New Ulm, MN

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Population

13,249

0.226% decline

Median Age

39.7


Median Household Income

$55,876

6.95% growth

Poverty Rate

8.03%


Number of Employees

7,447

1.31% growth

Median Property Value

$136,400

2.48% growth

About

In 2017, New Ulm, MN had a population of 13.2k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $55,876. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of New Ulm, MN declined from 13,279 to 13,249, a -0.226% decrease and its median household income grew from $52,244 to $55,876, a 6.95% increase.

The population of New Ulm, MN is 93.8% White Alone, 3.68% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.07% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in New Ulm, MN speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in New Ulm, MN are Martin Luther College (208 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in New Ulm, MN is $136,400, and the homeownership rate is 75.2%. Most people in New Ulm, MN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 11.8 minutes. The average car ownership in New Ulm, MN is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of New Ulm, MN employs 7.45k people. The largest industries in New Ulm, MN are Manufacturing (1,501 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,094 people), and Retail Trade (850 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($68,065), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($61,111), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($59,625).

Median household income in New Ulm, MN is $55,876. Males in New Ulm, MN have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,870. The income inequality in New Ulm, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,876

2017 value

± $3,159

6.95%

1 Year Growth

± 6.67%

Households in New Ulm, MN have a median annual income of $55,876, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $52,244 in 2016, which represents a 6.95% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$69,210

Average Male Salary

± $1,573

$52,870

Average Female Salary

± $1,202

In 2017, full-time male employees in Minnesota made 1.31 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $53,440 ± $951

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $51,343 ± $59,950

  3. Asian

    $50,326 ± $4,235

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Minnesota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for New Ulm, MN is from Minnesota.

0.467

2017 Wage GINI

0.466

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.29% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

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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 9601.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in New Ulm, MN was Census Tract 9602 with a value of $74,428, followed by Census Tract 9603 and Census Tract 9601.01, with respective values of $51,985 and $46,833.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.03% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in New Ulm, MN (991 out of 12.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    857 ± 176

  2. Hispanic

    162 ± 109

  3. Other

    72 ± 91

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

7.45k

2017 Value

± 464

1.31%

1 Year growth

± 8.45%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in New Ulm, MN grew at a rate of 1.31%, from 7.35k employees to 7.45k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in New Ulm, MN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (990 people), Production Occupations (886 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (623 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of New Ulm, MN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of New Ulm, MN, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (990 people), Production Occupations (886 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (623 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, New Ulm, MN has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.05 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (1.71 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.47 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of New Ulm, MN, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($67,917), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($63,542), and Legal Occupations ($55,833).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

7.45k

2017 Value

± 464

1.31%

1 Year growth

± 8.45%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in New Ulm, MN grew at a rate of 1.31%, from 7.35k employees to 7.45k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in New Ulm, MN, are Manufacturing (1,501 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,094 people), and Retail Trade (850 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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Most Common

The most common industries in New Ulm, MN, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,501 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,094 people), and Retail Trade (850 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, New Ulm, MN has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (1.99 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.45 times), and Utilities (1.37 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in New Ulm, MN, by median earnings, are Utilities ($68,065), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($61,111), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($59,625).

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Domestic Trade

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. $23.9B

  2. $22.1B

  3. $19.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota product (by dollars) was Electronics with $23.9B, followed by Cereal grains ($22.1B) and Nonmetal min. prods. ($19.3B).

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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$316B

2015 Value

$484B

Projected 2045 Value

53.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Minnesota trade was $316B. This is expected to increase 53.4% to $484B by 2045.

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. $25.5B

  2. $24.3B

  3. $13.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wisconsin with $25.5B, followed by Iowa with $24.3B and Illinois and $13.1B.

