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New Castle, IN Micropolitan Area

Counties include: Henry

Largest City: New Castle (2015 population: 17,621)

Population per Square Mile: 125.0

Square Miles: 391.9

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)49,46260.8%6,484,229
Today (2015)48,98560.7%6,619,680
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*47,66480.7%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-1.0%12 2.1%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2014-2015NumberRank of 25Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-8512 -14,881
Net International Migration818 12,574
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-3222-0.1%25,260

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2015NumberRank of 25Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)2,492125.1%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)7,764915.8%17.5%
College Age (18 to 24)4,03478.2%10.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)11,900524.3%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)13,813628.2%26.2%
Seniors (65 and older)8,982518.3%14.6%

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2015NumberRank of 25Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone83220.2%0.4%
Asian Alone205180.4%2.1%
Black Alone1,30942.7%9.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone6230.0%0.1%
White46,702695.3%85.8%
Two or More Race Groups68051.4%1.9%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic48,146698.3%93.3%
Hispanic839161.7%6.7%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank of 25Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2014 (includes detail not shown below)18,2147100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,8732215.8%19.4%
Married Without Children6,383735.0%30.1%
Single Parents1,64819.0%9.9%
Living Alone5,272428.9%27.8%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank of 25Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2015 (estimate)21,1075100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2014 (includes vacant units)21,2205100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)13,363963.0%61.6%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)4,851522.9%27.1%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank of 25Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2015/2016 Total Reported) 7,41690.7%1,108,151
Public7,41670.7%1,046,058

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank of 25Percent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2015$33,5892480.1%$41,940
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 20158041.0%8,338
Food Stamp Recipients in 20157,03030.9%810,606
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 20163,61460.7%504,539

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of 25Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 2014483150.6%84,080
Births to Teens, 201443110.7%6,277
Deaths, 201456040.9%60,798

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2015NumberRank of 25Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force21,597100.7%3,265,761
Employed20,449100.7%3,109,217
Unemployed1,14860.7%156,544
Annual Unemployment Rate5.35110.4%4.8
October 2016 Unemployment Rate4.09102.6%3.9

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2015 EmploymentPct Dist.
in Region
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work17,513100.0%$644,040100.0%$36,775
Wage and Salary13,04474.5%$457,77271.1%$35,094
Farm Proprietors6113.5%$-3,406-0.5%$-5,574
Nonfarm Proprietors3,85822.0%$68,05610.6%$17,640
Farm7184.1%$9590.1%$1,336
Nonfarm16,79595.9%$643,08199.9%$38,290
Private13,66678.0%$479,35274.4%$35,076
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,1736.7%$19,9243.1%$16,986
  Arts, Ent., Recreation2791.6%$1,9140.3%$6,860
  Construction1,0616.1%$45,2197.0%$42,619
  Health Care, Social Serv.1,5058.6%$51,3428.0%$34,114
  Information1570.9%$5,9820.9%$38,102
  Manufacturing2,16012.3%$124,71819.4%$57,740
  Professional, Tech. Serv.4322.5%$12,3751.9%$28,646
  Retail Trade2,16912.4%$54,4038.4%$25,082
  Trans., Warehousing4042.3%$18,5692.9%$45,963
  Wholesale Trade5313.0%$28,3584.4%$53,405
  Other Private (not above)3,688*21.1%*$114,146*17.7%*$30,951*
Government3,12917.9%$163,72925.4%$52,326

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
* These totals do not include county data that are not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.

Residential Building Permits, 2015UnitsPct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed31100.0%100.0%$4,823$3,737,044
Single-Family2374.2%68.4%$4,423$2,929,210
2-Family00.0%2.8%$0$54,124
3- and 4-Family00.0%1.6%$0$31,656
5+ Family825.8%27.2%$400$722,054

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in New Castle, IN Micropolitan Area

NamePopulation
in 2015
Percent of Region
Kennard4640.9%
Knightstown2,1204.3%
Lewisville3600.7%
Middletown2,2604.6%
Mooreland3650.7%
Mount Summit3470.7%
New Castle17,62136.0%
Spiceland8681.8%
Straughn2190.4%
Sulphur Springs3860.8%
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