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Newcastle, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Newcastle had a population of 313 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Newcastle is located at latitude 42.6524 and longitude -96.874 in Dixon County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Newcastle (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dixon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,289 feet.

The Village of Newcastle has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newcastle population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Newcastle: New Castle.

Village of Newcastle, NE Boundary Map

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Newcastle, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 313
Population in Households 313
Population in Familes 268
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 926
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 135
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 97
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 159 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $183,929
Average Home Value $256,193
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,288
Average Household Income $51,474
Per Capita Income $21,219
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.71% -0.52%
Households -0.55% -0.45%
Families 2.78% -0.63%
Median Household Income   3.64%
Per Capita Income   3.01%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Newcastle, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newcastle to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 276 52nd
Population Density1 # 259 56th
Diversity Index2 # 394 32nd
Median Household Income # 428 27th
Per Capita Income # 504 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nebraska Census Data Comparison Tool.