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New Sweden is a township in Nicollet County, in the Mankato-North Mankato metro area.
The latitude of New Sweden is 44.413N. The longitude is -94.189W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 997 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 326.
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37% of New Sweden residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Sweden ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Sweden was $18,042, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of New Sweden residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in New Sweden, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $506. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $763.
Nicollet County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Sweden political report.
The average commute time for New Sweden workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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