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Catawissa is a township in Columbia County, in the Bloomsburg-Berwick metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Catawissa. For links to other places called Catawissa, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Catawissa is 40.966N. The longitude is -76.433W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 810 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 944.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Catawissa demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Columbia County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17820 ZIP code.
32% of Catawissa residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Catawissa ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Catawissa was $23,635, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Catawissa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Catawissa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $505. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $820.
Columbia County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Catawissa political report.
The average commute time for Catawissa workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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