Demographics

People

Total Population187
Male Share of the Population38%
Female Share of the Population62%
Senior Citizens18.7%
Employed Population 16+76
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married32.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.9%
Median Earnings25+$36,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,813

Wealth

Median Family Income$65,313
% Above Poverty Level77%
% Below Poverty Level23%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home15.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.1%
Median Gross Rent$750
Median House Value$228,600

Ancestry

English16.6%
Irish13.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.4%
Portuguese8%
Scottish2.7%
French Except Basque2.1%
German2.1%
Dutch1.6%
Norwegian1.6%
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New Castle Almanac

CategoryValue
County Craig County
Standard Zip Codes24127
Phone Area Codes540
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude37.5
Approximate Longitude-80.11

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)

StationROANOKE WOODRUM AP
Distance15.6 miles
Jan Temp27 to 45 F
Apr Temp44 to 68 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 69 F
Annual Precip42.4 inches
StationCOVINGTON FILTER PLANT
Distance22.3 miles
Jan Temp21 to 43 F
Apr Temp38 to 68 F
Jul Temp61 to 88 F
Oct Temp40 to 70 F
Annual Precip37.2 inches
StationUNION 3 SSE
Distance23.3 miles
Jan Temp19 to 40 F
Apr Temp36 to 63 F
Jul Temp58 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 66 F
Annual Precip36.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Covington5,582$56,442
Fincastle411$59,375
Roanoke99,621$53,599
Salem25,519$75,164
Troutville455$52,750
Vinton8,074$61,023

New Castle Public Libraries

Craig County Public Library
303 MAIN STREET
New Castle, Virginia
(540) 864-8978

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New Castle Public Schools

Craig County High
25239 Craigs Creek Road, Hwy 615
ZIP: 24127
(540) 864-5185
Other
Total Enrollment 366
Mccleary Elem
25345 Craigs Creek Road, Hwy 615
ZIP: 24127
(540) 864-5173
Primary
Total Enrollment 280

New Castle Private Schools

Boys Woods School
700 Scenic View Ln
ZIP: 24127
Secondary
Total Enrollment 7
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