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Catawba County, NC Real Estate

Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains is Catawba County real estate. It is in the western part of North Carolina and made up of quaint small towns, tranquil country sides and beautiful lakes. Due to the lakes and mountains that surround Catawba Country real estate, one can expect moderate winter temperatures and refreshing summer breezes. Catawba County real estate comprises 405 square miles of natural surroundings of which 14 square miles are water. Catawba County real estate is divided into eleven townships: Maiden, Bandy's, Caldwell, Catawba, Hickory, Jacobs Fork, Mountain View, Clines, Newton, Claremont and Longview.

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Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains is Catawba County real estate. It is in the western part of North Carolina and made up of quaint small towns, tranquil country sides and beautiful lakes. Due to the lakes and mountains that surround Catawba Country real estate, one can expect moderate winter temperatures and refreshing summer breezes. Catawba County real estate comprises 405 square miles of natural surroundings of which 14 square miles are water. Catawba County real estate is divided into eleven townships: Maiden, Bandy's, Caldwell, Catawba, Hickory, Jacobs Fork, Mountain View, Clines, Newton, Claremont and Longview.

Named for the Catawba tribe of Native Americans, the county was formed in 1842 from Lincoln County. After the Civil War, an annual event honoring its military began called the Old Soldiers Reunion. It is held the third week of August and continues to be the oldest patriotic celebration in the United States. The continuing celebration of the soldiers is reflected in the artisan furniture, quilting, pottery and music offered at the yearly event.

Catawba County Real Estate and Demographics

Approximately 159,000 people reside in Catawba County real estate and the population is growing; up 12.3% from the year 2000. The male median age is 35 while the median female age is 38. The median household income is $43,737 while 13.8% live below poverty level. There are close to 68,000 homes in Catawba County real estate and a 72.5% ownership rate. Over 31% of the households have children under the age of 18 living in the residence. Three fourths of the population are high school graduates and 17% have received a bachelor's degree or higher education.

Catawba County Real Estate and Schools

With a motto of Teach, Learn and Lead for the Future, it's no wonder the schools rank highly among North Carolina schools. Catawba County Schools rank 66 out of 179 North Carolina Counties.

Catawba County Climate

The average maximum temperature temperature for Catawba County is 68.8 degrees with an average rainfall of 49.21 inches. January is the coldest month with an average minimum of 28.4 degrees and and average maximum of 48.4 degrees. July is the hottest month with average maximum temperatures of 86.9 degrees.

Catawba County Real Estate and Entertainment

One can expect to enjoy the mountains and lakes that surround Catawba County. Perhaps a bike ride through the hills or a picnic in the park would entertain the entire family. Charlotte is only an hour drive away from Catawba County Real Estate where one could enjoy concerts, fine dining, theater and arts or a day of shopping among the multitude of malls and boutiques.


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Properties Listed:  776
Median Price:  $199K

Property Price Distribution

Country Millions of US dollars per million people
Under $100K 171
$100K-$199K 221
$200K-$299K 149
$300K-$399K 81
$400K-$699K 98
Luxury 56
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