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Profile for New Glarus, Wisconsin, WI

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New Glarus is a village in Green County, in the Monroe metro area.

The community was named for Glarus, Switzerland.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named New Glarus. For links to other places called New Glarus, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of New Glarus is 42.814N. The longitude is -89.635W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 912 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,054.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$45,000
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our New Glarus demographic reports
New Glarus is on the Little Sugar River.
The area was settled by Swiss immigrants in 1845.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 0. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0 per 1,000 people.
Local foods: stollen, wurst
Local festivals include:
  • Heidi Festival - June 22-24, 2007
  • Community Festival - May 25-28, 2007
  • Volksfest - Aug. 5, 2007
  • Oktoberfest - Oct. 5-7, 2007
  • Wilhelm Tell Festival - Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2007
  • Roger Bright Music Festival - June 8-10, 2007
Dates often change. Check New Glarus web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: New Glarus Woods State Park, Sugar River State Trail
Historic sites and museums: Chalet of the Golden Fleece Museum, Swiss Historical Village
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 Glarus demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Green 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 53574 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

27% of New Glarus residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Glarus ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Glarus was $21,392, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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22% of New Glarus residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in New Glarus, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $439.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,134.


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

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

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The average commute time for New Glarus workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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