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South New Castle, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of South New Castle had a population of 672 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for South New Castle is located at latitude 40.9778 and longitude -80.3451 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of South New Castle 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for South New Castle: Rigby.

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South New Castle, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

South New Castle, PA Housing Affordability Index is 254
State of Pennsylvania Housing Affordability Index is 131
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

South New Castle, PA Wealth Index is 39
State of Pennsylvania Wealth Index is 99
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 672
Population in Households 672
Population in Familes 565
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 2,073
Diversity Index1 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,870
Average Household Income $45,642
Per Capita Income $18,383
Wealth Index3 39

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 296 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 226 (76.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $68,571
Housing Affordability Index2 254
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 267
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 186
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.58% -0.6%
Households -0.47% -0.53%
Families -0.67% -0.65%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

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

The table below compares South New Castle to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 1172 34th
Population Density # 661 63rd
Diversity Index # 1243 30th
Median Household Income # 1611 9th
Per Capita Income # 1714 3rd

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