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People

Total Population 10,994
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 11.6%
Employed Population 16+ 5,859
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 60.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 62.3%
Median Earnings25+ $70,707
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,917
Median Earnings With High School Degree $41,045

Wealth

Median Family Income $142,188
% Above Poverty Level 95.2%
% Below Poverty Level 4.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation 5.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,458
Median House Value $536,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39.9%
US/American 0.9%
English 9.2%
Irish 11.5%

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

Newcastle Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles NE of Renton, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 9 miles SE of Seattle, Washington
County King
Standard Zip Codes 98056, 98059
Phone Area Codes 425
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.539
Longitude -122.154

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 SEATTLE TACOMA AP
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 46 F
Apr Temp 42 to 58 F
Jul Temp 55 to 75 F
Oct Temp 46 to 60 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Station SEATTLE SAND PT WSFO
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 46 F
Apr Temp 42 to 58 F
Jul Temp 55 to 75 F
Oct Temp 46 to 60 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches
Station CEDAR LAKE
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 40 F
Apr Temp 36 to 54 F
Jul Temp 50 to 72 F
Oct Temp 40 to 57 F
Annual Precip 99.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Newcastle, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hazelwood (98056)

Highlands (98056)

Kennydale (98056)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beaux Arts Village 333 $167,500
Bellevue 134,630 $109,961
Issaquah 33,682 $121,121
Mercer Island 24,120 $162,583
Renton 97,234 $76,324
Tukwila 19,757 $57,958

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

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