Newcastle, California 

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+13.0% since 2020

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Comfort Index (Climate)

8.4 / 7.1

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Best Places to Live in Newcastle, California

Capital city / suburban complex - Northern California, northern Central Valley at the base of the Sierra Nevada. May, October and June are the most pleasant months in Newcastle, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: 95658
Cost of Living: 63.2% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 25 ft above sea level

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Newcastle, Ca Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Mild winters
Nearby recreation
Central location
Growth and sprawl
Rising cost of living
Summer heat

What Bert Has To Say About Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade Metro Area

Sacramento, the capital of California, has been a leading agricultural and transportation center for most of its history. In the past 15 years, as costs have escalated in California’s coastal cities, thousands have migrated to the area for its reduced cost of living and proximity to San Francisco and Lake Tahoe. Now, as a result, growth and traffic issues have become top-of-mind issues for the area. Downtown Sacramento is pleasant and attractive but somewhat lacking in entertainment and activities (aside from restored historic “Old Sacramento” riverfront downtown area). Most recent growth has occurred to the north, northeast, and south as typical California sprawl- freeways, strip malls, and endless developments of tightly packed homes. Job growth projections remain strong.


The unemployment rate in Newcastle is 5.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Newcastle jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Newcastle's cost of living is 63.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Newcastle's Cost of Living

May, October and June are the most pleasant months in Newcastle, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Placer county remained moderately Republican, 52.1% to 45.5%. More Voting Stats

Newcastle's population is 1,363 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 13.0%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 28.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Newcastle is Real Estate: $845,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.7%.

Newcastle public schools spend $9,844 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.9 students per teacher in Newcastle. More Education

Best Places to Live in Newcastle Rankings

Housing Market in Newcastle

It's a good time to buy in Newcastle. Home Appreciation is up 22.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Newcastle is $845,300.
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Reviews for Newcastle   3 Reviews
Not the best place, not the worst. - 9/15/2020
I’ve lived here for six years, and it’s been an interesting experience to say the least. If you’re liberal, don’t expect many people to outwardly share the same... Read More

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Great Place - 11/11/2017
We settled in Newcastle countryside 16 years ago, and it's been a really beautiful place to live. My only complaint is that it is often hot in the summer from July to... Read More

In the Sierra Foothills - 9/17/2012
I moved here on August 22, 2012 and I have to say it is one of the most magnificent ecosystems I have ever seen. While the cost of living here is higher than the... Read More

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