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Newcastle, Texas - Basic Facts

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The City of Newcastle had a population of 678 as of July 1, 2016. Newcastle ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Newcastle is located at latitude 33.1962 and longitude -98.7435 in Young County. The formal boundaries for the City of Newcastle (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Young County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,142 feet.

The City of Newcastle (GNIS ID: 2411242) 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.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Newcastle is located within Newcastle Division of Young County.

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, 2016.

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Newcastle, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 678
Population in Households 678
Population in Familes 573
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 379
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 283
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 197
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 337 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 205 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $49,760
Average Home Value $125,362


Median Household Income $39,283
Average Household Income $54,782
Per Capita Income $22,564
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.39% 1.43%
Households 2.33% 1.44%
Families 3.7% 1.38%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newcastle to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1141 35th
Population Density1 # 1298 26th
Diversity Index2 # 1607 8th
Median Household Income # 1138 35th
Per Capita Income # 873 50th

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