New Castle County

  1. New Castle County Legal Resources
  2. New Castle County Statistics
  3. New Castle County Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. New Castle County Employment Information
  5. New Castle County Family Information
  6. New Castle County Education Information
  7. New Castle County Business Information
  8. New Castle County Public Benefits Information
  9. New Castle County Criminal Information
  10. New Castle County Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. New Castle County Cities
  12. New Castle County Zip Codes


New Castle County Legal Resources

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New Castle County Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 500,265
  • Births / Deaths / Infant Deaths (2004): 7,212 / 4,249 / 67
  • Land Area (2000): 1,104.023 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 174.155 square kilometers
  • Farm Area (2002): 71,000.000 acres (287.266 square kilometers)
  • Farms (2002): 358
  • Farms under 50 acres (2002): 59.50%
  • Farms over 500 acres (2002): 10.60%
  • Farm earnings (2005): $15,646,000
  • Gallons of water used per day (total / irrigation / public use) (2000): 820,000,000 / 3,000,000 / 72,000,000
  • Ground water as percent of water use (2000): 4.10%
  • Physicians (2004): 1,708
  • Community Hospitals (Beds) (2004): 3 (1,166)
  • Medicare Recipients (2005): 69,083
  • Federal Spending (2004): $3,212,631
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New Castle County - Historical Places
Houses (2000): 199,521
Building Permits Issued (2006): 1,460
Valuation of Building Permits (2006): $116,961

New Castle County Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 944,910 94.37%
 Rural, Farm 2,349 0.23%
 Rural, Non-farm 54,054 5.40%

New Castle County Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


New Castle County Employment Information

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New Castle County Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 241,142 230,349 10,793 4.48% 45
1991 238,515 224,165 14,350 6.02% 60
1992 237,621 224,447 13,174 5.54% 55
1993 240,454 228,934 11,520 4.79% 48
1994 244,271 233,526 10,745 4.40% 44
1995 245,613 235,222 10,391 4.23% 42
1996 249,478 238,489 10,988 4.40% 44
1997 254,482 244,759 9,723 3.82% 38
1998 256,966 248,269 8,697 3.38% 34
1999 258,756 250,904 7,852 3.03% 30
2000 272,540 263,830 8,710 3.20% 32
2001 273,330 264,000 9,330 3.41% 34
2002 269,107 258,136 10,971 4.08% 41
2003 269,592 257,929 11,663 4.33% 43
2004 268,863 257,623 11,240 4.18% 42
2005 270,679 259,083 11,597 4.28% 43
2006 273,528 263,306 10,223 3.74% 37
2007 276,013 266,533 9,480 3.43% 34
2008 276,869 264,989 11,880 4.29% 43
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 277,608 266,027 11,581 4.17% 42
Feb 2008 275,803 264,916 10,887 3.95% 39
Mar 2008 278,112 267,593 10,519 3.78% 38
Apr 2008 278,644 268,571 10,073 3.62% 36
May 2008 276,047 265,534 10,513 3.81% 38
Jun 2008 276,811 264,282 12,529 4.53% 45
Jul 2008 277,753 264,410 13,343 4.80% 48
Aug 2008 276,381 262,462 13,919 5.04% 50
Sep 2008 274,660 261,103 13,557 4.94% 49
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

