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New Sharon is a city in Mahaska County, in the Oskaloosa metro area.
The community was named for the biblical place
The latitude of New Sharon is 41.47N. The longitude is -92.651W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 873 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,268.
Sections below provide additional information and links about New Sharon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mahaska County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 50207 ZIP code.
25% of New Sharon residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Sharon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Sharon was $17,280, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of New Sharon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in New Sharon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $239. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $648.
Libraries in New Sharon include New Sharon Public Library ... View libraries
Mahaska County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Sharon political report.
The average commute time for New Sharon workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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