New Ulm, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 13,210 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.8%
 
Males: 6,484  (49.1%)
Females: 6,726  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 56073.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,084 (it was $40,044 in 2000)
New Ulm:

$43,084
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,294 (it was $20,308 in 2000)

New Ulm city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $113,210 (it was $86,800 in 2000)
New Ulm:

$113,210
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $134,723; Detached houses: $144,549; Townhouses or other attached units: $141,887; In 2-unit structures: $102,071; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $84,728; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $62,807; Mobile homes: $24,426

Median gross rent in 2012: $555.

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New Ulm races chart
  • White alone - 13,072 (96.1%)
  • Hispanic - 195 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 134 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 46 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 19 (0.1%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.09%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in New Ulm: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (50.8%), Norwegian (10.7%), Irish (5.4%), United States (4.6%), Swedish (4.3%), English (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1857

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 8.78 square miles.

Population density: 1,505 people per square mile   (low).

New Ulm,MN real estate house value index trend

New Ulm, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in New Ulm:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Ulm city:

  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

171 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.3%
Minnesota:  7.2%



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in New Ulm, Minnesota as of May 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in New Ulm to the number of sex offenders is 13,265 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,492 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,348 (1.2%)

New Ulm satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eden Prairie, MN (62.0 miles , pop. 54,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (74.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (382.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Searles, MN (2.4 miles) , Courtland, MN (2.6 miles ), Lafayette, MN (3.2 miles ), Hanska, MN (3.4 miles ), Sleepy Eye, MN (3.6 miles ), Nicollet, MN (3.7 miles ), Gibbon, MN (3.9 miles ), Winthrop, MN (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $170,300
  • 2006: 36 buildings, average cost: $181,800
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $179,200
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $176,100
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $212,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.31 N, Longitude: 94.46 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The City of Charm and Tradition

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,371 (+17.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,473 (77.2%)

Area code: 507

New Ulm household income distribution New Ulm home values distribution

Crime rates in New Ulm by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 02350N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 0.014.422.137.00.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Robberies 010100100100
per 100,000 0.07.20.07.40.00.07.50.00.07.80.00.0
Assaults 129137948512634
per 100,000 87.364.995.851.865.329.259.838.292.446.722.029.6
Burglaries 475253496060395383699761
per 100,000 342.1374.9390.5362.7435.1437.6291.7404.4639.0537.3711.9451.0
Thefts 273272288204230261193203179156184171
per 100,000 1986.91960.92122.21509.91667.81903.71443.61549.01378.11214.71350.41264.2
Auto thefts 1417138128999723
per 100,000 101.9122.695.859.287.058.467.368.769.354.514.722.2
Arson 342001021000
per 100,000 21.828.814.70.00.07.30.015.37.70.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 126.9138.9154.2130.6115.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in New Ulm detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 25 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Minnesota average:

1.66
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.4%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +69 (+0.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in New Ulm, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

New Ulm-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the New Ulm city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused $75 million in damages.

On 8/24/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 37 people and caused $24 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Ulm-area historical earthquake activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 82% 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 121.5 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 129.9 miles away from New Ulm center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 245.1 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 246.5 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 155.5 miles away from New Ulm center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 202.5 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 Brown County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Ulm topographic map

Birthplace of: Tippi Hedren - Actress and animal welfare activist, Wanda Gág - Artist, Brad Lohaus - Basketball player, Hilary Baumann Hacker - Catholic bishop, Lenore Ulric - Film actor, Tony Eckstein - Politician, Fred Bruckbauer - Baseball player, Jamie Hoffmann - Baseball player, Willibald C. Bianchi - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Ali Bernard - Sport wrestler.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in New Ulm: Willibald C. Bianchi.

Main business address for: NEW ULM TELECOM INC (TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS (NO RADIO TELEPHONE)).

