New Castle, PA 16101 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 16101: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Castle, PA 16101

Not Acceptable, USPS
Castle, PA 16101

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,132
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,201
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,176
  • County: Lawrence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.989, Longitude -80.336
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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New Castle, PA 16101 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 33,595
Daytime Population: Workers 15,887
Daytime Population: Residents 19,694
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 35,581
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 32,860
Population in Familes 26,257
Population in Group Qrtrs 735
Population Density2 487
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $41,661
Average Household Income $54,773
Per Capita Income $22,834


Total Housing Units 15,879 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,543 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,314 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,022 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $89,025
Average Home Value $117,405


Total Households 13,857
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 8,927
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.32% -0.48%
Households -0.25% -0.45%
Families -0.34% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

New Castle, PA 16101 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16101 to the other 1,663 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 79 95th
Population Density # 647 61st
Diversity Index # 404 76th
Median Household Income # 1366 18th
Per Capita Income # 1330 20th

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