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Catawba County, North Carolina

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Population:

  • Total Population: 141,685
  • Males: 69,903
  • Females: 71,782

Ethnicity:

  • White: 116,583
  • Black/African American: 11,707
  • Hispanic: 7,812
  • Native American/Eskimo: 515
  • Asian: 3,774
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 6
  • Other: 61
  • 2 or more: 1,227

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (119,785)
  2. Spanish (7,605)
  3. Miao, Hmong (2,000)
  4. French (690)
  5. German (550)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 9,167

  1. Mexico (4,235)
  2. Laos (1,156)
  3. Costa Rica (393)
  4. Vietnam (389)
  5. Thailand (227)
  6. Colombia (225)
  7. United Kingdom (211)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (30,966)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (14,369)
  3. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (11,454)
  4. Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod (8,347)
  5. Catholic Church (4,399)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 46,665
    • Sensory: 4,480
    • Physical: 11,253
    • Mental: 5,470
    • Self-care: 3,196
    • Go outside home: 9,722
    • Employment: 12,220

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 1,261

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 55,533
    • Utility gas: 11,835
    • Bottled or LP gas: 2,942
    • Electricity: 32,477
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 6,843
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 1,067
    • Solar Energy: 8
    • Other fuel: 158
    • No fuel used: 203

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 105,556
    • No vehicle: 5,491
    • 1 or more vehicle: 100,065

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 1,332
    • No High School: 6,701
    • Some High School: 15,836
    • High School: 29,677
    • Some College: 18,436
    • Associate's Degree: 6,639
    • College Degree: 11,658
    • Master's Degree: 3,135
    • Professional Degree: 1,073
    • Doctoral Degree: 260

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 55,533
    • Owners with phone: 39,644
    • Owners without phone: 655
    • Renters with phone: 14,106
    • Renters without phone: 1,128

    10 closest counties:

    1. Lincoln County, North Carolina
    2. Alexander County, North Carolina
    3. Caldwell County, North Carolina
    4. Iredell County, North Carolina
    5. Burke County, North Carolina
    6. Gaston County, North Carolina
    7. Cleveland County, North Carolina
    8. Wilkes County, North Carolina
    9. Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
    10. Watauga County, North Carolina

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    28601, 28602, 28603, 28609, 28610, 28613, 28650, 28658, 28673, 28682

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WHKY-TV (470 TV) HICKORY, NC
    • WXRC (95.7 FM) NEWTON, NC
    • WAIZ (630 AM) NEWTON, NC
    • WNNC (1230 AM) NEWTON,, NC
    • WHKY (1290 AM) HICKORY, NC
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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