|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Catawba is 703. Catawba, North Carolina is the 11,777th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Catawba was in 2000, when its population was 740. In 2000, Catawba was the 11,568th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 11,777th largest city in the US. Catawba is currently 5.0% smaller than it was in 2000.
Catawba has shrunk 5.0% since the year 2000. Catawba, North Carolina's growth is about average. 48% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|11772||White Hall, West Virginia||705||17.5%|
|11776||Bogue, North Carolina||703||19.7%|
|11777||Catawba, North Carolina||703||-5.0%|
|11781||New Bloomfield, Missouri||703||8.8%|
|11783||Campobello, South Carolina||702||26.2%|
The total voting age population of Catawba, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 396. The voting age population is 51.0% male and 49.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.3% of the residents of Catawba are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Catawba are 79.2% White, 19.0% Black, 1.3% Two or more races and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 1.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Catawba, 11.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 11.7%. On a per-household basis, 9.5% of families are below the poverty line in Catawba.
Among those aged 16 and older, 68.0% of Catawba residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 81.2% of Catawba residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.9% have a bachelor's degree and 0.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Catawba residents aged 5 and older, 2.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Catawba is 10.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Catawba, 12.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Catawba is $49,821.
In Catawba, 66.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 33.5% of housing units in Catawba.
Of all the housing units in Catawba, 11.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Catawba, 6.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Catawba is $764.
In Catawba, 79.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.