New Castle, PA 16102 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 16102: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Castle, PA 16102

Not Acceptable, USPS
Castle, PA 16102

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 108
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,288
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 48
  • County: Lawrence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.972, Longitude -80.372
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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New Castle, PA 16102 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,569
Population in Households 5,565
Population in Familes 4,540
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 219
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 2,312
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 1,553
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,566 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,714 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 598 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 254 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $84,336
Average Home Value $118,159


Median Household Income $46,522
Average Household Income $58,433
Per Capita Income $24,267
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.33% -0.43%
Households -0.03% -0.23%
Families -0.2% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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.

New Castle, PA 16102 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16102 to the other 1,669 ZIP Codes 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 # 605 64th
Population Density1 # 890 47th
Diversity Index2 # 702 58th
Median Household Income # 1026 39th
Per Capita Income # 990 41st

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