New Castle, Virginia

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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

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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New Castle Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 179 100%
Male 81 45.3%
Female 98 54.7%
Under 18 41 22.9%
18+ 138 77.1%
65+ 29 16.2%
Median Age 36.8
Average Family Size 2.73
White 179 100%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated New Castle Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 175
Growth -4
Growth % -2.2%

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 50.5%
German 13.5%
English 9%
Scotch-Irish 8.1%
Irish 7.2%
European 3.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.7%
Scottish 2.7%
Italian 1.8%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
New Castle 179 $35,750
Covington 6,303 $36,640
Fincastle 359 $54,688
Roanoke 94,911 $37,826
Salem 24,747 $47,174
Troutville 432 $40,208
Vinton 7,782 $40,701
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New Castle High Schools (2004)

Serves 389 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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