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

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Health

95.4% of the population of New Ulm, MN has health coverage, with 58.4% on employee plans, 9.07% on Medicaid, 14.5% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 1.35% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in New Ulm, MN see 1111 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.634% increase from the previous year (1104 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1441 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 468 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.5%). Additionally, Pine County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,111 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Minnesota see an average of 1,111 patients per year. This represents a 0.634% increase from the previous year (1,104 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,871

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,603

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,176

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,917

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Minnesota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.8%, from $8,465 to $8,871.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.58%

Uninsured

58.4%

Employer Coverage

9.07%

Medicaid

14.5%

Medicare

12.1%

Non-Group

1.35%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in New Ulm, MN declined by 9.96% from 5.09% to 4.58%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in New Ulm, MN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.5% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota, at 12.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

New Ulm, MN is home to a population of 13.2k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of New Ulm, MN residents were born outside of the country (285 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of New Ulm, MN is composed of 12.4k White Alone residents (93.8%), 487 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.68%), 142 Two or More Races residents (1.07%), 117 Asian Alone residents (0.883%), 44 Black or African American Alone residents (0.332%), 24 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.181%), 14 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.106%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in New Ulm, MN are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.9

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 9.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in New Ulm, MN was 39.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in New Ulm, MN are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all New Ulm, MN residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    285 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of New Ulm, MN residents (285 people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in New Ulm, MN was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    65,949 ± 6,267 people

  2. Somalia

    30,092 ± 4,247 people

  3. India

    29,695 ± 4,219 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 65,949 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 30,092 and India with 29,695.

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Citizenship

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

99%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.9% of New Ulm, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in New Ulm, MN was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    12.4k ± 156

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    487 ± 206

  3. Two or More Races

    142 ± 56.8

In 2017, there were 25.5 times more White Alone residents (12.4k people) in New Ulm, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 487 Hispanic or Latino and 142 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in New Ulm, MN as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of New Ulm, MN citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in New Ulm, MN was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of New Ulm, MN are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    378 ± 84

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    223 ± 129

  3. Korea

    92 ± 51

New Ulm, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.7 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in New Ulm, MN awarded 208 degrees. The student population of New Ulm, MN is skewed towards women, with 463 male students and 474 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in New Ulm, MN are White (197 and 98%), followed by Two or More Races (3 and 1.49%), American Indian or Alaska Native (1 and 0.498%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in New Ulm, MN by number of degrees awarded are Martin Luther College (208 and 100%).

The most popular majors in New Ulm, MN are Elementary Education & Teaching (61 and 29.3%), Pre-Theology & Pre-Ministerial Studies (39 and 18.8%), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (28 and 13.5%).

The median tuition costs in New Ulm, MN are $13,980 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in New Ulm, MN was Early Childhood Education & Teaching with 28 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

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

208 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$13,980

Median Private

In 2016, the New Ulm, MN institution with the largest number of graduating students was Martin Luther College with 208 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

105

Degrees Awarded to Men

103

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 105 men were awarded degrees from institutions in New Ulm, MN, which is 1.02 times more than the 103 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    197 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    3 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    1 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in New Ulm, MN were to White students. These 197 degrees mean that there were 65.7 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 3 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in New Ulm, MN was $136,400 in 2017, which is 0.627 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $133,100 to $136,400, a 2.48% increase. The homeownership rate in New Ulm, MN is 75.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in New Ulm, MN have an average commute time of 11.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in New Ulm, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$55,876

Median Household Income

± $3,159

5.62k

Number of Households

± 384

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.62k households in New Ulm, MN grew to $55,876 from the previous year's value of $52,244.

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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Housing

Property Value

$136,400

2017 Median

± $5,297

$133,100

2016 Median

± $7,171

In 2017, the median property value in New Ulm, MN grew to to $136,400 from the previous year's value of $133,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in New Ulm, MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In New Ulm, MN the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in New Ulm, MN 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.

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Rent vs Own

75.2%

2017 Homeownership

75.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 75.2% of the housing units in New Ulm, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in New Ulm, MN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

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, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

11.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in New Ulm, MN have a shorter commute time (11.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.36% of the workforce in New Ulm, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.8%

  2. Walked

    6.12%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.63%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in New Ulm, MN was Drove Alone (80.8%), followed by those who Walked (6.12%) and those who Worked At Home (5.63%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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