New Castle, Kentucky Population 2024

887

New Castle is a city located in Henry County Kentucky. New Castle has a 2024 population of 887. It is also the county seat of Henry County.New Castle is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually and its population has increased by 0.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 882 in 2020.

The average household income in New Castle is $51,746 with a poverty rate of 18.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in New Castle is 52.1 years, 48.5 years for males, and 60.2 years for females.

New Castle Demographics

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

  • White: 90.23%
  • Black or African American: 6.25%
  • Two or more races: 3.18%
  • Asian: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,164.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.57% (5)
The current population of New Castle, Kentucky is 887 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 882.

New Castle, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White79490.23%
Black or African American556.25%
Two or more races283.18%
Asian20.23%
Native American10.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

New Castle Population by Race

New Castle Population Pyramid 2024

New Castle Median Age

52.1

Total

48.5

Male

60.2

Female

New Castle Adults

There are 756 adults, (298 of whom are seniors) in New Castle.

New Castle Age Dependency

92.1

Age Dependency Ratio

65.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Child Dependency Ratio

New Castle Sex Ratio

Female50857.73%
Male37242.27%

New Castle Population by Age

New Castle Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4051.9657.342.7
Non Family2021.1148.551.5
Married1552.778.721.3
Female383.0526.373.7
Male103.32080
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2.71

Average Family Size

1.96

Average Household Size

57.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

New Castle Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

New Castle Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Castle Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.35%.

New Castle Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,250

Average Earnings

$42,188

Average Male

$27,955

Average Female

New Castle Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Castle Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

New Castle Language

96.68% of New Castle residents speak only English, while 3.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.25% of the population.

New Castle Language

New Castle Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White68914320.75%
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18.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.89%

Male Poverty Rate

18.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Castle

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Castle is White, with 20.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Castle is White, with 20.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.5%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.04%.

New Castle Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.32%
High School22.71%
Some College8.87%
Bachelors or Greater3.94%
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New Castle Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed92.31%
Female Employed7.55%
Male Employed4.65%
Female Unemployed
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New Castle Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Castle Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

New Castle Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

32.1%

Female Marriage Rate

New Castle Married by Age and Sex

male

female

New Castle Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

New Castle Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

New Castle Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

25

Number of Veterans

25

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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New Castle Veterans by War

count

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New Castle Veterans by Age

count

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New Castle Veterans by Race

New Castle Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Castle Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.1%

Labor Force Participation

42.9%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

New Castle Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

New Castle Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

New Castle Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

71.82%

Born in New Castle

98.75%

Native Born

1.25%

Foreign Born

0.45%

Non Citizen

0.8%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.75% of New Castle residents were born in the United States, with 71.82% having been born in Kentucky. 0.45% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202989720.22%
202889520.22%
202789320.22%
202689120.22%
202588920.23%
202488720.23%
202388520.23%
202288320.23%
2021881-1-0.11%
2020882-49-5.26%
2019931-1-0.11%
201893210.11%
201793160.65%
2016925141.54%
2015911-2-0.22%
201491370.77%
201390630.33%
2012903-3-0.33%
2011906
2010906
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New Castle Population by Year