New Castle, Delaware Population 2022

5,497
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New Castle is a city located in New Castle County Delaware. New Castle has a 2020 population of 5,497. New Castle is currently growing at a rate of 0.64% annually and its population has increased by 6.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,148 in 2010.

The average household income in New Castle is $92,286 with a poverty rate of 6.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,320 per month, and the median house value is $194,300. The median age in New Castle is 51 years, 49 years for males, and 51.7 years for females.

New Castle Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of New Castlewas:

  • White: 65.70%
  • Black or African American: 28.25%
  • Two or more races: 2.94%
  • Asian: 1.47%
  • Other race: 1.24%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of New Castle, Delaware is 5,497 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,497.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,148.

New Castle, Delaware Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,44465.70%
Black or African American1,48128.25%
Two or More Races1542.94%
Asian771.47%
Some Other Race651.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.40%
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New Castle Population by Race

New Castle Population Pyramid $2022

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New Castle Median Age

51


Total

49


Male

51.7


Female

New Castle Adults

There are 4,683 adults, (1,092 of whom are seniors) in New Castle.

New Castle Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.6

Child Dependency Ratio

New Castle Sex Ratio

Female

2,642

50.40%

Male

2,600

49.60%

New Castle Population by Age

New Castle Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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New Castle Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family47.8%52.2%
All63.1%36.9%
Female67.4%32.6%
Male73.2%26.8%
Married77.6%22.4%

63.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

New Castle Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4012.1863.1
Non Family1,0691.247.8
Married9812.877.6
Female2393.6467.4
Male1123.0273.2

2.92

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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New Castle Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade932.10%
9th to 12th Grade2275.11%
High School Graduate1,71438.62%
Some College86219.42%
Associates Degree1633.67%
Bachelors Degree69315.62%
Graduate Degree68615.46%
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New Castle Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Castle Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,0092,719937
Black1,1781,169299
Hispanic22121236
2+ Races767648
Asian646464
Other Race313131
Native American21

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

New Castle Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,395$56,367$42,779
Less Than 9th Grade$54,676$55,729$53,056
High School Graduate$36,699$44,868$26,366
Some College$56,396$59,917$43,917
Bachelors Degree$58,424$53,478$65,069
Graduate Degree$67,153$100,774$54,706

$48,395

Average Earnings

$56,367

Average Male

$42,779

Average Female

New Castle Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Castle Language by Age

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New Castle Language

92.41% of New Castle residents speak only English, while 7.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.75% of the population.

New Castle Language

New Castle Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,3352106.30%
Black1,481946.35%
Native211257.14%
OtherNaN%

6.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.04%

Male Poverty Rate

7.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Castle

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Castle is Native, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Castle is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.18%.

New Castle Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.75%
High School8.28%
Some College6.83%
Bachelors or Greater3.70%

New Castle Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed31.58%
Male Unemployed19.35%
Female Employed3.96%
Male Employed0.56%

New Castle Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Castle Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,211$92,286
Families$86,583$110,228
Married Families$101,028-
Non Families$52,375$67,610
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Income by Household Type

New Castle Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

New Castle Married by Age and Sex

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New Castle Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

New Castle Marital Status by Race

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New Castle Marital Status

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435

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam121
First Gulf War100
Second Gulf War61
Korea24
World War II9

New Castle Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64151
35 to 5491
75+90
65 to 7471
18 to 3432

New Castle Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2989.32%
Black13711.05%

New Castle Veterans by Race

New Castle Veterans by Education

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5.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Castle Veterans by Education

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64.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

New Castle Employment by Age

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New Castle Employment by Race

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New Castle Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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54.46%

Born in New Castle

95.92%

Native Born

4.08%

Foreign Born

1.35%

Non Citizen

2.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.92% of New Castle residents were born in the United States, with 54.46% having been born in Delaware. 1.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

New Castle Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20225,497350.64%
20215,462350.64%
20205,427350.65%
20195,392350.65%
20185,3572224.32%
20175,135-19-0.37%
20165,154-17-0.33%
20155,171-9-0.17%
20145,180-6-0.12%
20135,186110.21%
20125,175140.27%
20115,161130.25%
20105,1482860.57%
20004,862250.05%
19904,837-70-0.14%
19804,907930.19%
19704,8143450.75%
19604,469-927-1.87%
19505,3969822.03%
19404,4142830.66%
19304,1312770.70%
19203,8545031.41%
19103,351-29-0.09%
19003,380-630-1.69%
18904,0103100.81%
18803,7000.00%

New Castle Population by Year