New Castle, Kentucky

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New Castle, Kentucky

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High Points

New Castle strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kentucky):

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy New Castle Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy New Castle Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% New Castle Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of New Castle, Kentucky

Comparing New Castle to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kentucky (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 8 8
Age of the Population 8 8
Senior Citizens 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Well-Paid Single Men 2 3
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 2 4
Portion of People Married 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 6
Median Family Income 3 5
People in Middle Class or Better 2 3
People Above Poverty 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Working at Home 5 6
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 8
Affordability of Rents 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 6
Housing Recently Built 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 10 10

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New Castle Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 34 miles E of Louisville, Kentucky
County Henry
Standard Zip Codes 40050
Phone Area Codes 502
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.444
Longitude -85.169

New Castle Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 62 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 69 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
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New Castle Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 919 100%
Male 402 43.7%
Female 517 56.3%
Under 18 209 22.7%
18+ 710 77.3%
65+ 175 19%
Median Age 40.5
Average Family Size 2.86
White 851 92.6%
African-American 53 5.8%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 9 1%
Mixed Race 6 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 1.5%

Estimated New Castle Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 929
Growth 10
Growth % 1.1%

New Castle Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 41.9%
Irish 20.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
German 8.1%
English 7.5%
Polish 3.5%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
Scottish 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Dutch 1.3%
Swedish 0.4%
Finnish 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
New Castle 919 $34,550
Campbellsburg 705 $41,406
Eminence 2,231 $36,053
La Grange 5,676 $46,194
Pleasureville 869 $36,875
Smithfield 102 $48,750
Worthville 215 $28,125
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New Castle High Schools (2004)

Serves 616 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.6

New Castle Colleges

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