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New Virginia, Iowa
Location of New Virginia, Iowa
Location of New Virginia, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Warren
Area
 • Total 0.45 sq mi (1.17 km2)
 • Land 0.45 sq mi (1.17 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,089 ft (332 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 498
 • Density 1,106.67/sq mi (427.23/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50210
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-56595
GNIS feature ID 0459495

New Virginia is a city in Warren County, Iowa, United States. The population was 498 at the time of the 2020 census. It is part of the Des MoinesWest Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

New Virginia was laid out in 1856.

Geography

New Virginia is located at 41°10′58″N 93°43′46″W / 41.18278°N 93.72944°W / 41.18278; -93.72944 (41.182650, -93.729560).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.19 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 396
1920 424 7.1%
1930 404 −4.7%
1940 410 1.5%
1950 342 −16.6%
1960 381 11.4%
1970 452 18.6%
1980 512 13.3%
1990 433 −15.4%
2000 469 8.3%
2010 489 4.3%
2020 498 1.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 489 people, 196 households, and 134 families living in the city. The population density was 1,058.4 inhabitants per square mile (408.7/km2). There were 216 housing units at an average density of 467.5 per square mile (180.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.4% White, 0.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 196 households, of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.6% were non-families. 27.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the city was 33.3 years. 28.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.5% were from 25 to 44; 21.2% were from 45 to 64; and 14.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.3% male and 48.7% female.

Education

Interstate 35 Community School District serves the municipality.

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