New Castle, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 22,748 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.5%
 
Males: 10,663  (46.9%)
Females: 12,085  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  42.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 16101, 16105.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,477 (it was $25,598 in 2000)
New Castle:

$29,477
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,779 (it was $13,730 in 2000)

New Castle city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $56,007 (it was $43,000 in 2000)
New Castle:

$56,007
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: $551.

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  • Races in New Castle, PA (2013)

    New Castle races chart
    • 18,54980.8%White alone
    • 2,98613.0%Black alone
    • 8073.5%Two or more races
    • 3891.7%Hispanic
    • 2571.1%Other race alone
    • 940.4%Asian alone
    • 120.05%American Indian alone
    • 40.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in New Castle: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (28.6%), German (16.2%), Irish (13.7%), Polish (4.8%), English (4.3%), United States (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/25/1869

Land area: 8.54 square miles.

Population density: 2,665 people per square mile   (average).

New Castle,PA real estate house value index trend

New Castle, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in New Castle:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Castle city:

  • Never married: 34.9%
  • Now married: 36.8%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

357 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 50 registered sex offenders living in New Castle, Pennsylvania as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in New Castle to the number of sex offenders is 457 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,502 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,036 (2.1%)

New Castle satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Youngstown, OH (17.3 miles , pop. 82,026).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (43.0 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (282.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Oakland, PA (1.0 miles ), South New Castle borough, PA (1.2 miles ), New Castle Northwest, PA (1.3 miles ), Oakwood, PA (1.3 miles ), West Pittsburg, PA (2.1 miles ), Wampum borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Chewton, PA (2.7 miles ), Bessemer borough, PA (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $52,400
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $67,300
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $67,300
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $67,300
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $75,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $164,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.00 N, Longitude: 80.34 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Fireworks Capital

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,695 (+16.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,431 (29.9%)

Area code: 724

New Castle household income distribution New Castle home values distribution

Crime rates in New Castle by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2008 2010 2012 2013
Murders 2231630
per 100,000 7.67.611.84.125.013.00.0
Rapes 101211129720
per 100,000 38.045.443.349.537.630.288.0
Robberies 78826872527656
per 100,000 296.3310.3267.5297.1217.0328.1246.4
Assaults 117117124145203270134
per 100,000 444.5442.8487.8598.4847.01,165.6589.6
Burglaries 299357411438491392445
per 100,000 1,135.91,351.01,616.71,807.52,048.61,692.21,957.9
Thefts 546747686628612643570
per 100,000 2,074.32,826.92,698.52,591.62,553.42,775.72,507.8
Auto thefts 101817446593933
per 100,000 383.7306.5291.1189.8246.2168.4145.2
Arson 1121132027811
per 100,000 41.879.551.182.5112.734.548.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.4) 417.9466.7481.9503.6581.6626.5512.8

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City-data.com crime index 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 2013, including police officers: 37 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Pennsylvania average:

2.58
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -2,055 (-7.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in New Castle, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

New Castle-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 15.9 miles away from the New Castle city 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 34.6 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Castle-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 34.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 59.5 miles away from New Castle 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 69.5 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 272.1 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 74.2 miles away from New Castle 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 230.6 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 topographic map

Birthplace of: Mark Mangino - Football coach, Jack Cole (artist) - Comic book artist and cartoonist, Lance Nimmo - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Sep 13, 1979), Matt DeSalvo - Baseball player, Mike Marshall (musician) - Mandolinist, Raymond P. Shafer - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Herbert Robbins - Mathematician, Robert Sterling - Actor, Jack Zduriencik - Baseball executives, Charlie Bennett - Major League Baseball player.

Hospitals in New Castle:

  • HOME HOSPICE AGCY OF ST FRANCIS (217 NORTH MILL STREET)
  • JAMESON HOSPICE OF LAWRENCE COUNTY (1000 SOUTH MERCER STREET)
  • JAMESON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1211 WILMINGTON AVENUE)
  • SOUTHERNCARE NEW CASTLE (3009 WILMINGTON ROAD SUITE I&J)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL OF NEW CASTLE (1000 SOUTH MERCER STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in New Castle:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE NEW CASTLE (207 WEST LAUREL AVENUE)
  • NEW CASTLE DIALYSIS CENTER (100 SOUTH JEFFERSON STREET, SUITE 187)

Nursing Homes in New Castle:

