New Castle Northwest, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 1,413. Population change since 2000: -7.9%
Males: 730  (51.7%)
Females: 683  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  56.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 16105.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,804 (it was $28,500 in 2000)
New Castle Northwest:

$48,804
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,306 (it was $21,085 in 2000)

New Castle Northwest CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $105,328 (it was $75,200 in 2000)
New Castle Northwest:

$105,328
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $128,288; Detached houses: $133,659; Townhouses or other attached units: $162,108; In 2-unit structures: $84,982; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $172,064; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $112,551; Mobile homes: $42,773

Median gross rent in 2013: $323.

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  • Races in New Castle Northwest, PA (2010)

    New Castle Northwest races chart
    • 1,33294.3%White alone
    • 342.4%Hispanic
    • 221.6%Black alone
    • 151.1%Asian alone
    • 80.6%Two or more races
    • 20.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in New Castle Northwest: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (27.9%), German (15.7%), Irish (15.6%), English (6.2%), Polish (5.8%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.86 square miles.

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

New Castle Northwest,PA real estate house value index trend

New Castle Northwest, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in New Castle Northwest:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes

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

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

53 residents are foreign born (4.1% Europe).

This place:

4.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,626 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,654 (1.6%)

New Castle Northwest satellite photo by USGS

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

New Castle Northwest household income distribution New Castle Northwest home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in New Castle Northwest, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

New Castle Northwest-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 2% 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 near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% 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 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 273.0 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 New Castle Northwest center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 231.4 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: 3, Storms: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Castle Northwest topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near New Castle Northwest:

  • JAMESON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (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)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE NEW CASTLE (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; NEW CASTLE, PA)
  • JACK REES NRS REHAB SER INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NEW CASTLE, PA)
  • SILVER OAKS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NEW CASTLE, PA)
  • HOME HOSPICE AGCY OF ST FRANCIS (Hospital, about 2 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: 8,424)
  • Youngstown State University (about 17 miles; Youngstown, OH; FT enrollment: 11,575)
  • Grove City College (about 18 miles; Grove City, PA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Butler County Community College (about 27 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Robert Morris University (about 36 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • University of Mount Union (about 41 miles; Alliance, OH; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 43 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 110. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

110
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.231. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.231
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.36. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.36
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0854. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0854
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.1%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 81.7% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race 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
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 significantly 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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 (83%)
  • Electricity (17%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic25,11311
Mainline Protestant13,99059
Evangelical Protestant11,73976
Other1,1544
Orthodox7617
Black Protestant7387
None37,613-
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: 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%

3.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,979 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.11%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

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 Beaver County, PA  0.51% ($28,277 average AGI)
from Mercer County, PA  0.37% ($36,656)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.33% ($35,302)


3.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,149 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.64%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($283 average AGI)
Lawrence County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Allegheny County, PA  0.44% ($34,853 average AGI)
to Mercer County, PA  0.43% ($41,658)
to Beaver County, PA  0.38% ($31,246)

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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