Catasauqua, Pennsylvania Population 2021

6,591
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Catasauqua is a city located in Lehigh County Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 6,591, it is the 127th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4086th largest city in the United States . Catasauqua is currently declining at a rate of -0.06% annually but its population has increased by 2.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,436 in 2010. Catasauqua reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Catasauqua has a population density of 5,102 people per square mile.

The average household income in Catasauqua is $67,924 with a poverty rate of 12.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $947 per month, and the median house value is $148,400. The median age in Catasauqua is 36.5 years, 36.1 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Catasauqua Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Catasauquawas:

  • White: 92.63%
  • Black or African American: 3.90%
  • Two or more races: 1.93%
  • Other race: 0.90%
  • Asian: 0.64%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Catasauqua, Pennsylvania is 6,591 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,599.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,436.

Catasauqua, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,08492.63%
Black or African American2563.90%
Two or More Races1271.93%
Some Other Race590.90%
Asian420.64%
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Catasauqua Population by Race

Catasauqua Population Pyramid $2021

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Catasauqua Median Age

36.5


Total

36.1


Male

38.2


Female

Catasauqua Adults

There are 5,107 adults, (943 of whom are seniors) in Catasauqua.

Catasauqua Age Dependency

57.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Catasauqua Sex Ratio

Female

3,559

54.19%

Male

3,009

45.81%

Catasauqua Population by Age

Catasauqua Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Catasauqua Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female32%68%
Male33.3%66.7%
Non Family50.8%49.2%
All63.1%36.9%
Married86.1%13.9%

63.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Catasauqua Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7052.4363.1
Married1,2163.0986.1
Non Family9801.3450.8
Female4882.8832
Male21433.3

2.96

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Catasauqua Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade2796.37%
High School Graduate1,54635.32%
Some College93921.45%
Associates Degree48411.06%
Bachelors Degree65114.87%
Graduate Degree47810.92%
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Catasauqua Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Catasauqua Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,7763,5431,010
Hispanic41837277
Black125125
Other Race5959
Asian424242
2+ Races3434

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

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

Catasauqua Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,542$48,177$34,022
Less Than 9th Grade$26,250$$
High School Graduate$37,059$46,009$27,574
Some College$36,121$45,734$29,306
Bachelors Degree$62,711$63,669$52,625
Graduate Degree$72,250$86,167$63,056

$41,542

Average Earnings

$48,177

Average Male

$34,022

Average Female

Catasauqua Earnings by Educational Attainment

Catasauqua Language by Age

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Catasauqua Language

93.75% of Catasauqua residents speak only English, while 6.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.05% of the population.

Catasauqua Language

Catasauqua Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,2733917.42%
Hispanic93122724.38%
Black25614958.20%
Multiple1275140.16%
Asian422866.67%

12.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.65%

Male Poverty Rate

15.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Catasauqua

The race most likely to be in poverty in Catasauqua is Asian, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Catasauqua is White, with 7.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.44%.

Catasauqua Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.86%
High School13.71%
Some College8.92%
Bachelors or Greater6.47%

Catasauqua Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed28.09%
Male Employed6.54%
Female Employed6.49%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Catasauqua Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Catasauqua Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,460$67,924
Families$66,809$76,675
Married Families$82,258-
Non Families$45,718$49,584
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Income by Household Type

Catasauqua Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Catasauqua Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Catasauqua Marital Status

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406

Number of Veterans

396

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam140
First Gulf War123
Second Gulf War68
Korea31
World War II12

Catasauqua Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54144
65 to 7497
75+83
55 to 6463
18 to 3419

Catasauqua Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3908.17%
2+ Races1620.51%

Catasauqua Veterans by Race

Catasauqua Veterans by Education

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0.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Catasauqua Veterans by Education

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70.4%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Catasauqua Employment by Age

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Catasauqua Employment by Race

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Catasauqua Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.76%

Born in Catasauqua

97.20%

Native Born

2.80%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

2.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.20% of Catasauqua residents were born in the United States, with 71.76% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Catasauqua Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,591-4-0.06%
20206,595-4-0.06%
20196,599-4-0.06%
20186,603240.36%
20176,579330.50%
20166,546230.35%
20156,52320.03%
20146,521340.52%
20136,487-3-0.05%
20126,490170.26%
20116,473370.57%
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%

Catasauqua Population by Year