Catawba County Population 2018

Catawba County's estimated population is 157,974 with a growth rate of 0.85% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Catawba County is the 18th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017157,9741,3270.85%
2016156,6478420.54%
2015155,8054630.30%
2014155,3422020.13%
2013155,1403250.21%
2012154,8152540.16%
2011154,561-214-0.14%
2010154,77536,36330.71%
1990118,41213,20412.55%
1980105,20814,33515.77%
197090,87317,68224.16%
196073,19111,39718.44%
195061,79410,14119.63%
194051,6537,66217.42%
193043,99110,15230.00%
192033,8395,92121.21%
191027,9185,78526.14%
190022,1333,44418.43%
189018,6893,74325.04%
188014,9463,96236.07%
187010,9842552.38%
186010,7291,86721.07%
18508,8620.00%

Catawba County Population Growth

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Catawba County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White131,55983.28%
Black or African American13,7898.73%
Asian6,4624.09%
Two or More Races2,7731.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native8750.55%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1350.09%

Catawba County Population Pyramid

0k1k2k3k4k5k6k Male Population0k1k2k3k4k5k6k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990