New Castle, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 17,694 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.5%
 
Males: 8,544  (48.3%)
Females: 9,150  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 47362.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,696 (it was $30,688 in 2000)
New Castle:

$30,696
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,532 (it was $17,587 in 2000)

New Castle city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $68,111 (it was $66,600 in 2000)
New Castle:

$68,111
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $79,121; Detached houses: $81,844; Townhouses or other attached units: $79,950; In 2-unit structures: $112,568; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $94,143; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $24,862; Mobile homes: $20,412; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $124,308

Median gross rent in 2012: $622.

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New Castle races chart
  • White alone - 17,182 (94.4%)
  • Two or more races - 287 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 259 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 228 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 90 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 32 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 32 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 7 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in New Castle: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (19.5%), German (18.2%), Irish (14.9%), English (8.1%), Scottish (3.1%), Dutch (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1058 feet

Land area: 5.95 square miles.

Population density: 2,973 people per square mile   (average).

New Castle,IN real estate house value index trend

New Castle, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in New Castle:

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Castle city:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 18.5%

171 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.9%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 49 registered sex offenders living in New Castle, Indiana as of June 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in New Castle to the number of sex offenders is 363 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $714 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $557 (0.8%)

New Castle satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Muncie, IN (18.7 miles , pop. 67,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (42.6 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (179.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mount Summit, IN (2.4 miles ), Greensboro, IN (2.5 miles) , Cadiz, IN (2.6 miles) , Spiceland, IN (2.7 miles ), Sulphur Springs, IN (2.7 miles ), Mooreland, IN (2.8 miles ), Lewisville, IN (2.8 miles ), Kennard, IN (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $56,200
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $82,600
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $102,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.92 N, Longitude: 85.37 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -454 (-2.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,937 (43.4%)

Area code: 765

New Castle household income distribution New Castle home values distribution

Crime rates in New Castle by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 2010100000110
per 100,000 11.20.05.60.05.20.00.00.00.00.05.55.50.0
Rapes 2468757362485
per 100,000 11.222.433.341.936.726.237.216.132.911.022.143.927.6
Robberies 55974397113755
per 100,000 28.028.050.036.621.015.747.837.760.316.538.727.527.6
Assaults 3553932613231
per 100,000 16.828.027.815.747.215.710.632.35.516.511.116.55.5
Burglaries 343338372368300385464341344216241231242
per 100,000 1917.61890.42065.51926.01572.12021.22462.61835.61887.11184.51332.01268.71337.5
Thefts 1,2901,4241,3731,4271,3731,5081,4021,2451,160881820917995
per 100,000 7211.97964.27623.57468.57194.97916.87440.86701.86363.54831.14532.15036.55499.1
Auto thefts 44689186676270666833142548
per 100,000 246.0380.3505.3450.1351.1325.5371.5355.3373.0181.077.4137.3265.3
Arson 4154111043121
per 100,000 22.45.627.820.95.25.25.30.021.916.55.511.05.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 499.6528.1564.2532.3495.5528.0561.8468.9475.5316.6332.7369.4377.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in New Castle detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 34 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Indiana average:

1.96
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -824 (-4.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Work and jobs in New Castle: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in New Castle, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

New Castle, Indiana average temperatures New Castle, Indiana average precipitation New Castle, Indiana humidity New Castle, Indiana wind speed New Castle, Indiana snowfall New Castle, Indiana sunshine New Castle, Indiana clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

New Castle-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 122% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the New Castle city center injured 17 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 10.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Castle-area historical earthquake activity is near Indiana state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 169.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 141.3 miles away from New Castle center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 154.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 186.6 miles away from New Castle center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 166.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Henry County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Castle topographic map

Birthplace of: Joe Rice - Politician, Robert Indiana - Artist, Dakoda Armstrong - Stock car racing driver, Tracy Hines - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: May 1, 1972), Bruce Horan - College basketball player (Butler Bulldogs).

