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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.
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.
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.
41% of New Brighton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in New Brighton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $628. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,177.
Newspapers in New Brighton include Mounds View-New Brighton-St. Anthony Sun Focus
Ramsey County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Brighton political report.
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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