New Providence, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 228 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.4%
 
Males: 125  (54.9%)
Females: 103  (45.1%)
Median resident age:  38.4 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 50206.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,414 (it was $39,583 in 2000)
New Providence:

$46,414
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,474 (it was $18,514 in 2000)

New Providence city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $65,747 (it was $52,900 in 2000)
New Providence:

$65,747
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $418.

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  • Races in New Providence, IA (2010)

    New Providence races chart
    • 21996.1%White alone
    • 41.8%Hispanic
    • 20.9%Black alone
    • 20.9%American Indian alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races

Races in New Providence detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in New Providence: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.0%), Irish (17.2%), English (6.4%), United States (4.7%), Dutch (3.7%), Danish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/30/1893

Elevation: 1130 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 227 people per square mile   (very low).

New Providence,IA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in New Providence:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Providence city:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 7.3%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in New Providence, Iowa as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in New Providence to the number of sex offenders is 113 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $894 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,048 (1.4%)

New Providence satellite photo by USGS

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 June 2014:
Here:

4.4%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -20 (-8.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (17%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Educational services (35%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Community and social service occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in New Providence: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in New Providence, Iowa

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Tornado activity:

New Providence-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 122% 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.

Earthquake activity:

New Providence-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 384.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 274.4 miles away from New Providence center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 366.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 227.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 403.1 miles away from New Providence center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 341.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 8, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Providence topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • ELDORA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ELDORA, IA)
  • GREENBELT HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; ELDORA, IA)
  • HUBBARD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HUBBARD, IA)
  • OAKVIEW, INC. (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CONRAD, IA)

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

  • Iowa State University (about 31 miles; Ames, IA; Full-time enrollment: 28,662)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 40 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 45 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 46 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 54 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 55 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 61 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)

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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 2013: 22.3%
(23.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.4% 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

New Providence compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Iowa average:

10.3

New Providence travel time to work - commute New Providence mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,02527
Evangelical Protestant3,83426
Catholic8832
Other41
Orthodox--
None5,788-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Hardin County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

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

8.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardin County:

27.9%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.8%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
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 7$12,502
Firefighters 0$0 18$2,000
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$1,000
Sewerage 0$0 1$2,000
Water Supply 0$0 2$7,329
Totals for Government 0$0 30$24,831

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $105,000 ($460.53)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($83.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($43.86)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($43.86)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($30.70)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($21.93)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($21.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($17.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($4.39)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($4.39)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($4.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($57.02)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($26.32)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($21.93)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($8.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $27,000 ($118.42)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $21,000 ($92.11)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($21.93)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $38,000 ($166.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($78.95)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $23,000 ($100.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($17.54)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($4.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $30,000 ($131.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($78.95)
    General Support: $3,000 ($13.16)
  • Tax - Property: $28,000 ($122.81)
    Total General Sales: $15,000 ($65.79)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $81,000 ($355.26)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $256,000 ($1122.81)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $246,000 ($1078.95)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $77,000 ($337.72)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($43.86)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($17.54)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $238,000 ($1043.86)

5.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Black Hawk County, IA  0.43% ($38,536 average AGI)
from Franklin County, IA  0.43% ($30,821)
from Story County, IA  0.38% ($39,080)


5.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
Iowa average:

5.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Story County, IA  0.64% ($44,095 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  0.42% ($34,250)
to Franklin County, IA  0.41% ($25,556)

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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