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Overview

Introduction to Newcastle, Oklahoma

Newcastle, Oklahoma, in McClain county, is 9 miles W of Norman, Oklahoma and 15 miles S of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Oklahoma City metropolitan area with. Newcastle contains a population of approximately 5,434.

Newcastle History

The city of Newcastle started as a settlement along the Ozark Trail, now known as US Highway 62. Located along the South Canadian River, the city is named after the town of Newcastle, Texas. The city was incorporated as South Newcastle in 1962, but received its current name in 1965.

Newcastle and nearby Attractions

  • Westwood Park
  • Cottonwood Park
  • Firehouse Art Center
  • Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
  • Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History
  • Earlywine Park Golf Course

Things To Do In Newcastle

Newcastle offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation. One can plan family outings at the Westwood Water Park or the Fairmoore Park and Community Pool. Local celebrations include the Great Pumpkin Fest. Earlywine Park Golf Course provides facilities for local golfers.

Newcastle Transportation

Flights are available from Will Rogers World Airport.

Newcastle Higher Education

The University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City Community College, Oklahoma City University and Rose State College provide facilities for higher education.

People

Total Population 8,383
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 12.9%
Employed Population 16+ 4,201
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 60%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29%
Median Earnings25+ $40,919
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,563

Wealth

Median Family Income $81,870
% Above Poverty Level 93%
% Below Poverty Level 7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20.4%
Median Gross Rent $738
Median House Value $169,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 30.8%
US/American 0%
English 9.3%
Irish 14%

Newcastle Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles W of Norman, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 15 miles S of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County McClain
Metro Area Oklahoma City
Standard Zip Codes 73065
Phone Area Codes 405
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.247
Longitude -97.599

Newcastle 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 OKLAHOMA CITY AP
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 47 F
Apr Temp 48 to 71 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 73 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches
Station BLANCHARD 2 SSW
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 50 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 75 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station EL RENO 1 N
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 47 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blanchard 7,625 $72,255
Goldsby 2,246 $87,679
Moore 57,563 $66,126
Mustang 18,575 $72,488
Noble 6,602 $52,793
Norman 115,521 $70,708
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Newcastle High Schools

NEWCASTLE HS
101 NORTH MAIN STREET
405-387-4304
Serves 355 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.2

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