Main business address for: AMERIANA BANCORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals in New Castle:

  • CARDINAL SERVICE MGMT, INC (1503 WASHINGTON ST)
  • CARDINAL SERVICE MGMT, INC (1803 RILEY RD)
  • CARDINAL SERVICE MGMT, INC (2234 Q AVE)
  • COVENANT HOSPICE LLC (1029 S 14TH ST)
  • HENRY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1000 N 16TH ST)
  • MCSHERR INC - NEW CASTLE (901 MCCORMICK DR)
  • RESIDENTIAL CRF INC (1305 Q AVE)

Dialysis Facilities in New Castle:

  • NRA - BALL DIALYSIS AT FOREST RIDGE (101 EMERSON AVENUE)

Home Health Centers in New Castle:

  • HCMH HOME CARE (798 N 16TH ST)
  • OCCAZIO HOME HEALTH (501 BROAD STREET)

Nursing Homes in New Castle:

  • GLEN OAKS HEALTH CAMPUS (601 W CR 200 S)
  • HERITAGE HOUSE OF NEW CASTLE (1023 N 20TH ST)
  • HICKORY CREEK AT NEW CASTLE (901 N 16TH ST)
  • HOLLY HILL NURSING HOME (901 NORTH 16TH STREET)
  • NEW CASTLE COMMUNITY CARE CENT (115 N 10TH ST)
  • NEW CASTLE HEALTHCARE CENTER (990 N 16TH ST)
  • STONEBROOKE REHABILITATION CENTRE AND SUITES (990 N 16TH ST)
  • WATERS OF NEW CASTLE THE (1000 N 16TH ST)

Airports and heliports located in New Castle:

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

  • Ball State University (about 20 miles; Muncie, IN; Full-time enrollment: 20,254)
  • Anderson University (about 21 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • Indiana University-East (about 26 miles; Richmond, IN; FT enrollment: 2,867)
  • Taylor University (about 38 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Ivy Tech Community College (about 43 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 71,493)
  • Harrison College-Indianapolis (about 43 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,244)
  • Butler University (about 44 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,388)

Public high schools in New Castle:

Public elementary/middle schools in New Castle:

Private elementary/middle school in New Castle:

  • AGAPE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 42; Location: 3200 S 14TH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in New Castle, School District: NEW CASTLE COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORPORATION

Library in New Castle:

  • NEW CASTLE-HENRY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,488,043; Location: 376 SOUTH 15TH STREET; 187,161 books; 8,734 audio materials; 13,705 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 364 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in New Castle: New Castle Fire Department Station 1 (A), New Castle Emergency Medical Service (B), Henry County Sheriff Department Emergency Medical Service (C), Parkview Junior High B-7 Building (D), New Castle Fire Department Station 2 (E), New Castle Fire Department Station 3 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in New Castle: AMERIANA BANCORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: South Mound Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Saint Johns Drain (A), Castle Run (B), Baker Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in New Castle include: Babe Ruth Park (1), Baker Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Art Center & Art Association of Henry County (Museums; 218 South 15th Street), Historical Society (Museums; 614 South 14th Street), Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame (Museums; 408 Trojan Lane), Human Rights (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 227 North Main Street), Henry County Convention & Visitors Bureau (2020 South Memorial Drive Suite I).

Hotels: Steve Alford All American Inn (21 East Executive Drive), Best Western Inn (2836 South State Road 3), Holiday Inn Express New Castle (24 East Excutive Drive), New Castle Inn (2005 South Memorial Drive), Days Inn (5243 South State Road 3).

Courts: Henry County - Circuit Court (1215 Race Street), Henry County - Superior Court #2 (1215 Race Street), Henry County - Superior Court #1 (1215 Race Street).

Henry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 93.6. This is worse than average.

City:

93.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in New Castle and their reported violations in the past:

CARTHAGE WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 896, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GOLDEN PEBBLES ESTATES (Population served: 151, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2005), St Boil Water Order (NOV-14-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-08-2006 to MAY-17-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2005), St Boil Water Order (JUL-20-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-20-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
POINT CAMPGROUND WESTWOOD PARK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-15-2011), St Boil Water Order (SEP-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2005), St Boil Water Order (SEP-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-30-2005), St Boil Water Order (AUG-30-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2005), St Boil Water Order (JUN-29-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2010)

Drinking water stations with addresses in New Castle that have no violations reported:

  • NEW CASTLE UTILITIES (Population served: 18,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.4%
(21.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.4% for Black residents, 50.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 34.4% for other race residents, 12.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.0%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.9%

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

People in group quarters in New Castle in 2010:

  • 180 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 83 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 59 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 29 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in New Castle in 2000:

