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New Castle, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The City of New Castle had a population of 873 as of July 1, 2016. New Castle ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for New Castle is located at latitude 38.4336 and longitude -85.1692 in Henry County. The formal boundaries for the City of New Castle (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Henry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 833 feet.

The City of New Castle (GNIS ID: 2404359) 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.

Kentucky 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 Henry 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, 2016.

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New Castle, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 873
Population in Households 814
Population in Familes 625
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density1 2,128
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 354
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 217
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 416 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 189 (45.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 165 (39.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $108,721
Average Home Value $129,233


Median Household Income $41,636
Average Household Income $50,880
Per Capita Income $21,811
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.7% -0.35%
Households -0.66% -0.34%
Families -0.22% -0.47%
Median Household Income   -1.02%
Per Capita Income   1.1%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

New Castle, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Castle to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 255 53rd
Population Density1 # 106 81st
Diversity Index2 # 221 59th
Median Household Income # 243 55th
Per Capita Income # 245 55th

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