New Castle Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of New Castle, PA

General New Castle Information

State: Pennsylvania

County: Lawrence County

Close cities: Hillsville, PA, Bessemer, PA, West Pittsburg, PA, Slippery Rock, PA, Oakland, PA, Edinburg, PA, Wampum, PA, South New Castle, PA, New Galilee, PA

New Castle Population (census data)
Total 24,411 (-6.6% since 2000)
Male 11,240 (46.0%)
Female 13,171 (54.0%)

Population Density: 2,860 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 79.3 (US Avg is 100)

Incorporated in 1869

Land Area: 8.54 square miles

Median Household Income: $31,464

Zip Codes: 16103, 16107, 16105, 16101, 16108, and 16102.

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New Castle Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (86.4%)
  • Black (10.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Italian (30.9%)
  • German (19.1%)
  • Irish (14.4%)
  • Polish (6.9%)
  • English (6.2%)
  • United States (3.1%)

New Castle School Information

High Schools
Laurel Junior-Senior High School (2497 Harlansburg Road, New Castle, PA, 16101 - Laurel School District District)
Neshannock Junior-Senior High School (3834 Mitchell Road, New Castle, PA, 16105 - Neshannock Township School District District)
New Castle Junior-Senior High School (300 E Lincoln Avenue, New Castle, PA, 16101 - New Castle Area School District District)
Shenango High School (2550 Ellwood Road, New Castle, PA, 16101 - Shenango Area School District District)
Union Area High School (2106 Camden Avenue, New Castle, PA, 16101 - Union Area School District District)
Middle Schools
Union Area Middle School (2106 Camden Avenue, New Castle, PA, 16101 - Union Area School District District)
Elementary Schools
Laurel Elementary School (223 McCaslin Road, New Castle, PA, 16101 - Laurel School District District)
Neshannock Memorial Elementary School (3832 Mitchell Road, New Castle, PA, 16105 - Neshannock Township School District District)
Shenango Elementary School (2501 Old Pittsburgh Road, New Castle, PA, 16101 - Shenango Area School District District)
Union Memorial Elementary School (500 South Scotland Lane, New Castle, PA, 16101 - Union Area School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Croton Pre-Kdg Center (420 Fern Street, New Castle, PA, 16101 - New Castle Area School District District)
Harry W Lockley Kindergarten Center (900 E Main Street, New Castle, PA, 16101 - New Castle Area School District District)
John F Kennedy School (326 Laurel Boulevard, New Castle, PA, 16101 - New Castle Area School District District)
Lawrence County Career and Technology Center (750 Phelps Way, New Castle, PA, 16101 - Lawrence County Career and Technology Centers District)
Thaddeus Stevens School (831 Harrison Street, New Castle, PA, 16101 - New Castle Area School District District)
Washington Intermediate School (101 East Euclid Avenue, New Castle, PA, 16105 - New Castle Area School District District)
West Side School (708 W Washington Street, New Castle, PA, 16101 - New Castle Area School District District)

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