Zip Code 16101 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNew Castle
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lawrence
Area Code724 / 878
Current Population:34042
Racial Majority:White 86.65%
Public School Racial Majority:White 82.7%
Unemployment Rate:10.0%
Median Household Income$38225
Average Adjusted Gross Income$46110
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time20.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range935 - 1273 ft.
Area69 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.98799600, -80.29008100

Zip Code 16101 Description

Zip Code 16101 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Pittsburgh metro area. Zip code 16101 is primarily located in Lawrence County. The official US Postal Service name for 16101 is NEW CASTLE, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 16101 are contained within or border the city limits of New Castle, PA, Oakwood, PA, Oakland, PA, South New Castle, PA, and New Castle Northwest, PA. The area code for zip code 16101 is 724. 16101 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 16101 is 10.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 7.0% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 16101 decreased to 34042 from 36916 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 16101 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 16101 public schools is White. 47.8% of students in 16101 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 29252 86.65% 29881 -2%
 Black Or African American 3044 9.02% 2794 +9%
 Hispanic 390 1.16% 397 -2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 20 -100%
 Asian 49 0.15% 92 -47%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.01% 5 -20%
 Other Race 42 0.66% 42 +431%
 Two Or More Races 811 2.36% 811 -2%

Zip Code 16101 Race/Ethnicity

 White 82.7%
 Black Or African American 13%
 Hispanic 1%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2.9%

Zip Code 16101 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3404236916
Male Population48.20%
Female Population51.80%
Total Households13947
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$38225
Income Under $50K Per Year62.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.10%
16101 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 16Mike KellyRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$108600
Average Real Estate Sale Price$61877
Current Unemployment Level 10.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level11.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 61c - Low Lime Drift Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 16101 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)16172534455458575038312237
Avg Max Temp (°F)35394960728084827664514061
Avg Precip (In.)2.372.122.993.283.544.324.173.583.732.623.22.8538.77
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New Castle, PA
CBSA Type16101
CBSA Population90839
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours