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People

Total Population 166
Male Share of the Population 36.1%
Female Share of the Population 63.9%
Senior Citizens 19.3%
Employed Population 16+ 67
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 34.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,750
% Above Poverty Level 76.5%
% Below Poverty Level 23.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 11.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.7%
Median Gross Rent $615
Median House Value $217,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.3%
US/American 0%
English 12.7%
Irish 22.3%

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

New Castle Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles NW of Roanoke, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 145 miles NW of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Craig
Standard Zip Codes 24127
Phone Area Codes 540
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.511
Longitude -80.111

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 ROANOKE WOODRUM AP
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 45 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches
Station COVINGTON FILTER PLANT
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 43 F
Apr Temp 38 to 68 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 70 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station UNION 3 SSE
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Covington 5,736 $46,541
Fincastle 374 $100,893
Roanoke 98,736 $50,786
Salem 25,165 $62,903
Troutville 551 $55,417
Vinton 8,162 $52,149

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

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New Castle High Schools

CRAIG COUNTY HIGH
ROUTE 615
540-864-5185
Serves 389 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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