Newcastle is a somewhat small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 12,969 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Newcastle is the 78th largest community in Washington.
Newcastle home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Newcastle real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Also of interest is that Newcastle has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 19.41% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In Newcastle, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.46 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Newcastle, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Newcastle is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 70.76% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Newcastle in 2018 was $78,649, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $314,596 for a family of four.
Newcastle is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Newcastle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newcastle residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Newcastle include English, German, Irish, Norwegian, and European.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Newcastle's cultural character, accounting for 28.32% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Newcastle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.