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People

Total Population166
Male Share of the Population36.1%
Female Share of the Population63.9%
Senior Citizens19.3%
Employed Population 16+67
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married34.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.1%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,750
% Above Poverty Level76.5%
% Below Poverty Level23.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work11.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone34.7%
Median Gross Rent$615
Median House Value$217,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28.3%
US/American0%
English12.7%
Irish22.3%

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

New Castle Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 18 miles NW of Roanoke, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City145 miles NW of Raleigh, North Carolina
CountyCraig
Standard Zip Codes24127
Phone Area Codes540
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude37.511
Longitude-80.111

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
Covington5,736$46,541
Fincastle374$100,893
Roanoke98,736$50,786
Salem25,165$62,903
Troutville551$55,417
Vinton8,162$52,149

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

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CRAIG COUNTY HIGH
ROUTE 615
540-864-5185
Serves 389 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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