New Albin, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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New Albin, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of New Albin had a population of 501 as of July 1, 2016. New Albin ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for New Albin is located at latitude 43.497 and longitude -91.2882 in Allamakee County. The formal boundaries for the City of New Albin (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allamakee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 646 feet.

The City of New Albin (GNIS ID: 2395183) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of New Albin is located within Township of Iowa, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allamakee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Albin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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New Albin, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 501
Population in Households 501
Population in Familes 406
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,063
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 216
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 139
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 182 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $121,212
Average Home Value $138,874


Median Household Income $52,616
Average Household Income $72,727
Per Capita Income $30,938
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.65% -0.61%
Households -0.44% -0.47%
Families 0.12% -0.44%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

New Albin, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Albin to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 471 53rd
Population Density1 # 27 97th
Diversity Index2 # 551 45th
Median Household Income # 505 50th
Per Capita Income # 231 77th

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