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Population in 2012: 22,851 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.1%
 

Males: 10,767  (47.1%)
Females: 12,084  (52.9%)

Median resident age:  40.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 16101, 16105.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,715 (it was $25,598 in 2000)
New Castle:

$29,715
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,443

New Castle city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $58,850 (it was $43,000 in 2000)
New Castle:

$58,850
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $66,781; Detached houses: $66,225; Townhouses or other attached units: $53,251; In 2-unit structures: $69,712; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $36,538; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $523,164; Mobile homes: $60,897

Median gross rent in 2012: $521.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 16101, 16102, 16105, 16108.

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  • White alone - 19,187 (82.4%)
  • Black alone - 2,915 (12.5%)
  • Two or more races - 683 (2.9%)
  • Hispanic - 341 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 75 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 71 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.05%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in New Castle: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (27.9%), German (16.0%), Irish (13.4%), Polish (6.0%), English (4.6%), United States (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/25/1869

Land area: 8.54 square miles.

Population density: 2,677 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in New Castle:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Castle city:

  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

310 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.3%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 58 registered sex offenders living in New Castle, Pennsylvania as of August 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in New Castle to the number of sex offenders is 394 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,462 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,201 (2.3%)

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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
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $75,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $164,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 41.00 N, Longitude: 80.34 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Fireworks Capital

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,885 (+16.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,788 (44.0%)

Area code: 724

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Crime rates in New Castle by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2004 2008 2010 2012
Murders 2223163
per 100,000 7.67.67.611.84.125.013.0
Rapes 121012111297
per 100,000 45.438.045.443.349.537.630.2
Robberies 49788268725276
per 100,000 185.2296.3310.3267.5297.1217.0328.1
Assaults 116117117124145203270
per 100,000 438.4444.5442.8487.8598.4847.01165.6
Burglaries 298299357411438491392
per 100,000 1126.31135.91351.01616.71807.52048.61692.2
Thefts 484546747686628612643
per 100,000 1829.22074.32826.92698.52591.62553.42775.7
Auto thefts 991018174465939
per 100,000 374.2383.7306.5291.1189.8246.2168.4
Arson 711211320278
per 100,000 26.541.879.551.182.5112.734.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 303.3) 378.0418.2467.0482.2504.0582.0626.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 37 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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New Castle, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.0%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -2,055 (-7.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

New Castle-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 51% 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 above Pennsylvania state average. It is 81% 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 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 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 57.4 miles away from New Castle 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 59.6 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: 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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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/medical centers in New Castle:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE NEW CASTLE (Dialysis Facility, 207 WEST LAUREL AVENUE)
  • NEW CASTLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 100 SOUTH JEFFERSON STREET, SUITE 187)
  • HOME HOSPICE AGCY OF ST FRANCIS (Hospital, 217 NORTH MILL STREET)
  • JAMESON HOSPICE OF LAWRENCE COUNTY (Hospital, 1000 SOUTH MERCER STREET)
  • JAMESON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1211 WILMINGTON AVENUE)
  • SOUTHERNCARE NEW CASTLE (Hospital, 3009 WILMINGTON ROAD SUITE I&J)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL OF NEW CASTLE (Hospital, 1000 SOUTH MERCER STREET)
  • AVALON NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 3410 W. PITTSBURGH RD)
  • EDISON MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 222 WEST EDISON AVENUE)
  • GOLDEN HILL NURSING HOME, INC (Nursing Home, 520 FRIENDSHIP STREET)
  • HAVEN CONVALESCENT HOME, INC (Nursing Home, 725 PAUL STREET)
  • HIGHLAND HALL CARE CTR (Nursing Home, 233-239 WEST PITTSBURGH RD)
  • HILLVIEW MANOR - LAWRENCE COUN (Nursing Home, 2801 ELLWOOD ROAD)
  • INDIAN CREEK NSG CTR (Nursing Home, 222 W EDISON AVE)
  • JACK REES NRS REHAB SER INC (Nursing Home, 715 HARBOR ST)
  • JAMESON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 3349 WILMINGTON ROAD)
  • JAMESON HOSPITAL TCU - SOUTH (Nursing Home, 1000 S MERCER STREET)
  • SILVER OAKS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 715 HARBOR STREET)

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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.

