Newcastle is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 10,984 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Newcastle is the 42nd largest community in Oklahoma. Newcastle has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Newcastle, where the median household income is $86,065.00.
Newcastle real estate is some of the most expensive in Oklahoma, although Newcastle house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Newcastle is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Newcastle is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newcastle who work in office and administrative support (14.52%), management occupations (12.16%), and sales jobs (9.08%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.87% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Newcastle is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Newcastle’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small city, Newcastle does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Newcastle citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.79% of adults in Newcastle have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Newcastle in 2018 was $44,497, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $177,988 for a family of four.
Newcastle is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Newcastle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newcastle residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Newcastle include German, Irish, English, European, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Newcastle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.