  • 208 people in nursing homes
  • 138 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 40 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 8 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

New Castle, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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New Castle compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in New Castle (2011 data):

  • Citizens State Bank of New Castle, Indiana: Raintree Branch, Drive-In Branch, Trojan Plaza, Citizens State Bank Of New Castle, Indiana. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $259.3 mil, Deposits: $232.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Town Financial Corporation
  • Ameriana Bank: at 2118 Bundy Avenue, branch established on 1890/01/01; 1311 Broad Street Branch at 1311 Broad Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2009/08/07: Bank assets: $427.2 mil, Deposits: $341.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Ameriana Bancorp
  • MainSource Bank: Broad Street at 1338 Broad Street, branch established on 1933/10/30; Memorial Drive at 600 South Memorial Drive, branch established on 1967/06/01. Info updated 2009/12/09: Bank assets: $2,729.1 mil, Deposits: $2,167.0 mil, headquarters in Greensburg, IN, positive income, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Mainsource Financial Group, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: New Castle In Walmart Branch at 3167 South State Rd 3, branch established on 2008/09/22. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • STAR Financial Bank: New Castle Branch at 403 Parkview Drive, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,622.5 mil, Deposits: $1,346.4 mil, headquarters in Fort Wayne, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Star Financial Group, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in New Castle, Indiana:

  • Best Western Raintree Inn, 2836 S St Rd 3, New Castle, IN 47302 , Phone: (765) 521-0100
  • New Castle Inn, 2005 S Memorial Dr, New Castle, IN 47362 , Phone: (765) 529-1670
  • Holiday Inn Express, 24 E Executive Dr, New Castle, IN 47362 , Phone: (765) 529-0345
  • Super 8 New Castle, 5243 South State Rd 3, New Castle, IN 47362 , Phone: (765) 987-8205
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in New Castle, Indiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

New Castle travel time to work - commute New Castle mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for New Castle city (based on Henry County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.10%
Here: 41.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of the NazareneUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents11.4%11.3%10.7%10.6%10.4%
Congregations8.0%8.0%14.0%11.0%4.0%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelCatholic Church The Wesleyan ChurchOther
Adherents5.8%5.3%5.0%4.8%24.7%
Congregations1.0%1.0%2.0%5.0%46.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Henry County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Henry County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Henry County:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Henry County:

30.2%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.5%
State:

14.3%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$17,274$34,5486$4,775
Other Government Administration 8$27,575$41,3637$3,752
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$1,541
Police Protection - Officers 33$113,065$41,1150$0
Police - Other 2$4,871$29,22615$2,625
Firefighters 29$104,158$43,1000$0
Streets and Highways 11$29,141$31,7900$0
Health 9$33,245$44,3270$0
Solid Waste Management 3$7,572$30,2880$0
Sewerage 19$56,313$35,5660$0
Parks and Recreation 4$9,684$29,0520$0
Water Supply 14$39,008$33,4350$0
Transit 7$18,505$31,7230$0
Other and Unallocable 7$21,881$37,5100$0
Totals for Government 152$482,292$38,07631$12,693

New Castle government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,248,000 ($70.53)
    Sewerage: $877,000 ($49.56)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $4,141,000 ($234.03)
    Sewerage: $2,925,000 ($165.31)
    General - Other: $2,757,000 ($155.82)
    Water Utilities: $2,310,000 ($130.55)
    Regular Highways: $2,294,000 ($129.65)
    Police Protection: $1,928,000 ($108.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,584,000 ($89.52)
    Health - Other: $589,000 ($33.29)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $511,000 ($28.88)
    Housing and Community Development: $297,000 ($16.79)
    General Public Buildings: $258,000 ($14.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $249,000 ($14.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $127,000 ($7.18)
    Air Transportation: $7,000 ($0.40)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $1,441,000 ($81.44)
    Benefit Payments: $1,332,000 ($75.28)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $169,000 ($9.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $763,000 ($43.12)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($1.13)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($0.85)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.06)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,190,000 ($519.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $38,000 ($2.15)

