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New Castle County, DE&

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Population
556,987
0.04% growth
Median Age
38.5
Median Household Income
$67,274
1.54% growth
Poverty Rate
11.3%
Number of Employees
270,496
2.82% decline
Median Property Value
$253,000
0.88% growth

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Economy

The economy of New Castle County, DE employs 270,496 people. The economy of New Castle County, DE is specialized in Finance & Insurance; Healthcare & Social Assistance; and Admin., Support, Waste Management Services, which employ respectively 2.09; 1.19; and 1.15 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in New Castle County, DE are Healthcare & Social Assistance (44,504), Retail trade (32,503), and Finance & Insurance (27,503), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($81,118), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($60,739), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($51,914).

Median household income in New Castle County, DE is $67,274. Males in New Castle County, DE have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,634. The income inequality of New Castle County, DE (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442 which is lower than the national average.

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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for New Castle County, DE. In New Castle County, DE the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 83 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,097. New Castle County, DE has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Delaware.

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Diversity

New Castle County, DE is home to a population of 556,987 people, from which 94.5% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of New Castle County, DE is composed of 323,970 White residents (58.2%), 133,613 Black residents (24%), 54,560 Hispanic residents (9.8%), 29,993 Asian residents (5.38%), and 11,973 Two+ residents (2.15%). The most common foreign languages in New Castle County, DE are Spanish (38,630 speakers), Chinese (5,762 speakers), and Other Asian (4,639 speakers), but compared to other places, New Castle County, DE has a relative high number of Gujarati (1,835 speakers), Other Asian (4,639 speakers), and African Languages (4,118 speakers).

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Education

In 2015 universities in New Castle County, DE awarded 11,651 degrees. The student population of New Castle County, DE is skewed towards females, with 4,197 male students and 7,454 female students. Most students in New Castle County, DE are White (7,044 and 60.5%), followed by Black or African American (1,638 and 14.1%), Unknown (719 and 6.17%), and Hispanic or Latino (530 and 4.55%). The largest universities in New Castle County, DE by number of graduates are University of Delaware (5,990 and 51.4%), Wilmington University (3,794 and 32.6%), and Goldey-Beacom College (567 and 4.87%). The most popular majors in New Castle County, DE are Nursing Practice (413 and 3.54%), General Business Administration & Management (323 and 2.77%), and General Finance (317 and 2.72%). The median tuition costs in New Castle County, DE are $10,620 for private four year colleges, and $11,540 and $30,960 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in New Castle County, DE is $253,000, which is 1.23 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $250,800 to $253,000, a 0.88% increase. The homeownership rate of New Castle County, DE is 66.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.1%. People in New Castle County, DE have an average commute time of 24.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in New Castle County, DE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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