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New Castle is a city in Henry County, in the Louisville metro area.
New Castle is in the Bluegrass region.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of New Castle is 38.433N. The longitude is -85.169W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 833 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 919.
Sections below provide additional information and links about New Castle demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Henry County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 40050 ZIP code.
12% of New Castle residents report German ancestry, and 17% 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 $12,626, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of New Castle residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in New Castle, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $272. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $657.
Newspapers in New Castle include Henry County Local
Henry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Castle political report.
The average commute time for New Castle workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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