Catasauqua, Pennsylvania Population 2020

6,660

Catasauqua is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 6,660, it is the 126th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4050th largest city in the United States. Catasauqua is currently growing at a rate of 0.47% annually and its population has increased by 3.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,436 in 2010. Catasauqua reached it's highest population of 6,711 in 1980. Spanning over 1 miles, Catasauqua has a population density of 5,156 people per square mile.

The average household income in Catasauqua is $61,377 with a poverty rate of 14.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $905 per month, and the median house value is $147,000. The median age in Catasauqua is 36.2 years, 35 years for males, and 37.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.7 males.

Catasauqua Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Catasauqua was:

  • White: 90.75%
  • Black or African American: 4.37%
  • Two or more races: 3.27%
  • Asian: 1.07%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Catasauqua, Pennsylvania is 6,660, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,598.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,436.

Catasauqua, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,94490.75%
Black or African American2864.37%
Two or More Races2143.27%
Asian701.07%
Some Other Race360.55%

Catasauqua Population Pyramid 2020

Catasauqua Median Age

36.2


Total

35


Male

37.7


Female

Catasauqua Adults

There are 5,102 adults, (1,018 of whom are seniors) in Catasauqua.

Catasauqua Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Catasauqua Sex Ratio

Female

3,546

54.14%

Male

3,004

45.86%

Catasauqua Households and Families

Catasauqua Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Catasauqua Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
All61.7%38.3%
Non Family50%50%
Female36.8%63.2%
Male31.4%68.6%

61.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7472.3861.7
Married1,1113.0885.5
Non Family1,1011.3650
Female4652.9536.8
Male703.6631.4

2.94

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

10%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Catasauqua Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade320.72%
9th to 12th Grade2866.42%
High School Graduate1,60736.06%
Some College1,00822.62%
Associates Degree58913.22%
Bachelors Degree51811.62%
Graduate Degree4179.36%

Catasauqua Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,6683,430779
Hispanic53747986
Black141119
Asian707070
Multiple Races5757
Other Race3636

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,151$45,040$27,854
Less Than High School$38,529$38,162$
High School Grad$35,541$42,298$27,417
Some College$29,167$39,115$21,881
Bachelors Degree$62,949$64,201$37,321
Graduate Degree$70,714$86,429$49,118

$36,151

Average Earnings

$45,040

Average Male

$27,854

Average Female

Catasauqua Language

Catasauqua Language by Age

Catasauqua Language

91.60% of Catasauqua residents speak only English, while 8.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.53% of the population.

Catasauqua Poverty

Catasauqua Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,0314639.20%
Hispanic1,00023923.90%
Black28617661.54%
Multiple2146228.97%
Asian704970.00%

14.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.61%

Male Poverty Rate

19.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Catasauqua

The race most likely to be in poverty in Catasauqua is Asian, with 70.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Catasauqua is White, with 9.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.29%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.35%
High School15.12%
Bachelors or Greater11.87%
Some College9.71%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.02%
Male Employed7.84%
Female Employed7.60%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Catasauqua Income

Catasauqua Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,975$61,377
Families$63,814$69,924
Married Families$79,503-
Non Families$44,470$44,593

Catasauqua Marital Status

Catasauqua Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Catasauqua Married by Age and Sex

Catasauqua Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Catasauqua Marital Status by Race

Catasauqua Veterans

367

Number of Veterans

366

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam118
Second Gulf War93
First Gulf War50
Korea34
World War II15
Age Group Veterans
75+97
55 to 6484
65 to 7472
35 to 5469
18 to 3445
Name Veterans % of Total
White3547.52%
2 or More139.92%

$Catasauqua Veterans by Education

0.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Catasauqua Employment Status

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Catasauqua Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.85%

Born in Pennsylvania

95.80%

Native Born

4.20%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.80% of Catasauqua residents were born in the United States, with 73.85% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,660310.47%
20196,629310.47%
20186,598230.35%
20176,575310.47%
20166,544210.32%
20156,52310.02%
20146,522340.52%
20136,488-2-0.03%
20126,490180.28%
20116,472360.56%
20106,436-152-0.23%
20006,588-74-0.11%
19906,662-49-0.07%
19806,7111,0091.64%
19705,7026401.20%
19605,0621390.28%
19504,9231590.33%
19404,764-87-0.18%
19304,8511370.29%
19204,714-536-1.07%
19105,2501,2872.85%
19003,9632590.68%
18903,7046391.91%
18803,0652120.72%
18702,8530.00%