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Demographics

People

Total Population5,372
Male Share of the Population48%
Female Share of the Population52%
Senior Citizens19.7%
Employed Population 16+2,698
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married42.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26%
Median Earnings25+$44,323
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$34,464
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,067

Wealth

Median Family Income$75,673
% Above Poverty Level88.3%
% Below Poverty Level11.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.3%
% Using Public Transportation4.2%

Housing

People Living Alone35.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,153
Median House Value$200,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)35.5%
Irish18.5%
Italian13.5%
English8.2%
Polish6.5%
Scottish2.1%
French Except Basque0.9%
Welsh0.7%
West Indian0.7%
Swedish0.6%
Dutch0.6%
African0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Albanian0.5%
Portuguese0.4%
Russian0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Greek0.2%
Guyanese0.2%
Barbadian0.1%
German0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Croatian0.1%
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New Castle Almanac

CategoryValue
County New Castle County
Standard Zip Codes19720
Company Zip Codes19721
Phone Area Codes302
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.66
Approximate Longitude-75.57

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)

StationWILMINGTON NEW CASTLE AP
Distance1.8 miles
Jan Temp24 to 39 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp67 to 86 F
Oct Temp46 to 66 F
Annual Precip42.8 inches
StationNEWARK UNIVERSITY FARM
Distance8.9 miles
Jan Temp24 to 42 F
Apr Temp41 to 66 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip45.3 inches
StationMIDDLETOWN 3 E
Distance15.6 miles
Jan Temp24 to 42 F
Apr Temp42 to 65 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip41.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bellefonte1,253$86,979
Delaware City1,872$67,206
Elsmere6,137$50,150
Newark32,941$91,048
Newport1,075$38,500
Wilmington71,502$47,299

New Castle Public Libraries

New Castle Public Library
424 DELAWARE STREET
New Castle, Delaware
(302) 328-1995
Department Of Community Services
77 READS WAY
New Castle, Delaware
(302) 395-5617

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New Castle Hospitals

Meadow Wood Behavioral Health System
(Proprietary)
575 S Dupont Hwy
Delaware Psychiatric Center
(Government - State)
1901 N Dupont Hwy

New Castle Public Schools

Bedford (gunning) Middle School
801 Cox Neck Road
ZIP: 19720
(302) 832-6280
Middle
Total Enrollment 991
Castle Hills Elementary School
502 Moores Lane
ZIP: 19720
(302) 323-2915
Primary
Total Enrollment 658
Delaware Academy Of Public Safety And Security
801 N. Dupont Highway
ZIP: 19720
(302) 322-6050
High
Total Enrollment 363
Downie (carrie) Elementary School
1201 Delaware Street
ZIP: 19720
(302) 323-2926
Primary
Total Enrollment 354
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School
27 Landers Lane
ZIP: 19720
(302) 429-4074
Primary
Total Enrollment 539
Family Foundations Academy
1101 Delaware Street
ZIP: 19720
(302) 324-8901
Primary
Total Enrollment 811
Leach (john G.) School
10 Landers Lane
ZIP: 19720
(302) 429-4055
Other
Total Enrollment 94
Mccullough (calvin R. ) Middle School
20 Chase Avenue
ZIP: 19720
(302) 429-4000
Middle
Total Enrollment 740
New Castle Elementary School
903 Delaware Street
ZIP: 19720
(302) 323-2880
Primary
Total Enrollment 553
Penn (william) High School
713 East Basin Road
ZIP: 19720
(302) 323-2800
High
Total Enrollment 2173
Pleasantville Elementary School
16 Pleasant Street
ZIP: 19720
(302) 323-2935
Primary
Total Enrollment 484
Reach Academy For Girls
170 Lukens Drive
ZIP: 19720
(302) 654-3720
Primary
Total Enrollment 377
Read (george) Middle School
314 East Basin Road
ZIP: 19720
(302) 323-2760
Middle
Total Enrollment 671
Southern Elementary School
795 Cox Neck Road
ZIP: 19720
(302) 832-6300
Primary
Total Enrollment 859
The Colwyck Center
12 Landers Lane
ZIP: 19720
(302) 429-4085
Primary
Total Enrollment 110
Wilmington Manor Elementary School
200 East Roosevelt Avenue
ZIP: 19720
(302) 323-2901
Primary
Total Enrollment 371

New Castle Private Schools

Layton Preparatory School
55 Reads Way
ZIP: 19720
Secondary
Total Enrollment 26
Our Lady Of Fatima School
801 N Dupont Hwy
ZIP: 19720
Elementary
Total Enrollment 241
Serviam Girls Academy
14 Halcyon Dr
ZIP: 19720
Elementary
Total Enrollment 35
St Peter Catholic School
515 Harmony St
ZIP: 19720
Elementary
Total Enrollment 179
Tall Oaks Classical School
903 E Basin Rd
ZIP: 19720
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 231
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