Hospitals and medical centers in New Ulm:

  • MBW ON CENTER (801 CENTER STREET)
  • NEW ULM MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1324 FIFTH NORTH STREET)
  • NEW ULM RAI II (1708 NORTH GARDEN)
  • IMMANUEL ST JOSEPHS - NEW ULM (1324 5TH ST N)
  • BROWN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH (1117 CENTER STREET)
  • OAK HILLS LIVING CENTER (1314 EIGHTH STREET NORTH)
  • SIOUX VALLEY NH (1324 FIFTH STREET NORTH)

Airports and heliports located in New Ulm:

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College/University in New Ulm:

  • Martin Luther College (Full-time enrollment: 875; Location: 1995 Luther Ct; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mlc-wels.edu; Offers Master's degree)

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

  • South Central College (about 23 miles; North Mankato, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,726)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 25 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 26 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 65 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • St Olaf College (about 65 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • Ridgewater College (about 65 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 65 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)

Public high schools in New Ulm:

Private high schools in New Ulm:

  • NEW ULM AREA CATHOLIC SCHOOLS (Students: 595; Location: 515 N STATE ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MINNESOTA VALLEY LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 244; Location: 45638 561ST AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in New Ulm:

Private elementary/middle schools in New Ulm:

  • ST PAUL'S LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 263; Location: 126 S PAYNE ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NEW ULM CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 2; Location: 305 S PAYNE ST; Grades: 5 - 9)
See full list of schools located in New Ulm

Library in New Ulm:

  • NEW ULM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $756,668; Location: 17 NORTH BROADWAY; 77,962 books; 15,187 e-books; 4,192 audio materials; 3,347 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 173 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • K230AI (94.1 FM; NEW ULM, MN; Owner: NEW ULM CHRISTIAN RADIO)

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Notable locations in New Ulm: New Ulm Country Club (A), Way of the Cross (B), New Ulm (C), Brown County Fairgrounds (D), Hermann Monument (E), New Ulm City Hall (F), Brown County Courthouse (G), Minnesota Music Hall of Fame Museum (H), John Lind House (I), Wanda Gag House (J), Museum of Brewing (K), Brown County Museum (L), New Ulm Public Library (M), New Ulm Fire Department Main Station (N), New Ulm Fire Department Station 2 (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Marketplatz Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in New Ulm: NEW ULM TELECOM INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in New Ulm include: Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (A), Saint John's Lutheran Church (B), River Valley Church (C), Our Saviour's Lutheran Church (D), Cathedral of the Holy Trinity (E), Saint Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church (F), Faith Lutheran Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), Evangelical Free Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Catholic Cemetery (1), Lutheran Cemetery (2), New Ulm City Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Cottonwood (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Heymans Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in New Ulm include: Johnson Field (1), Lincoln Park (2), North Park (3), Riverside Park (4), South Park (5), Washington Park (6), West Park (7), German - Bohemian Monument (8), Frank Steele Steamboat Landing Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Harkin Store (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 66250 County Road 21), Brown County Historical Society & Musuem (Historical Places & Services; 2 North Broadway Street), Lind House Ass'n (Historical Places & Services; Corner Of Center & South).

Hotels: New Ulm Motel (1427 South Broadway Street), Holiday Inn New Ulm- Mn (2101 S Broadway), Four Seasons Taxidermy (21 Jeremy Drive), Colonial Inn (1315 North Broadway Street), Microtel Inns & Suites (424 20th South St), Four Seasons Travel Inc (209 North Minnesota Street), Holiday Inn (2101 South Broadway Street), Budget Holiday Motel (1316 North Broadway Street).

Brown 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 43.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 22.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in New Ulm that have no violations reported:

  • KLOSSNER WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 54, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.4%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 3.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.3%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.2%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in New Ulm in 2010:

  • 642 people in college/university student housing
  • 106 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 103 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in New Ulm in 2000:

  • 771 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 42 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 31 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

New Ulm, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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New Ulm compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in New Ulm (2011 data):

