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Catasauqua, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

Catasauqua is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Borough of Catasauqua.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lehigh County at latitude 40.6548 and longitude -75.4746. Lehigh County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 322 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Catasauqua (see map) encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Catasauqua: Bierys Port, Caladaqua, Calesoque, Calisuk, Catasaqua, Cranesville, Gatasaquo, Sideropolis.

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Catasauqua, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Catasauqua to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 177 90th
Population Density1 # 141 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 138 92nd
Median Household Income # 696 61st
Per Capita Income # 932 47th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Catasauqua, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,492
Population in Households 6,477
Population in Familes 5,044
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density1 5,029
Diversity Index2 44
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,668
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,705
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,838 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,669 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 999 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 170 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $162,883
Average Home Value $222,004
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,933
Average Household Income $57,942
Per Capita Income $23,825
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.2% 0.35%
Households 0.29% 0.36%
Families 0.07% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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