New Ulm, Minnesota Population 2021

13,130
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New Ulm is a city located in Brown County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Brown County. With a 2020 population of 13,130, it is the 85th largest city in Minnesota and the 2549th largest city in the United States . New Ulm is currently declining at a rate of -0.31% annually and its population has decreased by -2.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,522 in 2010. New Ulm reached it's highest population of 13,755 in 1980. Spanning over 10 miles, New Ulm has a population density of 1,295 people per square mile.

The average household income in New Ulm is $74,347 with a poverty rate of 7.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $643 per month, and the median house value is $141,300. The median age in New Ulm is 40.4 years, 38.7 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.

New Ulm Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of New Ulm was:

  • White: 93.56%
  • Other race: 2.52%
  • Black or African American: 1.23%
  • Two or more races: 1.20%
  • Asian: 1.15%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of New Ulm, Minnesota is 13,130 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,253.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,522.

New Ulm, Minnesota Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202124,774-117-0.47%
202024,891-117-0.47%
201925,008-117-0.47%
201825,125-47-0.19%
201725,172-100-0.40%
201625,272320.13%
201525,240-32-0.13%
201425,27250.02%
201325,267-145-0.57%
201225,412-246-0.97%
201125,658-185-0.72%
201025,8430.00%

New Ulm Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,38993.56%
Some Other Race3342.52%
Black or African American1631.23%
Two or More Races1591.20%
Asian1521.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native450.34%
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New Ulm Population by Race

New Ulm Population Pyramid $2021

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New Ulm Median Age

40.4


Total

38.7


Male

41.7


Female

New Ulm Adults

There are 10,659 adults, (2,753 of whom are seniors) in New Ulm.

New Ulm Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

New Ulm Sex Ratio

Female

6,783

51.22%

Male

6,459

48.78%

New Ulm Population by Age

New Ulm Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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New Ulm Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.1%7.9%
All75.8%24.2%
Female61.9%38.1%
Non Family60%40%
Male48.5%51.5%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

New Ulm Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7162.1575.8
Married2,8622.7692.1
Non Family2,1541.260
Female4672.8161.9
Male2332.1548.5

2.66

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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New Ulm Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1341.49%
9th to 12th Grade4254.73%
High School Graduate2,93332.65%
Some College2,11523.54%
Associates Degree1,05611.75%
Bachelors Degree1,68818.79%
Graduate Degree6337.05%
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New Ulm Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Ulm Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,3557,8532,259
Hispanic3212815
Other Race230230
Asian11811825
Black8373
2+ Races837532
Native American3939

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 38.55%.

New Ulm Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,142$44,931$33,750
Less Than 9th Grade$29,712$42,981$21,136
High School Graduate$34,339$40,840$26,588
Some College$37,952$43,142$30,584
Bachelors Degree$45,282$50,519$39,703
Graduate Degree$64,567$76,875$53,859

$40,142

Average Earnings

$44,931

Average Male

$33,750

Average Female

New Ulm Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Ulm Language by Age

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New Ulm Language

95.43% of New Ulm residents speak only English, while 4.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.91% of the population.

New Ulm Language

New Ulm Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,3526695.89%
Hispanic59017128.98%
Other33413239.52%
Asian1472819.05%
Multiple14785.44%
Black15263.95%

7.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.29%

Male Poverty Rate

7.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Ulm

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Ulm is Other, with 39.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Ulm is Black, with 3.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.46%.

New Ulm Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.14%
High School8.77%
Some College4.72%
Bachelors or Greater1.81%

New Ulm Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed52.38%
Female Unemployed34.62%
Female Employed5.13%
Male Employed2.32%

New Ulm Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Ulm Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,597$74,347
Families$81,995$92,476
Married Families$87,695-
Non Families$33,985$38,979
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Income by Household Type

New Ulm Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

New Ulm Married by Age and Sex

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New Ulm Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

New Ulm Marital Status by Race

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New Ulm Marital Status

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886

Number of Veterans

807

Male Veterans

79

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam368
Second Gulf War208
Korea96
World War II53
First Gulf War21

New Ulm Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74293
75+271
18 to 34190
55 to 6491
35 to 5441

New Ulm Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8618.57%
Asian2520.00%
Hispanic30.75%

New Ulm Veterans by Race

New Ulm Veterans by Education

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1.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Ulm Veterans by Education

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69.8%

Labor Force Participation

68.7%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

New Ulm Employment by Age

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New Ulm Employment by Race

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New Ulm Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.00%

Born in New Ulm

97.30%

Native Born

2.70%

Foreign Born

1.13%

Non Citizen

1.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.30% of New Ulm residents were born in the United States, with 75.00% having been born in Minnesota. 1.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

New Ulm Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,130-41-0.31%
202013,171-41-0.31%
201913,212-41-0.31%
201813,253230.17%
201713,230-67-0.50%
201613,29790.07%
201513,288360.27%
201413,252670.51%
201313,185-68-0.51%
201213,253-140-1.05%
201113,393-105-0.78%
201013,498-96-0.07%
200013,5944620.35%
199013,132-623-0.46%
198013,7557040.53%
197013,0511,9371.62%
196011,1141,7661.75%
19509,3486050.67%
19408,7431,4351.81%
19307,3085630.80%
19206,7451,0971.79%
19105,6482450.44%
19005,4031,6623.74%
18903,7410.00%

New Ulm Population by Year