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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A+
  12. Commute
    B+
Newcastle is a suburb of Seattle with a population of 11,346. Newcastle is in King County and is one of the best places to live in Washington. Living in Newcastle offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Newcastle there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Newcastle and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Newcastle are highly rated.
About Newcastle...
Population
11,346

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$624,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,659
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Newcastle Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    34
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    8.8
    40.7
  • Robbery
    8.5
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    492.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,341.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    212.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    18%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    30%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    39%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%

Working in Newcastle

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$118,333
National
$55,322
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Newcastle Reviews

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Newcastle is a nice, quiet suburb of Bellevue, WA. There are grocery stores, strip malls, gas stations and just about everything you'll need without having to go to Renton or Bellevue. The main drag (Coal Creek) can get busy during mornings and after work but it's relatively quiet for the most part.

Newcastle has plenty of schools, parks and hiking for families and the residence in the area. The streets and parks are well maintained and the streets and yards are kept nicely.
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Newcastle works no matter which part of Seattle or Eastside you need to access - 10-12 miles away from Redmond, Downtowns Seattle, Issaquah and 6 miles from Downtown Bellevue. Lots of new projects and developments coming through. Stunning homes overlooking the Newcastle Golf Club and a great brunch place with Calcutta Grill with views that will take your breath away. A+ schools. Newcastle Commons appears to be an exciting project in the works. Lots of local parks including Lake Boren and Newcastle Beach Park. Extremely safe. What’s not to love?
Beautiful walkable suburb with a system of trails that can take you all over. Friendly neighbors, outstanding YMCA, a nice selection of restaurants, and breathtaking views from the golf course/Calcutta Grill and bar.