New Castle County Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 27,312 10.65%
2. Finance and Insurance 23,346 9.10%
3. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 20,558 8.02%
4. Chemical Manufacturing 14,576 5.68%
5. Educational Services 14,032 5.47%
6. Accommodation and Food Services 12,950 5.05%
7. Health Care 10,618 4.14%
8. Public Administration 10,050 3.92%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 9,490 3.70%
10. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 8,466 3.30%
11. Repair and Maintenance 5,368 2.09%
12. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 5,344 2.08%
13. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 5,060 1.97%
14. Food and Beverage Stores 5,010 1.95%
15. Other Transportation 4,342 1.69%
16. Truck Transportation 4,020 1.57%
17. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 3,874 1.51%
18. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 3,790 1.48%
19. Utilities 3,606 1.41%
20. Metal Manufactuing 3,572 1.39%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Finance and Insurance 40,788 16.84%
2. Health Care 33,452 13.81%
3. Educational Services 28,654 11.83%
4. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 16,216 6.70%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 13,114 5.41%
6. Social Assistance 10,406 4.30%
7. Chemical Manufacturing 9,480 3.91%
8. Public Administration 9,388 3.88%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 7,624 3.15%
10. Food and Beverage Stores 5,074 2.09%
11. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 5,028 2.08%
12. Personal and Laundry Services 4,802 1.98%
13. Department and Other General Stores 4,714 1.95%
14. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 4,280 1.77%
15. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 3,982 1.64%
16. Construction 2,924 1.21%
17. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 2,648 1.09%
18. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 2,254 0.93%
19. Pharmacies and Drug Stores 2,098 0.87%
20. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 2,052 0.85%

New Castle County Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Management Occupations 11,752 4.58%
2. Computer Specialists 10,190 3.97%
3. Other Production Occupations 9,664 3.77%
4. Other Installation / Maintenance 9,610 3.75%
5. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 9,564 3.73%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 9,542 3.72%
7. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 8,604 3.36%
8. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 8,168 3.19%
9. Engineers 6,794 2.65%
10. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 6,616 2.58%
11. Other Office and Admin Support 6,454 2.52%
12. Vehicle Mechanics 6,162 2.40%
13. Business Operations Specialists 5,832 2.27%
14. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 5,572 2.17%
15. Top Executives 5,408 2.11%
16. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 5,342 2.08%
17. Other Construction Trades 4,920 1.92%
18. Operations Managers Non Finance 4,726 1.84%
19. Life and Physical Scientists 4,454 1.74%
20. Assemblers and Fabricators 4,434 1.73%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 18,274 7.54%
2. Secretaries and Admins 16,766 6.92%
3. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 10,010 4.13%
4. Customer Service Representatives 9,566 3.95%
5. Registered Nurses 9,566 3.95%
6. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 9,420 3.89%
7. Other Management Occupations 9,096 3.76%
8. Business Operations Specialists 7,094 2.93%
9. Other Sales and Related Occupations 6,968 2.88%
10. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 6,944 2.87%
11. Cashiers 6,520 2.69%
12. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 5,722 2.36%
13. Computer Specialists 5,432 2.24%
14. Child Care Workers 5,428 2.24%
15. Health Technologists and Technicians 5,174 2.14%
16. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 5,134 2.12%
17. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 4,846 2.00%
18. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 4,840 2.00%
19. Waiters and Waitresses 4,784 1.98%
20. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 4,766 1.97%

New Castle County Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 460,373 59.12%
15-35 hours 94,314 12.11%
1-14 hours 22,701 2.92%
No regular hours 201,313 25.85%

New Castle County Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 12,732 2.67%
5 AM-5:29 AM 9,756 2.04%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 17,033 3.57%
6 AM-6:29 AM 36,343 7.61%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 58,689 12.28%
7 AM-7:29 AM 83,165 17.41%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 77,932 16.31%
8 AM-8:29 AM 54,514 11.41%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 26,286 5.50%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 23,359 4.89%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 9,590 2.01%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 4,852 1.02%
Noon-3:59 PM 33,399 6.99%
4 PM-11:59 PM 30,088 6.30%

New Castle County Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 9,455 1.98%
5-9 40,312 8.44%
10-14 71,513 14.97%
15-19 88,516 18.53%
20-24 87,780 18.37%
25-29 35,513 7.43%
30-34 63,333 13.26%
35-39 11,906 2.49%
40-44 13,811 2.89%
45-59 27,243 5.70%
60-89 18,228 3.82%
At least 90 10,128 2.12%