  • Alliance Bank: Ridgeway On 720 23rd North Branch, Ridgeway On 23rd Branch, Ridgeway On German Branch, Realife Cooperative Of New Ulm Branc, Branch, Reallife Branch. Info updated 2007/03/09: Bank assets: $594.8 mil, Deposits: $509.0 mil, headquarters in Lake City, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Alliance Financial Services, Inc.
  • Frandsen Bank & Trust: South Broadway Branch New Ulm, New Ulm Main Branch, North Garden Branch New Ulm. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $1,439.6 mil, Deposits: $1,194.5 mil, headquarters in Lonsdale, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Frandsen Financial Corporation
  • Bank Midwest: New Ulm Branch at 26 South Broadway, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $678.7 mil, Deposits: $567.5 mil, headquarters in Spirit Lake, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Goodenow Bancorporation
  • Citizens Bank Minnesota: at 105 North Minnesota Street, branch established on 1875/12/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $314.2 mil, Deposits: $269.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorporation Of New Ulm, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: New Ulm Branch at 226 North Minnesota Street, branch established on 1985/12/31. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • United Prairie Bank: New Ulm Branch at 200 North Broadway, branch established on 1919/11/01. Info updated 2009/05/06: Bank assets: $565.8 mil, Deposits: $487.7 mil, headquarters in Mountain Lake, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers State Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in New Ulm, Minnesota:

  • Holiday Inn, 2101 S Broadway, New Ulm, MN 56073 , Phone: (507) 359-2941, Fax: (507) 354-7147
  • Super 8 Motel, 1901 S Broadway St, New Ulm, MN 56073 , Phone: (507) 359-2400, Fax: (507) 359-1751
  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 424 20TH S St, New Ulm, MN 56073 , Phone: (507) 354-9800
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in New Ulm, Minnesota

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for New Ulm city (based on Brown County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 92.22%
Here: 92.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents48.1%22.8%14.8%4.9%3.5%
Congregations17.5%22.5%10.0%10.0%5.0%
NameUnited Church of ChristNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.6%0.9%0.6%0.5%1.3%
Congregations7.5%7.5%5.0%2.5%12.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Brown County:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

9.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Brown County:

28.4%
Minnesota:

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

11.4%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 15$69,050$55,2400$0
Other Government Administration 14$78,074$66,9211$1,468
Police Protection - Officers 22$111,865$61,0170$0
Police - Other 3$11,776$47,1042$3,354
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,169
Streets and Highways 26$119,237$55,0320$0
Sewerage 10$53,592$64,3100$0
Parks and Recreation 15$59,136$47,30952$26,878
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$4,393$52,7164$5,371
Water Supply 10$51,405$61,6860$0
Electric Power 30$162,098$64,8390$0
Gas Supply 10$53,008$63,6100$0
Local Libraries 5$21,688$52,05111$10,222
Other and Unallocable 5$19,136$45,9263$3,414
Totals for Government 166$814,458$58,87674$51,876

New Ulm government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,193,000 ($317.41)
    Electric Utilities: $1,284,000 ($97.20)
    Libraries: $930,000 ($70.40)
    Gas Utilities: $281,000 ($21.27)
    Sewerage: $263,000 ($19.91)
    Water Utilities: $189,000 ($14.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $78,000 ($5.90)
    Central Staff Services: $58,000 ($4.39)
    General Public Buildings: $58,000 ($4.39)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $48,000 ($3.63)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $22,158,000 ($1677.37)
    Gas Utilities: $10,705,000 ($810.37)
    Sewerage: $2,534,000 ($191.82)
    Water Utilities: $2,164,000 ($163.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,028,000 ($153.52)
    Police Protection: $1,950,000 ($147.62)
    Financial Administration: $1,421,000 ($107.57)
    Regular Highways: $1,342,000 ($101.59)
    General - Other: $934,000 ($70.70)
    Libraries: $559,000 ($42.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $548,000 ($41.48)
    Air Transportation: $329,000 ($24.91)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $176,000 ($13.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $118,000 ($8.93)
    Parking Facilities: $67,000 ($5.07)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($2.50)
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000 ($0.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $999,000 ($75.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,256,000 ($397.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($1.29)

