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South New Castle, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of South New Castle had a population of 665 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for South New Castle is located at latitude 40.9747 and longitude -80.3456 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of South New Castle (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,001 feet.

The Borough of South New Castle (GNIS ID: 1215359) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with South New Castle population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for South New Castle: Rigby.

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South New Castle, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 665
Population in Households 665
Population in Familes 561
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,051
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 267
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 187
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 303 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 217 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $67,262
Average Home Value $70,622


Median Household Income $38,135
Average Household Income $42,701
Per Capita Income $17,251
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.02% -0.86%
Households -0.7% -0.61%
Families -0.91% -0.65%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

South New Castle, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South New Castle to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1180 33rd
Population Density1 # 677 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 1180 33rd
Median Household Income # 1468 17th
Per Capita Income # 1714 3rd

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