New Castle, DE
Community & Region
-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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New Castle DE General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||5,385||925,749|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||5,285||897,936|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||1.9%||3.1%|
|Population, 2010 ||5,285||897,934|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||5.1%||6.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||18.7%||22.9%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||16.4%||14.4%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||54.3%||51.6% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||67.3%||68.9%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||27.2%||21.4%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.3%||0.5%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.2%||3.2%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.0%||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||2.6%||2.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||5.4%||8.2%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||64.7%||65.3% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||85.8%||86.3%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||4.8%||8.4%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||11.3%||12.6%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||85.5%||87.7%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||27.0%||28.9%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||378||75,081|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||20.7||24.8|
|Housing units, 2010 ||2,497||405,885|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||68.8%||72.5%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||26.1%||17.6%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$209,000||$235,800|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||2,268||335,707|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.36||2.63|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$29,931||$29,819|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$53,553||$59,878|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||12.2%||11.7%|
|Business Attributes||New Castle||Delaware|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||711||74,573|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||19.8%||8.7%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||S|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||4.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||2.1%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||11.3%||26.1% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||338,536||25,679,939|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||246,686||5,727,401|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||694,515||14,202,083|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$139,545||$16,421|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||30,019||1,910,770|
|Geographic Attributes||New Castle||Delaware|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||3.40||1,948.54|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||1,554.9||460.8|
|FIPS Code ||50800||10|
|Counties ||New Castle County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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