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Newcastle, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Newcastle is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Dixon County at latitude 42.6524 and longitude -96.874. Dixon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,289 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Newcastle, but most people and references simply refer to it as Newcastle, Nebraska.

The P1 Census Class Code for Newcastle indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Newcastle: New Castle.

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Newcastle, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 318
Population in Households 318
Population in Familes 272
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 940
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 137
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 98
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 159 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 110 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $167,647
Average Home Value $211,591


Median Household Income $43,602
Average Household Income $51,726
Per Capita Income $20,987
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.51% -0.51%
Households -0.34% -0.44%
Families 3.69% -0.41%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 272 53rd
Population Density1 # 252 57th
Diversity Index2 # 333 43rd
Median Household Income # 388 33rd
Per Capita Income # 497 14th

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