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Population in 2010: 1,413. Population change since 2000: -7.9%
Males: 687  (48.6%)
Females: 726  (51.4%)

Median resident age:  50.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 16105.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,549 (it was $28,500 in 2000)
New Castle Northwest:

$45,549
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,789

New Castle Northwest CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $100,739 (it was $75,200 in 2000)
New Castle Northwest:

$100,739
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $106,181; Detached houses: $107,746; Mobile homes: $15,722

Median gross rent in 2012: $643.

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  • White alone - 1,332 (94.3%)
  • Hispanic - 34 (2.4%)
  • Black alone - 22 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 15 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in New Castle Northwest: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (28.9%), German (16.7%), Irish (12.6%), English (6.3%), Polish (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.86 square miles.

Population density: 1,649 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in New Castle Northwest:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Castle Northwest CDP:

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

46 residents are foreign born (3.5% Europe).

This place:  3.5%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,391 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,616 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Youngstown, OH (16.3 miles , pop. 82,026).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (44.7 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (282.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Oakwood, PA (1.3 miles ), New Castle, PA (1.3 miles ), Oakland, PA (1.5 miles ), South New Castle borough, PA (1.8 miles ), West Pittsburg, PA (2.5 miles ), Frizzleburg, PA (2.6 miles ), New Wilmington borough, PA (2.6 miles ), Bessemer borough, PA (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 41.02 N, Longitude: 80.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 724

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.0%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (11%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Bus drivers (10%)
  • Financial managers (7%)
  • Secondary school teachers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

New Castle Northwest-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the New Castle Northwest place center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.9 miles away from the place center killed 16 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 32.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from New Castle Northwest center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.4 miles away from New Castle Northwest center
On 10/16/1993 at 06:30:05, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.0 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 Lawrence County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near New Castle Northwest:

  • JAMESON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 1 miles away; NEW CASTLE, PA)
  • EDISON MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; NEW CASTLE, PA)
  • INDIAN CREEK NSG CTR (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; NEW CASTLE, PA)

Amtrak station near New Castle Northwest:

  • 17 miles: YOUNGSTOWN (530 MAHONING AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

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

  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (about 16 miles; Slippery Rock, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,651)
  • Youngstown State University (about 17 miles; Youngstown, OH; FT enrollment: 10,872)
  • Grove City College (about 18 miles; Grove City, PA; FT enrollment: 2,499)
  • Butler County Community College (about 27 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Robert Morris University (about 36 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 3,106)
  • Mount Union College (about 41 miles; Alliance, OH; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 43 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,192)

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Lawrence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.8. This is about average.
City:

36.8
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.73. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.73
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0854. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0854
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.0930. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0930
U.S.:

0.3342
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.4


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.5%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 78.2% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  59.1%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.9%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in New Castle Northwest, PA

3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in New Castle Northwest in 2000:

  • 41 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

New Castle Northwest compared to Pennsylvania 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 below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


New Castle Northwest travel time to work - commute


New Castle Northwest mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (14%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for New Castle Northwest CDP (based on Lawrence County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.26%
Here65.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents53.0%17.2%7.1%3.0%2.5%
Congregations11.1%24.2%11.1%4.6%2.6%
NameChristian and Missionary AllianceOld Order AmishBaptist General ConferenceChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.5%1.4%11.0%
Congregations5.9%9.2%0.7%3.3%27.5%
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: 15
Lawrence County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Lawrence County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Lawrence County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 59
Here:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lawrence County:

28.1%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.9%
State:

11.5%

3.32% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,106 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.32%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Beaver County, PA  0.49% ($32,880 average AGI)
from Mercer County, PA  0.40% ($32,609)
from Butler County, PA  0.38% ($40,248)


4.06% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.06%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Beaver County, PA  0.48% ($31,494 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.46% ($29,781)
to Mercer County, PA  0.45% ($30,853)

Strongest AM radio stations in New Castle Northwest:

  • WBZY (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKST (1200 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNIO (1390 AM; 10 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPIC (790 AM; 1 kW; SHARON, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WASN (1330 AM; 1 kW; CAMPBELL, OH; Owner: CAMPBELL RADIO COMPANY, LLC)
  • WHKW (1440 AM; 5 kW; WARREN, OH; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Castle Northwest:

  • WVMN (90.1 FM; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W248AD (97.5 FM; NEW WILMINGTON, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WICT (95.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WHOT-FM (101.1 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRBP (101.9 FM; HUBBARD, OH; Owner: STOP 26-RIVERBEND, INC.)
  • WYFM (102.9 FM; SHARON, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYTN (91.7 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WWIZ (103.9 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJST (92.1 FM; ELLWOOD CITY, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQXK (105.1 FM; SALEM, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAMO-FM (106.7 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC)
  • WYSU (88.5 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLLF (96.7 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAKZ (95.9 FM; SHARPSVILLE, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WNCD (93.3 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WWNW (88.9 FM; NEW WILMINGTON, PA; Owner: WESTMINSTER COLLEGE BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around New Castle Northwest:

  • W56CL (Channel 56; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WFMJ-TV (Channel 21; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: WFMJ TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WYFX-LP (Channel 62; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WYTV (Channel 33; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF YOUNGSTOWN, LLC)
  • WFXI-CA (Channel 17; MERCER, PA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • W50BF (Channel 50; SHARON, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNEO (Channel 45; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • W52DS (Channel 52; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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