  • AVALON NURSING CENTER (3410 W. PITTSBURGH RD)
  • EDISON MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (222 WEST EDISON AVENUE)
  • GOLDEN HILL NURSING HOME, INC (520 FRIENDSHIP STREET)
  • HAVEN CONVALESCENT HOME, INC (725 PAUL STREET)
  • HIGHLAND HALL CARE CTR (233-239 WEST PITTSBURGH RD)
  • HILLVIEW MANOR - LAWRENCE COUN (2801 ELLWOOD ROAD)
  • INDIAN CREEK NSG CTR (222 W EDISON AVE)
  • JACK REES NRS REHAB SER INC (715 HARBOR ST)
  • JAMESON CARE CENTER (3349 WILMINGTON ROAD)
  • JAMESON HOSPITAL TCU - SOUTH (1000 S MERCER STREET)
  • SILVER OAKS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (715 HARBOR STREET)

Airports and heliports located in New Castle:

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Amtrak station near New Castle:

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

Colleges/Universities in New Castle:

  • New Castle School of Trades (Full-time enrollment: 640; Location: 4177 Pulaksi Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ncstrades.edu)
  • Jameson Health System (FT enrollment: 92; Location: 1211 Wilmington Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.jamesonhealth.org)
  • Lawrence County Career and Technical Center-Practical Nursing Program (FT enrollment: 85; Location: 750 Phelps Way; Public; Website: www.lcvt.tec.pa.us)
  • Erie Business Center-New Castle (FT enrollment: 81; Location: 170 Cascade Galleria; Private, for-profit; Website: www.eriebc.edu/newcastle)
  • New Castle Beauty Academy (FT enrollment: 71; Location: 314 E Washington St; Private, for-profit; Website: beautyacademies.net)

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

  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (about 16 miles; Slippery Rock, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,424)
  • Youngstown State University (about 18 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 26 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Robert Morris University (about 34 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 41 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)

Biggest public high schools in New Castle:

Private elementary/middle school in New Castle:

  • ST VITUS SCHOOL (Students: 138; Location: 915 S JEFFERSON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in New Castle, map of school districts

Library in New Castle:

  • NEW CASTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,230,507; Location: 207 EAST NORTH STREET; 133,735 books; 1,748 audio materials; 5,481 video materials; 82 state licensed databases; 275 print serial subscriptions; 5 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • St. Francis Hospital no longer exists. It is now Jameson's south campus.

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Notable locations in New Castle: New Castle Fire Department Station 2 (A), New Castle Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in New Castle include: Trinity Church (A), Dewey Avenue Church (B), Saint Johns Church (C), Saint Pauls Church (D), Saint Philips Church (E), North Street Church (F), Central Church (G), Calvary Church (H), Bethel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Valley View Cemetery (1), Oak Park Cemetery (2), Greenwood Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Cascade Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Neshannock Creek (A), Big Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in New Castle include: Gaston Park (1), Cascade Park (2), Sunton Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Barletto Equipment CO (Museums; 526 South Jefferson Street), Harlansburg Station Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Pittsburgh Street), G Bear Tran Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 526 South Jefferson Street), East Side Entertainment (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 201 Boyles Ave), Cruise Vacation Professional- Barbara-Ann Spiecher - Independent Assoc (2515 Willowhurst Circle), Bouncin Around (Arcades & Amusements; 2650 Ellwood Dr).

Hotels: Comfort Inn New Castle (1740 New Butler Road), Centre Banquet Facility (304 East North Street).

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 0.1 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 0.1 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 0.1 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 0.1 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 0.1 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 16.7 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 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0854
U.S.:

0.0147

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

THE OLDE RANCH (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
MT JACKSON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (Population served: 168, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SIX PACKS BAR & GRILL (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-29-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
TIC TOC FOODMART/ ROCCO'S ST. LINE DINER (Address: 547 Mount Jackson Road , Serves OH, Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CEDAR ACRES MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 105, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-11-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-28-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-28-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 192 regular monitoring violations
  • 20 other older monitoring violations
LAST MINIT MART LAUREL (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
SHEETZ RT 422 AND 388 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-03-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-03-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
HITTERS HACKERS AND HOOPS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between SEP-24-2012 and OCT-24-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • MARTI PARK (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TIC TOC FOOD MART #104 (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DRIVERS EXAMINATION CENTER (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAST MINIT MART #9 EPPINGERS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.3%
(21.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 48.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 23.0% for other race residents, 28.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.3%
Whole state:  6.6%

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

People in group quarters in New Castle in 2010:

  • 424 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 223 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 64 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 58 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in New Castle in 2000:

  • 472 people in nursing homes
  • 232 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 89 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 85 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 69 people in other group homes
  • 22 people in religious group quarters
  • 18 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 18 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children

New Castle, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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New Castle compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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):

