ePodunk - The power of place
PLACE SEARCH
   State:    
Include former names         Go To:
Advanced search | Cemetery search
CATASAUQUA COMMUNITY PROFILE
Pennsylvania > All counties > Lehigh County > Catasauqua
QUICK LINKS

Profile for Catasauqua, Pennsylvania, PA

Send us your Catasauqua photos:

Tell us the pros & cons of Catasauqua
Blog about Catasauqua
Catasauqua map

Sponsored Ads

Catasauqua is a borough in Lehigh County, in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area.

The community name derives from Indian term variously translated as "burnt ground," "earth thirsts" or "parched land"

The latitude of Catasauqua is 40.654N. The longitude is -75.475W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 312 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,506.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$42,432
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Catasauqua demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Cranesville
· Sideropolis
Historic sites and museums: George Taylor House
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

Listed places near Catasauqua

Click on a group to see the items on the map
 
Please wait while the map loads... click here to force load
Catasauqua
Lehigh County
Pennsylvania
Add extra pins to the map by clicking on the list above the map. You may click the displayed pins for more information, or search the displayed pins by using the above search field.
Census & demographics

Sections below provide additional information and links about Catasauqua demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lehigh County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Allentown-Bethlehem area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 18032 ZIP code.

Catasauqua, PA locator map
(Also see local map below.)
Catasauqua Web sites

Ancestry & family history

31% of Catasauqua residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Catasauqua ancestry & family history guide.

Post a query on a message board:

Records & databases:

Attractions
Cemeteries
Communities
Companies
Courts & laws
Crime
Deaths
Disability access & rights
Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Catasauqua was $18,906, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

13% of Catasauqua residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events


Fall foliage National Forest foliage hotspots
 Foliage hotlines
Geocaching & geography
Gifts & collectibles
Government
Guides to Catasauqua
Health
Historical societies
Historical societies
History

Historic districts in Catasauqua include Biery's Port Historic District, Catasauqua Residential Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Catasauqua, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $483.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $897.


Jobs
Libraries

Libraries in Catasauqua include Public Library of Catasauqua ... View libraries

Maps

Media outlets
Military
Obituaries
Organizations
Parks & recreation
Pets
Photos & post cards
Politics

Lehigh County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Catasauqua political report.

Postal Service
Religion
Restaurants
Traffic

The average commute time for Catasauqua workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel
Weather
Wildlife

Browse list of Pennsylvania community profiles



Job Search
what
job title, keywords, or company name
where
city, state, zip code
jobs by Indeed


EPODUNK USER REVIEWS & BLOGS

LOCAL GUIDES

More info about Catasauqua:

RECORD SEARCHES
EPODUNK EXTRAS
OTHER EPODUNKS
FEEDBACK

Send us your corrections and additions



Search Health Care Jobs





powered by HospitalJobsOnline.com
Blogs about Catasauqua
College Search

Search Associate's degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Certificate programs, Diploma programs, and many others.

Enter your ZIP or Postal code to find schools near you. Your dream major may be just around the corner!