New Providence, Iowa

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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

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  • 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
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
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
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New Providence Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 227 100%
Male 117 51.5%
Female 110 48.5%
Under 18 58 25.6%
18+ 169 74.4%
65+ 38 16.7%
Median Age 37.5
Average Family Size 2.91
White 221 97.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 6 2.6%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 2.6%

Estimated New Providence Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 221
Growth -6
Growth % -2.6%

New Providence Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 33.7%
Irish 17.2%
English 13.5%
European 9.8%
US/American 5.5%
Scottish 4.3%
French (except Basque) 3.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.1%
Norwegian 3.1%
Pennsylvania German 1.2%
Italian 1.2%
Polish 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Czech 1.2%
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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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
New Providence 227 $47,708
Eldora 3,035 $39,421
Hubbard 885 $41,563
Liscomb 272 $41,071
Steamboat Rock 336 $39,125
Union 427 $39,792
Whitten 160 $44,219
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