Newcastle, Wyoming

Newcastle is a city in and the county seat of Weston County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 3,065 at the 2000 census.


Newcastle is located at (43.853183, -104.209343).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.4 km²), all land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 3,065 people, 1,253 households, and 844 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,242.1 people per square mile (479.1/km²). There were 1,458 housing units at an average density of 590.9/sq mi (227.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.79% White, 0.13% African American, 1.44% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 1.01% from other races, and 1.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.66% of the population.

There were 1,253 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.0% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.6% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.5 males.c

The median income for a household in the city was $29,873, and the median income for a family was $36,929. Males had a median income of $31,222 versus $16,628 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,378. About 7.5% of families and 11.4% of the population and 7.5% of families were below the poverty line, including 14.8% of those under the age of 18 and 15.7% of those 65 and older.

Notable residents

Members of the band The Lillingtons are originally from Newcastle.


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