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Catawba is a town in Catawba County, in the Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir metro area.

The latitude of Catawba is 35.707N. The longitude is -81.075W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 886 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 710.


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Median household income
Local
$42,031
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Catawba demographic reports
Catawba is on the Catawba River
Former and merged names include:
· Catawba Station
· Chestnut Grove
Local festivals include:
  • Murray's Mill Harvest Folk Festival - Sept. 29-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Catawba web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Murray's Mill

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Catawba demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Catawba County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28609 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

19% of Catawba residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Catawba ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Catawba was $20,933, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Catawba residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Catawba include Catawba Historic District, Murray's Mill Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Catawba, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $465.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $804.


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Catawba County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Catawba political report.

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The average commute time for Catawba workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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