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Young County

Population in 2012: 576 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.2%
 

Males: 298  (51.8%)
Females: 278  (48.2%)

Median resident age:  40.7 years
Texas median age:  40.8 years

Zip codes: 76372.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $36,201 (it was $24,485 in 2000)
Newcastle:

$36,201
Texas:

$49,392
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $17,891

Newcastle city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $31,723 (it was $26,900 in 2000)
Newcastle:

$31,723
Texas:

$127,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $36,034; Detached houses: $37,153; Mobile homes: $29,900

Median gross rent in 2011: $485.

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  • White alone - 559 (95.6%)
  • Hispanic - 23 (3.9%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Newcastle: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (23.8%), German (18.2%), English (8.7%), French (4.4%), United States (2.8%), West Indian (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1147 feet

Land area: 1.81 square miles.

Population density: 318 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Newcastle:

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newcastle city:

  • Never married: 12.4%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.4%
Texas:  16.1%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Newcastle, Texas as of April 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Newcastle to the number of sex offenders is 187 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $288 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $199 (0.7%)

Newcastle satellite photo by USGS

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:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $46,500
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.19 N, Longitude: 98.74 W

Area code: 940

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.9%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +72 (+14.3%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (46%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)

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Tornado activity:

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).
Newcastle topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Newcastle:

  • GRAHAM REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - State, about 12 miles away; GRAHAM, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Newcastle, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newcastle:

  • Midwestern State University (about 50 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,383)
  • Weatherford College (about 64 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • Tarleton State University (about 75 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,579)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 76 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 3,947)
  • Texas Christian University (about 87 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 7,829)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 88 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 15,861)
  • Texas Wesleyan University (about 91 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 2,189)

Public high school in Newcastle:

  • Newcastle School (Students: 190; Location: 500 WASHINGTON; Grades: EE-12; Our rating: 85)

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Notable location: Young County Rural Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Peveler Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Young County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 0.898. This is significantly better than average.
City:

0.898
U.S.:

31.959
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.613. This is significantly better than average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.613
U.S.:

2.433


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:
This city:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.1%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Newcastle, TX

Newcastle compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Newcastle (2011 data):

  • Farmers National Bank of Newcastle: Farmers National Bank Of Newcastle at 722 Broadway, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $34.9 mil, Deposits: $31.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Newcastle travel time to work - commute


Newcastle mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Newcastle (based on Young County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 90.44%
Here90.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents50.9%17.8%8.3%6.8%3.1%
Congregations23.6%12.7%3.6%18.2%1.8%
NameAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Lutheran ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.7%2.7%2.6%1.1%3.8%
Congregations7.3%7.3%3.6%1.8%20.0%
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: 2
Here:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Young County:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Young County:

10.5%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.4%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.7%
Texas:

15.7%

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
Other Government Administration 1$1,224$14,6880$0
Sewerage 1$2,295$27,5401$1,238
Water Supply 1$2,295$27,5401$1,238
Totals for Government 3$5,814$23,2562$2,476

Newcastle government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($38.19)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($38.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($38.19)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $96,000 ($166.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000 ($67.71)
    Financial Administration: $36,000 ($62.50)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($34.72)
    Health Services - Other: $13,000 ($22.57)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($17.36)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $60,000 ($104.17)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($32.99)

Newcastle government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $40,000 ($69.44)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($36.46)
    All Other: $9,000 ($15.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.74)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($1.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $102,000 ($177.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $58,000 ($100.69)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $23,000 ($39.93)
    Property: $18,000 ($31.25)

Newcastle government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $311,000 ($539.93)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($26.04)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $286,000 ($496.53)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($17.36)

Newcastle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $100,000 ($173.61)

8.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,436 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.83%
Texas average:

8.37%

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 Tarrant County, TX  0.81% ($30,438 average AGI)
from Wichita County, TX  0.76% ($23,422)
from Jack County, TX  0.37% ($46,727)


7.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,339 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.27%
Texas average:

7.44%

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 Wichita County, TX  0.68% ($22,025 average AGI)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.51% ($35,900)
to Jack County, TX  0.34% ($24,550)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newcastle:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSWA (1330 AM; 1 kW; GRAHAM, TX; Owner: GRAHAM NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newcastle:

  • KWKQ (94.7 FM; GRAHAM, TX; Owner: GRAHAM NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • K220EZ (91.9 FM; GRAHAM, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFWR (95.9 FM; MINERAL WELLS, TX; Owner: LKCM RADIO GROUP, LP)
  • KWRD-FM (100.7 FM; HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KLXK (93.5 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, TX; Owner: GRAHAM NEWSPAPERS, INC.)

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
  • B B CARTER, Fm 251 (#275408) (Lat: 33.207083 Lon: -98.739250), Type: 106.4, Overall height: 105.2 m
    Registrant: 6782656731, , 1898 LELAND DRIVE, SUITE A

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • PROFFITT, 6.6 Mi Wsw Of (Lat: 33.181194 Lon: -98.853944), Overall height: 146.3 m, Call Sign: WML621
    Assigned Frequencies: 2171.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/21/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/20/2009, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3074, Email:
  • NEWCASTLE, 5.4 Mi West Of (Lat: 33.181750 Lon: -98.833944), Overall height: 50.6 m, Call Sign: WPY51
    Assigned Frequencies: 3750.00 MHz, 3750.00 MHz, 3770.00 MHz, 3770.00 MHz, 3830.00 MHz, 3830.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 3910.00 MHz, 3910.00 MHz... (+14 more)
    Grant Date: 02/21/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2002
    Registrant: Mci Worldcom Network Services, Inc, 2270 Lakeside Blvd 2865/642, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 656-5287, Fax: (972) 656-1622, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC5KEA, Licensee ID: L00271256
    Grant Date: 10/18/1994, Expiration Date: 10/18/2004, Cancellation Date: 10/19/2006
    Registrant: Donnie J Manos, 1607 W Broadway, Newcastle, TX 76372
  • Call Sign: KD5LAE, Licensee ID: L00270437
    Grant Date: 06/09/2010, Expiration Date: 07/20/2020, Certifier: Walter B Creel
    Registrant: Walter B Creel, 926 Hayseed Rd., Newcastle, TX 76372
  • Call Sign: KF5NAB, Licensee ID: L01666274
    Grant Date: 10/11/2011, Expiration Date: 10/11/2021, Certifier: Jefferson M French
    Registrant: Jefferson M French, Newcastle, TX 76372



Most common first names in Newcastle, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1476.3 years
James1373.5 years
William1077.8 years
George882.1 years
Mary779.0 years
Charles574.2 years
Myrtle583.6 years
Robert573.0 years
Thomas580.0 years
Alice488.5 years
Most common last names in Newcastle, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sloan874.3 years
Ward876.0 years
Whiteley880.8 years
Pounds780.6 years
Bullock682.8 years
Coop687.8 years
Mccarty687.7 years
Moody573.0 years
Harris569.8 years
Thompson572.0 years
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