Livability Score

71
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities F

There are not many amenities close to this location.
Coffee (2) F
Cafe Royal
Coffee Shop
The Grind
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (3) F
Castle Theatre
Cinema
Rose City Bowl
Bowling Alley
Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame
Museum
Food and Drink (16) F
Burger King
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
KFC
Fast Food
Wendy's
Fast Food
Long John Silver's
Fast Food
Noble Wine & Spirits
Alcohol
Arby's
Fast Food
Hardee's
Fast Food
Papa John's
Fast Food
Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken
Fast Food
Mancino's Pizza & Grinders
Fast Food
Taco Bell
Fast Food
Grill't
Fast Food
Weenee World
Fast Food
White Castle
Fast Food
Steak 'n Shake
Fast Food
Fitness (0) F
Groceries (4) F
Harvest Supermarket
Grocery Store
Kroger
Grocery Store
ALDI
Grocery Store
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
Parks (7) B
Babe Ruth Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Baker Park
Park
Henery County Arts Park
Park
Courthouse Square
Park
Lowe Park
Park
Osborne Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Memorial Park
Park
Westwood Park
Park
Shops (29) C+
AT&T
Electronics
Village Pantry
Convenience Store
Dollar Tree
Discount Store
Soliel 17
Clothing
Speedway
Convenience Store
Shoe Sensation
Shoes
Poynter Prothers
Bicycle
Great Clips
Hairdresser
Speedway
Convenience Store
T-Mobile
Electronics
Rent-A-Center
Furniture
Sunoco
Convenience Store
Dollar General
Discount Store
Cricket Wireless
Electronics
MVP Barber Shop
Hairdresser
Maurices
Clothing
Family Dollar
Discount Store
Ace Hardware
Home Improvement
American Rental
Furniture
Marathon
Convenience Store
New Castle Furniture Outlet
Furniture
Verizon Store
Electronics
Marilyn's Flowers & Gifts
Florist
Family Dollar
Discount Store
Myers Rent-to-Own
Furniture
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 0.0% take public transportation in New Castle.
Public Transit Stops (0)
Stops & Stations
F
Workers Taking Public Transit
0.0%
F
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cost of living A+

The cost of living in New Castle is 84/100 - which is 7% lower than Indiana.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
A+
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
A+
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crime D+

New Castle crime rates are 2,557 per 100k, which is 38% higher than Indiana
Property Crime
2,134 crimes per 100k
D+
Violent Crime
423 crimes per 100k
D
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employment D-

The median income in New Castle is $42,803 - which is 15% lower than Indiana.
Med. Household Income
$42,803
F
Unemployment Rate
2.9%
B+
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health A+

There are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,
Health & Safety (11)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
B+
Unknown Name
Fire Station
Reid Family & Specialty Care
Clinic
First Care Urgent Care
Doctor
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Unknown Name
Fire Station
Unknown Name
Doctor
Unknown Name
Fire Station
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Rai Care Center
Doctor
New Castle Pediatrics
Doctor
Henry Community Health Primary Care
Clinic
Henry County Memorial Hospital
Hospital
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
A+
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housing A+

New Castle home prices are $75,300 - which is 40% lower than Indiana
Home Price
$75,300
F
Home Appreciation Rate
9%
B+
Home Affordability
1.8x (home price to income ratio)
A+
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schools D+

The New Castle graduation rate is 76% - which is 8% lower than Indiana
School Test Scores
44%
F
High School Grad. Rates
76%
D
Elementary Schools (10) D-
Parker Elementary School
Eastwood Elementary School
Sunnyside Elementary School
Agape Learning Center
James Whitcomb Riley Elem School
Wilbur Wright Elementary School
Westwood Elementary School
High Schools (3) F
New Castle High School
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ratings B

New Castle has an overall rating of 72% from 3 reviews.
User Reviews (1)
From AreaVibes
B-
User Surveys (2)
From AreaVibes
B+
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New Castle Area Facts

  • New Castle has a Livability Score of 71/100, which is considered excellent
  • New Castle crime rates are 38% higher than the Indiana average
  • Cost of living in New Castle is 7% lower than the Indiana average
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Average Small Town in Indiana 3.5 rating By Anonymous ( May 16, 2018) New Castle, Indiana is a small town located an hour or so east of Indianapolis. It is an average small town comparable to the rest of the small towns in the Midwest. There isn't much special about the city, and the statistics as far as crime and the housing market are the same as ...Read More the rest of Indiana's smaller communities.

The city has seen a recent rise in petty crime over the last few years. Many residents attribute this to a lack of competence in the local police force. Many residents remember what New Castle was like in it's prime and want to see it get that way again. It may be impossible though without the reintroduction of factory jobs and more trade labor positions opening in the area.

The weather in the area is comparable to the rest of Indiana or the Midwest in general, with winters being brutally cold and snowy, and summers being more hot and humid. It should be noted as well that because of New Castle's location near or even in tornado alley, tornadoes are always a possibility during the spring and summer months. Read Less
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F Amenities

Are there many local amenities in New Castle? Well, there are not many amenities close to this location.

Parks

Babe Ruth Park
Unknown Name
Baker Park
Henery County Arts Park
Courthouse Square
Lowe Park
Osborne Park
Unknown Name

Entertainment

Castle Theatre
Rose City Bowl
Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame

Food & Drink

Burger King
Subway
KFC
Wendy's
Long John Silver's
Noble Wine & Spirits
Arby's
Hardee's

F Commute

Is public transit available in New Castle? Of all people who commute, 0.0% take public transportation in New Castle.
Drive to Work
82%

6% higher than the US average

Take Public Transit
0%

5% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
2%

1% lower than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is New Castle a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Pharmacies

CVS Pharmacy
Walgreens

Doctors

First Care Urgent Care
New Castle Pediatrics
Rai Care Center

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