Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsC+
- Crime & SafetyC
- Good for FamiliesB-
- Cost of LivingB
- Health & FitnessB
- Outdoor ActivitiesA-
New Castle is a suburb of Philadelphia with a population of 5,359. New Castle is in New Castle County. Living in New Castle offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in New Castle and residents tend to lean liberal.
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New Castle Reviews
The suburbs of New Castle is a beautiful and diverse place to live. We have green parks, a beautiful walking trail along the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal and even a fantastic zip line course. The people around are friendly and speak with a smile (well did before we had to wear masks outside). The one thing that I would change about my beautiful city though would be the addition of attractions and activities. From the location that I live, the closest attraction (that is not a store or our zip line course) is approximately 20 minutes away in the city of Wilmington. If I were able to change anything, I would add more restaurants to the suburb of New Castle and add a more diverse and original food options. Most of the food locations in our local area are chain restaurants and I really believe that "Mom and Pop restaurants" will have a great untapped market once the COVID pandemic is over. Overall though, I love living in the safe and family friendly suburb of New Castle, Delaware.
New Castle includes a highly connected network of individuals in Delaware, which is comprised of both religious, racial, and political diversity. Neighborhoods are beautifully maintained to create a clean and welcoming environment and atmosphere, and many individuals have been long-term residents, which allows for friendly connections to be made. Located in the northern part of Delaware, New Castle provides easy access to many of Delaware's more populated regions including Newark and Wilmington, as well as fast-growing cities, such as Middletown. Many major roads allow for fast commutes to many of the larger cities as well, including Philadelphia, Washington D.C., and Baltimore.
I enjoy living here! Most resources are within a short drive, the residents are friendly, and my family is nearby.