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Where is New Castle County, Delaware?

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New Castle County is a county equivalent area found in Delaware, USA. The county government of New Castle is found in the county seat of Wilmington.

With a total 1,279.46 sq. km of land and water area, New Castle County, Delaware is the 2207th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 552,778 people, New Castle County has a total 218592 households earning 64537 on average per year.

New Castle County, Delaware offers the following attractions to visitors: New Castle Court House Museum NM, Woodlawn NM

New Castle County, Delaware - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 10003
Area Codes 302
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Wilmington (population: 218,656), Newark (population: 140,927), New Castle (population: 60,085), Bear (population: 39,746), Middletown (population: 35,602), Hockessin (population: 16,715), Claymont (population: 14,675), Townsend (population: 11,815), Delaware City (population: 1,847), Odessa (population: 457)
Land Area 213,429 sq miles
Water Area 426 sq miles
Household Income $64,537
Housing Units 218,592
Median Home Value $246,300
High School Grads 89% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 34% of population
Retail Spending $16,358 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $999,186 per capita
Universities and Colleges University of Delaware, Wilmington University, Widener University-Delaware Campus

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.