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New Castle is a city in Henry County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for New Castle, KY

The latitude of New Castle is 39.928N. The longitude is -85.37W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,070 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 18,955.


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Median household income
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$30,688
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our New Castle demographic reports
New Castle is on the Big Blue River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 18. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.9 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Summit Lake State Park
Historic sites and museums: Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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17% of New Castle residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Castle ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Castle was $17,587, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of New Castle residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in New Castle include New Castle Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in New Castle, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $360.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $681.


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Libraries in New Castle include New Castle-Henry County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in New Castle include New Castle Courier-Times

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Henry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Castle political report.

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The average commute time for New Castle workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in New Castle between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in New Castle include Best Western Raintree Inn, Holiday Inn Express New Castle, Super 8.

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