New Castle, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

New Castle: City in and the county seat of Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, United States


New Castle is a city located in the county of Clearfield in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 414 and a population density of 49 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 382 inhabitants.

The city was created 221 years ago in 1801.

Quick Facts about New Castle

Population : 382 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Clearfield County
Different from : New Castle Township
Area : 8.53 km2
Official name : New Castle
Capital city : New Castle is capital of Lawrence County
Establishment : January 01, 1802 (221 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 15:01:14 (24th March 2023)
Postal code : 16101
Density : 45 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.38% (2010-2020)


New Castle is located at 40°52'40"N 78°20'33"W (40.8778400, -78.3425200).

New Castle map


According to census records, the population of New Castle decreased by 8.38% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 414 - census
2011 411 -0.73% estimation process
2012 409 -0.49% estimation process
2013 407 -0.49% estimation process
2014 403 -0.99% estimation process
2015 400 -0.75% estimation process
2016 397 -0.76% estimation process
2017 394 -0.76% estimation process
2018 391 -0.77% estimation process
2019 388 -0.77% estimation process
2020 382 -1.57% estimation process

New Castle zip code is 16101. County name: Lawrence, County fips: 42073

People born in New Castle (86)

People born in New Castle, including musician, singer, songwriter, record producer and composer Trent Reznor, actor Robert Sterling, cartoonist, creator of Plastic Man Jack Cole, .


  • Ralph J. Cicerone (American academic administrator (1943-2016)) he was born in 02/05/1943
  • Anthony G. Bosco (Catholic bishop) he was born in 01/08/1927
  • Raymond P. Shafer (Recipient of the Purple Heart medal (1917-2006)) he was born in 05/03/1917
  • Herbert Robbins (American mathematician) he was born in 12/01/1915
  • Charlie Bennett (Major League Baseball player) he was born in 21/11/1854
  • Dennis Slamon (American physician) he was born in 08/08/1948
  • David Young (American basketball player, born 1981) he was born in 18/08/1981
  • Jonathan Craven (American actor) he was born in 20/03/1965
  • Louise Tracy (founder of the John Tracy clinic (1896-1983)) she was born in 31/07/1896
  • Mike Marshall (American musician) he was born in 17/07/1957
  • Bruce Clark (All-American college football player, professional football player, defensive lineman, defensive end) he was born in 14/07/1957
  • Chuck Tanner (American baseball player) he was born in 04/07/1929
  • Herschel Baltimore (American basketball player) he was born in 21/06/1921
  • Dalpre Grayer (American actor) he was born in 08/08/1986
  • Carl Boenish (American cinematographer and BASE jumper) he was born in 03/04/1941
  • Matt DeSalvo (American baseball player) he was born in 11/09/1980
  • Alec Shellogg (American football player (1914-1968)) he was born in 17/02/1914
  • Bill McPeak (American football player and coach (1926-1991)) he was born in 24/07/1926

Schools in New Castle

College & universities near New Castle, PA

Code Name City ZIP
430908 Clearfield County Career and Technology Center Clearfield (PA) 16830
214689 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona Altoona (PA) 16601-3777
214777 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park (PA) 16802-1503
383367 Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center Altoona (PA) 16602-3616
210748 Altoona Beauty School Inc Altoona (PA) 16602-6039

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near New Castle, PA

Code Name Address Type
TYR Tyrone Pennsylvania Ave and West 10th St. RAIL
ALT Altoona Transportation Center 1231 11th Avenue RAIL
HGD Huntingdon Fourth and Allegheny Sts. RAIL
LEW Lewistown 150 Helen Street RAIL
JST Johnstown 47 Walnut Street RAIL

Post offices near New Castle

Post Office Name City ZIP
Brisbin Post Office Brisbin (PA) 16620
Houtzdal Post Office Houtzdale (PA) 16651
Osceola Mill Post Office Osceola Mills (PA) 16666
West Decatur Post Office West Decatur (PA) 16878
Morann Post Office Morann (PA) 16663

Other places with the same name (8)

Other cities in Clearfield County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Clearfield County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Bethlehem 24,549 City in Lehigh and Northampton counties, Pennsylvania, USA
Sandy 10,357 Town in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States
Mount Joy 8,264 Borough in northwestern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
DuBois 7,287 City of Pennsylvania
Clearfield 5,784 Borough of Pennsylvania
Barrett 4,145 Township in Monroe County, Pennsylvania
Treasure Lake 3,861 Census designated place
Ashland 2,668 Borough in northwestern Schuylkill county in the U.
Curwensville 2,359 Borough of Pennsylvania
Eden 2,237 Township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Beccaria 1,692 Township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Sterling 1,420 Township in Wayne County, Pennsylvania
Graham 1,338 Township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Bigler 1,220 Township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Osceola Mills 1,058 Borough of Pennsylvania
Plymptonville 981 Census designated place