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People

Total Population 5,371
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 18.2%
Employed Population 16+ 2,659
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 40.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,083
% Above Poverty Level 86.3%
% Below Poverty Level 13.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 3.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 33%
Median Gross Rent $1,114
Median House Value $199,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.9%
US/American 0%
English 10.2%
Irish 23.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

New Castle Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles S of Wilmington, Delaware (center to center)
Nearest Large City 29 miles SW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County New Castle
Standard Zip Codes 19720
Company Zip Codes 19721
Phone Area Codes 302
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.661
Longitude -75.566

New Castle Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WILMINGTON NEW CASTLE AP
Distance 1.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 46 to 66 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Station NEWARK UNIVERSITY FARM
Distance 8.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
Station MIDDLETOWN 3 E
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, New Castle, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Manor (19720)

Minquadale (19720)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bellefonte 1,318 $93,000
Delaware City 1,933 $67,500
Elsmere 6,154 $49,641
Newark 32,740 $90,651
Newport 1,165 $36,346
Wilmington 71,549 $50,737

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

New Castle Public Libraries

Library
New Castle Public Library
424 DELAWARE STREET
New Castle, Delaware
(302) 328-1995
Department Of Community Services
87 READS WAY
New Castle, Delaware
(302) 395-5605

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New Castle High Schools

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WILLIAM PENN HIGH SCHOOL
713 EAST BASIN ROAD
302-323-2801
Serves 2,229 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.8

JOHN G. LEACH SCHOOL
LANDERS LANE
302-429-4055
A Special Education School
Serves 99 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.7

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