New Ulm, MN

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2020 Population
13,209
0.249% 1-year decline
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
39.7
1.73% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
7.17%
1.64% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$58,839
4.48% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$145,600
3.04% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
7,282
3.11% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, New Ulm, MN had a population of 13.2k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $58,839. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of New Ulm, MN declined from 13,242 to 13,209, a −0.249% decrease and its median household income declined from $61,597 to $58,839, a −4.48% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in New Ulm, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.6%), Other (Hispanic) (2.35%), White (Hispanic) (1.32%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.21%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.16%).

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.

99.2% of the residents in New Ulm, MN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in New Ulm, MN are Martin Luther College (259 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in New Ulm, MN was $145,600, and the homeownership rate was 71.7%.

Most people in New Ulm, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13 minutes. The average car ownership in New Ulm, MN was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

New Ulm, MN is home to a population of 13.2k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.93% of New Ulm, MN residents were born outside of the country (387 people).

In 2020, there were 39.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.2k people) in New Ulm, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 311 Other (Hispanic) and 174 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.2%
2020 Citizenship
98.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.2% of New Ulm, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in New Ulm, MN was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in New Ulm, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    12.2k ± 131
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    311 ± 150
  3. White (Hispanic)
    174 ± 118
3.88%
Hispanic Population
513 people

In 2020, there were 39.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.2k people) in New Ulm, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 311 Other (Hispanic) and 174 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.88% of the people in New Ulm, MN are hispanic (513 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in New Ulm, MN as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    59,137 ± 5,939 people
  2. Somalia
    37,027 ± 4,709 people
  3. India
    30,632 ± 4,285 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 59,137 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 37,027 and India with 30,632.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.93%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
387 people
2.7%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
358 people

As of 2020, 2.93% of New Ulm, MN residents (387 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in New Ulm, MN was 2.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    334 ± 76
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    114 ± 69
  3. Korea
    62 ± 39

New Ulm, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.93 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of New Ulm, MN employs 7.28k people. The largest industries in New Ulm, MN are Manufacturing (1,487 people), Educational Services (910 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (910 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($64,583), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($60,774), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($60,476).

Males in Minnesota have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,740. The income inequality in Minnesota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

7.28k
2020 Value
± 512
−3.11%
1 Year decline
± 9.99%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in New Ulm, MN declined at a rate of −3.11%, from 7.52k employees to 7.28k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in New Ulm, MN, are Production Occupations (977 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (860 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (665 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

7.28k
2020 Value
± 512
−3.11%
1 Year decline
± 9.99%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in New Ulm, MN declined at a rate of −3.11%, from 7.52k employees to 7.28k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in New Ulm, MN, are Manufacturing (1,487 people), Educational Services (910 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (910 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

$41,990
Median earning men ± $1,962
$30,657
Median earning women ± $1,934

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($80,375), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($60,952), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($56,917).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,036), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($48,750), and Public Administration ($41,563).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Minnesota. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Minnesota.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $27.9B
  2. $27.1B
  3. $25.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Minnesota product (by dollars) was Electronics with $27.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($27.1B) and Precision instruments ($25.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Minnesota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$349B
2020 Value in Minnesota
$638B
Projected 2050 Value in Minnesota
82.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Minnesota trade was $349B. This is expected to increase 82.9% to $638B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Minnesota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $26.1B
  2. $17.3B
  3. $14.7B

In 2020, the top outbound Minnesota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wisconsin with $26.1B, followed by Iowa with $17.3B and Illinois and $14.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Minnesota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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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
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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Minnesota over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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In 2020, universities in New Ulm, MN awarded 259 degrees. The student population of New Ulm, MN in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 469 male students and 499 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in New Ulm, MN are White (245 and 98%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (4 and 1.6%), Black or African American (1 and 0.4%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in New Ulm, MN by number of degrees awarded are Martin Luther College (259 and 100%).

The most popular majors in New Ulm, MN are Elementary Education & Teaching (77 and 29.7%), Pre-Theology & Pre-Ministerial Studies (41 and 15.8%), and Other Theology & Religious Vocations (40 and 15.4%).

The median tuition cost in New Ulm, MN for private four year colleges is $16,420.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2020 in New Ulm, MN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 87.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 81.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 968 (48.5% men and 51.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 968 students enrolled in New Ulm, MN, 48.5% men and 51.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 889 records, of which 51.6% were women and 48.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 77 degree-majors awarded
  2. 40 degree-majors awarded
  3. 18 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in New Ulm, MN was Elementary Education & Teaching with 77 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in New Ulm, MN according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
259 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Martin Luther College with 259 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

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In 2020, 116 men were awarded degrees from institutions in New Ulm, MN, which is 0.811 times less than the 143 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 245 degrees mean that there were 61.3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 4 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 ($16,420) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

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 2020, 0.763% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.882% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.07M), Bachelors Degree (985k), and Some college (978k).

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The median property value in New Ulm, MN was $145,600 in 2020, which is 0.634 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $141,300 to $145,600, a 3.04% increase. The homeownership rate in New Ulm, MN is 71.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in New Ulm, MN have an average commute time of 13 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 $58,839. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in New Ulm, MN was Census Tract 9602 with a value of $76,741, followed by Census Tract 9601.02 and Census Tract 9603, with respective values of $56,094 and $53,944.

Property

$145,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,555
$4,043
Median Property Taxes
±$295

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In New Ulm, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in New Ulm, MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

71.7%
Homeownership
2020
62.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 71.7% of the housing units in New Ulm, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75.8%.

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Income by Location

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

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in New Ulm, MN was Census Tract 9602 with a value of $76,741, followed by Census Tract 9601.02 and Census Tract 9603, with respective values of $56,094 and $53,944.

The following map shows all of the places in New Ulm, MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$58,839
Median Household Income
± $4,535
5.64k
Number of Households
± 432

In 2020, the median household income of the 5.64k households in New Ulm, MN declined from $58,839 from the previous year's value of $61,597.

The following chart displays the households in New Ulm, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for New Ulm, MN is from Minnesota.
0.458
2020 Wage GINI in Minnesota
0.463
2019 Wage GINI in Minnesota

In 2020, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.05% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80.1%)
  2. Carpooled (8.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.05%)

In 2020, 80.1% of workers in New Ulm, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.1%) and those who worked at home (8.05%).

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Commute Time

13 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in New Ulm, MN have a shorter commute time (13 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.578% 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

The following chart displays the households in New Ulm, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in New Ulm, MN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in New Ulm, MN (886 out of 12.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

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

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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96.4% of the population of New Ulm, MN has health coverage, with 60.7% on employee plans, 9.08% on Medicaid, 15% on Medicare, 10.5% on non-group plans, and 1.14% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Minnesota was $8,871 in 2014. This is a 4.8% increase from the previous year ($8,465).

Primary care physicians in Brown County, MN see 897 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.79% increase from the previous year (840 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1471 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 463 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Minnesota, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Brown County, MN

Primary care physicians in Brown County, MN see an average of 897 patients per year. This represents a 6.79% increase from the previous year (840 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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Community Mobility

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23% under 18 years, 21.8% between 18 and 34 years, 36% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

3.56%
Uninsured
60.7%
Employer Coverage
9.08%
Medicaid
15%
Medicare
10.5%
Non-Group
1.14%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in New Ulm, MN declined by 10.7% from 3.99% to 3.56%.

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