Catawba County Population 2017

Catawba County's estimated population is 156,459 with a growth rate of 0.56% 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
2016156,4598660.56%
2015155,5934840.31%
2014155,109-93-0.06%
2013155,2022620.17%
2012154,9403840.25%
2011154,556-163-0.11%
2010154,71936,30730.66%
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

Population Data via

Catawba County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White131,55984.09%
Black or African American13,7898.81%
Asian6,4624.13%
Two or More Races2,7731.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native8750.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1350.09%

Catawba County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Catawba County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hickory40061405675061.26%
Newton1294413042980.76%
Conover819783311341.63%
Maiden33293392631.89%
Claremont13411382413.06%
Catawba61762471.13%
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