New Castle government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,514,000 ($198.60)
    All Other: $874,000 ($49.40)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $410,000 ($23.17)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($0.79)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $1,091,000 ($61.66)
    From Parent Local Government: $529,000 ($29.90)
    Local Employee Contribution: $126,000 ($7.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,976,000 ($111.68)
    All Other: $245,000 ($13.85)
    Highways: $95,000 ($5.37)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $444,000 ($25.09)
    Interest Earnings: $108,000 ($6.10)
    Rents: $43,000 ($2.43)
    Fines and Forfeits: $32,000 ($1.81)
    Special Assessments: $25,000 ($1.41)
    Donations From Private Sources: $22,000 ($1.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,254,000 ($183.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,781,000 ($100.66)
    Highways: $789,000 ($44.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $296,000 ($16.73)
    All Other: $156,000 ($8.82)
  • Tax - Property: $5,191,000 ($293.38)
    Motor Vehicle License: $174,000 ($9.83)
    Public Utilities Sales: $145,000 ($8.19)
    Other License: $126,000 ($7.12)

New Castle government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,390,000 ($417.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,720,000 ($379.79)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $670,000 ($37.87)

New Castle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,926,000 ($278.40)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,000 ($0.23)

4.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,933 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
Indiana average:

5.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Madison County, IN  0.67% ($28,742 average AGI)
from Delaware County, IN  0.53% ($29,778)
from Hancock County, IN  0.42% ($30,000)


5.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,705 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.57%
Indiana average:

5.83%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Madison County, IN  0.74% ($25,321 average AGI)
to Delaware County, IN  0.62% ($30,784)
to Hancock County, IN  0.62% ($35,284)

Strongest AM radio stations in New Castle:

  • WMDH (1550 AM; 0 kW; NEW CASTLE, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXFN (1340 AM; 1 kW; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WXLW (950 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WBRI (1500 AM; daytime; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WNTS (1590 AM; 5 kW; BEECH GROVE, IN; Owner: S + M BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHBU (1240 AM; 1 kW; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Castle:

  • WHHC-LP (107.5 FM; NEW CASTLE, IN; Owner: NEW CASTLE BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WMDH-FM (102.5 FM; NEW CASTLE, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKWH-FM (94.3 FM; RUSHVILLE, IN; Owner: RSE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLBC-FM (104.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBSH (91.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNOU (93.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGNR-FM (97.9 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WFMS (95.5 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: WFMS LICO, INC)
  • WYXB (105.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZPL (99.5 FM; GREENFIELD, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WERK (104.9 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WFMG (101.3 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQLK (96.1 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: BREWER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WENS (97.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WQME (98.7 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: ANDERSON UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WIFE (100.3 FM; CONNERSVILLE, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHTI (96.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBSB (89.5 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBST (92.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKPW (90.7 FM; KNIGHTSTOWN, IN; Owner: IN SOLDIERS & SAILORS CHILDRENS HME)

TV broadcast stations around New Castle:

  • WIPB (Channel 49; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WMUN-LP (Channel 26; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: FULL GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP, MUNCIE IND.)
  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTHR (Channel 13; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOINDIANA, INC.)
  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXIN (Channel 59; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WISH-TV (Channel 8; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of New Castle fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 19 meters (62ft)
Total average daily traffic: 59,833
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,944
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in New Castle)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 157 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in New Castle, IN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 165 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Castle)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in New Castle)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 180
  • Hazardous Condition: 108
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - New Castle

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for New Castle, IN
Most common first names in New Castle, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary30878.9 years
James27571.3 years
William27074.2 years
John22074.3 years
Robert20072.1 years
Charles17572.8 years
George11675.2 years
Ruth9879.1 years
Helen8878.5 years
Betty7971.9 years
Most common last names in New Castle, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15873.9 years
Davis12274.1 years
Brown9774.6 years
Williams6876.3 years
Miller6576.3 years
Johnson6575.1 years
Thompson6476.3 years
White5874.1 years
Jones5474.4 years
Bell5074.6 years
Businesses in New Castle, IN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Long John Silver's1
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
Applebee's1Papa John's Pizza1
Arby's1Penske1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Big O Tires1RadioShack1
Burger King1Sears1
CVS1Steak 'n Shake1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1T-Mobile1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx2U-Haul2
GNC1UPS5
GameStop1Walgreens1
H&R Block1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kroger1White Castle1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1

New Castle on our top lists:

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  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Transportation equipment (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Art and design workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Transportation equipment (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Gasoline stations (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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  • Jayson Perdue (1)
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Total of 20 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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