New Castle, Kentucky Population 2022

878
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New Castle is a city located in Henry County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Henry County. With a 2020 population of 878, it is the 248th largest city in Kentucky and the 15711th largest city in the United States. New Castle is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually and its population has decreased by -0.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 884 in 2020. Spanning over 0 miles, New Castle has a population density of 2,143 people per square mile.

The average household income in New Castle is $43,377 with a poverty rate of 22.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $800 per month, and the median house value is $102,900. The median age in New Castle is 49.5 years, 44.5 years for males, and 51.1 years for females.

New Castle Demographics

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

  • White: 88.95%
  • Two or more races: 6.57%
  • Black or African American: 4.48%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of New Castle, Kentucky is 878 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 884.

New Castle, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White93488.95%
Black or African American474.48%
Two or More Races696.57%
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New Castle Population by Race

New Castle Population Pyramid 2022

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New Castle Median Age

50.9


Total

45


Male

59.9


Female

New Castle Adults

There are 867 adults, (358 of whom are seniors) in New Castle.

New Castle Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

70.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

New Castle Sex Ratio

Female

562

53.52%

Male

488

46.48%

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
Married68.3%31.7%
All53.8%46.2%
Male50%50%
Non Family46.5%53.5%
Female31%69%

53.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

New Castle Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4652.0853.8
Married1832.9168.3
Male102.650
Female424.0231
Non Family2301.0546.5

3.03

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

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New Castle Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8510.95%
9th to 12th Grade11414.69%
High School Graduate30339.05%
Some College14518.69%
Associates Degree212.71%
Bachelors Degree729.28%
Graduate Degree364.64%
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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
White701538104
Black41234
2+ Races2512
Hispanic94

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 76.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.84%.

New Castle Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,429$29,792$21,719
Less Than 9th Grade$26,932$28,333$
High School Graduate$30,938$37,250$24,821
Some College$$31,563$
Bachelors Degree$12,813$$11,458
Graduate Degree$42,500$$

$26,429

Average Earnings

$29,792

Average Male

$21,719

Average Female

New Castle Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Castle Language by Age

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New Castle Language

99.13% of New Castle residents speak only English, while 0.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

New Castle Language

New Castle Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White84120023.78%
OtherNaN%
Multiple691318.84%

22.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.44%

Male Poverty Rate

17.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Castle

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Castle is White, with 23.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Castle is Multiple, with 18.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.52%.

New Castle Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade57.14%
High School15.09%
Some College11.11%
Bachelors or Greater2.88%

New Castle Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.64%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed7.65%
Female Unemployed0.00%

New Castle Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Castle Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,438$41,663
Families$50,781$55,870
Married Families$53,036-
Non Families$25,357$25,003
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Income by Household Type

New Castle Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.9%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

New Castle Marital Status by Race

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New Castle Marital Status

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59

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3
First Gulf War3
Vietnam46
Korea
World War II2

New Castle Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 543
55 to 648
65 to 7437
75+11

New Castle Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White536.72%
2+ Races616.22%

New Castle Veterans by Race

New Castle Veterans by Education

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28.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Castle Veterans by Education

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46.4%

Labor Force Participation

44.8%

Employment Rate

3.5%

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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79.33%

Born in New Castle

98.86%

Native Born

1.14%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.86% of New Castle residents were born in the United States, with 79.33% having been born in Kentucky. 0.00% 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
20109120.00%
2011909-3-0.33%
2012906-3-0.33%
2013903-3-0.33%
2014900-3-0.33%
2015897-3-0.33%
2016894-3-0.33%
2017891-3-0.34%
2018888-3-0.34%
2019885-3-0.34%
2020884-1-0.11%
2021881-3-0.34%
2022878-3-0.34%

New Castle Population by Year