Local government website: www.newcastlepa.org

Colleges/Universities in New Castle:

  • Lawrence County Career and Technical Center-Practical Nursing Program (Full-time enrollment: 80; Location: 750 Phelps Way; Public; Website: www.lcvt.tec.pa.us)
  • Jameson Health System (FT enrollment: 72; Location: 1211 Wilmington Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.jamesonhealth.org)
  • Erie Business Center-South (FT enrollment: 65; Location: 170 Cascade Galleria; Private, for-profit; Website: www.eriebc.edu/newcastle)
  • New Castle School of Beauty Culture (FT enrollment: 43; Location: 314 Washington St; Private, for-profit)

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

  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (about 16 miles; Slippery Rock, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,651)
  • Youngstown State University (about 18 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 26 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Robert Morris University (about 34 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 3,106)
  • Mount Union College (about 41 miles; Alliance, OH; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 41 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,192)

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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.1. This is about average.
City:

37.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.2. This is about average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
City:

21.2
U.S.:

22.1
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.64. This is significantly worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

3.64
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 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 17.0 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. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0930
U.S.:

0.3342
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is worse than average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.4

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

CEDAR ACRES MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUN-29-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUN-29-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUN-29-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUN-29-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUN-29-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2006)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 13 regular monitoring violations
  • 10 other older monitoring violations
HITTERS HACKERS AND HOOPS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
LAST MINIT MART LAUREL (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
COUNTRY ROADS MHP (Population served: 79, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between MAY-11-2006 and JUN-30-2006, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUN-30-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2006)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between APR-11-2006 and JUN-30-2006, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUN-30-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (AUG-09-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2005)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
  • 11 other older monitoring violations
HILL HOUSE RESTAURANT (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LAST MINIT MART (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2002), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2002), St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2002), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-03-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
JOHNSONS SISTERS CAFE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
LAST MINIT MART JAMESTOWN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • FORBUSH DRIVE IN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.4%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.8% for Black residents, 42.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 8.5% for other race residents, 25.0% 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

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

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 compared to Pennsylvania state average:

New Castle, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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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 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 (81%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for New Castle city (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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$27,682$33,2181$620
Other Government Administration 4$13,054$39,1625$1,047
Judicial and Legal 3$9,359$37,4360$0
Police Protection - Officers 36$190,887$63,6290$0
Police - Other 2$4,169$25,01411$5,453
Firefighters 23$105,847$55,2250$0
Streets and Highways 13$47,231$43,5981$886
Health 1$1,964$23,5681$965
Solid Waste Management 8$25,384$38,0763$3,720
Sewerage 4$15,832$47,4960$0
Parks and Recreation 3$8,708$34,8324$2,717
Housing and Community Development(Local) 14$40,186$34,4450$0
Other and Unallocable 3$5,440$21,7602$1,355
Totals for Government 124$495,743$47,97528$16,763


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:

  • 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 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 31
Total length: 420 meters (1,378ft)
Total costs: $44,000
Total average daily traffic: 124,993
Total average daily truck traffic: 8,572

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 4
  • 1920-1929: 4
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 9
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 2
  • 2010-2012: 1
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-Eleven2Long John Silver's1
AT&T1Lowe's1
Arby's3MasterBrand Cabinets5
AutoZone2McDonald's4
Baskin-Robbins1Nike5
Burger King2Payless1
CVS2Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Curves2RadioShack2
Dairy Queen2Rite Aid2
Dunkin Donuts2Ruby Tuesday1
Famous Footwear1Sears3
Fashion Bug1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx5Staples1
GNC2Subway7
GameStop1Super 81
Goodwill2T-Mobile3
H&R Block3Taco Bell2
KFC2True Value1
Kincaid1U-Haul3
Kmart1UPS6
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Bryant1Walmart1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's2
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in New Castle, PA


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  • #77 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
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  • #73 (16105) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Syrian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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