Newcastle, WA

Newcastle profile

Living in Newcastle

Newcastle is a somewhat small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 13,017 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Newcastle is the 83rd 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.

Newcastle is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.21% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Newcastle is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newcastle who work in management occupations (13.16%), sales jobs (13.13%), and computer science and math (11.18%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Newcastle telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.00% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Because of many things, Newcastle is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Newcastle a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Newcastle has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Newcastle’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Newcastle, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.86 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

In Newcastle, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Newcastle is a relatively small city. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

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 69.99% 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 $69,394, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $277,576 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 German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.

In addition, Newcastle has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (31.02%).

The most common language spoken in Newcastle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.

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