New Hampton is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 3,452 people and two constituent neighborhoods, New Hampton is the 108th largest community in Iowa. New Hampton has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
New Hampton is a blue-collar town, with 36.82% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, New Hampton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in New Hampton who work in office and administrative support (11.12%), management occupations (10.28%), and sales jobs (8.61%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of New Hampton spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.75 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The education level of New Hampton citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.29% of adults 25 and older in New Hampton have a college degree.
The per capita income in New Hampton in 2010 was $22,898, which is lower middle income relative to Iowa, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,592 for a family of four. However, New Hampton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call New Hampton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Hampton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in New Hampton include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in New Hampton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.