  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Neshannock Branch, Laurel Branch, Calls Plaza Branch, New Castle Branch. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: Shenango Branch, Neshannock Branch, New Castle Branch, Union Branch. Info updated 2010/05/17: Bank assets: $14,420.6 mil, Deposits: $11,497.6 mil, headquarters in Akron, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 213 total offices, Holding Company: Firstmerit Corporation
  • The Huntington National Bank: Lawrence Village Branch, Union Square Branch, Neshannock Branch, New Castle Branch. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • First Commonwealth Bank: Downtown New Castle Office, Neshannock Branch, Union Square Branch. Info updated 2010/11/23: Bank assets: $5,779.0 mil, Deposits: $4,511.6 mil, headquarters in Indiana, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: First Commonwealth Financial Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Lawrence Village Branch, Neshannock Branch, Washington Centre Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • ESB Bank: Shenango Township Branch at 2656 Ellwood Road, branch established on 1915/01/01; Neshannock Branch at 3360 Wilmington Road, branch established on 2004/08/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,923.4 mil, Deposits: $1,159.8 mil, headquarters in Ellwood City, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 24 total offices
  • Greenville Savings Bank: New Castle Branch at 3302 Wilmington Road, branch established on 2005/10/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $226.7 mil, Deposits: $189.7 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Wilmington Road Giant Eagle Branch at 3230 Wilmington Road, branch established on 2005/06/28. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited

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

  • Comfort Inn New Castle, 1740 New Butler Rd, New Castle, PA 16101 , Phone: (724) 658-7700, Fax: (724) 658-7727
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 2608 W State St, New Castle, PA 16101 , Phone: (724) 656-0000, Fax: (724) 657-0000
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in New Castle, Pennsylvania

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for New Castle city (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%
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 8$25,775$38,6630$0
Other Government Administration 5$18,768$45,0437$1,508
Judicial and Legal 2$8,322$49,9321$1,610
Police Protection - Officers 36$179,261$59,75410$19,202
Police - Other 0$0 10$5,858
Firefighters 25$126,218$60,5850$0
Streets and Highways 14$49,292$42,2501$899
Solid Waste Management 6$18,327$36,6542$1,749
Sewerage 1$4,468$53,6160$0
Parks and Recreation 5$18,000$43,2001$899
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$24,239$41,5530$0
Other and Unallocable 3$9,536$38,1440$0
Totals for Government 112$482,206$51,66532$31,725

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:

  • 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.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WASN (1330 AM; 1 kW; CAMPBELL, OH; Owner: CAMPBELL RADIO COMPANY, LLC)
  • WPIC (790 AM; 1 kW; SHARON, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHKW (1440 AM; 5 kW; WARREN, OH; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Castle:

  • 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.)
  • WHOT-FM (101.1 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WICT (95.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • W248AD (97.5 FM; NEW WILMINGTON, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJST (92.1 FM; ELLWOOD CITY, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WYFM (102.9 FM; SHARON, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYTN (91.7 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRBP (101.9 FM; HUBBARD, OH; Owner: STOP 26-RIVERBEND, INC.)
  • WAMO-FM (106.7 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC)
  • WQXK (105.1 FM; SALEM, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWIZ (103.9 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYSU (88.5 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLLF (96.7 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around New Castle:

  • 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.)
  • WNEO (Channel 45; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • W50BF (Channel 50; SHARON, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W52DS (Channel 52; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of New Castle fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 420m1,378ftTotal length
  • $44,000Total costs
  • 124,993Total average daily traffic
  • 8,572Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 41910-1919
  • 41920-1929
  • 31950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for New Castle, PA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 167 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in New Castle)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in New Castle, PA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (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: 178 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Castle)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in New Castle)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in New Castle, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,00380.6 years
John89575.0 years
William67074.6 years
Joseph53375.1 years
James52072.9 years
Robert42971.2 years
Helen41180.0 years
Frank39175.6 years
Anna38882.1 years
Charles38274.5 years
Most common last names in New Castle, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith18376.0 years
Miller13575.6 years
Brown12576.9 years
Jones11473.5 years
Shaffer11178.2 years
Williams10575.1 years
Johnson9177.2 years
Thompson9076.1 years
Davis8876.0 years
Thomas7176.8 years
Businesses in New Castle, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Little Caesars Pizza1
ALDI1Long John Silver's1
AT&T1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts2MasterBrand Cabinets5
Arby's3McDonald's4
AutoZone2Nike5
Baskin-Robbins1Payless1
Burger King2Pizza Hut1
CVS2Quiznos1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack2
Curves2Rite Aid2
Dairy Queen2Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts2Sears3
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel1
Fashion Bug1Staples1
FedEx5Subway7
GNC2Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile3
Goodwill2Taco Bell2
H&R Block3Toyota1
Honda1True Value1
KFC2U-Haul3
Kincaid1UPS6
Kmart1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Bryant1Wendy's2
Lane Furniture2YMCA1

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