New Castle County Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 6,518 1.36% 326,571 68.36%
30-44 4,920 1.03% 84,130 17.61%
45-59 2,828 0.59% 24,415 5.11%
At least 60 4,618 0.97% 23,738 4.97%

New Castle County Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 932 0.19%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 53,706 10.95%
 Car / truck / van, solo 387,410 78.96%
 Motorcycle 536 0.11%
 Other 2,752 0.56%
 Public transportation 18,884 3.85%
 Walked 13,518 2.76%
 Worked at home 12,911 2.63%

New Castle County Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


New Castle County Family Information

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Households (2000): 377,948 (965,476 people)
Families (2000): 255,994 (790,246 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 107,643
People at same address in 1995: 517,170

New Castle County Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 23,923 6.32%
$10,000-$14,999 15,581 4.12%
$15,000-$19,999 17,538 4.64%
$20,000-$24,999 19,984 5.28%
$25,000-$29,999 20,156 5.33%
$30,000-$34,999 20,741 5.48%
$35,000-$39,999 20,060 5.30%
$40,000-$44,999 20,188 5.34%
$45,000-$49,999 19,639 5.19%
$50,000-$59,999 36,981 9.78%
$60,000-$74,999 45,243 11.96%
$75,000-$99,999 52,583 13.90%
$100,000-$124,999 29,437 7.78%
$125,000-$149,999 14,322 3.79%
$150,000-$199,999 12,192 3.22%
$200,000 or more 9,716 2.57%

New Castle County Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 48,563 25.70%
 Family, 2 people 50,774 26.87%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 10,315 5.46%
 Family, 3 people 31,360 16.60%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 1,713 0.91%
 Family, 4 people 27,233 14.41%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 973 0.51%
 Family, 5 people 11,740 6.21%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 171 0.09%
 Family, 6 people 3,910 2.07%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 59 0.03%
 Family, 7 or more people 2,089 1.11%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 35 0.02%

New Castle County Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 315,996 30.25%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 154,565 14.80%
Public Assistance 8,886 0.85%
Retirement 71,525 6.85%
Self Employment 32,681 3.13%
Social Security 91,700 8.78%
Supplemental Security 12,313 1.18%
Wage / Salary 310,701 29.74%
Other 46,320 4.43%

New Castle County Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 102,883 53.56%
 With children under 18 89,215 46.44%

New Castle County Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 32,276 8.54%
 Married 216,991 57.39%
 Never Married 119,206 31.53%
 Widowed 9,642 2.55%

New Castle County Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 44,672 10.79%
 Married 212,542 51.34%
 Never Married 114,330 27.62%
 Widowed 42,423 10.25%

New Castle County Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


New Castle County Education Information

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New Castle County Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 28,088 3.73%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 86,343 11.47%
 High school diploma or equivalent 221,543 29.43%
 Some college, no degree 168,943 22.45%
 Associate degree 46,110 6.13%
 Bachelors degree 129,368 17.19%
 Graduate or professional degree 72,265 9.60%

New Castle County Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 9,272 1.85% 11,565 2.31% 20,837 4.17%
Kindergarten 9,404 1.88% 4,753 0.95% 14,157 2.83%
Grades 1-4 43,760 8.75% 14,140 2.83% 57,900 11.57%
Grades 5-8 44,302 8.86% 12,864 2.57% 57,166 11.43%
Grades 9-12 44,625 8.92% 10,356 2.07% 54,981 10.99%
Undergrad college 46,841 9.36% 13,750 2.75% 60,591 12.11%
Graduate or professional school 7,634 1.53% 6,520 1.30% 14,154 2.83%
Total 205,838 41.15% 73,948 14.78% 279,786 55.93%

New Castle County Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


New Castle County Business Information

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Wholesale trade sales (2002): $16,360,164,000
Retail sales (2002): $6,936,307,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $755,783,000
Value of Manufacturers' Shipments (2002): $12,536,817
Retired workers (2005): 51,220

