New Castle employment information

IndexNew CastleDelawareNational
Income per capita$30,421$30,191$28,555
Median household income$53,420$60,231$53,482
Median income owner occupied$61,923$71,990$68,142
Median income renter occupied$47,438$36,658$33,219
Median earnings male$36,864$38,619$36,116
Median earnings female$32,967$29,263$25,692
Unemployment rate4.7%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level12.0%12.0%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in New Castle is 7% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in New Castle is equal to the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in New Castle is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in New Castle is 23% lower than the national average.

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New Castle median earnings by income bracket

New Castle employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.0%2.4%
Manufacturing sector11.8%0.0%
Financial & insurance services6.5%18.4%
Wholesale & retail services9.3%13.0%
Public administration4.2%4.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.2%2.7%
Education, health & social services9.9%31.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
North Star, DE7,655$149,205179%
Hockessin, DE13,620$121,432127%
Pike Creek, DE8,142$113,456112%
Greenville, DE2,286$102,70092%
Beckett, NJ4,771$98,91985%
New Castle, DE5,346$53,4200%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ5,346$138,780159%
Waterford, WI5,346$61,67515%
Hartsdale, NY5,346$84,34158%
Solvang, CA5,345$66,51124%
Wind Lake, WI5,347$83,65956%
New Castle, DE5,346$53,4200%
Source: The New Castle, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.