Catawissa, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 1,492 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.1%
 
Males: 727  (48.7%)
Females: 765  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17820.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,912 (it was $30,262 in 2000)
Catawissa:

$45,912
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,016 (it was $16,154 in 2000)

Catawissa borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $118,637 (it was $67,100 in 2000)
Catawissa:

$118,637
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $180,525; detached houses: $197,665; townhouses or other attached units: $117,123; in 2-unit structures: $28,098; mobile homes: $47,422

Median gross rent in 2017: $602.

March 2019 cost of living index in Catawissa: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.3%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 66.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Catawissa, PA (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Catawissa, Pennsylvania as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Catawissa is 480 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Catawissa by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(63.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(65.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(128.7)
2
(131.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(67.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(65.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(127.2)
3
(192.6)
1
(64.8)
2
(130.3)
1
(65.2)
1
(65.3)
4
(256.9)
4
(257.4)
1
(65.5)
4
(262.5)
1
(65.7)
3
(199.2)
1
(67.1)
6
(404.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(445.3)
10
(641.8)
8
(518.1)
2
(130.3)
3
(195.7)
5
(326.4)
5
(321.1)
4
(257.4)
7
(458.4)
4
(262.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(132.8)
4
(268.5)
2
(134.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
36
(2,290)
49
(3,145)
43
(2,785)
49
(3,192)
36
(2,348)
38
(2,480)
51
(3,276)
27
(1,737)
10
(654.9)
12
(787.4)
9
(591.7)
14
(929.6)
11
(738.3)
14
(943.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(127.2)
1
(64.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(65.3)
1
(64.2)
1
(64.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(197.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(128.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(131.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)209.3214.4160.6162.9120.7192.6210.0247.1195.8102.452.686.361.7181.9

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City-data.com crime index in Catawissa, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (42.2%), American (14.3%), Pennsylvania German (5.5%), Irish (5.2%), Italian (5.1%), English (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 477 feet

Land area: 0.54 square miles.

Population density: 2,783 people per square mile   (average).

Catawissa, Pennsylvania map

10 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.6%
Pennsylvania:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,111 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $908 (0.9%)

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

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

4.4%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Catawissa, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Wood products (7.7%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Food (5.1%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.5%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Social assistance (7.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Catawissa, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)

Average climate in Catawissa, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Catawissa, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 20.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

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.:

1.79
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00035. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00035
U.S.:

0.00984

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 Catawissa 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 the city 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 Catawissa 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 (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Catawissa topographic map

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 school in Catawissa:

Public elementary/middle schools in Catawissa:

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Points of interest:

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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

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

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: 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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Catawissa:

Marital status in Catawissa, PA
  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 16.9%

For population 25 years and over in Catawissa:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for Catawissa, PA (based on Columbia County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This 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
This county:

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:
Columbia County:

12.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.4%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Catawissa:

46.4%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Catawissa:

29.3
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Catawissa:

20.0%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.9%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

56.1%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Catawissa:

76.2%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Catawissa, 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
Streets and Highways 2$13,278$79,6680$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$15,212$91,27210$32,893
Electric Power 2$14,518$87,1080$0
Sewerage 2$13,401$80,4060$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,047$60,5643$6,567
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,309
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,734
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 9$61,456$81,94115$43,503

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $62,000 ($41.55)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,152,000 ($772.12)
    Natural Resources - Other: $389,000 ($260.72)
    Sewerage: $231,000 ($154.83)
    Police Protection: $227,000 ($152.14)
    General - Other: $195,000 ($130.70)
    Regular Highways: $166,000 ($111.26)
    Central Staff Services: $96,000 ($64.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $30,000 ($20.11)
    General Public Buildings: $22,000 ($14.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($10.05)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($9.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($6.70)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($5.36)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $464,000 ($310.99)
    Corporate Bonds: $340,000 ($227.88)
    Benefit Payments: $310,000 ($207.77)
    Withdrawals: $34,000 ($22.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $42,000 ($28.15)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($2.01)
    Electric Utilities: $1,000 ($0.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $484,000 ($324.40)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $294,000 ($197.05)
    Other: $25,000 ($16.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($2.01)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.67)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $234,000 ($156.84)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $50,000 ($33.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $25,000 ($16.76)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($12.73)
    Fines and Forfeits: $14,000 ($9.38)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($1.34)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($1.34)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.67)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,632,000 ($1093.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $81,000 ($54.29)
    Highways: $39,000 ($26.14)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.67)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $114,000 ($76.41)
    Property: $97,000 ($65.01)
    Public Utility License: $9,000 ($6.03)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $5,000 ($3.35)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($2.68)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $320,000 ($214.48)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,574,000 ($1054.96)

4.80% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,320 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Luzerne County, PA  1.15% ($37,469 average AGI)
from Montour County, PA  0.56% ($41,547)
from Northumberland County, PA  0.51% ($41,219)


5.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Luzerne County, PA  1.05% ($37,285 average AGI)
to Montour County, PA  0.51% ($39,102)
to Northumberland County, PA  0.44% ($34,387)

Businesses in Catawissa, PA

  • CVS: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

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: 40.953547, Lon: -76.465289, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 22, 1980 00:01 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 23.6mTotal length
  • $905,000Total costs
  • 29,209Total average daily traffic
  • 2,281Total average daily truck traffic
  • 47,542Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

17 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • 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: 7201F , Serial Number: 28-25108, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 10/24/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 02/28/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Jonathan C Powell, 2047 Creek 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, Certificate Issue Date: 02/06/2007
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 07/30/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Marvin L Dreisbach, 1025d Old Reading Rd, Catawissa, PA 17820
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-30 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 139 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8372Y , Serial Number: 30-1526, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 06/18/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Michael C Bronzburg, 9 Hollow Rd, Catawissa, PA 17820
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/20/2018

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Catawissa, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Catawissa, PA - Value
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Catawissa, PA
  • 74.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.1%Coal or coke
  • 7.8%Electricity
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.5%Utility gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Catawissa, PA
  • 49.2%Electricity
  • 32.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.8%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Coal or coke
  • 1.1%Other fuel


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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 9 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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