New Castle County Businesses Changes By Year


Year - Type  Business Births  Business Deaths  Business Expansions  Business Contractions  Stable Businesses
1999 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
1999 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 118 101 205 208 216
1999 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 1 5 1 4
1999 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 27 12 57 47 34
1999 - Construction 143 127 351 331 360
1999 - Educational Services 7 13 64 34 33
1999 - Finance & Insurance 162 174 234 223 479
1999 - Health Care & Social Assistance 100 89 360 308 396
1999 - Information 33 24 48 41 63
1999 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 380 215 91 275 987
1999 - Manufacturing 46 34 139 146 116
1999 - Mining 0 1 0 2 4
1999 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 101 94 340 320 516
1999 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 232 150 356 262 542
1999 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 89 90 107 143 325
1999 - Retail Trade 197 173 608 540 577
1999 - Transportation & Warehousing 40 22 94 63 92
1999 - Unclassified 64 56 4 1 8
1999 - Utilities 1 1 6 5 1
1999 - Wholesale Trade 86 53 156 154 248
1999 - Total 1,827 1,430 3,225 3,104 5,001
2000 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2000 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 101 121 238 172 232
2000 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 2 0 2 2 7
2000 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 16 26 53 48 40
2000 - Construction 127 133 406 285 365
2000 - Educational Services 14 6 56 47 32
2000 - Finance & Insurance 309 164 232 216 485
2000 - Health Care & Social Assistance 123 94 383 298 388
2000 - Information 63 31 41 41 73
2000 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 330 185 203 81 1,258
2000 - Manufacturing 39 40 153 132 118
2000 - Mining 9 1 0 2 3
2000 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 101 101 357 288 519
2000 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 231 176 366 274 559
2000 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 107 72 146 100 342
2000 - Retail Trade 181 201 621 531 577
2000 - Transportation & Warehousing 42 38 89 74 88
2000 - Unclassified 105 31 4 8 21
2000 - Utilities 12 3 6 2 3
2000 - Wholesale Trade 82 74 176 144 249
2000 - Total 1,994 1,497 3,532 2,745 5,359
2001 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2001 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 124 106 234 186 217
2001 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 2 1 8
2001 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 17 13 51 48 44
2001 - Construction 131 131 347 345 354
2001 - Educational Services 20 6 48 44 41
2001 - Finance & Insurance 303 175 235 179 659
2001 - Health Care & Social Assistance 102 73 433 294 409
2001 - Information 51 39 45 41 93
2001 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 243 197 117 96 1,469
2001 - Manufacturing 39 40 130 159 113
2001 - Mining 2 2 1 2 9
2001 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 116 100 331 340 500
2001 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 228 178 329 300 616
2001 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 68 77 129 112 381
2001 - Retail Trade 164 159 560 650 542
2001 - Transportation & Warehousing 42 46 64 99 91
2001 - Unclassified 107 36 9 6 35
2001 - Utilities 3 6 12 6 1
2001 - Wholesale Trade 75 73 175 159 242
2001 - Total 1,835 1,457 3,252 3,067 5,824
2002 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2002 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 109 119 173 236 244
2002 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 1 3 4 2
2002 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 12 11 52 51 49
2002 - Construction 122 146 364 319 331
2002 - Educational Services 13 10 61 42 39
2002 - Finance & Insurance 228 141 282 215 738
2002 - Health Care & Social Assistance 117 93 435 305 405
