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Population in 2012: 226 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.4%
 

Males: 114  (50.7%)
Females: 112  (49.3%)

Median resident age:  38.7 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 50206.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,629 (it was $39,583 in 2000)
New Providence:

$46,629
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,290

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $72,289 (it was $52,900 in 2000)
New Providence:

$72,289
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $63,705; Detached houses: $63,705

Median gross rent in 2012: $500.

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  • White alone - 219 (96.1%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in New Providence: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.6%), Irish (19.4%), United States (10.0%), English (7.3%), Dutch (5.5%), Norwegian (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/30/1893

Elevation: 1130 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 225 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in New Providence:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Providence city:

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

10 residents are foreign born (3.6% Europe).

This city:  3.6%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in New Providence, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in New Providence to the number of sex offenders is 226 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $800 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $867 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (29.5 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (162.7 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (283.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Union, IA (2.5 miles ), Eldora, IA (2.5 miles ), Hubbard, IA (2.6 miles ), Whitten, IA (2.9 miles) , Steamboat Rock, IA (3.2 miles ), Owasa, IA (3.2 miles) , Liscomb, IA (3.2 miles ), Zearing, IA (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 42.28 N, Longitude: 93.17 W

Area code: 641

New Providence household income distribution New Providence home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.8%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -20 (-8.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (12%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (5%)

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Tornado activity:

New Providence-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 230% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.1 miles away from the New Providence city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hardin County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near New Providence:

  • VALLEY VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ELDORA, IA)
  • VALLEY VIEW NURSING AND REHAB CE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ELDORA, IA)
  • ELDORA NURSING AND REHAB CENTE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ELDORA, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in New Providence, IA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Providence:

  • Iowa State University (about 31 miles; Ames, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,738)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 40 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,923)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 43 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 8,947)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 45 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 3,189)
  • Drake University (about 54 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 4,382)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 55 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 3,064)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 80 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 3,144)

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Notable location: New Providence Town Hall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: New Providence Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Hardin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.3%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.9%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in New Providence, IA

New Providence compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


New Providence travel time to work - commute


New Providence mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for New Providence city (based on Hardin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.74%
Here70.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic Church
Adherents22.3%16.4%16.3%9.4%9.1%
Congregations17.0%9.4%11.3%7.5%3.8%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)North American Baptist ConferenceFriends (Quakers)Other
Adherents4.9%3.7%2.6%2.3%13.0%
Congregations3.8%5.7%1.9%7.5%32.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Hardin County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Hardin County:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

8.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hardin County:

8.8%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardin County:

27.9%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$841
Water Supply 0$0 1$725
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,566

New Providence government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $105,000 ($464.60)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($84.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($44.25)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($44.25)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($30.97)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($22.12)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($22.12)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($17.70)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($4.42)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($4.42)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($4.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($57.52)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($26.55)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($22.12)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($8.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $27,000 ($119.47)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $21,000 ($92.92)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($22.12)

New Providence government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $38,000 ($168.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($79.65)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $23,000 ($101.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($17.70)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($4.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $30,000 ($132.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($79.65)
    General Support: $3,000 ($13.27)
  • Tax - Property: $28,000 ($123.89)
    Total General Sales: $15,000 ($66.37)

New Providence government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $81,000 ($358.41)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $256,000 ($1132.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $246,000 ($1088.50)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $77,000 ($340.71)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($44.25)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($17.70)

New Providence government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $238,000 ($1053.10)

5.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,300 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Iowa average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Story County, IA  0.50% ($32,515 average AGI)
from Marshall County, IA  0.35% ($37,174)
from Grundy County, IA  0.29% ($26,789)


6.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,087 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Iowa average:

6.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Polk County, IA  0.70% ($33,255 average AGI)
to Story County, IA  0.64% ($27,349)
to Marshall County, IA  0.48% ($20,750)

Strongest AM radio stations in New Providence:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIFG (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: TIMES-CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFJB (1230 AM; 1 kW; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Providence:

  • KDAO-FM (99.5 FM; ELDORA, IA; Owner: ELDORA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KCRR (97.7 FM; GRUNDY CENTER, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KXIA (101.1 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KQCR-FM (98.9 FM; PARKERSBURG, IA; Owner: CD BROADCASTING INC)
  • KIFG-FM (95.3 FM; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: TIMES-CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around New Providence:

  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • K19DX (Channel 19; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K27EW (Channel 27; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K33ED (Channel 33; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K51EP (Channel 51; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K53FD (Channel 53; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K59FM (Channel 59; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K69GZ (Channel 69; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K25FA (Channel 25; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K47EK (Channel 47; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K49DZ (Channel 49; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K55GV (Channel 55; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K57GN (Channel 57; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K61GF (Channel 61; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • KDAO-LP (Channel 45; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MTN BROADCASTING, INC.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hwy 299 2 Mi N (Lat: 42.312472 Lon: -93.171306), Call Sign: KNAG546, Licensee ID: L00080514
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.825 MHz, 461.825 MHz, 466.825 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/2000, Expiration Date: 02/21/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/10/2002
    Registrant: Quakerdale Home Inc, Rr Box 8, New Providence, IA 50206, Phone: (641) 497-5294


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in New Providence, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary882.3 years
John572.6 years
Harry475.0 years
Arthur484.3 years
Charles381.0 years
James377.4 years
Edward365.0 years
Blanche392.3 years
Lillian379.0 years
Lucille383.7 years
Most common last names in New Providence, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martin1384.8 years
Reece981.9 years
Whitehead785.7 years
Clampitt675.3 years
Barnes581.8 years
Hoffman483.0 years
Rogers469.2 years
Rash485.0 years
Mesch372.4 years
Andrews382.3 years

New Providence on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Drugs and druggists' sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Mathematical science occupations"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Legal occupations:"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Community and social services occupations:"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides"
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