New Castle, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 4,815 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +142.7%
Males: 2,285  (47.5%)
Females: 2,530  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

32.9 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 81647.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $80,534 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
New Castle:

$80,534
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,275 (it was $21,356 in 2000)

New Castle town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $384,422 (it was $176,400 in 2000)
New Castle:

$384,422
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $534,158; detached houses: $604,873; townhouses or other attached units: $532,833; in 2-unit structures: $448,201; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $282,804; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $448,469; mobile homes: $82,138; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $29,992

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,658.

March 2019 cost of living index in New Castle: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.1%
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  • Races in New Castle, CO (2010)
    • 3,12169.1%White alone
    • 1,28228.4%Hispanic
    • 380.8%Asian alone
    • 370.8%Two or more races
    • 210.5%American Indian alone
    • 160.4%Black alone
    • 30.07%Other race alone

Races in New Castle detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in New Castle, Colorado as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in New Castle is 367 to 1.


Crime rates in New Castle by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(70.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.3)
1
(24.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.2)
2
(41.7)
3
(61.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(140.0)
9
(292.8)
11
(312.0)
18
(472.6)
6
(147.6)
5
(108.8)
7
(153.2)
1
(21.9)
4
(87.1)
2
(42.5)
3
(62.5)
7
(143.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(489.9)
6
(195.2)
8
(226.9)
19
(498.8)
14
(344.4)
5
(108.8)
7
(153.2)
6
(131.3)
3
(65.3)
4
(85.0)
5
(104.2)
2
(41.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
56
(1,959)
42
(1,366)
65
(1,843)
63
(1,654)
52
(1,279)
28
(609.1)
44
(962.8)
40
(875.1)
10
(217.6)
34
(722.5)
38
(792.0)
33
(678.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(489.9)
5
(162.7)
3
(85.1)
7
(183.8)
4
(98.4)
4
(87.0)
5
(109.4)
3
(65.6)
2
(43.5)
5
(106.2)
4
(83.4)
4
(82.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(35.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(105.0)
1
(24.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)235.8149.6158.8231.3132.360.788.688.834.268.891.5155.9

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City-data.com crime index in New Castle, CO

Crime rate in New Castle detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (12.3%), English (8.3%), European (6.8%), Irish (4.7%), German (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5573 feet

Land area: 2.33 square miles.

Population density: 2,064 people per square mile   (low).

New Castle, Colorado map

682 residents are foreign born (11.2% Latin America, 1.8% Europe).

This town:

14.1%
Colorado:

100.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
New Castle town:

0.5% ($840)
Colorado:

0.7% ($1,132)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (124.8 miles , pop. 94,673).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (129.8 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (488.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Chacra, CO (2.2 miles ),
Silt, CO (2.5 miles ),
Glenwood Springs, CO (3.3 miles ),
No Name, CO (3.6 miles),
Rifle, CO (3.7 miles ),
Cattle Creek, CO (4.1 miles ),
Carbondale, CO (4.6 miles ),
Catherine, CO (4.8 miles )

Latitude: 39.57 N, Longitude: 107.53 W

Area code: 970

Distribution of median household income in New Castle, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in New Castle, CO in 2017
New Castle satellite photo by USGS

New Castle tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Colorado:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,265 (+175.9%).
Most common industries in New Castle, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (22.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (37.2%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.2%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
Most common occupations in New Castle, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Carpenters (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (7.2%)
  • Carpenters (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)

Average climate in New Castle, Colorado

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New Castle, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.8. This is better than average.

City:

59.8
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 4.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.72
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 11.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 5.22. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.22
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

New Castle-area historical earthquake activity is above Colorado state average. It is 198% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 448.5 miles away from New Castle center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 531.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 308.8 miles away from New Castle center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 174.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 220.6 miles away from New Castle center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 284.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Garfield County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Castle topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near New Castle:

  • HOSPICE OF THE ROCKIES (Hospital, about 12 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)
  • COLUMBINE HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)
  • ROARING FORK HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)
  • VALLEY VIEW HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)
  • GRACE HEALTHCARE OF GLENWOOD SPRINGS (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)
  • GRAND RIVER MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; RIFLE, CO)
  • COLORADO STATE VETERANS NURSING HOME-RIFLE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; RIFLE, CO)

Amtrak station near New Castle:

  • 12 miles: GLENWOOD SPRINGS (413 7TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for car rental service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Castle:

  • Colorado Mountain College (about 12 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,463)
  • Colorado Mesa University (about 64 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 7,671)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 79 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 124 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 125 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 128 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 131 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)

Public high school in New Castle:

Private high school in New Castle:

Public elementary/middle schools in New Castle:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Burning Mountains Fire Protection District Station 2 New Castle (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Garfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.9 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

75.6%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.6%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in New Castle (2011 data):

  • Alpine Bank: New Castle Branch at 810 Castle Valley Boulevard, branch established on 1996/08/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,256.5 mil, Deposits: $1,918.7 mil, headquarters in Glenwood Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Alpine Banks Of Colorado

