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The City of New Castle had a population of 18,041 as of July 1, 2016. New Castle ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for New Castle is located at latitude 39.9198 and longitude -85.3701 in Henry County. The formal boundaries for the City of New Castle (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Henry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,063 feet.

The City of New Castle (GNIS ID: 2395191) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of New Castle is located within Township of Henry, a minor civil division (MCD) of Henry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Castle population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Castle: Newcastle.


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New Castle, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 18,041
Population in Households 17,497
Population in Familes 13,400
Population in Group Qrtrs 544
Population Density1 2,453
Diversity Index2 15
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,617
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 4,576
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,947 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,462 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,155 (35.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,330 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $78,365
Average Home Value $95,126
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,237
Average Household Income $45,786
Per Capita Income $19,454
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.06% -0.17%
Households -0.32% -0.3%
Families -0.29% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

New Castle, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Castle to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 49 93rd
Population Density1 # 53 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 211 69th
Median Household Income # 624 8th
Per Capita Income # 569 16th

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