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New Ulm is a city in Brown County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Ulm, Germany.

The latitude of New Ulm is 44.312N. The longitude is -94.46W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 899 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,401.


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Median household income
Local
$40,044
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our New Ulm demographic reports
New Ulm is on the Minnesota River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 16. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.2 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Brown County Free Fair - Aug. 8-12, 2007
  • Fasching - Feb. 17, 2007
  • Polka Days - July 27-29, 2007
  • River-Blast - Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2007
  • Oktoberfest - Oct. 5-6, 12-13, 2007
  • Mai Fest - May 4-6, 2007
  • FlandrauFest - June 30, 2007
  • Bavarian Blast - July 20-22, 2007
Dates often change. Check New Ulm web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Flandrau State Park
Historic sites and museums: Harkin Store, Brown County Historical Museum, Lind House, Minnesota Music Hall of Fame
Colleges and universities: Martin Luther College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about New Ulm demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Brown County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56073 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

58% of New Ulm residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Ulm ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Ulm was $20,308, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

21% of New Ulm residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in New Ulm, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $384.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $800.


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Libraries in New Ulm include New Ulm Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in New Ulm include New Ulm Journal

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Brown County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Ulm political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for New Ulm workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in New Ulm between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in New Ulm include Holiday Inn New Ulm, Microtel Inn and Suites, Super 8.

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