Living in New Castle, DE

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Updated: 2020-03-11

New Castle SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
7

New Castle, DE Crime Report

241
Total Crimes
4,503.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
75.36%
Above National Average

New Castle, DE Cost Of Living

113
New Castle's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

New Castle, Delaware Info Snack

New Castle is a city in New Castle County, Delaware, six miles (10 km) south of Wilmington, situated on the Delaware River. In 1900, 3,380 people lived here; in 1910, 3,351. According to the 2010 Census, the population of the city is 5,285.
Population
5,359
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
6.5%
Median Home
$195,400
Median Income
$63,573
Median Rent
$1,206

New Castle, DE Photos

Source: Public Domain
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for New Castle in Delaware

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Map Of New Castle, DE

Population over time in New Castle

Year Population % Change
2017 5,359 -0.1%
2016 5,364 -0.1%
2015 5,372 0.0%
2014 5,371 0.5%
2013 5,346 0.1%
2012 5,343 0.6%
2011 5,309 0.7%
2010 5,270 0.4%
2009 5,250 -
Crime/100k New Castle DE USA
Violent Crime 317.7 423.6 368.9
Murder 0.0 5.0 5.0
Robbery 112.1 89.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 186.9 294.2 246.8
Property Crime 4186.1 2324.4 2199.5
Burglary 448.5 326.5 376.0
Larceny 3438.6 1845.3 1594.6
Car Theft 299.0 152.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in New Castle

White
62.7% (3,362)
African American
24.8% (1,330)
American Indian
0.4% (22)
Asian
1.8% (94)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (13)
Two Or More
1.5% (82)
Hispanic
8.5% (456)
Race New Castle DE USA
White 62.7% 62.7% 61.1%
African American 24.8% 21.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 1.8% 3.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.5% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.5% 9.1% 17.8%

Household Income For New Castle, Delaware

Less than $10,000
2.8% (15,144)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.3% (17,524)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.5% (29,640)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.4% (44,784)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.5% (77,669)
$50,000 to $74,999
25.0% (134,137)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.7% (62,957)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.0% (75,073)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.9% (47,597)
$200,000 or more
5.9% (31,370)
Income New Castle DE USA
Less than $10,000 2.8% 5.6% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.3% 3.6% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.5% 7.8% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.4% 9.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.5% 12.3% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 25.0% 18.1% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.7% 14.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.0% 15.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.9% 7.1% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 5.9% 6.6% 7.0%

Gender in New Castle

Female
50.7% (2,718)
Male
49.3% (2,641)
Gender New Castle DE USA
Female 50.7% 51.6% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 48.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in New Castle for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (107)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (267)
High School / GED
37.0% (1,982)
Some College
19.0% (1,018)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (375)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (857)
Master's Degree
10.0% (535)
Professional Degree
2.0% (107)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (107)
Education New Castle DE USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 32.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 18.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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