North Catasauqua, Pennsylvania

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North Catasauqua is a borough in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States. North Catasauqua in located in the Lehigh Valley region of the state. The borough was founded in 1907. In August, 2008, Borough Council officially adopted and christened North Catasauqua as "small Town U.S.A.", with a campaign devised by the North Catasauqua Betterment Committee for the official recognition.

The population of North Catasauqua was 2,814 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

North Catasauqua is located at 40°39′43″N 75°28′34″W / 40.66194°N 75.47611°W / 40.66194; -75.47611 (40.661896, -75.476015)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.8 square miles (1.9 km²), of which, 0.7 square miles (1.9 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (2.67%) is water.

The Lehigh River and the Lehigh Canal and towpath provides the western border of the borough.

Government

  • Borough Council President: Joseph D. Keglovits
  • Borough Council Vice President: Shawn McGinley
  • Borough Council Members:
    • Matthew Barber
    • John Keglovits
    • Jack Jenkins
    • Bill McGinley
    • Mike Seng
  • Mayor: William Molchany, Jr.
  • Borough Secretary: Nancy Knecht
  • Borough Treasurer: Annette Englert

The governing body consists of a Council President, Council Vice-President, five council members, a borough secretary, and a borough treasurer who are voted into office by the citizens of the borough.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,814 people, 1,136 households, and 791 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,825.5 people per square mile (1,468.2/km²). There were 1,186 housing units at an average density of 1,612.3/sq mi (618.8/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.73% White, 0.46% African American, 0.04% Native American, 0.46% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.46% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.81% of the population.

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