One of the best towns in the Sierra Nevada, with a population of 1,224 and has an elevation of 945 ft. Summers never get too hot such as in the neighboring Sierra Valley, and the winters never too cold. Mild weather is a good thing , and residents of the town enjoy the easy life. May, October and June are the most pleasant months, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
The 2010 census reports that Newcastle town has an average family size of 2.86 and the median age being 51.3 years. The Newcastle town population has a dynamic makeup with 220 people under the age of 18, 83 people aged 18 to 24, 191 people aged 25 to 44, 416 people aged 45 to 64, and 314 people who were reported with and age of 65 years of age or older.
The Newcastle town’s area code 916 is with the zip code being 95658. The median home value of Newcastle town is $217,500, with the median rent running $1,216.
The town is rated as one of the best in the state when it comes to education, with many public and charter schools. If raising a family, you cannot go wrong with any of the top notch schools.
Listed below are schools within the city limits.
The Newcastle Elementary School District is committed to work in partnership with students, teachers, parents and community to provide every student with a personalized, challenging, academic program that develops 21st Century skills necessary to become active and effective global citizens. Each child’s innate ability will be supported in a caring, interactive, project/inquiry based learning environment with an emphasis on strong character and personal value.
Newcastle School is the cornerstone of a lifelong community of learners where students, staff, families, and community work together to ensure that students are successfully prepared for rigorous higher education coursework, career challenges, and a globally competitive workforce. Students are prepared to the highest level of social, moral, and academic development.
There are many tremendous places to wine and dine within downtown, and throughout the town. Whether you prefer a local establishment or a chain restaurant, the town has a little something for everyone. Listed below are some of the best establishments:
Supporting local establishments is a way of life within the town. Whether looking for produce at the local grocery store, or stopping by the local market and deli, you can find a shop to suit your needs. Listed below are a few of the shops within city limits:
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