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Total population: 24,060 (All urban)

New Castle,PA index of house prices


Houses: 11,703 (10,727 occupied: 6,932 owner occupied, 3,795 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

35%
State:

33%

Housing density: 1371 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $171,540.


Median contract rent in 2009: $386 (lower quartile is $282, upper quartile is $476)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $375


Median gross rent in New Castle, PA in 2009: $505


Housing units in New Castle with a mortgage: 3,040 (204 second mortgage, 373 home equity loan, 30 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,411


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $50,441


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $33,203


Median monthly housing costs: $608





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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $59,500 (it was $43,000 in 2000)
New Castle:

$59,500
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $36,358 - $83,356

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $84,732
Here:

$84,732
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $56,299
Here:

$56,299
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $101,479
Here:

$101,479
State:

$166,566

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $3,800
Here:

$3,800
State:

$223,507

Mobile homes: $786,410
Here:

$786,410
State:

$35,442

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,307
  • In family households: 20,897 (4,493 male householders, 2,303 female householders)
    4,557 spouses, 7,845 children (7,253 natural, 171 adopted, 421 stepchildren), 477 grandchildren, 198 brothers or sisters, 161 parents, 378 other relatives, 485 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,410 (1,468 male householders (1,257 living alone)), 2,496 female householders (2,323 living alone)), 446 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,004 (743 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,979 2-persons, 1,655 3-persons, 1,233 4-persons, 573 5-persons, 261 6-persons, 95 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,580 1-person, 344 2-persons, 26 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 4 5-persons.

3,201 married couples with children.
2,322 single-parent households (358 men, 1,964 women).

93.6% of residents of New Castle speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
4.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (83% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 473 (1.8%)
(63.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

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Rooms in houses/apartments in New Castle, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 13
  • 3 rooms: 48
  • 4 rooms: 594
  • 5 rooms: 1,331
  • 6 rooms: 2,695
  • 7 rooms: 1,183
  • 8 rooms: 631
  • 9 or more rooms: 437
  • 1 room: 192
  • 2 rooms: 244
  • 3 rooms: 775
  • 4 rooms: 839
  • 5 rooms: 813
  • 6 rooms: 551
  • 7 rooms: 198
  • 8 rooms: 92
  • 9 or more rooms: 91
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in New Castle, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 115
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,837
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,815
  • 4 bedrooms: 933
  • 5+ bedrooms: 232
  • no bedroom: 236
  • 1 bedroom: 1,144
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,311
  • 3 bedrooms: 854
  • 4 bedrooms: 188
  • 5+ bedrooms: 62
Cars and other vehicles available in New Castle, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 567
  • 1 vehicle: 2,627
  • 2 vehicles: 2,607
  • 3 vehicles: 857
  • 4 vehicles: 198
  • 5+ vehicles: 76
  • no vehicle: 1,382
  • 1 vehicle: 1,849
  • 2 vehicles: 489
  • 3 vehicles: 58
  • 4 vehicles: 11
  • 5+ vehicles: 6

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 23
  • 2000 to 2004: 83
  • 1990 to 1999: 101
  • 1980 to 1989: 337
  • 1970 to 1979: 963
  • 1960 to 1969: 867
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,713
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,290
  • 1939 or earlier: 6,235

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


New Castle, PA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in New Castle, PA:

  • Less than $10,000: 45
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 23
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 68
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 109
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 151
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 164
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 198
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 616
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 706
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 812
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 595
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 551
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 455
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 813
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 488
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 291
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 84
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 110
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 34
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 2
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 3
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 1
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 4
  • $1,000,000 or more: 14
 


New Castle rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in New Castle:

  • Less than $100: 47 people
  • $100 to $149: 29
  • $150 to $199: 170
  • $200 to $249: 145
  • $250 to $299: 201
  • $300 to $349: 210
  • $350 to $399: 143
  • $400 to $449: 135
  • $450 to $499: 369
  • $500 to $549: 299
  • $550 to $599: 85
  • $600 to $649: 207
  • $650 to $699: 148
  • $700 to $749: 107
  • $750 to $799: 149
  • $800 to $899: 177
  • $900 to $999: 92
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 159
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 63
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 11
  • $2,000 or more: 9
  • No cash rent: 254
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 25
  • 1990 to 1994: 62
  • 1985 to 1989: 5
  • 1980 to 1984: 20
  • 1975 to 1979: 29
  • 1970 to 1974: 55
  • 1970 to 1974: 38
  • 1965 to 1969: 239


