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New Castle, IN Micropolitan Area

Counties include: Henry

Largest City: New Castle (2016 population: 17,426)

Population per Square Mile: 123.8

Square Miles: 391.9

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)49,46260.8%6,484,136
Today (2016)48,52160.7%6,633,053
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*47,66480.7%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-1.9%15 2.3%

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

Components of Population Change, 2015-2016NumberRank of 25Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-28320 -12,135
Net International Migration125 11,052
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-8623-0.4%22,358

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2016NumberRank of 25Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)2,475125.1%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)7,5831115.6%17.4%
College Age (18 to 24)3,90098.0%10.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)11,862524.4%25.2%
Older Adult (45 to 64)13,679628.2%26.1%
Seniors (65 and older)9,022518.6%14.9%

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016NumberRank of 25Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone86220.2%0.4%
Asian Alone189170.4%2.2%
Black Alone1,27542.6%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone15130.0%0.1%
White46,323695.5%85.6%
Two or More Race Groups63351.3%2.0%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic47,721698.4%93.2%
Hispanic800191.6%6.8%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank of 25Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2015 (includes detail not shown below)18,0107100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,7672415.4%19.2%
Married Without Children6,339735.2%30.0%
Single Parents1,71619.5%9.8%
Living Alone5,135428.5%28.0%

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 2016 (estimate)21,0905100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2015 (includes vacant units)21,3195100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)13,231962.1%61.9%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)4,779622.4%27.8%

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

EducationNumberRank of 25Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 7,34690.7%1,110,866
Public7,34670.7%1,048,879

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 2016$35,0732081.4%$43,097
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 20167341.0%7,519
Food Stamp Recipients in 20165,94530.8%722,928
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/20173,52070.7%495,330

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, 2015476140.6%84,008
Births to Teens, 201542120.7%5,876
Deaths, 201560441.0%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2016NumberRank of 25Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force22,147100.7%3,326,893
Employed21,118100.7%3,179,806
Unemployed1,02960.7%147,087
Annual Unemployment Rate4.611104.5%4.4
September 2017 Unemployment Rate3.710102.8%3.6

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2016 EmploymentPct Dist.
in Region
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work17,713100.0%$685,345100.0%$38,692
Wage and Salary13,24774.8%$475,16369.3%$35,869
Farm Proprietors6123.5%$5,4500.8%$8,905
Nonfarm Proprietors3,85421.8%$74,38410.9%$19,300
Farm7204.1%$9,6771.4%$13,440
Nonfarm16,99395.9%$675,66898.6%$39,762
Private13,81578.0%$504,99673.7%$36,554
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,2347.0%$21,5143.1%$17,434
  Arts, Ent., Recreation2731.5%$3,0190.4%$11,059
  Construction9715.5%$44,8496.5%$46,188
  Health Care, Social Serv.1,3217.5%$49,4577.2%$37,439
  Information1640.9%$5,8710.9%$35,799
  Manufacturing2,34213.2%$137,18620.0%$58,576
  Professional, Tech. Serv.4282.4%$12,9561.9%$30,271
  Retail Trade2,25912.8%$57,8958.4%$25,629
  Trans., Warehousing4562.6%$21,9453.2%$48,125
  Wholesale Trade5893.3%$31,7214.6%$53,856
  Other Private (not above)3,664*20.7%*$115,423*16.8%*$31,502*
Government3,17817.9%$170,67224.9%$53,704

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, 2016UnitsPct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed51100.0%100.0%$7,350$3,875,847
Single-Family2752.9%75.2%$5,550$3,417,822
2-Family00.0%3.1%$0$64,063
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.9%$0$21,320
5+ Family2447.1%20.9%$1,800$372,642

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 2016
Percent of Region
Kennard4600.9%
Knightstown2,1124.4%
Lewisville3570.7%
Middletown2,2384.6%
Mooreland3620.7%
Mount Summit3430.7%
New Castle17,42635.9%
Spiceland8601.8%
Straughn2170.4%
Sulphur Springs3820.8%
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