New Castle, DE

New Castle profile

Living in New Castle

New Castle is a somewhat small city located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 5,551 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, New Castle is the 14th largest community in Delaware.

New Castle is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, New Castle is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Castle who work in office and administrative support (16.13%), sales jobs (11.22%), and management occupations (8.80%).

Also of interest is that New Castle has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In terms of college education, New Castle is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.45% of adults in New Castle have a college degree.

The per capita income in New Castle in 2018 was $45,543, which is upper middle income relative to Delaware, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $182,172 for a family of four.

New Castle is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call New Castle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Castle residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in New Castle include English, Irish, German, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in New Castle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.