New Ulm government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,212,000 ($167.45)
    All Other: $1,455,000 ($110.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $497,000 ($37.62)
    Air Transportation: $39,000 ($2.95)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $31,000 ($2.35)
    Parking Facilities: $18,000 ($1.36)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($0.61)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $474,000 ($35.88)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $15,000 ($1.14)
    Highways: $7,000 ($0.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $940,000 ($71.16)
    Interest Earnings: $439,000 ($33.23)
    General Revenue, NEC: $348,000 ($26.34)
    Fines and Forfeits: $150,000 ($11.36)
    Sale of Property: $50,000 ($3.79)
    Donations From Private Sources: $23,000 ($1.74)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $22,567,000 ($1708.33)
    Gas Utilities: $10,710,000 ($810.75)
    Water Utilities: $2,622,000 ($198.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,212,000 ($318.85)
    Highways: $411,000 ($31.11)
    All Other: $245,000 ($18.55)
  • Tax - Property: $4,356,000 ($329.75)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $837,000 ($63.36)
    Other License: $156,000 ($11.81)
    Other Selective Sales: $89,000 ($6.74)
    Public Utilities Sales: $83,000 ($6.28)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $58,000 ($4.39)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $58,000 ($4.39)
    Amusements License: $3,000 ($0.23)

New Ulm government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,108,000 ($3414.69)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,964,000 ($3252.38)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $18,062,000 ($1367.30)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $16,590,000 ($1255.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,664,000 ($353.07)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,520,000 ($190.76)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,472,000 ($111.43)

New Ulm government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $352,000 ($26.65)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,683,000 ($808.71)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,613,000 ($1333.31)

4.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,887 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.08%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($7,386 average AGI)
Brown County:

0.10%
Minnesota average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Nicollet County, MN  0.50% ($38,778 average AGI)
from Blue Earth County, MN  0.45% ($25,714)
from Redwood County, MN  0.28% ($32,333)


4.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,011 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
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 Nicollet County, MN  0.56% ($38,557 average AGI)
to Blue Earth County, MN  0.44% ($31,333)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.32% ($44,143)

Strongest AM radio stations in New Ulm:

  • KNUJ (860 AM; 1 kW; NEW ULM, MN)
  • 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))
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KYSM (1230 AM; 1 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Ulm:

  • K230AI (93.9 FM; NEW ULM, MN; Owner: NEW ULM CHRISTIAN RADIO)
  • KEEZ-FM (99.1 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KNUJ-FM (107.3 FM; SLEEPY EYE, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGAC (90.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KDOG (96.7 FM; NORTH MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KXLP (93.1 FM; NEW ULM, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNGA (91.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KYSM-FM (103.5 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRRW (101.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXAC (100.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K206DI (89.1 FM; NICOLLET, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • KMSU (89.7 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MANKATO STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around New Ulm:

  • K30FN (Channel 30; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K16CG (Channel 16; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K21DG (Channel 21; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K24CP (Channel 24; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K26CS (Channel 26; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K35DC (Channel 35; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K42AV (Channel 42; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K44AD (Channel 60; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K46AA (Channel 46; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K48AA (Channel 48; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K50AB (Channel 50; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K52AB (Channel 52; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K54AC (Channel 54; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K14KE (Channel 14; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K19CA (Channel 19; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K40BU (Channel 40; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • KEYC-TV (Channel 12; MANKATO, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K22AE (Channel 22; NEW ULM, MN; Owner: OGDEN BROADCASTING OF MINNESOTA, INC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of New Ulm fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 42 meters (138ft)
Total average daily traffic: 17,328
Total average daily truck traffic: 957
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in New Ulm)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in New Ulm, MN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Ulm)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in New Ulm)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26
  • Hazardous Condition: 13

Incident types - New Ulm

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for New Ulm, MN
Most common first names in New Ulm, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11478.5 years
Mary8881.9 years
William8879.7 years
Anna7984.8 years
Joseph7180.3 years
Henry6880.4 years
Arthur5977.9 years
Robert5676.1 years
Albert5681.2 years
Edward5379.8 years
Most common last names in New Ulm, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Reinhart3479.5 years
Johnson3271.3 years
Tauer2979.7 years
Portner2973.0 years
Groebner2878.0 years
Hoffmann2878.1 years
Schmidt2681.7 years
Domeier2679.3 years
Berg2478.3 years
Schneider2480.1 years
Businesses in New Ulm, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Applebee's1Maurices1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Carson Pirie Scott1Microtel1
Chevrolet1Nike3
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
FedEx2Super 81
Ford1Taco Bell1
GameStop1Target1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS2
Jones New York1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1
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