New Albin, Iowa

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New Albin, Iowa
City
Location of New Albin, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°29′49″N 91°17′14″W / 43.49694°N 91.28722°W / 43.49694; -91.28722Coordinates: 43°29′49″N 91°17′14″W / 43.49694°N 91.28722°W / 43.49694; -91.28722
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyAllamakee
TownshipIowa
Area[1]
 • Total0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
 • Land0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation650 ft (198 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total522
 • Estimate (2012[3])515
 • Density2,175.0/sq mi (839.8/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code52160
Area code(s)563
FIPS code19-55785
GNIS feature ID0459464
 
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New Albin, Iowa
City
Location of New Albin, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°29′49″N 91°17′14″W / 43.49694°N 91.28722°W / 43.49694; -91.28722Coordinates: 43°29′49″N 91°17′14″W / 43.49694°N 91.28722°W / 43.49694; -91.28722
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyAllamakee
TownshipIowa
Area[1]
 • Total0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
 • Land0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation650 ft (198 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total522
 • Estimate (2012[3])515
 • Density2,175.0/sq mi (839.8/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code52160
Area code(s)563
FIPS code19-55785
GNIS feature ID0459464

New Albin is a city in Iowa Township, Allamakee County, Iowa, United States. It is the farthest northeast town in Iowa, located on the Mississippi River and the Minnesota border. The population was 522 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

New Albin was platted in 1872 shortly after the Chicago, Dubuque and Minnesota Railroad had been built through that territory.[4][5]

Geography[edit]

New Albin is located at 43°29′49″N 91°17′14″W / 43.49694°N 91.28722°W / 43.49694; -91.28722 (43.497019, -91.287328).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
YearPop.  ±%  
1880423—    
1890411−2.8%
1900543+32.1%
1910588+8.3%
1920683+16.2%
1930556−18.6%
1940602+8.3%
1950568−5.6%
1960643+13.2%
1970644+0.2%
1980609−5.4%
1990534−12.3%
2000527−1.3%
2010522−0.9%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 522 people, 222 households, and 138 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,175.0 inhabitants per square mile (839.8 /km2). There were 257 housing units at an average density of 1,070.8 per square mile (413.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.1% White, 0.4% African American, 1.5% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 222 households of which 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.5% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.8% were non-families. 32.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 3.01.

The median age in the city was 43.5 years. 25.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.1% were from 25 to 44; 25.7% were from 45 to 64; and 22.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.6% male and 50.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 527 people, 226 households, and 139 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,390.8 people per square mile (924.9/km²). There were 247 housing units at an average density of 1,120.5 per square mile (433.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.15% White, 1.14% Native American, 0.19% from other races, and 1.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.57% of the population.

There were 226 households out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.1% were non-families. 34.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.9% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 20.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,981, and the median income for a family was $36,667. Males had a median income of $26,625 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,049. About 4.5% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.3% of those under age 18 and 8.5% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

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. ^ Hancock, Ellery M. (1913). Past and Present of Allamakee County, Iowa: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke publishing Company. p. 252. 
  5. ^ Alexander, W. E. (1882). History of Winneshiek and Allamakee Counties, Iowa. Western Publishing Company. p. 400. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.