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-Violent crime

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  • Location: Extreme southeastern Pennsylvania along the Delaware River at the New Jersey border
  • Country: United States
  • State: Delaware
  • County: New Castle County
  • Metro Area: No Metro Area

Quick Facts About New Castle

    The unemployment rate in New Castle County is 4.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. New Castle County jobs have Increased by 4.10 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, New Castle County's cost of living is 11.80% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, New Castle County's population is 556,779 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 26.45 percent.
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in New Castle County is $216,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -6.81%.
    New Castle County public schools spend $15,608 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14 students per teacher in New Castle County.

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