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New Hampton, Iowa
—  City  —
Built in 1929, the Chickasaw County Courthouse serves as the center for county services.
Location of NewHampton, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°3′35″N 92°18′53″W / 43.05972°N 92.31472°W / 43.05972; -92.31472Coordinates: 43°3′35″N 92°18′53″W / 43.05972°N 92.31472°W / 43.05972; -92.31472
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Chickasaw
Area
 - Total 2.9 sq mi (7.5 km2)
 - Land 2.9 sq mi (7.5 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,158 ft (353 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 3,692
 Density 1,274.0/sq mi (491.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 50659, 50661
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-56100
GNIS feature ID 0459473

New Hampton is a city in Chickasaw County, Iowa, United States. The population was 3,692 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Chickasaw County[1].

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Geography

New Hampton is located at 43°3′35″N 92°18′53″W / 43.05972°N 92.31472°W / 43.05972; -92.31472 (43.059701, -92.314703)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.9 square miles (7.5 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

New Hampton Historical Population
Year Pop.  %±
1870 455
1880 1,105 142.9%
1890 1,314 18.9%
1900 2,339 78.0%
1910 2,275 −2.7%
1920 2,539 11.6%
1930 2,458 −3.2%
1940 2,933 19.3%
1950 3,323 13.3%
1960 3,456 4.0%
1970 3,621 4.8%
1980 3,940 8.8%
1990 3,660 −7.1%
2000 3,692 0.9%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. 

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 3,692 people, 1,545 households, and 976 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,274.0 people per square mile (491.5/km²). There were 1,658 housing units at an average density of 572.1/sq mi (220.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.62% White, 0.03% Native American, 0.46% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 0.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.35% of the population.

There were 1,545 households out of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.9% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.8% were non-families. 33.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 22.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $40,082, and the median income for a family was $50,360. Males had a median income of $33,125 versus $21,217 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,255. About 3.9% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.0% of those under age 18 and 6.1% of those age 65 or over.

Notable natives

Aerial photograph of New Hampton from the southwest

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
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Simple English

[[File:|thumb|250px|Chickasaw County Courthouse]] New Hampton is a city of Iowa in the United States.


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