Catawba strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):
Comparing Catawba to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Female Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Age of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Housing Recently Built|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Low Property Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||31 miles N of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||35 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Metro Area||Hickory - Morganton - Lenoir|
|Standard Zip Codes||28609|
|Phone Area Codes||828|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||STATESVILLE 2 NNE|
|Jan Temp||27 to 50 F|
|Apr Temp||43 to 73 F|
|Jul Temp||66 to 89 F|
|Oct Temp||45 to 72 F|
|Annual Precip||45.9 inches|
|Station||HICKORY RGNL AP|
|Jan Temp||29 to 49 F|
|Apr Temp||46 to 70 F|
|Jul Temp||68 to 88 F|
|Oct Temp||48 to 71 F|
|Annual Precip||48.9 inches|
|Station||SALISBURY 9 WNW|
|Jan Temp||26 to 48 F|
|Apr Temp||44 to 70 F|
|Jul Temp||67 to 88 F|
|Oct Temp||44 to 71 F|
|Annual Precip||43.3 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.93|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||39||5.6%|
|Est. 2005 Population||739|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||45.3%|
According to the US Postal Service, Catawba, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Longisland (28609)
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