Demographics

People

Total Population1,146
Male Share of the Population44.1%
Female Share of the Population55.9%
Senior Citizens18.8%
Employed Population 16+555
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married54.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher39%
Median Earnings25+$36,573
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,417

Wealth

Median Family Income$70,982
% Above Poverty Level89.2%
% Below Poverty Level10.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.9%
Median Gross Rent$625
Median House Value$106,700

Ancestry

Dutch16.7%
English12.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.1%
Irish10.7%
Welsh4.5%
German2.7%
Swedish2.2%
Norwegian2%
Italian1.7%
Scottish1.7%
Czech1.6%
French Except Basque1.2%
Croatian0.5%
Swiss0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Polish0.3%
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New Sharon Almanac

CategoryValue
County Mahaska County
Standard Zip Codes50207
Phone Area Codes641
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.47
Approximate Longitude-92.65

New Sharon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationOSKALOOSA
Distance10.6 miles
Jan Temp10 to 29 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip36.9 inches
StationGRINNELL 3 SW
Distance17.8 miles
Jan Temp8 to 27 F
Apr Temp34 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 63 F
Annual Precip36 inches
StationSIGOURNEY
Distance25.2 miles
Jan Temp10 to 29 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip35.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Barnes City233$43,125
Leighton205$61,250
Lynnville446$68,125
Montezuma1,388$76,875
Oskaloosa11,505$57,739
Searsboro184$47,500

New Sharon Public Libraries

Stilwell Public Library
107 W MAPLE
New Sharon, Iowa
(641) 637-4049

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New Sharon Public Schools

North Mahaska Elementary School
2163 135th Street
ZIP: 50207
(641) 637-4041
Primary
Total Enrollment 284
North Mahaska Jr-sr High School
2163 135th St
ZIP: 50207
(641) 637-4187
High
Total Enrollment 264
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