Newcastle, ME Profile: Facts & Data


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Newcastle, Maine - Basic Facts

The Newcastle Census Designated Place had a population of 681 as of July 1, 2018. Newcastle ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maine. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Newcastle is located at latitude 44.0351 and longitude -69.5367 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Newcastle Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.63 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.

The Newcastle Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583564) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Newcastle Census Designated Place is located within Town of Newcastle, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lincoln County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Newcastle: New Castle.

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Newcastle, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 681
Population in Households 677
Population in Familes 525
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 314
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $58,312
Average Household Income $87,534
Per Capita Income $39,454


Total Housing Units 399 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 243 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $283,824
Average Home Value $350,000


Total Households 332
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 210
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.25% 0.23%
Households 0.22% 0.24%
Families 2.09% 0.1%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Newcastle, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newcastle to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 118 10th
Population Density # 93 29th
Diversity Index # 113 13th
Median Household Income # 31 77th
Per Capita Income # 17 88th

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