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Demographics

People

Total Population600
Male Share of the Population52.8%
Female Share of the Population47.2%
Senior Citizens15.8%
Employed Population 16+251
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married50%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.3%
Median Earnings25+$39,063
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,773
% Above Poverty Level92.2%
% Below Poverty Level7.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.7%
Median Gross Rent$665
Median House Value$105,400

Ancestry

German17.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.8%
Irish10%
English5.5%
West Indian1%
Jamaican1%
Austrian1%
Swedish0.8%
Scottish0.8%
Italian0.7%
Dutch0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Polish0.3%
Russian0.3%
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Catawba Almanac

CategoryValue
County Catawba County
Standard Zip Codes28609
Phone Area Codes828
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.7
Approximate Longitude-81.07

Catawba Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSTATESVILLE 2 NNE
Distance13.2 miles
Jan Temp27 to 50 F
Apr Temp43 to 73 F
Jul Temp66 to 89 F
Oct Temp45 to 72 F
Annual Precip45.9 inches
StationHICKORY RGNL AP
Distance17.4 miles
Jan Temp29 to 49 F
Apr Temp46 to 70 F
Jul Temp68 to 88 F
Oct Temp48 to 71 F
Annual Precip48.9 inches
StationSALISBURY 9 WNW
Distance25.8 miles
Jan Temp26 to 48 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 71 F
Annual Precip43.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Claremont1,455$66,792
Conover8,263$53,404
Maiden3,373$53,833
Newton12,999$38,661
Statesville25,731$41,862
Troutman2,491$49,432

Catawba Public Schools

Bandys High
5040 E Bandys Road
ZIP: 28609
(828) 241-3171
High
Total Enrollment 872
Catawba Elementary School
5415 Hudson Chapel Road
ZIP: 28609
(828) 241-3131
Primary
Total Enrollment 460
Catawba Rosenwald Education Center
403 6th Ave Sw
ZIP: 28609
(828) 241-2734
Other
Total Enrollment 44
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