According to the most recent data on the cost of living, New Castle has an overall cost of living index of 110 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Delaware, New Castle has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Delaware's index of 113.
The standard of living in New Castle ranks as #4,129 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Delaware. By definition, that implies New Castle ranks as the #2,289 most expensive place in the First State.
|Living Expense||New Castle||Delaware||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in Delaware, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. New Castle|
|Village Green-Green Ridge, PA||8,661||112||1.0x|
|Wilmington Manor, DE||8,335||106||1.0x|
|Carneys Point, NJ||7,302||106||1.0x|
|Ridley Park, PA||7,042||112||1.0x|