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 a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Catawissa is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (12.80%), sales jobs (11.53%), and food service (10.43%).
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 percentage of adults in Catawissa who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.38% of the adults in Catawissa have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Catawissa in 2010 was $22,599, 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 $90,396 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, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Catawissa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.