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People

Total Population 5,346
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 16.7%
Employed Population 16+ 2,593
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 38.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27%
Median Earnings25+ $39,470
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $32,824
Median Earnings With High School Degree $34,640

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,984
% Above Poverty Level 88%
% Below Poverty Level 12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 3.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 35.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,152
Median House Value $207,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.8%
US/American 0%
English 8.9%
Irish 23.3%

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 1,400 $93,750
Delaware City 1,858 $71,375
Elsmere 6,149 $48,578
Newark 32,278 $95,335
Newport 1,064 $43,529
Wilmington 71,263 $47,748

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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