New Castle, PA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 81.1%
Number of people working at home: 222 (2.3% of all workers)


New Castle commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 514
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2014
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2455
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1594
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 739
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 261
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 558
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 210
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 208
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 339
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 466
  • 90 or more minutes: 144
 


New Castle mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 7,755 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 1,035 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 228 (2%)
  • Taxi: 8 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 422 (4%)
  • Other means: 48 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 222 (2%)
 


New Castle, PA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 1960
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 1371
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 1070
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 875
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 815
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 797
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 636
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 590
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 447
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 769
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 627
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 471
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 201
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 59
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 63
  • $200,000 or more: 9
 

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 7446
 German: 3354
 Other groups: 3208
 Irish: 1798
 Polish: 1313
 English: 1014
 United States or American: 816
 Scotch-Irish: 539
 Arab:: 404
 Slovak: 340
 Welsh: 263
 Lebanese: 222
 Greek: 208
 Scottish: 196
 Russian: 176
 French (except Basque): 173
 Syrian: 141
 Dutch: 137
 African: 132
 Subsaharan African:: 132
 Hungarian: 127
 Croatian: 94
 Slavic: 81
 Swedish: 72
 Romanian: 55
 Ukrainian: 40
 Finnish: 37
 Pennsylvania German: 31
 Lithuanian: 24
 British: 24
 European: 22
 Czechoslovakian: 21
 Belgian: 20
 Slovene: 18
 Carpatho Rusyn: 17
 French Canadian: 15
 Portuguese: 14
 Arab/Arabic: 13
 Czech: 12
 Eastern European: 12
 Austrian: 12
 Danish: 11
 Palestinian: 11
 Yugoslavian: 11
 Egyptian: 7
 Celtic: 7
 Turkish: 7
 Latvian: 7
 Canadian: 6
 Moroccan: 5
 Other Arab: 5
 Serbian: 5
 Norwegian: 4


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Italy (37%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Lebanon (4%)
  • Poland (3%)
  • India (3%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 22108
  • Northeast: 678
  • Midwest: 1580
  • South: 1146
  • West: 223

63% of New Castle residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Pennsylvania.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 36
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 30
  • 5th and 6th grade: 67
  • 7th and 8th grade: 269
  • 9th grade: 230
  • 10th grade: 390
  • 11th grade: 271
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 277
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,367
  • Less than 1 year of college: 443
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 908
  • Associate degree: 408
  • Bachelor's degree: 799
  • Master's degree: 300
  • Professional school degree: 61
  • Doctorate degree: 23

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 73
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 15
  • 5th and 6th grade: 63
  • 7th and 8th grade: 488
  • 9th grade: 456
  • 10th grade: 426
  • 11th grade: 491
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 439
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,767
  • Less than 1 year of college: 444
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 879
  • Associate degree: 530
  • Bachelor's degree: 627
  • Master's degree: 204
  • Professional school degree: 122
  • Doctorate degree: 6

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 8.2%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 8.3%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 18.6%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 18.4%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 27.1%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 43.2%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 41.9%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 28.8%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 0.0%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $33,485
  • Black householders: $17,843
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $23,142
  • Asian householders: $60,586
  • Some other race householders: $46,876
  • Two or more races householders: $12,592
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $25,143
New Castle household income for White non-Hispanic householders
New Castle household income for Black householders
New Castle household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
New Castle household income for Asian householders
New Castle household income for Some other race householders
New Castle household income for Two or more races householders
New Castle household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

New Castle marital status for males
New Castle marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $59,500
  • Black or African American householders: $47,323
  • Asian householders: $178,777
  • Some other race householders: $76,104
  • Two or more races householders: $48,983
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $51,336

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,190
  • One, attached: 335
  • Two: 928
  • 3 or 4: 743
  • 5 to 9: 471
  • 10 to 19: 214
  • 20 to 49: 123
  • 50 or more: 625
  • Mobile homes: 74

Median worth of mobile homes: $38,245


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 19 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in New Castle:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in New Castle
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (95.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.3%)
  • Electricity (1.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (78.4%)
  • Electricity (18.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 132
Here:

4.6%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 47
Here:

3.9%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 104
Here:

14.0%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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