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Catawba County Population and Races

 
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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Catawba County is 154,457, which is 9.01% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.13% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Catawba County population density is 373.61 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 181.17 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Catawba County is white, which represent 81.74% of the total population. The average Catawba County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 154,457. #17

Population Growth Since 2000, #56

Catawba County
9.01%
North Carolina
21.13%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #10

Catawba County
373.61 per square mile
North Carolina
181.17 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:126,247 (81.74%, #38)
Black:13,244 (8.57%, #68)
Hispanic:13,294 (8.61%, #27)
Asian:5,541 (3.59%, #6)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):548 (0.35%, #77)
One Race, Other:5,885 (3.81%, see rank)
Two or More Races:2,992 (1.94%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:9,491 (71.39%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:790 (5.94%, see rank)
Cuban:244 (1.84%, see rank)
Central American:1,590 (11.96%, see rank)
South American:953 (7.17%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:156 (2.82%, see rank)
Chinese:304 (5.49%, see rank)
Filipino:236 (4.26%, see rank)
Japanese:78 (1.41%, see rank)
Korean:34 (0.61%, see rank)
Vietnamese:1,018 (18.37%, see rank)
Asian, Other:3,715 (67.05%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

120,794 (78.21%) out of the total population of 154,457 reported first ancestry.

 Catawba County% of the Total PopulationNorth CarolinaU.S.
Arab1800.12%, see rank0.34%0.56%
Czech370.02%, see rank0.18%0.47%
Danish2520.16%, see rank0.15%0.42%
Dutch3,1682.05%, see rank1.07%1.40%
English14,0009.06%, see rank9.75%8.02%
French2,4621.59%, see rank2.02%3.34%
German26,44617.12%, see rank10.69%15.03%
Greek3280.21%, see rank0.28%0.41%
Hungarian5400.35%, see rank0.26%0.46%
Irish13,7628.91%, see rank8.88%10.80%
Italian4,2362.74%, see rank3.06%5.52%
Norwegian5510.36%, see rank0.46%1.42%
Polish1,6751.08%, see rank1.39%3.01%
Portuguese2970.19%, see rank0.16%0.44%
Russian7150.46%, see rank0.43%0.92%
Scotch-Irish3,9182.54%, see rank2.68%0.99%
Scottish3,6092.34%, see rank2.46%1.72%
Subsaharan African3100.20%, see rank1.00%0.95%
Swedish7050.46%, see rank0.55%1.27%
Swiss5420.35%, see rank0.17%0.30%
Ukrainian1610.10%, see rank0.17%0.31%
American20,95113.56%, see rank12.51%7.12%
Welsh4670.30%, see rank0.52%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 75,678 (49.00%, see rank)
Females: 78,779 (51.00%, see rank)

Catawba County
Male: 49.00%
Female: 51.00%
North Carolina
Male: 48.72%
Female: 51.28%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Catawba County
40.50 years old
North Carolina
37.80 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Catawba County
39.00 years old
North Carolina
36.30 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Catawba County
41.60 years old
North Carolina
39.20 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Catawba County% of the Total PopulationNorth CarolinaU.S.
Under 5 years9,1675.93%, see rank6.34%6.36%
5 to 9 years10,1546.57%, see rank6.56%6.51%
10 to 14 years10,3756.72%, see rank6.65%6.59%
15 to 19 years10,1236.55%, see rank6.71%6.85%
20 to 24 years9,1695.94%, see rank7.13%7.13%
25 to 34 years17,44211.29%, see rank12.99%13.47%
35 to 44 years21,11513.67%, see rank13.50%12.96%
45 to 54 years23,06114.93%, see rank14.02%14.09%
55 to 64 years20,31913.16%, see rank12.30%12.29%
65 to 74 years13,6658.85%, see rank8.00%7.64%
75 to 84 7,2964.72%, see rank4.19%4.25%
85 years and over2,5711.66%, see rank1.61%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Catawba CountyNorth CarolinaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population105,469, 100%6,495,047209,056,129
Less Than High School18,298, 17.35%, see rank14.59%13.67%
High School Graduate31,954, 30.30%, see rank26.86%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree32,511, 30.83%, see rank30.76%29.09%
Bachelor Degree15,531, 14.73%, see rank18.24%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree7,175, 6.80%, see rank9.55%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.99, see rank13.4313.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Catawba County North CarolinaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten4,08671.86%28.14%71.10%28.90%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)16,12491.72%, see rank8.28%, see rank90.90%9.10%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)8,50396.21%, see rank3.79%, see rank92.04%7.96%90.60%9.40%
College7,96776.60%, see rank23.40%, see rank82.15%17.85%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School76350.46%, see rank49.54%, see rank65.79%34.21%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Catawba CountyNorth CarolinaU.S.
Total Households58,424, 100%3,742,514116,211,092
Average Household Size2.60, see rank2.542.63
1 Person Households14,680, 25.13%, see rank27.90%27.57%
2 or More Person Households43,744, 74.87%, see rank72.10%72.43%
Family Households (Families)40,559, 69.42%, see rank66.40%66.22%
Average Family Size3.20, see rank3.183.32
Married-Couple Family30,577, 52.34%, see rank48.20%48.42%
Nonfamily Households17,865, 30.58%, see rank33.60%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Catawba County%North CarolinaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total124,761see rank7,844,445252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over60,504100%, see rank3,778,356123,281,364
Never Married18,54030.64%, see rank33.73%35.77%
Married33,96356.13%, see rank54.33%52.04%
Widowed1,9813.27%, see rank2.62%2.57%
Divorced6,0209.95%, see rank9.32%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over64,257100%, see rank4,066,089129,692,771
Never Married15,21023.67%, see rank27.90%29.48%
Married34,51153.71%, see rank50.44%49.19%
Widowed6,93410.79%, see rank9.64%9.16%
Divorced7,60211.83%, see rank12.02%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Catawba County%North CarolinaU.S.
Native143,61692.98%, see rank92.40%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence101,85465.94%, see rank57.79%58.73%
Born in Different State40,69226.35%, see rank33.52%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1,0700.69%, see rank1.08%1.42%
Foreign Born10,8417.02%, see rank7.60%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship3,8072.46%, see rank2.46%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship7,0344.55%, see rank5.14%7.09%
Born In Europe9900.64%, see rank0.81%1.53%
Born In Asia3,0391.97%, see rank1.85%3.82%
Born In Africa1260.08%, see rank0.46%0.55%
Born In Oceania160.01%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America6,4634.18%, see rank4.28%6.83%
Born In Northern America2070.13%, see rank0.17%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Catawba County%North CarolinaU.S.
English52,75590.30%, see rank89.22%79.39%
Spanish3,7016.33%, see rank6.56%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages8211.41%, see rank2.13%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages1,1181.91%, see rank1.55%3.36%
Other290.05%, see rank0.54%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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