Catawba County Building Department

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Catawba County Building Department Contact Information

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Catawba County Building Department
100 Government Services Drive, Bldg A
Newton, North Carolina, 28658
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Catawba County Building Department

The Catawba County Building Department, located in Newton, North Carolina, ensures the construction of safe buildings, primarily through the development and enforcement of building codes. The Building Department establishes building codes and standards for the construction of buildings and addresses virtually all aspects of construction, including design requirements, building materials, parking, resistance to natural disasters, and trades such as electric and plumbing.

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Catawba County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Catawba County Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Catawba County Residential Housing Units
 Catawba CountyNorth Carolina
Total Housing Units68,4454,521,697
Occupied Housing Units60,238 (88.0%)3,874,346 (85.7%)
Catawba County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Catawba CountyNorth Carolina
Single-Family Detached Homes41,110 (68.2%)2,564,031 (66.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes1,603 (2.7%)163,294 (4.2%)
2 Apartments1,914 (3.2%)75,522 (1.9%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,636 (2.7%)105,369 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments3,070 (5.1%)164,819 (4.3%)
10 or More Apartments2,701 (4.5%)315,258 (8.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing8,204 (13.6%)486,053 (12.5%)
Catawba County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Catawba CountyNorth Carolina
2014 or Later252 (0.4%)46,080 (1.2%)
2010 to 2013944 (1.6%)141,392 (3.6%)
2000 to 20099,706 (16.1%)802,896 (20.7%)
1980 to 199922,466 (37.3%)1,403,456 (36.2%)
1960 to 197915,976 (26.5%)885,693 (22.9%)
1940 to 19597,950 (13.2%)403,933 (10.4%)
1939 or Earlier2,944 (4.9%)190,896 (4.9%)
Catawba County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Catawba CountyNorth Carolina
1 Room375 (0.6%)47,603 (1.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms3,528 (5.9%)306,266 (7.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms26,952 (44.7%)1,477,508 (38.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms18,770 (31.2%)1,236,163 (31.9%)
8 or More Rooms10,613 (17.6%)806,806 (20.8%)
Catawba County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Catawba CountyNorth Carolina
No Bedroom407 (0.7%)50,513 (1.3%)
1 Bedroom2,597 (4.3%)247,436 (6.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms47,205 (78.4%)2,813,482 (72.6%)
4 or More Bedrooms10,029 (16.6%)762,915 (19.7%)
Catawba County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Catawba CountyNorth Carolina
With Complete Plumbing Facilities59,868 (99.4%)3,862,027 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities59,754 (99.2%)3,852,011 (99.4%)