New Hampton, Iowa

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New Hampton, Iowa
Skyline of New Hampton, Iowa
Location of New Hampton, Iowa
Location of New Hampton, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°3′35″N 92°18′53″W / 43.05972°N 92.31472°W / 43.05972; -92.31472Coordinates: 43°3′35″N 92°18′53″W / 43.05972°N 92.31472°W / 43.05972; -92.31472
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyChickasaw
Area
 • Total3.16 sq mi (8.18 km2)
 • Land3.16 sq mi (8.18 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,158 ft (353 m)
Population
 • Total3,571
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
3,424
 • Density1,130/sq mi (436.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
50659, 50661
Area code(s)641
FIPS code19-56100
GNIS feature ID0459473

New Hampton is a city in Chickasaw County, Iowa. It is also the county seat of that county. The population was 3,571 at the 2010 census.[4]

History[edit]

New Hampton was founded about 1855. It is named after New Hampton, New Hampshire, the native town of one of its founders.[5]

Geography[edit]

New Hampton is located at 43°3′35″N 92°18′53″W / 43.05972°N 92.31472°W / 43.05972; -92.31472 (43.059701, -92.314703).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.16 square miles (8.18 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

New Hampton historical population
YearPop.±%
1870455—    
18801,105+142.9%
18901,314+18.9%
19002,339+78.0%
19102,275−2.7%
19202,539+11.6%
19302,458−3.2%
19402,933+19.3%
19503,323+13.3%
19603,456+4.0%
19703,621+4.8%
19803,940+8.8%
19903,660−7.1%
20003,692+0.9%
20103,571−3.3%
20163,424−4.1%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the 2010 census,[2] there were 3,571 people, 1,555 households, and 943 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,130.1 inhabitants per square mile (436.3/km2). There were 1,697 housing units at an average density of 537.0 per square mile (207.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.0% White, 0.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 2.5% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.

The median age in the city was 44.8 years. 22.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.6% were from 25 to 44; 26.8% were from 45 to 64; and 23% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the 2000 census,[8] there were 3,692 people, 1,545 households, and 976 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,274.0 people per square mile (491.5/km²). There were 1,658 housing units at an average density of 572.1 per square mile (220.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.62% White, 0.03% Native American, 0.46% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 0.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.35% of the population.

There were 1,545 households out of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.9% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.8% were non-families. 33.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.93.

Age spread: 23.1% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 22.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $40,082, and the median income for a family was $50,360. Males had a median income of $33,125 versus $21,217 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,255. About 3.9% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.0% of those under age 18 and 6.1% of those age 65 or over.

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Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  5. ^ Fairbairn, Robert Herd (1919). History of Chickasaw and Howard Counties, Iowa, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 280.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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