New Castle, PA Population

Population: 26,309. Estimated population in July 2020: 25,030 (-4.9% change)
Males: 12,114 (46.0%), Females: 14,195 (54.0%)

Zip codes: 16101, 16102, 16105.

Median resident age: 39.4 years
Median household income: $25,598
Median house value: $42,300

Races in New Castle:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.4%)
  • Black (10.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: Italian (30.9%), German (19.1%), Irish (14.4%), Polish (6.9%), English (6.2%), United States (3.1%).

Land area: 8.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in New Castle

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Castle city

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -2,055 (-7.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in New Castle:

  • JAMESON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1211 WILMINGTON AVENUE)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL OF NEW CASTLE (1000 SOUTH MERCER STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near New Castle:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New Castle:

  • YOUNGSTOWN-WARREN REGIONAL (about 29 miles; YOUNGSTOWN/WARREN, OH; Abbreviation: YNG)
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 37 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: PIT)
  • VENANGO REGIONAL (about 43 miles; FRANKLIN, PA; Abbreviation: FKL)
Other public-use airports nearest to New Castle:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in New Castle:

  • ERIE BUSINESS CENTER-SOUTH (Full-time enrollment: 76; Location: 170 CASCADE GALLERIA; Private, for-profit)
  • JAMESON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Full-time enrollment: 54; Location: 1211 WILMINGTON AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: [email protected])
  • SAINT FRANCIS HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF NURSING (Full-time enrollment: 38; Location: 1100 S MERCER ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL SCH PRACT NUR (Full-time enrollment: 33; Location: 750 PHELPS WAY; Public; Website: www.lcvt.tec.pa.us)
  • NEW CASTLE SCHOOL OF BEAUTY CULTURE (Full-time enrollment: 15; Location: 314 WASHINGTON ST; Private, for-profit)
  • HASKI AVIATION INC (Location: RD 2 BOX 316; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Castle:

  • GENEVA COLLEGE (about 17 miles; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,059)
  • SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 21 miles; SLIPPERY ROCK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,399)
  • GROVE CITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; GROVE CITY, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Full-time enrollment: 9,726)
  • ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (about 36 miles; MOON TOWNSHIP, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,426)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 44 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,058)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 45 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)

Schools

Public high schools in New Castle:

  • NEW CASTLE SHS (Students: 1,029; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SHENANGO HS (Students: 680; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • LAUREL JSHS (Students: 648; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • NESHANNOCK JSHS (Students: 642; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY AVTS (Students: 434; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • UNION AREA HS (Students: 233; Grades: 09 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in New Castle:

  • WASHINGTON INTRMD SCH (Students: 1,001; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • LAUREL EL SCH (Students: 755; Grades: KG – 06)
  • SHENANGO EL SCH (Students: 743; Grades: KG – 06)
  • NESHANNOCK MEMORIAL EL SCH (Students: 704; Grades: KG – 06)
  • BEN FRANKLIN JHS (Students: 634; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • JOHN F KENNEDY SCH (Students: 297; Grades: 01 – 03)
  • UNION AREA MS (Students: 284; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • UNION MEMORIAL EL SCH (Students: 282; Grades: KG – 04)
  • HARRY W LOCKLEY SCH (Students: 281; Grades: KG – 03)
  • THADDEUS STEVENS SCH (Students: 245; Grades: 01 – 03)
Private primary/middle schools in New Castle:

  • ST VITUS SCHOOL (Students: 189; Location: 915 SOUTH JEFFERSON ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • NEW CASTLE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 111; Location: 1701 N ALBERT ST; Grades: KG – 8)
  • FAITH COUNTRY CHAPEL PRESCHOOL (Students: 62; Location: RD #6 BOX 701; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in New Castle:

  • NEW CASTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,381,928; Location: 207 EAST NORTH ST; 126,755 books; 1,869 audio materials; 3,189 video materials; 136 serial subscriptions)

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