For population 25 years and over in Newcastle:
For population 15 years and over in Newcastle city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $288 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita Falls, TX (50.4 miles , pop. 104,197).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (87.3 miles , pop. 534,694).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (116.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Graham, TX (3.3 miles ), Olney, TX (3.5 miles ), Elbert, TX (3.9 miles) , Jean-Loving, TX (4.0 miles ), Bryson, TX (4.5 miles ), Megargel, TX (4.6 miles ), Woodson, TX (4.7 miles ), Throckmorton, TX (5.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.19 N, Longitude: 98.74 W
Area code: 940
Population change in the 1990s: +72 (+14.3%).
Work and jobs in Newcastle: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Newcastle, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Newcastle-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 150% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/18/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the Newcastle city center killed 2 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/29/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Newcastle-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/31/2002 at 09:57:10, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from Newcastle center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Young County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Newcastle:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newcastle:
Public high school in Newcastle:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.613. This is significantly better than average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 12.8%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Newcastle compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Newcastle (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2004 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
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2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Newcastle (based on Young County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 90.44%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Newcastle government finances in 2002(per resident):
8.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,436 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,339 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Newcastle:
Strongest FM radio stations in Newcastle:
Newcastle fatal accident list:
Jan 31, 1998 04:50 PM, Us-380, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 1, 1991 03:00 AM, 251, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 29, 1984 04:20 PM, Fm926, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 17, 1976 03:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3