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South New Castle, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of South New Castle had a population of 664 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for South New Castle: Rigby.

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


Total Population 664
Daytime Population: Workers 33
Daytime Population: Residents 402
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 435
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 664
Population in Familes 559
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,048
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $37,913
Average Household Income $43,112
Per Capita Income $17,247


Total Housing Units 288 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 215 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $68,945
Average Home Value $72,674


Total Households 263
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 185
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 -0.9% -0.86%
Households -0.81% -0.77%
Families -0.93% -0.88%
Median Household Income   0.62%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

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, 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 # 1170 34th
Population Density # 674 62nd
Diversity Index # 1200 32nd
Median Household Income # 1549 12th
Per Capita Income # 1733 2nd

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