North Catasauqua, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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North Catasauqua, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of North Catasauqua had a population of 2,921 as of July 1, 2017. North Catasauqua ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for North Catasauqua is located at latitude 40.6636 and longitude -75.4739 in Northampton County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of North Catasauqua (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Northampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 364 feet.

The Borough of North Catasauqua (GNIS ID: 1215499) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with North Catasauqua population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for North Catasauqua: Upper Catasauqua.

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North Catasauqua, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,921
Daytime Population: Workers 191
Daytime Population: Residents 1,359
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,550
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.53
Population in Households 2,921
Population in Familes 2,382
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 4,074
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $55,739
Average Household Income $70,687
Per Capita Income $29,136


Total Housing Units 1,275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 871 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 333 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $186,303
Average Home Value $189,638


Total Households 1,204
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 817
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.34% 0.48%
Households 0.27% 0.36%
Families 0.14% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

North Catasauqua, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Catasauqua to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 462 74th
Population Density # 243 86th
Diversity Index # 433 76th
Median Household Income # 634 64th
Per Capita Income # 588 67th

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