New Castle employment information

IndexNew CastleIndianaNational
Income per capita$19,481$26,117$29,829
Median household income$34,924$50,433$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,088$62,593$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,837$29,285$35,192
Median earnings male$30,519$36,194$36,919
Median earnings female$21,731$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate6.2%4.4%4.7%
Poverty level23.2%15.0%15.1%
The New Castle, IN employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in New Castle is $19,481, which is 25% lower than than the Indiana average and 35% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $34,924, which is 31% lower than than the Indiana average and 37% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in New Castle is 6%, which is 32% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in New Castle is 23% which is 53% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$23,280$34,924$69,848
City
$33,618$50,433$100,866
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in New Castle is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in New Castle is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in New Castle is 32% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in New Castle is 53% higher than the national average.

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New Castle employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector37.1%1.0%
Financial & insurance services2.7%5.5%
Wholesale & retail services12.7%13.1%
Public administration6.8%5.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%1.5%
Education, health & social services9.2%44.3%
Other17.6%18.1%

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Wilkinson, IN431$65,17918%
Mount Summit, IN541$51,0428%
Spiceland, IN826$50,00010%
Markleville, IN464$49,25011%
Dunreith, IN216$49,00011%
New Castle, IN17,634$34,92437%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wallingford Center, CT17,634$61,16911%
Westerly, RI17,632$57,2754%
Helena, AL17,630$84,88853%
Maryland City, MD17,647$101,10183%
Redland, MD17,655$100,00081%
New Castle, IN17,634$34,92437%
Source: The New Castle, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).