New Castle employment information

IndexNew CastleKentuckyNational
Income per capita$17,830$24,802$29,829
Median household income$29,028$44,811$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,531$56,922$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,833$26,529$35,192
Median earnings male$32,578$32,723$36,919
Median earnings female$14,500$23,082$26,250
Unemployment rate4.3%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level35.7%18.8%15.1%
The New Castle, KY 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 $17,830, which is 28% lower than than the Kentucky average and 40% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $29,028, which is 35% lower than than the Kentucky average and 48% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in New Castle is 4%, which is 7% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in New Castle is 36% which is 137% higher than than the national average.

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$19,350$29,028$58,056
City
$29,871$44,811$89,622
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 40% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in New Castle is 48% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in New Castle is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in New Castle is 137% higher than the national average.

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New Castle employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.5%1.1%
Manufacturing sector33.3%3.7%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.1%
Wholesale & retail services11.5%14.3%
Public administration5.7%4.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%1.1%
Education, health & social services6.3%46.6%
Other18.8%29.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Simpsonville, KY2,657$65,45518%
La Grange, KY8,481$56,0871%
Pleasureville, KY908$45,41718%
Campbellsburg, KY797$40,53627%
Smithfield, KY90$40,00028%
New Castle, KY1,079$29,02848%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Forest Park, OK1,079$68,12523%
Lawtey, FL1,079$33,91739%
Horatio, AR1,079$29,75046%
Afton, NY1,079$40,92126%
Danville, IA1,079$49,82110%
New Castle, KY1,079$29,02848%
Source: The New Castle, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).