2002 - Information 69 52 45 61 74
2002 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 363 244 110 118 1,510
2002 - Manufacturing 29 32 104 197 111
2002 - Mining 2 3 2 1 7
2002 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 113 110 361 309 508
2002 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 243 245 335 308 582
2002 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 69 70 124 118 380
2002 - Retail Trade 200 197 613 597 509
2002 - Transportation & Warehousing 41 49 64 91 95
2002 - Unclassified 24 54 1 1 4
2002 - Utilities 2 1 11 5 5
2002 - Wholesale Trade 72 75 163 172 239
2002 - Total 1,828 1,653 3,303 3,150 5,832
2003 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2003 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 99 109 192 202 185
2003 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 2 1 3 2 4
2003 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 22 18 51 44 48
2003 - Construction 144 127 325 348 311
2003 - Educational Services 17 14 53 54 34
2003 - Finance & Insurance 235 152 257 259 741
2003 - Health Care & Social Assistance 98 97 412 326 426
2003 - Information 40 29 46 44 122
2003 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 180 226 136 102 1,730
2003 - Manufacturing 28 51 126 144 108
2003 - Mining 4 1 0 1 5
2003 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 94 106 377 346 484
2003 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 238 194 347 298 638
2003 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 63 62 113 100 379
2003 - Retail Trade 191 165 584 576 600
2003 - Transportation & Warehousing 38 48 84 70 93
2003 - Unclassified 46 15 0 2 6
2003 - Utilities 9 1 6 8 6
2003 - Wholesale Trade 72 56 162 143 264
2003 - Total 1,620 1,472 3,274 3,069 6,184
2004 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2004 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 111 69 262 177 211
2004 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 2 4 4 1 2
2004 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 29 18 54 39 44
2004 - Construction 166 117 392 297 336
2004 - Educational Services 10 5 61 50 40
2004 - Finance & Insurance 306 183 259 238 885
2004 - Health Care & Social Assistance 110 63 404 334 478
2004 - Information 38 48 59 61 99
2004 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 133 239 163 75 1,545
2004 - Manufacturing 36 36 133 131 108
2004 - Mining 2 1 0 0 7
2004 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 106 96 339 326 482
2004 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 198 176 382 324 647
2004 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 64 70 116 125 384
2004 - Retail Trade 174 138 639 532 592
2004 - Transportation & Warehousing 51 38 79 69 110
2004 - Unclassified 56 19 4 2 22
2004 - Utilities 8 0 6 6 17
2004 - Wholesale Trade 56 69 170 165 266
2004 - Total 1,656 1,389 3,526 2,952 6,275
2005 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 100 103 220 215 221
2005 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 0 3 3 4
2005 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 24 14 49 57 46
2005 - Construction 151 135 383 337 335
2005 - Educational Services 15 10 58 46 48
2005 - Finance & Insurance 210 332 263 199 880
2005 - Health Care & Social Assistance 101 79 424 385 446
2005 - Information 42 31 63 68 85
2005 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 104 208 171 91 1,456
2005 - Manufacturing 29 38 132 128 111
2005 - Mining 4 0 1 0 9
2005 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 100 93 317 320 533
2005 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 194 216 365 311 657
2005 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 81 54 144 115 375
2005 - Retail Trade 177 171 551 570 640
2005 - Transportation & Warehousing 45 40 74 96 103
2005 - Unclassified 22 20 12 0 25
2005 - Utilities 2 8 9 3 17
2005 - Wholesale Trade 62 53 161 150 280
2005 - Total 1,464 1,605 3,400 3,094 6,271

