New Sharon, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 1,293 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.6%
 
Males: 554  (42.9%)
Females: 739  (57.1%)
Median resident age:

48.9 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 50207.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $66,602 (it was $36,125 in 2000)
New Sharon:

$66,602
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,183 (it was $17,280 in 2000)

New Sharon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $119,981 (it was $64,200 in 2000)
New Sharon:

$119,981
IA:

$158,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $114,175; detached houses: $120,382; mobile homes: $13,132

Median gross rent in 2019: $499.

March 2019 cost of living index in New Sharon: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.4%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in New Sharon, IA (2019)
    • 1,12897.6%White alone
    • 90.8%Two or more races
    • 50.4%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in New Sharon, Iowa as of February 03, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in New Sharon is 212 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.78
Iowa average:

1.65
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Ancestries: Dutch (20.8%), German (15.2%), American (12.3%), Pennsylvania German (8.7%), English (7.1%), Irish (6.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1871

Elevation: 864 feet

Land area: 0.94 square miles.

Population density: 1,382 people per square mile   (low).

New Sharon, Iowa map

9 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Iowa:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,451 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,761 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (50.9 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (175.1 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (258.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Searsboro, IA (2.8 miles),
Barnes City, IA (3.1 miles ),
Lynnville, IA (3.2 miles ),
Montezuma, IA (3.2 miles ),
Leighton, IA (3.4 miles),
Oskaloosa, IA (3.5 miles ),
Sully, IA (3.5 miles ),
University Park, IA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 41.47 N, Longitude: 92.65 W

Area code: 641

Distribution of median household income in New Sharon, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in New Sharon, IA in 2019
New Sharon satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $121,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,200
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,700
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $161,100
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $44,600
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $221,300
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $124,600
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $260,000
Number of permits per 10,000 New Sharon, IA residents
Average permit cost in New Sharon, IA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.9%
Iowa:

3.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +155 (+13.5%).
Most common industries in New Sharon, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (9.9%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Machinery (7.3%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (13.5%)
  • Machinery (12.2%)
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.8%)
  • Truck transportation (5.5%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Food (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.1%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.4%)
Most common occupations in New Sharon, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.1%)

Average climate in New Sharon, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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New Sharon, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

New Sharon-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1986, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.5 miles away from the New Sharon city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Sharon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 193% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 327.6 miles away from New Sharon center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 417.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 327.6 miles away from New Sharon 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 311.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 194.4 miles away from New Sharon 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 341.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mahaska County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Sharon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in New Sharon:

  • NEW SHARON CARE CENTER (PARK AT CHERRY PO BOX 10)

Other hospitals and medical centers near New Sharon:

  • MONTEZUMA NURSING AND REHAB CENT (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MONTEZUMA, IA)
  • SENIOR HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MONTEZUMA, IA)
  • NORTHERN MAHASKA NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; OSKALOOSA, IA)
  • MAHASKA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; OSKALOOSA, IA)
  • MAHASKA HEALTH PARTNERSHIP COMMUNITY HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; OSKALOOSA, IA)
  • MAHASKA HEALTH PARTNERSHIP Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; OSKALOOSA, IA)
  • MAHASKA HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; OSKALOOSA, IA)

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

  • Indian Hills Community College (about 33 miles; Ottumwa, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,034)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 53 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 53 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • University of Iowa (about 60 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 61 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • Iowa State University (about 65 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 69 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)

Public high school in New Sharon:

Public elementary/middle school in New Sharon:

See full list of schools located in New Sharon

Library in New Sharon:

  • NEW SHARON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,085; Location: 107 W MAPLE; 15,349 books; 120 audio materials; 368 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 6 other licensed databases; 3 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in New Sharon: New Sharon (A), Prairie Knolls Country Club (B), New Sharon Fire and Rescue Association Department (C), New Sharon Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in New Sharon include: Assembly of God Church (A), First Christian Church (B), Friends Church (C), United Methodist Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Friends Cemetery (1), Highland Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Grant Stout - College basketball player (Northern Iowa Panthers).

Mahaska County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.4%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.5%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
60 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in New Sharon (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: New Sharon Branch at 102 South Main, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in New Sharon:

Marital status in New Sharon, IA
  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

For population 25 years and over in New Sharon:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Iowa average:

10.3

Means of transportation to work in 2019 - New Sharon
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for New Sharon, IA (based on Mahaska County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,49720
Evangelical Protestant4,03926
Catholic1,0401
Other3552
None12,450-
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: 4
Here:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Mahaska County:

6.29 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Mahaska County:

27.7%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.5%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
New Sharon:

51.0%
Iowa:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
New Sharon:

44.2%
Iowa:

46.1%

Average BMI:
New Sharon:

29.7
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
New Sharon:

18.0%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
New Sharon:

17.7%
Iowa:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
New Sharon:

43.3%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
New Sharon:

50.4%
Iowa:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.8%
State:

77.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of New Sharon, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 1$2,192$26,3040$0
Water Supply 1$1,541$18,4920$0
Financial Administration 1$2,427$29,1241$478
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,918$35,0161$509
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,375
Local Libraries 0$0 1$1,103
Totals for Government 4$9,079$27,2379$4,465

