New Castle New Castle County, Delaware

New Castle: City in Delaware

About

New Castle is a city located in the county of New Castle in the U.S. state of Delaware. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,285. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,394 inhabitants.

The city was created 382 years ago in 1639.

New Castle Quick Facts

Population : 5,394 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Delaware (United States)
County : New Castle County
Postal code : 19720
Phone Area Codes : 302
Water as percent of area : 3.52%
Land as percent of area : 96.48%
Altitude : 10 feet / 3 meters
Capital city : New Castle is capital of Delaware Colony
Establishment : January 01, 1640 (382 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:25:37 (18th May 2022)
Population growth : 2.02% (2010-2020)
New Castle locator map
Location of New Castle on Delaware map.
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Habs new castle county court house
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Geography

New Castle is located at 39°39'43"N 75°33'59"W (39.6620600, -75.5663100).

New Castle map

Demographics

The population of New Castle increased by 2.02% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,285 - census
2011 5,161 -2.4% estimation process
2012 5,175 0.27% estimation process
2013 5,186 0.21% estimation process
2014 5,180 -0.12% estimation process
2015 5,171 -0.17% estimation process
2016 5,154 -0.33% estimation process
2017 5,135 -0.37% estimation process
2018 5,357 4.14% estimation process
2019 5,392 0.65% estimation process
2020 5,394 0.04% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 166,223
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 137,136
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 21.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 165,171
April 1, 2010 Population : 137,130
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 30.3%
People over 65 (%) : 9.6%
Female persons, % : 48.9%
White only, percent : 90.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 5.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.5%
Asians alone % : 1.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.3%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 62.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 30.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 5,650
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 13.9%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 59,594

New Castle zip code is 19720. County name: New Castle, County fips: 10003

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 59,594
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $140,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,462
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $454
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,059
Permits for construction, 2020 : 1,188
2015-2019 Households : 52,530
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.03
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 76.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 22.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 388,952
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 823,669
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,706,349
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 2,711,683
2012 total retail sales per capita : $18,789
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $62,973
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,954
Percentage of people living in poverty : 12.1%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 3,869
2019 total employment : 67,542
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 3,978,308
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 1.4%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 13,754
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 14,829
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 8,746
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,279
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,629
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,448
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,386
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 12,464
2010 population per square mile : 152.8
2010 land area in square miles : 897.69

Best Things to Do in New Castle

1 New Castle Battery Park

Rating: 4.7 (2785)

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New Castle Battery Park

2 First State National Historical Park

Rating: 4.6 (286)

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First State National Historical Park

3 Coventry Ridge Park

Rating: 4.1 (209)

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Coventry Ridge Park

4 New Castle Court House Museum

Rating: 4.7 (65)

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New Castle Court House Museum

5 Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church

Rating: 4.7 (60)

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Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church

Where ot Eat in New Castle

1 Dunkin'

Rating: 4.4 (585)

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Dunkin'

2 Burger King

Rating: 3.2 (501)

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Burger King

3 Royal Farms

Rating: 3.2 (38)

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Royal Farms

Where to Stay in New Castle

1 Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Wilmington New Castle

Rating: 4.1 (370)

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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Wilmington New Castle

2 Knights Inn New Castle/Wilmington

Rating: 2.3 (227)

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Knights Inn New Castle/Wilmington

3 Red Roof Inn & Suites Wilmington – New Castle

Rating: 2.8 (106)

1612 N Dupont Hwy Unit A, New Castle, DE 19720, United States ➦ Show Map

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Red Roof Inn & Suites Wilmington – New Castle

Other Places in New Castle

1 New Castle City Council

Rating: 4 (5)

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New Castle City Council

People born in New Castle (38)

People born in New Castle, including politician George R. Riddle, politician Walter W. Bacon, lawyer, judge, and politician from Delaware George Gray, .

List

  • Vinnie Moore (American guitarist and member of the band UFO) he was born in 14/04/1964
  • Ryan Phillippe (American actor) he was born in 10/09/1974
  • Thomas Holcomb (Commandant of the Marine Corps) he was born in 05/08/1879
  • Thomas McKean Thompson McKennan (American politician (1794-1852)) he was born in 31/03/1794
  • Anthony Higgins (American politician (1840-1912)) he was born in 01/10/1840
  • Robert Montgomery Bird (American novelist, playwright, physician) he was born in 05/02/1806
  • Clayton Douglass Buck (American politician (1890-1965)) he was born in 21/03/1890
  • George Ross (Signer of the United States Declaration of Independence 1730-1779) he was born in 10/05/1730
  • Thomas Stockton (American politician (1781-1846)) he was born in 01/04/1781
  • John B. Penington (American politician (1825-1902)) he was born in 20/12/1825
  • Kensey Johns, Jr. (American politician (1791-1857)) he was born in 10/12/1791
  • Nicholas Van Dyke (American politician and lawyer) he was born in 20/12/1769
  • Devin Smith (American basketball player) he was born in 12/04/1983
  • Green Peyton Wertenbaker (American journalist and writer) he was born in 23/12/1907
  • Dave May (American baseball player) he was born in 23/12/1943
  • E. Paul du Pont (American businessman) he was born in 01/01/1887
  • Irénée du Pont (American businessman 1876-1963) he was born in 21/12/1876
  • John Johns (American bishop) he was born in 01/07/1796

Schools in New Castle

College & universities near New Castle, DE

Code Name City ZIP
131113 Wilmington University New Castle (DE) 19720

Stations (31)

Amtrak & bus stations near New Castle, DE

Code Name Address Type
WIL Wilmington station 100 South French Street RAIL
NRK Newark 429 South College Ave. RAIL
EXT Exton 425 Walkertown Road RAIL
DOW Downingtown West Lancaster Ave. and Stuart Ave. RAIL
COT Coatesville Third Ave. and Fleetwood St. RAIL

Post offices near New Castle

Post Office Name City ZIP
New Castl Post Office New Castle (DE) 19720

Other places with the same name (8)

Other cities in New Castle County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in New Castle County , DE. (more)

City Name Population Title
Wilmington 70,376 City in and county seat of New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Newark 33,849 City in New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Middletown 23,765 Town in Delaware, USA
Bear 19,371 Census-designated place in Delaware, United States
Hockessin 13,527 Census designated place
Claymont 8,253 Census-designated place in Delaware
North Star 7,980 Census designated place
Pike Creek 7,898 Census designated place
Wilmington Manor 7,889 Census-designated place in Delaware
Elsmere 5,761 Town in Delaware
Edgemoor 5,677 Census designated place
Brookside 2,896 Town in Alabama
Townsend 2,764 Town in New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Delaware City 1,837 City in New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Bellefonte 1,166 Town of the United States
Newport 874 Town in New Castle County, Delaware, United States

Distance to Other Cities

New Castle distances to largest Delaware cities