:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbia County:

28.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.6%
State:

11.5%
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 0$0 1$2,734
Other Government Administration 1$5,047$60,5643$6,567
Police Protection - Officers 2$15,212$91,27210$32,893
Streets and Highways 2$13,278$79,6680$0
Sewerage 2$13,401$80,4060$0
Electric Power 2$14,518$87,1080$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,309
Totals for Government 9$61,456$81,94115$43,503

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $586,000 ($383.26)
    General - Other: $441,000 ($288.42)
    Sewerage: $167,000 ($109.22)
    Police Protection: $154,000 ($100.72)
    Housing & Community Development: $133,000 ($86.98)
    Regular Highways: $117,000 ($76.52)
    Central Staff Services: $73,000 ($47.74)
    Fire Protection: $25,000 ($16.35)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($9.81)
    General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($9.81)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($7.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($5.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($3.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $31,000 ($20.27)
    Electric Utilities: $24,000 ($15.70)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($15.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $382,000 ($249.84)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,048,000 ($685.42)
    Sewerage: $152,000 ($99.41)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $121,000 ($79.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $84,000 ($54.94)
    General Revenue, NEC: $15,000 ($9.81)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,000,000 ($654.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $53,000 ($34.66)
    Highways: $33,000 ($21.58)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $110,000 ($71.94)
    Property: $43,000 ($28.12)
    NEC: $25,000 ($16.35)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,851,000 ($1210.60)

4.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,882 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.52%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Luzerne County, PA  0.83% ($28,552 average AGI)
from Montour County, PA  0.46% ($28,786)
from Northumberland County, PA  0.39% ($33,674)


4.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,416 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($242 average AGI)
Columbia County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.92% ($35,230 average AGI)
to Northumberland County, PA  0.48% ($34,607)
to Montour County, PA  0.47% ($32,078)

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: 40.95355, Lon: -76.46529, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 22, 1980 00:01 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • 19,679Total average daily traffic
  • 799Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,002Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

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

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  • #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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