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People

Total Population 688
Male Share of the Population 54.8%
Female Share of the Population 45.2%
Senior Citizens 18%
Employed Population 16+ 267
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 49.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15%
Median Earnings25+ $36,458
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $27,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $37,679

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,886
% Above Poverty Level 93.5%
% Below Poverty Level 6.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26%
Median Gross Rent $637
Median House Value $87,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.2%
US/American 0%
English 4.2%
Irish 9.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Catawba Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles N of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 35 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Catawba
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.
Latitude 35.707
Longitude -81.075

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)

Station STATESVILLE 2 NNE
Distance 13.2 miles
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
Distance 17.4 miles
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
Distance 25.8 miles
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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Catawba, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Longisland (28609)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Claremont 1,394 $63,281
Conover 8,221 $47,075
Maiden 3,346 $52,023
Newton 12,980 $38,683
Statesville 25,443 $39,185
Troutman 2,476 $49,861

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Catawba High Schools

BANDYS HIGH
5040 E BANDYS ROAD
828-241-3171
Serves 981 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.8

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