U.S. Beacon June 13, 2024

New Castle, IN

Henry County, Indiana

Latitude: 39.923733     Longitude: -85.365045
Population 18,718 (2005)



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1852740, place: New Castle city, Indiana)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 3,777 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 299 (7.92%)
Kindergarten: 197 (5.22%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 1,893 (50.12%)
High school (grades 9-12): 882 (23.35%)
College or graduate school: 506 (13.4%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 12,097 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 1,096 (9.06%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 2,190 (18.1%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 5,111 (42.25%)
Some college, no degree: 1,997 (16.51%)
Associate degree: 467 (3.86%)
Bachelor's degree: 744 (6.15%)
Graduate or professional degree: 492 (4.07%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 72.8%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 14,345 (100%)
Never married: 3,076 (21.44%)
Now married, except separated: 7,516 (52.39%)
Separated: 250 (1.74%)
Total Widowed: 1,505 (10.49%)
Widowed Female: 1,301 (9.07%)
Total Divorced: 1,998 (13.93%)
Divorced Female: 1,092 (7.61%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 371 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 197 (53.1%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 13,634 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 1,977 (14.5%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 3,541 (100%)
--With a disability: 400 (11.3%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 9,853 (100%)
--With a disability: 2,402 (24.38%)
----Percent employed: 47.6%
--No disability: 7,451 (75.62%)
----Percent employed: 77.4%
Population 65 years and over: 2,852 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,382 (48.46%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 16,642 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 9,579 (57.56%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 7,046 (42.34%)
--Same county: 4,783 (28.74%)
--Different county: 2,263 (13.6%)
----Same state: 1,501 (9.02%)
----Different state: 762 (4.58%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 17 (0.1%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 17,810 (100%)
Native: 17,708 (99.43%)
--Born in United States: 17,646 (100%)
----State of residence: 13,411 (75.3%)
----Different state: 4,235 (23.78%)
--Born outside United States: 62 (0.35%)
Foreign born: 102 (0.57%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 21 (0.12%)
--Naturalized citizen: 43 (0.24%)
--Not a citizen: 59 (0.33%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 102 (100%)
Europe: 60 (58.82%)
Asia: 25 (24.51%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 17 (16.67%)
Northern America: 0 (0%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 16,642 (100%)
English only: 16,256 (97.68%)
Language other than English: 386 (2.32%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 118 (0.71%)
--Spanish: 205 (1.23%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 96 (0.58%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 181 (1.09%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 22 (0.13%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 0 (0%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 17,810 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 12,207% (68.54%)
Arab: 10 (0.06%)
Czech: 0 (0%)
Danish: 9 (0.05%)
Dutch: 282 (1.58%)
English: 1,648 (9.25%)
French (except Basque): 161 (0.9%)
French Canadian: 13 (0.07%)
German: 2,081 (11.68%)
Greek: 21 (0.12%)
Hungarian: 6 (0.03%)
Irish: 1,361 (7.64%)
Italian: 140 (0.79%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 66 (0.37%)
Polish: 91 (0.51%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 0 (0%)
Scotch-Irish: 90 (0.51%)
Scottish: 352 (1.98%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 30 (0.17%)
Swiss: 4 (0.02%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 3,900 (21.9%)
Welsh: 72 (0.4%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 1,870 (10.5%)

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