Catawissa, PA


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Catawissa is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,514 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Catawissa is the 672nd largest community in Pennsylvania. Catawissa has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.

Unlike some boroughs, Catawissa isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Catawissa are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Catawissa is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Catawissa who work in office and administrative support (11.80%), sales jobs (11.65%), and food service (10.91%).

Catawissa is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The education level of Catawissa citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.59% of adults 25 and older in Catawissa have a college degree.

The per capita income in Catawissa in 2010 was $22,581, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,324 for a family of four. However, Catawissa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Catawissa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Catawissa residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Catawissa include Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Catawissa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Hindi.

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