New Sharon government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $214,000 ($165.51)
    Regular Highways: $210,000 ($162.41)
    Police Protection: $98,000 ($75.79)
    Sewerage: $96,000 ($74.25)
    Financial Administration: $63,000 ($48.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000 ($30.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000 ($27.84)
    Libraries: $26,000 ($20.11)
    General Public Buildings: $24,000 ($18.56)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $23,000 ($17.79)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($6.19)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($6.19)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($4.64)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($3.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($1.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $223,000 ($172.47)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($10.83)

New Sharon government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $141,000 ($109.05)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($0.77)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $66,000 ($51.04)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $30,000 ($23.20)
    Rents: $28,000 ($21.66)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($7.73)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($0.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $219,000 ($169.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $161,000 ($124.52)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($1.55)
  • Tax - Property: $301,000 ($232.79)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $123,000 ($95.13)
    Other License: $4,000 ($3.09)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,000 ($2.32)

New Sharon government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $585,000 ($452.44)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $536,000 ($414.54)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,000 ($37.90)

New Sharon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,018,000 ($1560.71)

5.35% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Wapello County, IA  0.87% ($37,243 average AGI)
from Marion County, IA  0.77% ($33,855)
from Polk County, IA  0.35% ($33,464)


6.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,197 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
Iowa average:

6.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marion County, IA  0.99% ($40,568 average AGI)
to Wapello County, IA  0.70% ($44,702)
to Polk County, IA  0.68% ($92,268)

Businesses in New Sharon, IA

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1
  • U.S. Cellular: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in New Sharon:

  • 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.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBOE (740 AM; 0 kW; OSKALOOSA, IA; Owner: JOMAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Sharon:

  • KBOE-FM (104.9 FM; OSKALOOSA, IA; Owner: JOMAST CORPORATION)
  • KCWN (99.9 FM; NEW SHARON, IA; Owner: CROWN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSKB (99.1 FM; BROOKLYN, IA; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRTI (106.7 FM; GRINNELL, IA; Owner: CENTRAL IOWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKSI (101.5 FM; EDDYVILLE, IA; Owner: O-TOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLS (92.1 FM; KNOXVILLE, IA; Owner: M AND H BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLBA-FM (96.7 FM; ALBIA, IA; Owner: H & H BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCOB-FM (95.9 FM; NEWTON, IA; Owner: CENTRAL IOWA BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around New Sharon:

  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)

New Sharon fatal accident list:

Jun 22, 1988 01:00 PM, S.Mulberry, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 236ft / 72.3mTotal length
  • 12,615Total average daily traffic
  • 1,891Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,615Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in New Sharon, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 71950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for New Sharon, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in New Sharon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in New Sharon, IA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • New Sharon, 1380 Hwy 63 East Of Highway 1000 (Lat: 41.454278 Lon: -92.646833), Type: Building, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WQVS774,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6019.32 MHz, 6019.32 MHz, 6019.32 MHz, 6019.32 MHz, 6019.32 MHz, 6019.32 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/01/2015, Expiration Date: 05/01/2025, Certifier: Brian Gates, Registrant: Key Coop, 213 Se 16th St, Pella, IA 50219, Phone: (641) 628-1724, Email:
  • NEW SHARON, 2163 135th St (Lat: 41.460667 Lon: -92.647778), Type: Mast, Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQZR777, Licensee ID: L01933167,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/18/2017, Expiration Date: 07/18/2027, Certifier: Joe S Six, Registrant: Mahaska Communication Group, LLC, Oskaloosa, IA 52577, Phone: (641) 676-1000, Fax: (641) 676-1099, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Sharon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3761S, N3761S, N-3761S, Serial Number: 17250961, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 12/03/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 11/27/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Lanphier Produce LLC, 2020 Highway 63, New Sharon, IA 50207
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4191W, N4191W, N-4191W, Serial Number: 32-40276, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 06/22/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 03/04/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Bo L Howell, 2082 Highway 102, New Sharon, IA 50207, Other Owners: Phyllis A Steffen
  • Aircraft: JIM FAIST CALIDUS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4686S, N4686S, N-4686S, Serial Number: 11023, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 05/30/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 04/17/2020
    Registrant (Corporation): Fynaardt Ag Production Inc, 1112 Galeston Ave, New Sharon, IA 50207

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of fire incidents - 31 took place in 2013, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in New Sharon, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (48.3%), and Structure Fires (31.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in New Sharon, IA
    • 9748.3%Outside Fires
    • 6431.8%Structure Fires
    • 3115.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 94.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for New Sharon, IA
Most common first names in New Sharon, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1570.5 years
Harold1477.9 years
Harry1377.9 years
Charles1380.6 years
George1385.4 years
Nellie1386.5 years
John1379.2 years
William1281.1 years
Mary1282.2 years
Paul1174.7 years
Most common last names in New Sharon, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1982.4 years
Smith1775.5 years
Fox1284.2 years
Davis1275.7 years
Miller1184.8 years
Johnson1080.2 years
Dejong883.4 years
Wymore877.6 years
Pothoven879.6 years
Phillips883.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in New Sharon, IA
  • 78.5%Utility gas
  • 16.4%Electricity
  • 5.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in New Sharon, IA
  • 54.9%Electricity
  • 39.2%Utility gas
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


New Sharon compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Lucas Graham (3)
  • Stuart Gene Van Donselaar (3)
  • Earl J. Ratcliff (2)
  • Randall Vos (2)
  • Philip D. Hol (2)
  • Avery A. Gatton (1)
  • Russel Novelo (1)
  • Arlyn Klyn (1)
  • Matthew Rooda (1)

Total of 22 patent applications in 2008-2023.