Who lives in New Ulm?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 746 5.6%
5-9 years 723 5.5%
10-14 years 757 5.7%
15-17 years 377 2.8%
18-24 years 1,705 12.9%
25-34 years 1,695 12.8%
35-44 years 1,384 10.4%
45-54 years 1,426 10.8%
55-64 years 1,769 13.4%
65-74 years 1,376 10.4%
75-84 years 929 7.0%
85 years and older 361 2.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 6,414 48.4%
Female 6,834 51.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 12,466 94.1%
Of Color 782 5.9%
Black or African American 174 1.3%
American Indian and Alaskan Native suppressed
Asian or Pacific Islander 110 0.8%
Other 292 2.2%
Two or more races 172 1.3%
Hispanic or Latino 561 4.2%
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Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 12,502 100.0%
English only 11,940 95.5%
Language other than English 562 4.5%
Speaks English less than "very well" 153 1.2%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 13,113 100.0%
Population with a disability 1,761 13.4%
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Foreign-born residents 295 2.2%
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Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 13,100 100.0%
Same residence 11,478 87.6%
Different residence in the U.S. 1,605 12.3%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's New Ulm's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 5,706 100.0%
Less than $35,000 1,760 30.8%
$35,000-$49,999 731 12.8%
$50,000-$74,999 1,183 20.7%
$75,000-$99,999 970 17.0%
$100,000 or more 1,062 18.6%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $56,288 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 12,379 100.0%
Less than $35,000 1,760 30.8%
With income below poverty 929 7.5%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 924 7.5%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 1,391 11.2%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 9,135 73.8%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 1,173 9.5%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 2,053 16.6%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 1,430 11.6%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) suppressed
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) suppressed
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 392 3.2%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 794 6.4%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 1,068 8.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 13,113 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 790 6.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 6,128 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 422 6.9%
Occupied housing units 5,706 93.1%
Average household size 2.2
Owner-occupied 4,184 68.3%
Average household size 2.3
Renter-occupied 1,522 24.8%
Average household size 1.7
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 439 7.2%
1970-1999 2,193 35.8%
1940-1969 1,926 31.4%
1939 or earlier 1,570 25.6%
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Households (2014-2018)
Total households 5,706 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 3,473 60.9%
With children under 18 years 1,529 26.8%
Married-couple family households 2,808 49.2%
With children under 18 years 991 17.4%
Single-person family households 665 11.7%
With children under 18 years 538 9.4%
Nonfamily households 2,233 39.1%
Householder living alone 1,829 32.1%
65 years and over 839 14.7%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 1,536 26.9%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 1,849 32.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 2,616 45.8%
Moved in 2000-2009 1,231 21.6%
Moved in 1990-1999 766 13.4%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 1,093 19.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 5,672 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 956 16.9%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 4,178 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 463 11.1%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 1,494 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 493 33.0%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 1,494
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $592
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 328 5.7%
1 vehicle available 1,871 32.8%
2 vehicles available 2,182 38.2%
3 or more vehicles available 1,325 23.2%
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Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 7,404 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 6,474 87.4%
Public transportation suppressed
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 893 12.1%
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Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 7,000 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 3,421 48.9%
10-19 minutes 2,170 31.0%
20-29 minutes 522 7.5%
30 minutes or longer 887 12.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 8,940 100.0%
Less than high school 649 7.3%
High school diploma or GED 3,043 34.0%
Some college or associate’s degree 3,118 34.9%
Bachelor’s Degree 1,550 17.3%
Graduate or professional Degree 580 6.5%
High school graduate or higher 8,291 92.7%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 2,130 23.8%
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Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 7,953 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 6,745 84.8%
Civilian labor force 6,904 100.0%
Unemployed 159 2.3%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 8,727 100.0%
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Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 2,031 23.3%
Age 30 to 54 4,303 49.3%
Age 55 or older 2,393 27.4%
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Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 2,451 28.1%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 2,598 29.8%
$40,000 or more per year 3,678 42.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 679 7.8%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation suppressed
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 180 2.1%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 105 1.2%
Construction 435 5.0%
Educational services 562 6.4%
Finance and insurance 271 3.1%
Health care and social assistance 1,341 15.4%
Information 148 1.7%
Management of companies and enterprises 161 1.8%
Manufacturing 1,556 17.8%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction suppressed
Other services (excluding public administration) 227 2.6%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 370 4.2%
Public administration 389 4.5%
Real estate and rental and leasing 56 0.6%
Retail trade 1,117 12.8%
Transportation and warehousing 365 4.2%
Utilities 70 0.8%
Wholesale trade 352 4.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by race (2017)
White alone 8,505 97.5%
Black or African American alone 78 0.9%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 21 0.2%
Asian alone 81 0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups 36 0.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 434 5.0%
High school or equivalent, no college 2,174 24.9%
Some college or associate degree 2,517 28.8%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 1,571 18.0%