New Auburn, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 440 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.8%
 
Males: 207  (47.1%)
Females: 233  (52.9%)
Median resident age:  39.4 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 55366.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,210 (it was $38,542 in 2000)
New Auburn:

$40,210
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,831 (it was $13,943 in 2000)

New Auburn city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $86,268 (it was $54,000 in 2000)
New Auburn:

$86,268
MN:

$211,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $129,894; Detached houses: $146,628; Mobile homes: $41,238

Median gross rent in 2016: $563.

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  • Races in New Auburn, MN (2010)

    New Auburn races chart
    • 39286.0%White alone
    • 5712.5%Hispanic
    • 71.5%Two or more races

Races in New Auburn detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in New Auburn: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (64.1%), Norwegian (4.3%), Russian (4.3%), Polish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1002 feet

Land area: 0.49 square miles.

Population density: 890 people per square mile   (low).

New Auburn, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in New Auburn:

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Auburn city:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

23 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 2.2% Europe).

This city:

5.1%
Minnesota:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,648 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,459 (2.2%)

New Auburn satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eden Prairie, MN (39.8 miles , pop. 54,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (51.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (383.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Brownton, MN (2.7 miles ), Glencoe, MN (2.8 miles ), Gaylord, MN (2.8 miles ), Arlington, MN (3.0 miles ), Biscay, MN (3.3 miles) , Green Isle, MN (3.3 miles ), Winthrop, MN (3.4 miles ), Plato, MN (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $161,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.67 N, Longitude: 94.23 W

New Auburn household income distribution New Auburn home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +126 (+34.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (50%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (37%)
  • Transportation occupations (21%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in New Auburn: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in New Auburn, Minnesota

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Tornado activity:

New Auburn-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/19/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the New Auburn city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 24.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Auburn-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 122.1 miles away from New Auburn center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 257.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 149.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 267.8 miles away from New Auburn center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sibley County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Auburn topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near New Auburn:

  • GAYLORD COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; GAYLORD, MN)
  • GAYLORD COMM LAKEVIEW HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GAYLORD, MN)
  • GLENCOE AREA HEALTH CENTER LTC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GLENCOE, MN)
  • GLENCOE REGIONAL HEALTH SERVICES (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GLENCOE, MN)
  • SIBLEY MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; ARLINGTON, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - WINTHROP (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WINTHROP, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Auburn:

  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 28 miles; Saint Peter, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,496)
  • South Central College (about 36 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 39 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Normandale Community College (about 46 miles; Bloomington, MN; FT enrollment: 7,048)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 51 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,515)
  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College (about 51 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 6,726)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 52 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)

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Notable location: New Auburn Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in New Auburn: Immanuel Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Sibley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.1%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.8%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.2%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in New Auburn (2011 data):

  • Security Bank & Trust Company: New Auburn Branch at 7422 Seventh Avenue, branch established on 2004/03/15. Info updated 2007/02/06: Bank assets: $237.2 mil, Deposits: $211.7 mil, headquarters in Glencoe, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Security Bancshares Co.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Minnesota average:

10.7

New Auburn travel time to work - commute New Auburn mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for New Auburn city (based on Sibley County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,44920
Mainline Protestant3,65613
Catholic2,3547
Other71
None4,760-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Sibley County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Sibley County:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

7.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.9%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Sibley County:

27.6%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.2%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.2%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.3%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.7
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
New Auburn:

20.9%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.3%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
New Auburn:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.7%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
New Auburn:

55.4%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of New Auburn, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$700 2$203
Firefighters 0$0 27$1,238
Streets and Highways 1$576$6,9120$0
Sewerage 1$810$9,7201$111
Parks and Recreation 1$443$5,3160$0
Water Supply 1$748$8,9761$111
Other and Unallocable 1$815$9,7800$0
Totals for Government 5$4,092$9,82131$1,663

New Auburn government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $8,000 ($18.18)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $35,000 ($79.55)
    Sewerage: $31,000 ($70.45)
    Financial Administration: $27,000 ($61.36)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($61.36)
    Fire Protection: $26,000 ($59.09)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($56.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($15.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($13.64)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($13.64)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($6.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($4.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $56,000 ($127.27)
    Fire Protection: $23,000 ($52.27)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($2.27)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($2.27)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $60,000 ($136.36)

New Auburn government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $49,000 ($111.36)
    All Other: $12,000 ($27.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($22.73)
    All Other: $6,000 ($13.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $29,000 ($65.91)
    Special Assessments: $10,000 ($22.73)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($9.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($70.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $51,000 ($115.91)
    All Other: $19,000 ($43.18)
  • Tax - Property: $59,000 ($134.09)
    NEC: $5,000 ($11.36)

New Auburn government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $42,000 ($95.45)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $29,000 ($65.91)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $13,000 ($29.55)

4.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,850 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from McLeod County, MN  0.64% ($27,718 average AGI)
from Le Sueur County, MN  0.51% ($26,806)
from Carver County, MN  0.39% ($40,875)


5.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,869 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to McLeod County, MN  0.63% ($33,872 average AGI)
to Scott County, MN  0.54% ($31,061)
to Carver County, MN  0.41% ($46,680)

Strongest AM radio stations in New Auburn:

  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWOM (1600 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, MN; Owner: WATERTOWN RADIO, INC.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KDUZ (1260 AM; 1 kW; HUTCHINSON, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Auburn:

  • KARP-FM (106.9 FM; DASSEL, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTTB (96.3 FM; GLENCOE, MN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • KGAC (90.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KEEZ-FM (99.1 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KDOG (96.7 FM; NORTH MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KNGA (91.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around New Auburn:

  • K30FN (Channel 30; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • NEW AUBURN, Lat: 44.652778 Lon: -94.188889, Call Sign: WQGW215
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.431 MHzGrant Date: 05/02/2007, Expiration Date: 05/02/2017, Certifier: James BeckendorfRegistrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • New Auburn, Lat: 44.674500 Lon: -94.231222, Type: Tank, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 50 m, Call Sign: WQIM479
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/18/2008, Expiration Date: 02/01/2018, Certifier: Anthony R WillRegistrant: Broadband Corp., 1772 Steiger Lake Ln., Victoria, MN 55386, Phone: (952) 215-3781, Fax: (952) 941-7916, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (65%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Electricity (7%)

New Auburn compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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