New Ulm, MN

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2022 Population
14,055
0.0213% 1-year growth
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic (DFL) Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic (DFL) Party
2022 Median Age
38.9
1.27% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
8.31%
4.32% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$59,985
1.22% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$170,200
14% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
7,270
2.28% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, New Ulm, MN had a population of 14.1k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $59,985. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of New Ulm, MN grew from 14,052 to 14,055, a 0.0213% increase and its median household income declined from $60,723 to $59,985, a −1.22% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in New Ulm, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.6%), White (Hispanic) (1.65%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.34%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.29%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.05%).

None of the households in New Ulm, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.7% of the residents in New Ulm, MN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in New Ulm, MN are Martin Luther College (256 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in New Ulm, MN was $170,200, and the homeownership rate was 73.4%.

Most people in New Ulm, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13.3 minutes. The average car ownership in New Ulm, MN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

New Ulm, MN is home to a population of 14.1k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.41% of New Ulm, MN residents were born outside of the country (339 people).

In 2022, there were 56.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13k people) in New Ulm, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 232 White (Hispanic) and 189 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2022 Citizenship
99.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.7% of New Ulm, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in New Ulm, MN was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in New Ulm, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    13k ± 150
  2. White (Hispanic)
    232 ± 104
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    189 ± 42
3.51%
Hispanic Population
493 people

In 2022, there were 56.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13k people) in New Ulm, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 232 White (Hispanic) and 189 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.51% of the people in New Ulm, MN are hispanic (493 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    53,321 ± 5,642 people
  2. Somalia
    38,263 ± 4,786 people
  3. India
    30,262 ± 4,259 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 53,321 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 38,263 and India with 30,262.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.41%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
339 people
2.03%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
285 people

As of 2022, 2.41% of New Ulm, MN residents (339 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in New Ulm, MN was 2.03%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    262 ± 76
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    106 ± 57
  3. Korea
    43 ± 29

New Ulm, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of New Ulm, MN employs 7.27k people. The largest industries in New Ulm, MN are Manufacturing (1,254 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,053 people), and Educational Services (949 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($107,571), Public Administration ($65,441), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($65,417).

Males in Minnesota have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $68,089. The income inequality in Minnesota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

7.27k
2022 Value
± 509
−2.28%
1 Year decline
± 10.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in New Ulm, MN declined at a rate of −2.28%, from 7.44k employees to 7.27k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in New Ulm, MN, are Production Occupations (921 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (795 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (675 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of New Ulm, MN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

7.27k
2022 Value
± 509
−2.28%
1 Year decline
± 10.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in New Ulm, MN declined at a rate of −2.28%, from 7.44k employees to 7.27k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in New Ulm, MN, are Manufacturing (1,254 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,053 people), and Educational Services (949 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of New Ulm, MN, though some of these residents may live in New Ulm, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$50,754
Median earning men ± $2,068
$35,503
Median earning women ± $2,447

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($111,250), Construction ($67,500), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($66,806).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($47,266), Public Administration ($46,618), and Information ($46,290).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.26%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.93M people employed in Minnesota. This represents a 2.26% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.4%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Minnesota went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (45.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Minnesota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Minnesota

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Amy Klobuchar
Senator from Minnesota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) is the Minnesota affiliate of the Democratic Party (United States)|U.S. Democratic Party and its members are counted as Democrats.
Tina Smith
Senator from Minnesota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Al Franken.

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing Minnesota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Minnesota

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Minnesota have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in New Ulm, MN awarded 256 degrees. The student population of New Ulm, MN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 413 male students and 467 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in New Ulm, MN are White (241 and 94.9%), followed by Asian (5 and 1.97%), Hispanic or Latino (4 and 1.57%), and Two or More Races (2 and 0.787%).

The largest universities in New Ulm, MN by number of degrees awarded are Martin Luther College (256 and 100%).

The most popular majors in New Ulm, MN are Elementary Education & Teaching (64 and 25%), Pre-Theology & Pre-Ministerial Studies (50 and 19.5%), and Other Theology & Religious Vocations (44 and 17.2%).

The median tuition cost in New Ulm, MN for private four year colleges is $17,420.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in New Ulm, MN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 83.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 78.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 880 (46.9% men and 53.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 880 students enrolled in New Ulm, MN, 46.9% men and 53.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 802 records, of which 52.9% were women and 47.1% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in New Ulm, MN was Early Childhood Education & Teaching with 15 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
256 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Martin Luther College with 256 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 129 men were awarded degrees from institutions in New Ulm, MN, which is 1.02 times more than the 127 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 241 degrees mean that there were 48.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 5 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($17,420) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($800) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.877% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.991% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.07M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (962k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in New Ulm, MN was $170,200 in 2022, which is 0.604 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $149,300 to $170,200, a 14% increase. The homeownership rate in New Ulm, MN is 73.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in New Ulm, MN have an average commute time of 13.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in New Ulm, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in New Ulm, MN is $59,985. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in New Ulm, MN was Census Tract 9602 with a value of $81,676, followed by Census Tract 9603 and Census Tract 9601.02, with respective values of $60,028 and $54,931.

Property

$170,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,367
$4,360
Median Property Taxes
±$355

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Rent vs Own

73.4%
Homeownership
2022
60.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.4% of the housing units in New Ulm, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9602
  2. Census Tract 9603
  3. Census Tract 9601.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in New Ulm, MN was Census Tract 9602 with a value of $81,676, followed by Census Tract 9603 and Census Tract 9601.02, with respective values of $60,028 and $54,931.

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Household Income

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$59,985
Median Household Income
± $5,209
5.94k
Number of Households
± 436

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.94k households in New Ulm, MN declined from $59,985 from the previous year's value of $60,723.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for New Ulm, MN is from Minnesota.
0.458
2022 Wage GINI in Minnesota
0.459
2021 Wage GINI in Minnesota

In 2022, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.267% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81%)
  2. Carpooled (7.92%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.63%)

In 2022, 81% of workers in New Ulm, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.92%) and those who worked at home (6.63%).

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Commute Time

13.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in New Ulm, MN have a shorter commute time (13.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.854% of the workforce in New Ulm, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

8.31% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in New Ulm, MN (1.1k out of 13.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in New Ulm, MN is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95% of the population of New Ulm, MN has health coverage, with 56.4% on employee plans, 11% on Medicaid, 16% on Medicare, 10.3% on non-group plans, and 1.24% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Brown County, MN see 1000 patients per year on average, which represents a 11.5% increase from the previous year (897 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1462 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 478 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,000 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Brown County, MN

Primary care physicians in Brown County, MN see an average of 1,000 patients per year. This represents a 11.5% increase from the previous year (897 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Brown County, MN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24% under 18 years, 20.9% between 18 and 34 years, 35.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.03%
Uninsured
56.4%
Employer Coverage
11%
Medicaid
16%
Medicare
10.3%
Non-Group
1.24%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in New Ulm, MN grew by 4.1% from 4.84% to 5.03%.

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