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Ulen is a city in Clay County, in the Fargo metro area.
The community was named for Ole Ulen, settler
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Ulen. For links to other places called Ulen, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Ulen is 47.078N. The longitude is -96.258W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,152 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 536.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ulen demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clay County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Fargo-Moorhead area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56585 ZIP code.
20% of Ulen residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ulen ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ulen was $16,593, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Ulen residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ulen, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $335. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $585.
Clay County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ulen political report.
The average commute time for Ulen workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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