New Castle, KY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 919. Estimated population in July 2005: 929 (+1.1% change)
Males: 402 (43.7%), Females: 517 (56.3%)

Henry County

Zip code: 40050

Median resident age: 40.5 years
Median household income: $24,931 (year 2000)
Median house value: $79,900 (year 2000)

Races in New Castle:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.3%)
  • Black (5.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (20.8%), Irish (10.2%), German (7.0%), English (4.6%), French (2.6%), Polish (1.7%).

Elevation: 844 feet

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Map of New Castle, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in New Castle

  • High school or higher: 67.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Castle city

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-0.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near New Castle:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New Castle:

  • LOUISVILLE INTL-STANDIFORD FIELD (about 44 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; ID: SDF)
  • BLUE GRASS (about 49 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; ID: LEX)
  • CINCINNATI/NORTHERN KENTUCKY INTERNATIONAL (about 55 miles; COVINGTON/CINCINNATI, OH, KY; ID: CVG)

Other public-use airports nearest to New Castle:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Castle:

  • SULLIVAN UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,342)
  • BELLARMINE UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 2,030)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE (about 39 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 15,514)
  • JEFFERSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 5,290)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-SOUTHEAST (about 47 miles; NEW ALBANY, IN; FT enrollment: 4,355)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY (about 54 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; FT enrollment: 20,492)
  • LEXINGTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; FT enrollment: 5,437)

Schools

Public high school in New Castle:

  • HENRY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 616; Location: 1120 EMINENCE RD; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in New Castle:

  • HENRY COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 537; Location: 1124 EMINENCE RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • NEW CASTLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 393; Location: 182 S PROPERTY RD; Grades: KG – 05)