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Overview

Introduction to Newcastle, Oklahoma

Newcastle, Oklahoma, in McClain county, is 9 miles W of Norman, Oklahoma and 15 miles S of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Oklahoma City metropolitan area with.

Newcastle History

The city of Newcastle started as a settlement along the Ozark Trail, now known as US Highway 62. Located along the South Canadian River, the city is named after the town of Newcastle, Texas. The city was incorporated as South Newcastle in 1962, but received its current name in 1965.

Newcastle and nearby Attractions

  • Westwood Park
  • Cottonwood Park
  • Firehouse Art Center
  • Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
  • Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History
  • Earlywine Park Golf Course

Things To Do In Newcastle

Newcastle offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation. One can plan family outings at the Westwood Water Park or the Fairmoore Park and Community Pool. Local celebrations include the Great Pumpkin Fest. Earlywine Park Golf Course provides facilities for local golfers.

Newcastle Transportation

Flights are available from Will Rogers World Airport.

Newcastle Higher Education

The University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City Community College, Oklahoma City University and Rose State College provide facilities for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population9,030
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens12.9%
Employed Population 16+4,290
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married63.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.7%
Median Earnings25+$41,492
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,566
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,357

Wealth

Median Family Income$82,737
% Above Poverty Level96%
% Below Poverty Level4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home8.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone22.4%
Median Gross Rent$752
Median House Value$180,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30%
German15.9%
Irish11.2%
English9.8%
Italian2.4%
Scottish1.5%
Swedish1.2%
Czech0.8%
Bulgarian0.6%
Swiss0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Dutch0.4%
French Except Basque0.3%
Polish0.3%
Canadian0.2%
South African0.2%
African0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Greek0.1%
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Newcastle Almanac

CategoryValue
County McClain County
Standard Zip Codes73065
Phone Area Codes405
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.24
Approximate Longitude-97.59

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)

StationOKLAHOMA CITY AP
Distance9.4 miles
Jan Temp26 to 47 F
Apr Temp48 to 71 F
Jul Temp71 to 93 F
Oct Temp51 to 73 F
Annual Precip35.8 inches
StationBLANCHARD 2 SSW
Distance9.8 miles
Jan Temp28 to 50 F
Apr Temp50 to 74 F
Jul Temp71 to 94 F
Oct Temp52 to 75 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches
StationEL RENO 1 N
Distance28.8 miles
Jan Temp23 to 47 F
Apr Temp45 to 71 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp48 to 74 F
Annual Precip34.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blanchard8,267$78,819
Goldsby2,173$87,031
Moore59,501$69,783
Mustang19,637$75,405
Noble6,664$57,340
Norman118,974$69,474

Newcastle Public Schools

Newcastle Early Childhood Ctr
251 N E 2nd Street
ZIP: 73065
(405) 387-6200
Primary
Total Enrollment 473
Newcastle Es
418 Northwest 10th Street
ZIP: 73065
(405) 387-6474
Primary
Total Enrollment 595
Newcastle Hs
101 North Main Street
ZIP: 73065
(405) 387-4304
High
Total Enrollment 528
Newcastle Ms
611 East Fox Lane
ZIP: 73065
(405) 387-3139
Middle
Total Enrollment 432
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