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New Castle,PA index of house prices

Total population: 22,575 (All urban)

Houses: 11,384 (9,459 occupied: 5,254 owner occupied, 4,224 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

45%
State:

31%

Housing density: 1,334 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $104,668.

Median contract rent in 2016: $293 (lower quartile is $188, upper quartile is $372)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $716


Median gross rent in New Castle, PA in 2016: $365

Housing units in New Castle with a mortgage: 2,874 (28 second mortgage, 330 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,371

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $55,891

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $34,204

Median monthly housing costs: $622


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New Castle, Pennsylvania Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $66,285 (it was $43,000 in 2000)
New Castle:

$66,285
Pennsylvania:

$174,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $42,655 - $84,587

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $81,588
Here:

$81,588
State:

$238,147

Townhouses or other attached units: $121,649
Here:

$121,649
State:

$174,860

In 2-unit structures: $55,407
Here:

$55,407
State:

$160,838

Mobile homes: $42,705
Here:

$42,705
State:

$63,841
Median year house/condo built: 1939

Median year apartment built: 1945

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,186
  • In family households: 16,559 (2,498 male householders, 2,920 female householders)
    2,976 spouses, 6,024 children (5,466 natural, 279 adopted, 280 stepchildren), 567 grandchildren, 200 brothers or sisters, 321 parents, 503 other relatives, 438 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,728 (1,756 male householders (1,406 living alone)), 2,279 female householders (2,039 living alone)), 691 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 955

Size of family households: 2,458 2-persons, 1,458 3-persons, 979 4-persons, 312 5-persons, 216 6-persons, 39 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,451 1-person, 534 2-persons, 34 3-persons, 15 4-persons.

1,668 married couples with children.
2,260 single-parent households (391 men, 1,869 women).

94.9% of residents of New Castle speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (48% speak English very well, 41% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 366 (1.6%)
(62.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in New Castle, Pennsylvania:

  • 3no bedroom
  • 2141 bedroom
  • 1,0362 bedrooms
  • 2,9813 bedrooms
  • 7914 bedrooms
  • 2195+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to New Castle population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in New Castle, Pennsylvania:

  • 194no bedroom
  • 1,0071 bedroom
  • 1,2892 bedrooms
  • 1,3553 bedrooms
  • 3104 bedrooms
  • 335+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to New Castle population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in New Castle in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 425no vehicle
  • 1,8081 vehicle
  • 2,0202 vehicles
  • 8173 vehicles
  • 1694 vehicles
  • 365+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to New Castle population

Cars and other vehicles available in New Castle in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,260no vehicle
  • 2,0361 vehicle
  • 7202 vehicles
  • 1023 vehicles
  • 114 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to New Castle population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in New Castle, Pennsylvania:

  • 31 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 353 rooms
  • 3424 rooms
  • 8365 rooms
  • 1,6816 rooms
  • 8597 rooms
  • 6658 rooms
  • 7629+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to New Castle population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in New Castle, Pennsylvania:

  • 1601 room
  • 3422 rooms
  • 4633 rooms
  • 8754 rooms
  • 8365 rooms
  • 8546 rooms
  • 2387 rooms
  • 3198 rooms
  • 1629+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to New Castle population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • New Castle, PA household income distribution

