New Castle, Colorado

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Town of New Castle, Colorado
Town
Motto: Authentically Colorado
Location in Garfield County and the state of Colorado
Location in Garfield County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 39°34′20″N 107°32′6″W / 39.57222°N 107.53500°W / 39.57222; -107.53500Coordinates: 39°34′20″N 107°32′6″W / 39.57222°N 107.53500°W / 39.57222; -107.53500
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Garfield County[1]
Incorporated (town) March 27, 1890[2]
Government
 • Type Home Rule Municipality[1]
 • Mayor Frank Breslin[3]
Area
 • Total 2.3 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Land 2.3 sq mi (6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[4] 5,597 ft (1,706 m)
Population (2008)
 • Total 3,796
 • Density 862.6/sq mi (325.2/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[5] 81647
Area code(s) 970
FIPS code 08-53395
GNIS feature ID 0204658
Website Town of New Castle

The Town of New Castle is a Home Rule Municipality in Garfield County, Colorado, United States. The population was 1,984 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

New Castle is located at 39°34′20″N 107°32′6″W / 39.57222°N 107.53500°W / 39.57222; -107.53500 (39.572304, -107.534941)[6].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2), of which, 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (1.27%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 1,984
Est. 2009 4,195

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 1,984 people, 705 households, and 537 families residing in the town. The population density was 850.6 people per square mile (328.8/km²). There were 731 housing units at an average density of 313.4 per square mile (121.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.61% White, 0.30% African American, 0.55% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 3.28% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.90% of the population.

There were 705 households out of which 48.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.7% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.7% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the town the population was spread out with 31.9% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 38.9% from 25 to 44, 16.4% from 45 to 64, and 3.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $55,000, and the median income for a family was $58,889. Males had a median income of $39,597 versus $27,933 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,356. About 2.9% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.1% of those under age 18 and 13.3% of those age 65 or over.

Police Department[edit]

The Town of New Castle is served by the New Castle, Colorado Police Department

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Active Colorado Municipalities". State of Colorado, Department of Local Affairs. Retrieved 2007-09-01. 
  2. ^ "Colorado Municipal Incorporations". State of Colorado, Department of Personnel & Administration, Colorado State Archives. 2004-12-01. Retrieved 2007-09-02. 
  3. ^ "Town Council". Retrieved 2007-11-26. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "ZIP Code Lookup" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. Retrieved November 26, 2007. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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