Catawissa, PA Population

Population: 1,589. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,557 (-2.0% change)
Males: 700 (44.1%), Females: 889 (55.9%)

Columbia County

Zip code: 17820

Median resident age: 38.5 years
Median household income: $30,262
Median house value: $68,300

Races in Catawissa:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Black (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (30.4%), United States (8.8%), Irish (7.7%), Dutch (7.5%), English (7.4%), Polish (6.0%).

Elevation: 477 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Catawissa

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Catawissa borough

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -128 (-7.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Catawissa:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Catawissa:

  • WILLIAMSPORT RGNL (about 37 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Abbreviation: IPT)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 54 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 57 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Abbreviation: MDT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Catawissa:

  • BLOOMSBURG MUNI (about 3 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Abbreviation: N13)
  • NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY (about 11 miles; SHAMOKIN, PA; Abbreviation: N79)
  • DANVILLE (about 12 miles; DANVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: 8N8)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Catawissa:

  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 5 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; LEWISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,534)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 44 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,666)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 54 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,653)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE BERKS (about 55 miles; READING, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,003)

Schools

Public high school in Catawissa:

  • SOUTHERN COLUMBIA HS (Students: 467; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Catawissa:

  • HARTMAN EL CTR (Students: 515; Grades: KG – 04)
  • SOUTHERN COLUMBIA MS (Students: 451; Grades: 05 – 08)