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People

Total Population 13,287
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 19.4%
Employed Population 16+ 7,331
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 50.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,059
% Above Poverty Level 92.2%
% Below Poverty Level 7.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.1%
Median Gross Rent $611
Median House Value $126,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.7%
US/American 0%
English 2.3%
Irish 9.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

New Ulm Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 61 miles SW of Eden Prairie, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 74 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Brown
Standard Zip Codes 56073
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.312
Longitude -94.46

New Ulm Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NEW ULM 2 SE
Distance 1 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 24 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 29.5 inches
Station GAYLORD
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches
Station ST JAMES FILT PLANT
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 27.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, New Ulm, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Essig (56073)

Klossner (56073)

Searles (56073)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Courtland 714 $74,659
Hanska 378 $55,833
Lafayette 479 $57,841
Madelia 2,368 $61,106

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

New Ulm Public Libraries

Library
New Ulm Public Library
17 NORTH BROADWAY
New Ulm, Minnesota
(507) 354-2152

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New Ulm Hospitals

NEW ULM MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1324 FIFTH NORTH STREET
(507) 233-1281
Emergency Service: Yes

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New Ulm High Schools

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NEW ULM SR.
414 S. PAYNE ST.
507-359-8420
Serves 939 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

RIVER BEND ALC
210 20TH SOUTH ST.
507-359-8780
A Non-traditional School
Serves 77 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.5

RIVER BEND DAY TREATMENT
210 20TH SOUTH ST.
507-359-8760
A Special Education School
Serves 20 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6.7

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Historic New Ulm

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Minnesota River at New Ulm c1898

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Minnesota River at New Ulm c1898

Minnesota River at New Ulm c1898.

Minnesota River at New Ulm c1898.

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