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New Hampton, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of New Hampton had a population of 3,563 as of July 1, 2016. New Hampton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for New Hampton is located at latitude 43.0572 and longitude -92.3164 in Chickasaw County. The formal boundaries for the City of New Hampton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chickasaw County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,158 feet.

The City of New Hampton (GNIS ID: 2395196) 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 Hampton is located within Township of New Hampton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chickasaw County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Hampton 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 Hampton, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,563
Population in Households 3,431
Population in Familes 2,669
Population in Group Qrtrs 132
Population Density1 1,127
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 1,573
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 960
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,704 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,138 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 435 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $112,543
Average Home Value $138,379


Median Household Income $45,915
Average Household Income $60,166
Per Capita Income $26,996
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.04% -0.08%
Households 0.18% 0.04%
Families 0.29% -0.02%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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 Hampton, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Hampton 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 # 110 89th
Population Density1 # 235 77th
Diversity Index2 # 221 78th
Median Household Income # 751 26th
Per Capita Income # 490 52nd

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