Newcastle, Texas

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Newcastle, Texas

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High Points

Newcastle strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 1% trophy Newcastle Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Newcastle, Texas

Comparing Newcastle to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 8 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 4
Senior Citizens 6 7
Age of the Population 5 7
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 3
Portion of People Married 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 3 4
People in Middle Class or Better 2 3
Median Family Income 1 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 8
Short Commute Times 4 5
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Affordability of Rents 8 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Housing Recently Built 5 2
People Living Alone 5 7

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Newcastle Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles S of Wichita Falls, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 88 miles W of Fort Worth, Texas
County Young
Standard Zip Codes 76372
Phone Area Codes 940
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.193
Longitude -98.738

Newcastle Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station GRAHAM
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 97 F
Oct Temp 50 to 79 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches
Station OLNEY
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 56 F
Apr Temp 50 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 97 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 29.9 inches
Distance 45.2 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 52 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 98 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 24.8 inches
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Newcastle Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 575 100%
Male 286 49.7%
Female 289 50.3%
Under 18 152 26.4%
18+ 423 73.6%
65+ 92 16%
Median Age 36.6
Average Family Size 3.03
White 540 93.9%
African-American 8 1.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 1%
Other 13 2.3%
Mixed Race 8 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 32 5.6%

Estimated Newcastle Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 571
Growth -4
Growth % -0.7%

Newcastle 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 37%
Irish 20.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.3%
English 6.4%
German 6.1%
Scotch-Irish 4%
Dutch West Indian 3.1%
Welsh 1.8%
Greek 1.5%
Dutch 1.5%
Scottish 1.2%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
British 0.6%
Italian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Newcastle 575 $27,500
Bryson 528 $30,588
Graham 8,716 $38,118
Megargel 248 $36,250
Olney 3,396 $29,274
Woodson 296 $30,625
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Newcastle High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 95 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.2

Newcastle Colleges

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