Newcastle, California Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

What is the population of Newcastle City? According to the 2011 census, Newcastle is home to over 258,000 people. The average age is 37.8 years and over 56.6% of the population identify as Christian or non-religious. In terms of ethnicity, the city has an overall minority population of 6.3% and over two-hundredths of its residents identify as Asian or Other Asian. There is also a large, but declining, Asian population.

Located northwest of Newcastle's city centre, Leazes Park is a green space that was established in the 18th century after a petition by 3,000 working-class men. St James' Park, which is home to the Newcastle United football club, dominates the view of the city from the south. Historically, the city's streets were laid out around two large squares: St James' Park and Leazes Park.

The UK is home to a huge range of races and cultures. Despite the large number of immigrants, many are from countries outside of former British colonies. Similarly, there are many Asians and Jamaicans in the UK. Many Asian families who migrated to the UK are now in their third generation. As a result, Newcastle's population has become increasingly diverse. Its cosmopolitan character reflects its multiculturalism.

The city's Chinatown is the center of Chinese New Year celebrations. This area also hosts the BUPA Great North Run, the world's largest half-marathon. Participants of this event cross the Tyne Bridge to Gateshead and finish in South Shields, 13 miles away. In addition, The Tenk Blaydon Race commemorates the Blaydon Races. There are two major universities in Newcastle. Newcastle University won the Sunday Times University of the Year award in 2000 and Northumbria University was named 'Best New University' in 2005.