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People

Total Population 226
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 19%
Employed Population 16+ 104
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 58.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,792
% Above Poverty Level 79.6%
% Below Poverty Level 20.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.9%
Median Gross Rent $432
Median House Value $67,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.4%
US/American 0%
English 8.8%
Irish 17.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

New Providence Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles NE of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 159 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Hardin
Standard Zip Codes 50206
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.281
Longitude -93.171

New Providence Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ELDORA
Distance 7 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
Station MARSHALLTOWN
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Station GRUNDY CENTER
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, New Providence, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lawn Hill (50206)

New Providnce (50206)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Eldora 2,717 $59,265
Hubbard 961 $65,250
Liscomb 317 $57,083

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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