New Richland, Minnesota

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New Richland, Minnesota

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High Points

New Richland strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

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Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% New Richland Affordability of Rents
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% New Richland Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of New Richland, Minnesota

Comparing New Richland to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 9
Age of the Population 9 8
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
Median Family Income 7 5
College Educated Adults 6 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 7
Working at Home 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 10
People Living Alone 8 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
Housing Recently Built 3 3

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New Richland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles W of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 75 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Waseca
Standard Zip Codes 56072
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.893
Longitude -93.493

New Richland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Distance 31.5 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Station AUSTIN 3 S
Distance 31.9 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches
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New Richland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,197 100%
Male 554 46.3%
Female 643 53.7%
Under 18 295 24.6%
18+ 902 75.4%
65+ 308 25.7%
Median Age 41.6
Average Family Size 3.01
White 1,186 99.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 4 0.3%
Mixed Race 6 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 1.2%

Estimated New Richland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,159
Growth -38
Growth % -3.2%

New Richland Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 41.8%
Norwegian 25.1%
US/American 7.5%
Irish 7.1%
Swedish 5.1%
Polish 2.1%
Dutch 1.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.6%
English 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Danish 1.2%
European 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
French Canadian 0.5%
Czech 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Belgian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.2%
Italian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
New Richland 1,197 $46,339
Clarks Grove 734 $47,000
Ellendale 590 $50,139
Freeborn 305 $47,031
Geneva 449 $50,893
Hartland 288 $46,250
Waldorf 242 $41,250
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New Richland High Schools (2004)

N.R.H.E.G. SR.
306 ASH AVE. S.
Serves 327 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.7

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