New Castle employment information

IndexNew CastleKentuckyNational
Income per capita$15,074$23,741$28,555
Median household income$21,000$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$45,375$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$12,847$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$29,375$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$12,396$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate4.3%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level37.6%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in New Castle is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in New Castle is 61% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in New Castle is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in New Castle is 141% higher than the national average.

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New Castle median earnings by income bracket

New Castle employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.2%1.7%
Manufacturing sector25.9%6.6%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.7%
Wholesale & retail services13.5%17.1%
Public administration4.1%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%5.5%
Education, health & social services9.4%47.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Simpsonville, KY2,581$61,10314%
La Grange, KY8,283$53,7781%
Pleasureville, KY918$41,25023%
Campbellsburg, KY766$40,00025%
Worthville, KY216$35,83333%
New Castle, KY1,117$21,00061%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Danvers, IL1,117$62,55717%
Yoncalla, OR1,117$31,76841%
Kiowa, KS1,117$45,41715%
Langley, SC1,118$27,15549%
The Galena Territory, IL1,116$93,27274%
New Castle, KY1,117$21,00061%
Source: The New Castle, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.