New Harmony, Utah

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New Harmony is a town in Washington County, Utah, United States. The population was 190 at the 2000 census. It was originally settled as part of efforts to mine and refine iron in the area. Settlers built a crude foundry in 1852, but abandoned it soon after due to transport and logistics issues. [1]

Geography

New Harmony is located at 37°28′46″N 113°18′21″W / 37.47944°N 113.30583°W / 37.47944; -113.30583 (37.479407, -113.305903).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 190 people, 69 households, and 58 families residing in the town. The population density was 473.8 people per square mile (183.4/km²). There were 86 housing units at an average density of 214.5/sq mi (83.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.95% White, 0.53% Native American, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.63% of the population.

There were 69 households out of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.0% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.5% were non-families. 14.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 18.9% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 23.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 115.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $34,583, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $23,750 versus $11,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,133. About 15.6% of families and 14.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 18.2% of those sixty five or over.

References

Enterprise | Hildale | Hurricane | Ivins | La Verkin | Santa Clara | St. George | Toquerville | Washington

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