  • New Castle, PA household income distribution
  • 1,561Less than $10,000
  • 786$10,000 to $14,999
  • 974$15,000 to $19,999
  • 569$20,000 to $24,999
  • 621$25,000 to $29,999
  • 370$30,000 to $34,999
  • 479$35,000 to $39,999
  • 631$40,000 to $44,999
  • 309$45,000 to $49,999
  • 743$50,000 to $59,999
  • 900$60,000 to $74,999
  • 607$75,000 to $99,999
  • 511$100,000 to $124,999
  • 142$125,000 to $149,999
  • 86$150,000 to $199,999
  • 66$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in New Castle, PA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in New Castle, PA
  • 40Less than $10,000
  • 152$10,000 to $14,999
  • 45$15,000 to $19,999
  • 121$20,000 to $24,999
  • 343$25,000 to $29,999
  • 249$30,000 to $34,999
  • 482$35,000 to $39,999
  • 416$40,000 to $49,999
  • 427$50,000 to $59,999
  • 606$60,000 to $69,999
  • 622$70,000 to $79,999
  • 417$80,000 to $89,999
  • 271$90,000 to $99,999
  • 310$100,000 to $124,999
  • 151$125,000 to $149,999
  • 80$150,000 to $174,999
  • 21$175,000 to $199,999
  • 35$200,000 to $249,999
  • 22$250,000 to $299,999
  • 83$300,000 to $399,999
  • 5$400,000 to $499,999
  • 14$500,000 to $749,999
  • 2$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 63$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in New Castle, PA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in New Castle, PA
  • 192Less than $100
  • 17$100 to $149
  • 106$150 to $199
  • 435$200 to $249
  • 32$250 to $299
  • 231$300 to $349
  • 478$350 to $399
  • 178$400 to $449
  • 597$450 to $499
  • 824$500 to $549
  • 147$550 to $599
  • 325$600 to $649
  • 115$650 to $699
  • 141$700 to $749
  • 24$750 to $799
  • 23$800 to $899
  • 8$900 to $999
  • 27$1,000 to $1,249
  • 38$1,250 to $1,499
  • 67$2,000 to $2,499
  • 290No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 132010 or later
  • 752000 to 2009
  • 391990 to 1999
  • 251980 to 1989
  • 841970 to 1979
  • 277Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to New Castle population
New Castle commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 507
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,940
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,112
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,193
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 582
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 256
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 628
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 197
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 276
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 317
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 395
  • 90 or more minutes: 59
New Castle, PA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 76.3%
Number of people working at home: 222 (2.6% of all workers)

New Castle mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 9,289 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 976 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 77 (1%)
  • Taxi: 146 (1%)
  • Walked: 216 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 222 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 3,013
 Irish: 804
 German: 731
 American: 439
 Polish: 399
 European: 246
 English: 199
 Scotch-Irish: 134
 Slovak: 128
 French (except Basque): 117
 Lebanese: 78
 Scottish: 58
 Welsh: 48
 Hungarian: 45
 Russian: 44
 Greek: 31
 African: 28
 French Canadian: 27
 Syrian: 27
 Scandinavian: 26
 Czech: 21
 Dutch: 21
 British: 19
 Swedish: 18
 Sudanese: 16
 Pennsylvania German: 14
 Norwegian: 14
 Swiss: 13
 Eastern European: 11
 Finnish: 9
 Romanian: 8
 Ukrainian: 8
 Czechoslovakian: 8
 Yugoslavian: 5
 Belgian: 5
 Slovene: 4
 Arab: 3
 Serbian: 3
 Turkish: 3
 Jamaican: 1

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

  • 18%Italy
  • 12%Vietnam
  • 11%India
  • 5%Sudan
  • 5%Romania
  • 5%Germany
  • 4%Cuba

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

  • This state: 18,173
  • Other state: 3,470
  • Northeast: 505
  • Midwest: 1,419
  • South: 1,139
  • West: 291

83% of New Castle residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 52% lived in Pennsylvania.

New Castle:

82.6%
State average:

87.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 130
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 8
  • 7th and 8th grade: 147
  • 9th grade: 154
  • 10th grade: 217
  • 11th grade: 154
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 72
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,108
  • Less than 1 year of college: 297
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,112
  • Associate degree: 318
  • Bachelor's degree: 928
  • Master's degree: 280
  • Professional school degree: 74
  • Doctorate degree: 46

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 105
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 19
  • 5th and 6th grade: 37
  • 7th and 8th grade: 87
  • 9th grade: 310
  • 10th grade: 145
  • 11th grade: 161
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 125
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,949
  • Less than 1 year of college: 403
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 981
  • Associate degree: 794
  • Bachelor's degree: 860
  • Master's degree: 391
  • Professional school degree: 55
  • Doctorate degree: 24

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 11.0%Males
  • 7.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 14.3%Males
  • 4.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 9.2%Males
  • 12.6%Females
New Castle marital status for males
New Castle marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,256
  • One, attached: 402
  • Two: 566
  • 3 or 4: 600
  • 5 to 9: 370
  • 10 to 19: 90
  • 20 to 49: 332
  • 50 or more: 722
  • Mobile homes: 58

Median worth of mobile homes: $20,177

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 5.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 9.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 18 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 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 (101.5%)
  • Electricity (4.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Utility gas (65.5%)
  • Electricity (27.4%)
  • Other fuel (2.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 281
Here:

13.7%
Pennsylvania:

15.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 97
Here:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 125
Here:

15.8%
Pennsylvania:

37.6%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)