Wholesale Trade Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


New Castle County Public Benefits Information

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New Castle County Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 886,413 91.58%
 Below Poverty Level 81,486 8.42%

New Castle County Government Finances By Year


Year  Property Taxes  Other Taxes  Intergov. Revenue  Utility Revenue  Employee Retirement Revenue  Other Revenue Total Revenue Salaries & Wages Total Debt Total Cash & Securities
1970 $7,406 $252 $312 $0 $0 $4,744 $12,462 $6,624 $23,788 $6,175
1971 $7,406 $252 $312 $0 $0 $4,744 $12,462 $6,624 $23,050 $6,175
1972 $10,608 $458 $1,786 $0 $182 $7,088 $19,664 $9,768 $36,515 $4,036
1973 $9,796 $422 $2,050 $0 $182 $7,088 $19,116 $9,768 $36,515 $4,036
1974 $9,796 $422 $2,050 $0 $182 $7,088 $19,116 $9,768 $36,515 $4,036
1975 $9,796 $422 $2,050 $0 $182 $7,088 $19,116 $9,768 $36,515 $4,036
1976 $15,569 $660 $22,169 $0 $182 $14,486 $52,406 $17,367 $71,050 $2,186
1977 $15,492 $704 $25,751 $0 $1,276 $15,850 $58,369 $23,391 $94,483 $22,049
1978 $18,599 $811 $31,562 $0 $1,400 $18,452 $70,013 $24,950 $91,305 $22,115
1979 $18,928 $869 $25,744 $0 $1,767 $23,097 $69,536 $27,225 $101,230 $34,512
1980 $18,821 $880 $28,803 $0 $1,933 $26,852 $76,409 $31,306 $222,638 $162,113
1981 $20,296 $954 $24,378 $0 $2,991 $41,346 $89,011 $34,837 $308,008 $249,957
1982 $24,067 $983 $18,877 $0 $3,190 $40,559 $86,693 $38,300 $302,543 $246,062
1983 $24,601 $1,190 $19,488 $0 $4,752 $40,716 $89,557 $39,263 $367,066 $345,088
1984 $27,690 $1,361 $19,170 $0 $2,954 $49,679 $99,493 $39,031 $361,244 $310,935
1985 $28,616 $1,829 $19,695 $0 $7,043 $49,181 $104,535 $41,119 $364,445 $317,178
1986 $30,934 $2,456 $20,068 $0 $9,994 $57,664 $118,660 $43,247 $432,637 $396,896
1987 $32,472 $2,923 $17,248 $0 $11,273 $70,517 $131,510 $44,069 $424,465 $398,037
1988 $35,654 $2,871 $10,780 $0 $4,891 $67,362 $118,687 $45,792 $415,092 $415,083
1989 $37,388 $4,256 $16,401 $0 $11,669 $74,071 $139,529 $48,272 $421,039 $430,832
1990 $39,106 $3,148 $13,798 $0 $9,454 $75,131 $137,489 $53,385 $421,817 $438,813
1991 $44,287 $2,772 $17,883 $0 $7,802 $79,248 $149,220 $54,592 $411,040 $436,534
1992 $47,885 $10,045 $17,564 $0 $15,784 $81,257 $162,490 $58,129 $406,087 $452,799
1993 $49,570 $12,274 $21,606 $0 $18,577 $81,466 $171,219 $51,437 $444,190 $506,366
1994 $52,985 $12,361 $21,419 $0 $19,715 $90,173 $184,292 $53,674 $431,128 $528,896
1995 $56,032 $15,790 $24,932 $0 $18,577 $91,092 $190,633 $55,618 $423,729 $514,689
1996 $59,606 $16,837 $24,724 $0 $29,286 $89,693 $203,309 $57,626 $430,216 $601,341
1997 $61,134 $17,150 $26,576 $0 $22,105 $89,110 $198,925 $58,280 $425,511 $610,128
1998 $62,610 $18,401 $26,699 $0 $22,105 $95,355 $206,769 $58,990 $406,763 $631,112
1999 $63,762 $28,664 $21,970 $0 $22,226 $98,396 $206,354 $60,377 $442,654 $807,766
2000 $65,189 $27,015 $23,202 $0 $32,229 $108,179 $228,799 $66,717 $424,389 $835,498
2001 $65,593 $26,702 $24,795 $0 $27,774 $108,684 $226,846 $70,843 $426,485 $845,637
2002 $72,482 $25,219 $30,813 $0 $2,022 $109,786 $215,103 $72,968 $407,576 $956,731
2003 $68,167 $36,464 $31,510 $0 $0 $94,831 $194,508 $82,409 $391,501 $913,067
2004 $69,134 $40,963 $30,529 $0 $51,066 $94,587 $245,316 $89,942 $446,061 $850,735
2005 $71,502 $41,808 $31,676 $0 $41,902 $91,028 $236,108 $95,189 $432,631 $802,433
2006 $67,426 $49,552 $43,283 $0 $46,923 $93,882 $251,514 $98,089 $416,626 $783,708


