New Castle Information

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

General New Castle Information

State: Delaware

County: New Castle County

Close cities: Greenville, DE, Delaware City, DE, Wilmington, DE, Wilmington Manor, DE, Brookside, DE, Elsmere, DE, Bear, DE, Pike Creek, DE, Newport, DE

New Castle Population (census data)
Total 4,973 (+1.9% since 2000)
Male 2,332 (46.9%)
Female 2,641 (53.1%)

Population Density: 1,631 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 100.5 (US Avg is 100)

New Castle Elevation: 19 feet above sea level

Land Area: 3.05 square miles

Median Household Income: $59,634

Zip Codes: 19721, and 19720.

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New Castle Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (76.3%)
  • Black (20.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (25.5%)
  • German (14.2%)
  • English (13.8%)
  • Italian (12.5%)
  • Polish (6.3%)
  • United States (5.2%)

New Castle School Information

High Schools
Pencader Business And Finance Charter High School (170 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE, 19720 - Pencader Business And Finance Charter High School District)
Penn (William) High School (713 East Basin Road, New Castle, DE, 19720 - Colonial School District District)
Middle Schools
Bedford (Gunning) Middle School (801 Cox Neck Road, New Castle, DE, 19720 - Colonial School District District)
New Castle Middle School (903 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE, 19720 - Colonial School District District)
Read (George) Middle School (314 East Basin Road, New Castle, DE, 19720 - Colonial School District District)
Elementary Schools
Castle Hills Elementary School (502 Moores Lane, New Castle, DE, 19720 - Colonial School District District)
Colwyck Elementary School (12 Landers Lane, New Castle, DE, 19720 - Colonial School District District)
Downie (Carrie) Elementary School (1201 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE, 19720 - Colonial School District District)
Eisenberg (Harry O.) Elementary School (28 Landers Lane, New Castle, DE, 19720 - Colonial School District District)
McCullough (Calvin R.) Elementary School (29 Chase Avenue, New Castle, DE, 19720 - Colonial School District District)
Pleasantville Elementary School (16 Pleasant Street, New Castle, DE, 19720 - Colonial School District District)
Southern Elementary School (795 Cox Neck Road, New Castle, DE, 19720 - Colonial School District District)
Wilmington Manor Elementary School (200 East Roosevelt Avenue, New Castle, DE, 19720 - Colonial School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Family Foundations Academy (Delaware Street, New Castle, DE, 19720 - Family Foundations Academy District)
Leach (John G.) School (Landers Lane, New Castle, DE, 19720 - Colonial School District District)

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