For population 15 years and over in New Castle:

Marital status in New Castle, CO
  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in New Castle:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.2
Colorado average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - New Castle
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for New Castle, CO (based on Garfield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,3686
Evangelical Protestant5,10840
Other2,29312
Mainline Protestant1,73312
None40,887-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Garfield County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Garfield County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Here:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Garfield County:

15.18 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

4.9%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Garfield County:

8.3%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.6%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.7%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
New Castle:

28.8
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.1%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.8%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.8%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
New Castle:

56.0%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.8%
State:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of New Castle, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 9$39,728$52,9710$0
Other Government Administration 7$33,095$56,7349$6,161
Parks and Recreation 4$15,972$47,9161$2,110
Water Supply 2$10,180$61,0800$0
Streets and Highways 2$12,201$73,2060$0
Sewerage 2$7,450$44,7000$0
Financial Administration 1$6,553$78,6361$3,465
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 27$125,179$55,63511$11,736

New Castle government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $813,000 ($168.85)
    Police Protection: $742,000 ($154.10)
    Water Utilities: $601,000 ($124.82)
    Central Staff Services: $526,000 ($109.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $406,000 ($84.32)
    Regular Highways: $392,000 ($81.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $237,000 ($49.22)
    General Public Buildings: $64,000 ($13.29)
    Financial Administration: $54,000 ($11.21)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $46,000 ($9.55)
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,000 ($1.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $308,000 ($63.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $82,000 ($17.03)
    Water Utilities: $75,000 ($15.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $66,000 ($13.71)
    Regular Highways: $59,000 ($12.25)
    Police Protection: $23,000 ($4.78)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,556,000 ($323.16)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($6.02)

New Castle government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $933,000 ($193.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $242,000 ($50.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000 ($14.12)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($0.21)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $110,000 ($22.85)
    Highways: $58,000 ($12.05)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $986,000 ($204.78)
    Fines and Forfeits: $52,000 ($10.80)
    Rents: $11,000 ($2.28)
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000 ($2.08)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($1.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $790,000 ($164.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $126,000 ($26.17)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,115,000 ($231.57)
    Public Utilities Sales: $158,000 ($32.81)
    Severance: $156,000 ($32.40)
    Motor Vehicle License: $17,000 ($3.53)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $9,000 ($1.87)
    Other: $7,000 ($1.45)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $6,000 ($1.25)
    Other License: $5,000 ($1.04)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($0.62)

New Castle government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,139,000 ($2105.71)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,624,000 ($1998.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $515,000 ($106.96)

New Castle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,470,000 ($720.66)

9.13% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,747 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.13%
Colorado average:

10.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Eagle County, CO  0.92% ($68,569 average AGI)
from Pitkin County, CO  0.81% ($62,966)
from Mesa County, CO  0.63% ($37,115)


7.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,686 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
Colorado average:

9.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Mesa County, CO  0.97% ($46,281 average AGI)
to Eagle County, CO  0.64% ($53,109)
to Pitkin County, CO  0.45% ($71,289)
Businesses in New Castle, CO
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Rodeway Inn1
Kroger1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets4U-Haul1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in New Castle:

  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGLN (980 AM; 1 kW; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO WEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRGS (690 AM; 1 kW; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRAI (550 AM; 5 kW; CRAIG, CO; Owner: WILD WEST RADIO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Castle:

  • KKCH (92.7 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)
  • KDNK (90.5 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: CARBONDALE COMM. ACCESS RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVG (95.5 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • KLXV (91.9 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K247AD (97.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • KZKS-FM2 (105.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C)
  • KZKS (105.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K276AI (103.1 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K259AC (99.7 FM; GYPSUM, ETC., CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KTUN (101.5 FM; EAGLE, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • K256AD (99.1 FM; PALISADE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • K205CK (88.9 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CA (90.7 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K210CE (89.9 FM; MESA, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KAYW (98.1 FM; MEEKER, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • K216ES (91.1 FM; CARDIFF, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KQZR (102.5 FM; CRAIG, CO; Owner: CRAIG BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KPVW (107.1 FM; ASPEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZKS-FM3 (105.3 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K272DL (102.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around New Castle:

