The City of New Castle had a population of 5,672 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for New Castle is located at latitude 39.6698 and longitude -75.5663 in New Castle County. The formal boundaries for the City of New Castle (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. New Castle County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.
The City of New Castle (GNIS ID: 2390625) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Delaware is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of New Castle is located within New Castle Division of New Castle County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Castle population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for New Castle: Aresapa, Cannekonkan, Delaware Town, Fort Casimir, Fort Casimires, Fort Kasimier, Fort Trefalldigheet, Fort Trinity, Macherish Kitton, Neu Castle, Neucastle, New Amstel, New Castel, New Castl, New Castle Town, New Castle Towne, Newcastle, Newcastle Town, Nieu Causeland, Nieuwer-Amstel, Niew Amstel, Sandhocken, Santhoeck, Tamakonck, Tamecongh, Trefaldighet, Trefalldigheet.
|Population in Households||5,672|
|Population in Familes||4,324|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.26|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,688 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,603 (59.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||906 (33.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||180 ( 6.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$216,619|
|Average Home Value||$245,885|
|Median Household Income||$61,253|
|Average Household Income||$78,608|
|Per Capita Income||$34,344|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.05%|
|Per Capita Income||2.26%|
The table below compares New Castle to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 21||74th|
|Population Density1||# 27||66th|
|Diversity Index2||# 34||57th|
|Median Household Income||# 37||53rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 21||74th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Delaware Census Data Comparison Tool.