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1970 $0 $2,314 $426 $21 $100 $1,311 $11,732
$1,408 $64 $750 $0 $0 $5,338
1971 $0 $2,314 $426 $21 $100 $1,311 $11,732
$1,408 $64 $750 $0 $0 $5,338
1972 $10 $4,323 $1,118 $0 $111 $4,402 $26,102
$2,420 $72 $1,396 $0 $10 $12,240
1973 $10 $4,323 $1,118 $0 $111 $4,402 $26,102
$2,420 $72 $1,396 $0 $10 $12,240
1974 $10 $4,323 $1,118 $0 $111 $4,402 $26,102
$2,420 $72 $1,396 $0 $10 $12,240
1975 $10 $4,323 $1,118 $0 $111 $4,402 $26,102
$2,420 $72 $1,396 $0 $10 $12,240
1976 $0 $5,590 $1,264 $0 $228 $3,485 $64,172
$6,056 $67 $2,576 $0 $10 $44,896
1977 $0 $6,687 $4,118 $0 $261 $7,662 $68,696
$7,537 $369 $3,899 $0 $703 $37,460
1978 $0 $6,572 $6,128 $0 $288 $7,331 $66,548
$8,214 $370 $5,317 $0 $893 $31,435
1979 $0 $7,228 $4,471 $0 $313 $6,720 $69,632
$8,687 $169 $5,125 $0 $1,127 $35,792
1980 $0 $8,581 $3,247 $0 $362 $7,591 $75,470
$10,155 $22 $5,345 $0 $1,759 $38,408
1981 $0 $9,941 $2,685 $0 $399 $9,887 $94,268
$12,131 $0 $20,625 $0 $1,724 $36,876
1982 $0 $12,601 $1,967 $0 $454 $7,984 $93,294
$12,960 $0 $20,345 $0 $2,001 $34,982
1983 $0 $11,883 $1,866 $0 $486 $9,508 $95,857
$13,816 $0 $19,729 $0 $2,318 $36,251
1984 $0 $9,608 $1,622 $0 $585 $9,803 $101,061
$13,974 $0 $24,671 $0 $2,408 $38,390
1985 $0 $13,245 $1,878 $0 $563 $9,894 $108,968
$14,736 $0 $24,689 $0 $2,603 $41,360
1986 $0 $12,584 $3,703 $0 $667 $8,282 $115,056
$15,843 $0 $27,586 $0 $2,794 $43,597
1987 $0 $12,473 $2,664 $0 $690 $8,582 $126,561
$17,096 $0 $37,066 $0 $3,110 $44,880
1988 $0 $13,063 $5,458 $0 $915 $8,779 $134,676
$18,423 $0 $34,148 $0 $3,958 $49,932
1989 $0 $13,979 $3,716 $0 $964 $9,313 $142,499
$20,602 $0 $33,948 $0 $3,954 $56,023
1990 $0 $15,460 $2,174 $0 $1,176 $9,856 $142,187
$22,253 $571 $33,748 $0 $4,540 $52,409
1991 $0 $15,748 $2,690 $4,333 $1,448 $11,067 $152,927
$20,785 $604 $33,411 $0 $4,649 $58,192
1992 $0 $16,568 $2,132 $4,415 $1,722 $10,685 $156,596
$23,970 $733 $31,285 $0 $5,023 $60,063
1993 $0 $18,507 $2,272 $4,869 $1,900 $13,098 $176,025
$25,823 $811 $31,631 $0 $5,341 $71,773
1994 $0 $19,273 $2,889 $5,240 $2,060 $11,955 $179,097
$27,159 $933 $28,479 $0 $6,022 $75,087
1995 $0 $19,225 $2,846 $5,387 $2,124 $12,606 $189,197
$29,452 $999 $31,059 $0 $5,341 $80,158
1996 $0 $20,851 $4,554 $5,802 $2,186 $12,463 $192,280
$32,899 $703 $27,286 $0 $7,302 $78,234
1997 $0 $20,017 $13,456 $5,608 $2,216 $12,354 $194,000
$33,475 $498 $27,744 $0 $9,253 $69,379
1998 $0 $23,660 $2,508 $6,474 $2,518 $6,030 $191,002
$36,169 $373 $27,449 $0 $9,253 $76,568
1999 $0 $30,429 $5,299 $6,515 $2,400 $4,355 $206,545
$37,282 $209 $28,226 $0 $10,909 $80,921
2000 $0 $32,289 $11,713 $7,029 $2,521 $6,486 $222,959
$40,788 $286 $27,732 $0 $11,680 $82,435
2001 $0 $34,227 $11,276 $7,811 $2,621 $8,633 $240,938
$43,227 $190 $26,514 $0 $12,443 $93,996
2002 $0 $22,526 $9,413 $7,385 $2,962 $7,904 $238,467
$50,277 $179 $21,265 $0 $13,702 $102,854
2003 $0 $35,607 $15,451 $8,907 $2,837 $24,009 $278,991
$49,531 $56 $27,089 $0 $14,618 $100,886
2004 $0 $42,879 $30,096 $9,905 $2,861 $19,416 $325,223
$52,809 $44 $26,085 $0 $15,459 $125,669
2005 $0 $41,316 $30,668 $10,710 $2,954 $15,009 $336,923
$63,010 $0 $26,025 $0 $16,783 $130,448
2006 $0 $41,106 $18,356 $13,203 $3,132 $7,540 $325,036
$81,069 $0 $7,571 $0 $18,451 $134,608