  • K05GY (Channel 5; NEW CASTLE, ETC., CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • K07JF (Channel 7; NEW CASTLE, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K09JT (Channel 9; NEW CASTLE, ETC., CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K11JZ (Channel 11; NEW CASTLE, ETC., CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K36AF (Channel 36; NEW CASTLE, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K02JD (Channel 2; EAST ELK CREEK, CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K04JL (Channel 4; EAST ELK CREEK, CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K06JS (Channel 6; EAST ELK CREEK, CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K08JS (Channel 8; EAST ELK CREEK, CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K10LN (Channel 10; EAST ELK CREEK, CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • KREG-TV (Channel 3; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K31CW (Channel 31; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPT.)
  • K29CK (Channel 29; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPT.)
  • K42EV (Channel 42; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K04GM (Channel 4; DIVIDE CREEK, ETC., CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K06GW (Channel 6; DIVIDE CREEK, ETC., CO; Owner: ROCKY MT. PUBLIC B/C NETWORK, INC.)
  • K08HT (Channel 8; UPPER DIVIDE CREEK, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K10IQ (Channel 10; UPPER DIVIDE CREEK, CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K54AG (Channel 54; SILT/CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • K12LM (Channel 12; DIVIDE CREEK, ETC., CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • New Castle, Colorado
  • Fatal accident count14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents22
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities19
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents45
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Colorado average
  • Fatal accident count6598
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents9735
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2643
  • Fatalities7382
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents17776
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents852
See more detailed statistics of New Castle fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 121ft / 37.3mTotal length
  • $619,000Total costs
  • 59,447Total average daily traffic
  • 6,999Total average daily truck traffic
  • 58,492Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in New Castle, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 101970-1979
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for New Castle, CO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 5000 Cr 335 (14642) (Lat: 39.559056 Lon: -107.429028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 23.2 m, Overall height: 28.6 m, Call Sign: KNKN453
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • NEW CASTLE MOBILES, Lat: 39.566583 Lon: -107.507306, Call Sign: WNGE887,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.455 MHz, Grant Date: 02/05/2011, Expiration Date: 04/26/2021, Certifier: Roberta J Howard, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:
  • Lat: 39.621250 Lon: -106.663333, Call Sign: WPYX376,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.187 MHz, 457.187 MHz, Grant Date: 10/31/2013, Expiration Date: 11/20/2023, Certifier: Glenn Samuelson, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 39.571667 Lon: -107.531056, Call Sign: WQBD535, Licensee ID: L00526390,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 07/09/2014, Expiration Date: 09/23/2024, Certifier: Craig Jay, Registrant: Garfield School District Ri-2
  • MP 366.5, Mp 366.5, Glenwood Springs Sub (Lat: 39.570194 Lon: -107.429694), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQPX450,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.920 MHz, 160.455 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/2012, Expiration Date: 09/10/2022, Certifier: Thomas J Mcgovern, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:
  • Lat: 39.581694 Lon: -107.532083, Call Sign: WQRA352,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.362 MHz, 452.412 MHz, 456.237 MHz, 457.312 MHz, 467.187 MHz, Grant Date: 04/03/2013, Expiration Date: 04/03/2023, Certifier: Jeff Bradley, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Castle)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2
  • STORAGE SOLUTIONS INC, 5033 Rd 335 #103, New Castle, CO 81647
    Certificate: D004657 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 04/21/2011, Expiration Date: 04/20/2012
  • OLDENBURG C M, 224 Safflower, New Castle, CO 81647
    Certificate: D006176 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 09/03/2015, Expiration Date: 09/02/2016

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3074Y , Serial Number: 18254074, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 04/28/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 08/23/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): Ironman Welding Inc, 5033 Rd 335 # 103, New Castle, CO 81647
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN CHAMPION AIRCRAFT 7GCBC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUPERIOR O-360 (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 319SA , Serial Number: 1421-2006, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 09/29/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 05/20/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Michael C Westley, Po Box 843, New Castle, CO 81647
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8165T , Serial Number: 17556865, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 11/21/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 03/02/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Roy Thomson, 890 Ute Cir, New Castle, CO 81647, Other Owners: Kayla A Thomson
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 817K , Serial Number: 24-3445, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 10/22/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 09/04/2009
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Eric P Baquero, 16 Deer Valley Dr, New Castle, CO 81647, Other Owners: Catherine M Werkman
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9059T , Serial Number: 52959, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 09/01/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 10/16/2006
    Registrant (Individual): David A Diedrich, 990 County Road 311, New Castle, CO 81647

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 22. The highest number of fire incidents - 51 took place in 2010, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in New Castle, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (61.4%), and Structure Fires (20.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in New Castle, CO
    • 23161.4%Outside Fires
    • 7820.7%Structure Fires
    • 5013.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 174.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for New Castle, CO
Most common first names in New Castle, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1278.0 years
William1270.3 years
Mary1177.3 years
James968.0 years
David865.1 years
Charles773.0 years
Edward677.8 years
Fred673.8 years
Frank576.6 years
Robert572.0 years
Most common last names in New Castle, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson673.5 years
Smith672.6 years
Porter574.8 years
Rippy584.8 years
Mattivi489.7 years
Davis476.2 years
Mcneal469.0 years
Puff467.8 years
Hall383.3 years
Johnson375.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in New Castle, CO
  • 89.6%Utility gas
  • 8.6%Electricity
  • 1.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in New Castle, CO
  • 54.1%Utility gas
  • 41.9%Electricity
  • 4.0%No fuel used


New Castle compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 15 pilots and 14 other airmen in this city.
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