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New Brighton is a city in Ramsey County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.

The community was named for Brighton, MA

The latitude of New Brighton is 45.065N. The longitude is -93.201W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 879 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 21,751.


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Median household income
Local
$52,856
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our New Brighton demographic reports
Developed around the Minneapolis Stockyard and Packing Company
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 17. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.8 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Stockyard Days - Aug. 7-12, 2007
  • Rhubarb Festival - June 3, 2007
Dates often change. Check New Brighton web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Bulwer Junction/New Brighton Railroad Depot
Colleges and universities: United Theological Seminary

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Sections below provide additional information and links about New Brighton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ramsey County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55421 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

25% of New Brighton residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Brighton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Brighton was $27,574, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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41% of New Brighton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in New Brighton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $628.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,177.


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Newspapers in New Brighton include Mounds View-New Brighton-St. Anthony Sun Focus

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Ramsey County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Brighton political report.

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The average commute time for New Brighton workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in New Brighton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.

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