New Castle County Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


New Castle County Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 4,312
New Castle County Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


New Castle County Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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People With A Disability (2000): 52,000

New Castle County Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 69,534 13.90%
10-19 Years 71,270 14.25%
20-29 Years 70,368 14.07%
30-39 Years 81,472 16.29%
40-49 Years 76,829 15.36%
50-59 Years 54,936 10.98%
60-69 Years 34,136 6.82%
70-79 Years 27,215 5.44%
80-89 Years 12,333 2.47%
90+ Years 2,172 0.43%

New Castle County Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 242,943 48.56%
 Female 257,322 51.44%

New Castle County Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 353,760 70.71%
 African-American 99,648 19.92%
 Hispanic/Latino 26,293 5.26%
 Asian 12,856 2.57%
 Multiracial 6,132 1.23%
 Amerindian 806 0.16%
 Other Race 631 0.13%
 Pacific Islander 139 0.03%

New Castle County Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 182,686 21.37%
2. German 143,687 16.81%
3. Italian 116,125 13.58%
4. English 115,322 13.49%
5. Polish 64,821 7.58%
6. United States Or American 39,258 4.59%
7. Scottish 20,177 2.36%
8. French Non-Basque 20,112 2.35%
9. Scotch Irish 15,220 1.78%
10. Dutch 13,596 1.59%

New Castle County Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 835,592 89.39%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 48,967 5.24%
3. Chinese 6,584 0.70%
4. French 4,558 0.49%
5. Italian 4,536 0.49%
6. German 3,858 0.41%
7. Polish 3,456 0.37%
8. Other Asian 2,382 0.25%
9. Korean 2,168 0.23%
10. Other Indic 2,146 0.23%

New Castle County Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 935,620 93.44%
 Naturalized immigrant 28,555 2.85%
 Not a citizen 37,138 3.71%

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