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Where is Catawba County, North Carolina?

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Catawba County is a county equivalent area found in North Carolina, USA. The county government of Catawba is found in the county seat of Newton.

With a total 1,070.74 sq. km of land and water area, Catawba County, North Carolina is the 2522nd largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 154,534 people, Catawba County has a total 67458 households earning 44332 on average per year.

Catawba County, North Carolina - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 37035
Area Codes 828
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Hickory (population: 78,913), Newton (population: 27,018), Conover (population: 22,756), Maiden (population: 11,913), Claremont (population: 9,911), Sherrills Ford (population: 5,919), Catawba (population: 5,863), Terrell (population: 1,128)
Land Area 59,666 sq miles
Water Area 399 sq miles
Household Income $44,332
Housing Units 67,458
Median Home Value $133,000
High School Grads 82% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 21% of population
Retail Spending $17,251 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $272,070 per capita
Universities and Colleges Catawba Valley Community College

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.