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Population (year 2000): 26,309. Estimated population in July 2005: 25,030 (-4.9% change)
Males: 12,114 (46.0%), Females: 14,195 (54.0%)

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Median resident age: 39.4 years
Median household income: $25,598 (year 2000)
Median house value: $42,300 (year 2000)

New Castle, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in New Castle:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.4%)
  • Black (10.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: Italian (30.9%), German (19.1%), Irish (14.4%), Polish (6.9%), English (6.2%), United States (3.1%).

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Land area: 8.5 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in New Castle

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Castle city

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

1.8% Foreign born

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




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: OH Youngstown, (22.0 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Pittsburgh, (46.0 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (363.9 miles www.justlisted.com )

Nearest cities: PA (1.3 miles Oakland, New Castle, PA (1.5 miles South Castle Northwest, PA (1.8 miles New PA (2.3 miles Oakwood, PA (7.5 miles Wampum, Beaver, PA (8.4 miles New Wilmington, PA New (8.6 miles PA (10.0 miles Bessemer,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 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

Latitude: 41.00 N, Longitude: 80.34 W

Area code: 724


New Castle, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.5%), Manufacturing (14.4%), Retail trade (14.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,713 (+14.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,724 (48.6%)


 

Crime in New Castle by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2004
Murders 3 2 2 2 3
    per 100,000 11.4 7.6 7.6 7.6 11.4
Rapes 11 12 10 12 11
    per 100,000 41.8 45.6 38.0 45.6 41.8
Robberies 48 49 78 82 68
    per 100,000 182.4 186.2 296.5 311.7 258.5
Assaults 95 116 117 117 124
    per 100,000 361.1 440.9 444.7 444.7 471.3
Burglaries 213 298 299 357 411
    per 100,000 809.6 1132.7 1136.5 1357.0 1562.2
Thefts 645 484 546 747 686
    per 100,000 2451.6 1839.7 2075.3 2839.3 2607.5
Auto thefts 137 99 101 81 74
    per 100,000 520.7 376.3 383.9 307.9 281.3
351.5 352.9 394.0 441.5 436.1


Average climate in New Castle, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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New Castle-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.2 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 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.5 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.


Birthplace of: Lance Nimmo - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Sep 13, 1979).


Hospitals/medical centers in New Castle:
  • JAMESON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1211 WILMINGTON AVENUE)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL OF NEW CASTLE (1000 SOUTH MERCER STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near New Castle:
  • ELLWOOD CITY HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; ELLWOOD CITY, PA)
  • SHARON REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM (about 20 miles; SHARON, PA)
  • MEDICAL CENTER BEAVE PA (about 21 miles; BEAVER, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New Castle:
  • YOUNGSTOWN-WARREN REGIONAL (about 29 miles; YOUNGSTOWN/WARREN, OH; ID: YNG)
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 37 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: PIT)
  • VENANGO REGIONAL (about 43 miles; FRANKLIN, PA; ID: FKL)
Other public-use airports nearest to New Castle:
  • NEW CASTLE MUNI (about 5 miles; NEW CASTLE, PA; ID: UCP)
  • GROVE CITY (about 16 miles; GROVE CITY, PA; ID: 29D)
  • BEAVER COUNTY (about 17 miles; BEAVER FALLS, PA; ID: BVI)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Welfare 5 $11,863 $28,471 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $7,388 $44,328 0 $0
Other Government Administration 11 $30,699 $33,489 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 35 $156,209 $53,557 0 $0
Police - Other 2 $4,771 $28,626 16 $2,755
Firefighters 28 $100,082 $42,892 0 $0
Streets and Highways 11 $36,117 $39,400 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 5 $16,528 $39,667 0 $0
Health 6 $16,466 $32,932 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 6 $13,656 $27,312 3 $1,920
Sewerage 5 $16,100 $38,640 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 7 $16,018 $27,459 4 $1,536
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4 $12,303 $36,909 0 $0
Financial Administration 10 $22,919 $27,502 0 $0
Totals for Government 137 $461,119 $40,389 23 $6,211


