In 2018, Catawba County, NC had a population of 157k people with a median age of 41.4 and a median household income of $51,157. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Catawba County, NC grew from 156,182 to 156,729, a 0.35% increase and its median household income grew from $48,649 to $51,157, a 5.16% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Catawba County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (75.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.96%), Other (Hispanic) (5.78%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.18%), and White (Hispanic) (3.2%). 0% of the households in Catawba County, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 95.9% of the residents in Catawba County, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2018, the median property value in Catawba County, NC was $141,900, and the homeownership rate was 69.4%. Most people in Catawba County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Catawba County, NC was 2 cars per household.