New Virginia, Iowa

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New Virginia, Iowa
City
Location of New Virginia, Iowa
Location of New Virginia, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°10′58″N 93°43′46″W / 41.18278°N 93.72944°W / 41.18278; -93.72944Coordinates: 41°10′58″N 93°43′46″W / 41.18278°N 93.72944°W / 41.18278; -93.72944
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Warren
Area[1]
 • Total 0.46 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Land 0.46 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,089 ft (332 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 489
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 488
 • Density 1,058.4/sq mi (408.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50210
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-56595
GNIS feature ID 0459495

New Virginia is a city in Warren County, Iowa, United States. The population was 489 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Des MoinesWest Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

New Virginia was laid out in 1856.[4]

Geography[edit]

New Virginia is located at 41°10′58″N 93°43′46″W / 41.18278°N 93.72944°W / 41.18278; -93.72944 (41.182650, -93.729560).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.19 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 489 people, 196 households, and 134 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,058.4 inhabitants per square mile (408.7 /km2). There were 216 housing units at an average density of 467.5 per square mile (180.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.4% White, 0.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 196 households of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.6% were non-families. 27.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the city was 33.3 years. 28.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.5% were from 25 to 44; 21.2% were from 45 to 64; and 14.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.3% male and 48.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 469 people, 192 households, and 137 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,017.5 people per square mile (393.7/km²). There were 197 housing units at an average density of 427.4 per square mile (165.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.08% White, 0.21% Pacific Islander, and 1.71% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.21% of the population.

There were 192 households out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.4% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families. 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 106.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,750, and the median income for a family was $47,500. Males had a median income of $36,042 versus $26,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,803. About 8.1% of families and 9.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.6% of those under age 18 and 8.0% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ The History of Warren County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c, Volume 1. Higginson Book Company. 1879. p. 508. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.