Catasauqua, Pennsylvania Population 2022

6,587
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Catasauqua is a city located in Lehigh County Pennsylvania. Catasauqua has a 2020 population of 6,587. Catasauqua is currently declining at a rate of -0.06% annually but its population has increased by 2.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,436 in 2010.

The average household income in Catasauqua is $67,924 with a poverty rate of 7.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $957 per month, and the median house value is $167,400. 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: 94.92%
  • Two or more races: 3.00%
  • Other race: 1.52%
  • Black or African American: 0.29%
  • Asian: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Catasauqua, Pennsylvania is 6,587 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,587.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,436.

Catasauqua, Pennsylvania Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,25794.92%
Black or African American190.29%
Asian180.27%
Some Other Race1001.52%
Two or More Races1983.00%
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Catasauqua Population by Race

Catasauqua Population Pyramid 2022

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Catasauqua Median Age

39.2


Total

37.3


Male

39.7


Female

Catasauqua Adults

There are 5,099 adults, (958 of whom are seniors) in Catasauqua.

Catasauqua Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Catasauqua Sex Ratio

Female

3,429

52.02%

Male

3,163

47.98%

Catasauqua Population by Age

Catasauqua Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Catasauqua Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married89.4%10.6%
All69.8%30.2%
Non Family54.7%45.3%
Female36.6%63.4%

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Catasauqua Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7872.3669.8
Married1,2552.8689.4
Male1383.36100
Female4292.9536.6
Non Family9651.3154.7

2.86

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Catasauqua Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10.02%
9th to 12th Grade2144.88%
High School Graduate1,60736.64%
Some College77017.56%
Associates Degree57413.09%
Bachelors Degree74917.08%
Graduate Degree47110.74%
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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
Asian181818
White3,8953,7291,095
Hispanic439390107
Other Race909020
Black1919
2+ Races5655

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$47,399$50,581$39,107
Less Than 9th Grade$26,250$$
High School Graduate$38,158$45,699$32,588
Some College$50,271$50,691$44,010
Bachelors Degree$65,144$65,431$63,438
Graduate Degree$76,703$89,020$72,685

$47,399

Average Earnings

$50,581

Average Male

$39,107

Average Female

Catasauqua Earnings by Educational Attainment

Catasauqua Language by Age

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Catasauqua Language

94.30% of Catasauqua residents speak only English, while 5.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.79% of the population.

Catasauqua Language

Catasauqua Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,4783145.73%
OtherNaN%
Multiple1988743.94%
Hispanic98517717.97%

7.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.08%

Male Poverty Rate

9.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Catasauqua

The race most likely to be in poverty in Catasauqua is White, with 5.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Catasauqua is Hispanic, with 17.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.95%.

Catasauqua Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.12%
High School8.90%
Some College10.27%
Bachelors or Greater2.62%

Catasauqua Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.98%
Male Unemployed20.93%
Female Employed4.18%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Catasauqua Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Catasauqua Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,513$78,513
Families$75,200$91,641
Married Families$92,179-
Non Families$30,391$49,598
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Income by Household Type

Catasauqua Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

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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366

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War74
First Gulf War111
Vietnam100
Korea28
World War II12

Catasauqua Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3422
35 to 54135
55 to 6457
65 to 7473
75+79

Catasauqua Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3517.22%
2+ Races1515.31%

Catasauqua Veterans by Race

Catasauqua Veterans by Education

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0.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Catasauqua Veterans by Education

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70.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

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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75.64%

Born in Catasauqua

97.18%

Native Born

2.82%

Foreign Born

0.94%

Non Citizen

1.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.18% of Catasauqua residents were born in the United States, with 75.64% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.94% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18702,8530.00%
18803,0652120.72%
18903,7046391.91%
19003,9632590.68%
19105,2501,2872.85%
19204,714-536-1.07%
19304,8511370.29%
19404,764-87-0.18%
19504,9231590.33%
19605,0621390.28%
19705,7026401.20%
19806,7111,0091.64%
19906,662-49-0.07%
20006,588-74-0.11%
20106,436-152-0.23%
20116,473370.57%
20126,490170.26%
20136,487-3-0.05%
20146,521340.52%
20156,52320.03%
20166,546230.35%
20176,579330.50%
20186,603240.36%
20196,599-4-0.06%
20206,595-4-0.06%
20216,591-4-0.06%
20226,587-4-0.06%

Catasauqua Population by Year