New Sharon, Iowa Population 2024

1,254

New Sharon is a city located in Mahaska County Iowa. New Sharon has a 2024 population of 1,254. New Sharon is currently growing at a rate of 0.08% annually but its population has decreased by -0.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,258 in 2020.

The average household income in New Sharon is $72,701 with a poverty rate of 10.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in New Sharon is 39.9 years, 43 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

New Sharon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of New Sharon was:

  • White: 96.2%
  • Two or more races: 3.8%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,338.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.32% (-4)
The current population of New Sharon, Iowa is 1,254 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,258.

New Sharon, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,13896.2%
Two or more races453.8%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

New Sharon Population by Race

New Sharon Population Pyramid 2024

New Sharon Median Age

39.9

Total

43

Male

36.8

Female

New Sharon Adults

There are 957 adults, (226 of whom are seniors) in New Sharon.

New Sharon Age Dependency

61.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

New Sharon Sex Ratio

Female63553.68%
Male54846.32%

New Sharon Population by Age

New Sharon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5532.1482.317.7
Married2402.997.12.9
Non Family2401.187030
Female422.5559.540.5
Male313.1693.56.5
showing: 5 rows

2.77

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

82.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

New Sharon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

New Sharon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Sharon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.41%.

New Sharon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,395

Average Earnings

$58,565

Average Male

$24,607

Average Female

New Sharon Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Sharon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

New Sharon Language

99.82% of New Sharon residents speak only English, while 0.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.18% of the population.

New Sharon Language

New Sharon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,13412511.02%
Multiple4548.89%
showing: 2 rows

10.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.32%

Male Poverty Rate

9.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Sharon

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Sharon is White, with 11.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Sharon is Multiple, with 8.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.03%.

New Sharon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40%
High School22.84%
Some College5.16%
Bachelors or Greater4.68%
showing: 4 rows

New Sharon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed33.33%
Male Employed8.54%
Female Employed2.5%
showing: 4 rows

New Sharon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Sharon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

New Sharon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

New Sharon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

New Sharon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

New Sharon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

New Sharon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

68

Number of Veterans

63

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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New Sharon Veterans by War

count

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New Sharon Veterans by Age

count

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New Sharon Veterans by Race

New Sharon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Sharon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

New Sharon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

New Sharon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

New Sharon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.21%

Born in New Sharon

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of New Sharon residents were born in the United States, with 85.21% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

New Sharon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,25910.08%
20281,25810.08%
20271,25710.08%
20261,25610.08%
20251,25510.08%
20241,25410.08%
20231,25310.08%
20221,25210.08%
20211,251-7-0.56%
20201,258-36-2.78%
20191,29460.47%
20181,288-2-0.16%
20171,29030.23%
20161,287-2-0.16%
20151,289-9-0.69%
20141,298
20131,298-2-0.15%
20121,300
20111,30060.46%
20101,294
showing: 20 rows

New Sharon Population by Year