New Castle is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 17,621 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, New Castle is the 48th largest community in Indiana.
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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in New Castle who work in office and administrative support (12.99%), sales jobs (9.53%), and food service (6.68%).
The citizens of New Castle are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.72% of adults in New Castle have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in New Castle in 2010 was $17,950, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,800 for a family of four.
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 Irish, English, Scottish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in New Castle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.