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New Castle city, Pennsylvania

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New Castle city, Pennsylvania
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 21,618
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 21,618
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 23,294
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -7.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 23,273
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 1,571
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 1.8%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 56.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $61,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $889
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $442
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $676
Building permits, 2019 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 9,580
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.19
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 82.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 5.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 82.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 72.1%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 88.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 15.4%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 20.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 56.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 51.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 21,062
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 288,020
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 831,404
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 149,309
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $6,534
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 20.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $34,133
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $20,522
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2018 X
Total employment, 2018 X
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 1,566
Men-owned firms, 2012 900
Women-owned firms, 2012 401
Minority-owned firms, 2012 115
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,351
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 173
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,254
Population per square mile, 2010 2,801.6
Land area in square miles, 2010 8.31
FIPS Code 4253368
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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