Colleges/Universities in New Castle:
  • ERIE BUSINESS CENTER-SOUTH (Full-time enrollment: 76; Location: 170 CASCADE GALLERIA; Private, for-profit)
  • JAMESON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (FT enrollment: 54; Location: 1211 WILMINGTON AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: JHSSON@pathway.net)
  • SAINT FRANCIS HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF NURSING (FT enrollment: 38; Location: 1100 S MERCER ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL SCH PRACT NUR (FT enrollment: 33; Location: 750 PHELPS WAY; Public; Website: www.lcvt.tec.pa.us)
  • NEW CASTLE SCHOOL OF BEAUTY CULTURE (FT enrollment: 15; Location: 314 WASHINGTON ST; Private, for-profit)
  • HASKI AVIATION INC (Location: RD 2 BOX 316; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Castle:
  • GENEVA COLLEGE (about 17 miles; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,059)
  • SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 21 miles; SLIPPERY ROCK, PA; FT enrollment: 6,399)
  • GROVE CITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; GROVE CITY, PA; FT enrollment: 2,306)
  • YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; FT enrollment: 9,726)
  • ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (about 36 miles; MOON TOWNSHIP, PA; FT enrollment: 3,426)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 44 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 9,058)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 45 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 22,930)
Public high schools in New Castle:
  • NEW CASTLE SHS (Students: 1,029; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SHENANGO HS (Students: 680; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • LAUREL JSHS (Students: 648; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • NESHANNOCK JSHS (Students: 642; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY AVTS (Students: 434; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • UNION AREA HS (Students: 233; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in New Castle:
  • WASHINGTON INTRMD SCH (Students: 1,001; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • LAUREL EL SCH (Students: 755; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SHENANGO EL SCH (Students: 743; Grades: KG - 06)
  • NESHANNOCK MEMORIAL EL SCH (Students: 704; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BEN FRANKLIN JHS (Students: 634; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • JOHN F KENNEDY SCH (Students: 297; Grades: 01 - 03)
  • UNION AREA MS (Students: 284; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • UNION MEMORIAL EL SCH (Students: 282; Grades: KG - 04)
  • HARRY W LOCKLEY SCH (Students: 281; Grades: KG - 03)
  • THADDEUS STEVENS SCH (Students: 245; Grades: 01 - 03)
Private primary/middle schools in New Castle:
  • ST VITUS SCHOOL (Students: 189; Location: 915 SOUTH JEFFERSON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NEW CASTLE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 111; Location: 1701 N ALBERT ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • FAITH COUNTRY CHAPEL PRESCHOOL (Students: 62; Location: RD #6 BOX 701; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in New Castle:
  • NEW CASTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,381,928; Location: 207 EAST NORTH ST; 126,755 books; 1,869 audio materials; 3,189 video materials; 136 serial subscriptions)

Churches in New Castle include: Saint Johns Church (A), Calvary Church (B), Trinity Church (C), Central Church (D), Bethel Church (E), Dewey Avenue Church (F), North Street Church (G), Saint Philips Church (H).

Cemeteries: Valley View Cemetery (1), Greenwood Cemetery (2), Oak Park Cemetery (3).

Reservoir: Cascade Lake (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Run (A).

Parks in New Castle include: Cascade Park (1), Sunton Park (2), Gaston Park (3).


New Castle compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNIO (1390 AM; 10 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPIC (790 AM; 1 kW; SHARON, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

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.)
  • 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.)
  • WHOT-FM (101.1 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAMO-FM (106.7 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC)
  • WRBP (101.9 FM; HUBBARD, OH; Owner: STOP 26-RIVERBEND, INC.)
  • WYFM (102.9 FM; SHARON, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYTN (91.7 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WWIZ (103.9 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLLF (96.7 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQXK (105.1 FM; SALEM, OH; 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.)
  • WYSU (88.5 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAKZ (95.9 FM; SHARPSVILLE, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WWNW (88.9 FM; NEW WILMINGTON, PA; Owner: WESTMINSTER COLLEGE BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WITX (90.9 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: BEAVER FALLS EDUC. B/C FOUNDATION)

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.)
  • WFXI-CA (Channel 17; MERCER, PA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • 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)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • W50BF (Channel 50; SHARON, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)

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