|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of New Castle is 844. New Castle, Kentucky is the 10,952nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of New Castle was in 1990, when its population was 921. In 1990, New Castle was the 10,157th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,952nd largest city in the US. New Castle is currently 8.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
New Castle has shrunk 8.0% since the year 2000. New Castle, Kentucky's growth is below average. 61% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|10948||King Cove, Alaska||845||7.2%|
|10949||Bow Mar, Colorado||844||0.8%|
|10952||New Castle, Kentucky||844||-8.0%|
|10957||Milford Center, Ohio||843||25.2%|
|10958||Rockaway Beach, Missouri||843||47.8%|
The total voting age population of New Castle, Kentucky, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 818. The voting age population is 44.6% male and 55.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 29.9% of the residents of New Castle are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of New Castle are 91.2% White, 4.9% Two or more races and 3.9% Black. Additionally, 1.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In New Castle, 28.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 43.8%. On a per-household basis, 23.3% of families are below the poverty line in New Castle.
Among those aged 16 and older, 46.4% of New Castle residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 73.1% of New Castle residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.1% have a bachelor's degree and 4.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among New Castle residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in New Castle is 6.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In New Castle, 14.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in New Castle is $34,750.
In New Castle, 46.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 53.2% of housing units in New Castle.
Of all the housing units in New Castle, 12.4% of them were build before 1940.
In New Castle, 4.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in New Castle is $763.
In New Castle, 48.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.