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 498 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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New Albin, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 498
Daytime Population: Workers 150
Daytime Population: Residents 180
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 330
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 498
Population in Familes 403
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,051
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $57,447
Average Household Income $74,446
Per Capita Income $31,860


Total Housing Units 257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 181 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $131,081
Average Home Value $143,472


Total Households 214
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 138
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.65% -0.73%
Households -0.5% -0.57%
Families 0.0% -0.74%
Median Household Income   4.26%
Per Capita Income   3.18%

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, 2017 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 # 469 54th
Population Density # 27 97th
Diversity Index # 587 42nd
Median Household Income # 333 67th
Per Capita Income # 197 81st

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