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New Albin, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of New Albin is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Allamakee County at latitude 43.497 and longitude -91.2882. Allamakee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 646 feet.

The formal official name is the City of New Albin, but most people and references simply refer to it as New Albin, Iowa.

The P1 Census Class Code for New Albin indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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New Albin, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 534
Population in Households 534
Population in Familes 435
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,199
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 230
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 149
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 194 (72.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $137,500
Average Home Value $151,813


Median Household Income $53,804
Average Household Income $67,134
Per Capita Income $28,663
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.54% 0.33%
Households 0.84% 0.43%
Families 1.82% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   3.26%
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, 2014 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 # 447 56th
Population Density1 # 19 98th
Diversity Index2 # 533 48th
Median Household Income # 419 59th
Per Capita Income # 233 77th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.