New Ulm, Minnesota Population 2020

13,119

New Ulm is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 13,119, it is the 86th largest city in Minnesota and the 2545th largest city in the United States. New Ulm is currently declining at a rate of -0.45% annually and its population has decreased by -2.98% 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 1,294 people per square mile.

The average household income in New Ulm is $71,987 with a poverty rate of 7.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $592 per month, and the median house value is $133,900. The median age in New Ulm is 40.2 years, 37.9 years for males, and 41.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.9 males.

New Ulm Demographics

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

  • White: 94.10%
  • Other race: 2.20%
  • Black or African American: 1.31%
  • Two or more races: 1.30%
  • Asian: 0.83%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of New Ulm, Minnesota is 13,119, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,237.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,522.

New Ulm, Minnesota Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202024,989-61-0.24%
201925,050-61-0.24%
201825,111-61-0.24%
201725,172-90-0.36%
201625,262250.10%
201525,237-34-0.13%
201425,27150.02%
201325,266-146-0.58%
201225,412-243-0.96%
201125,655-188-0.73%
201025,8430.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,46694.10%
Some Other Race2922.20%
Black or African American1741.31%
Two or More Races1721.30%
Asian1100.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.26%

New Ulm Population Pyramid 2020

New Ulm Median Age

40.2


Total

37.9


Male

41.7


Female

New Ulm Adults

There are 10,645 adults, (2,666 of whom are seniors) in New Ulm.

New Ulm Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

New Ulm Sex Ratio

Female

6,834

51.59%

Male

6,414

48.41%

New Ulm Households and Families

New Ulm Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

New Ulm Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91%9%
All73.3%26.7%
Male71.8%28.2%
Non Family55.5%44.5%
Female51%49%

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7062.1673.3
Married2,8082.7591
Non Family2,2331.255.5
Female4202.7951
Male2452.9271.8

2.69

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

New Ulm Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1842.06%
9th to 12th Grade4655.20%
High School Graduate3,04334.04%
Some College2,07423.20%
Associates Degree1,04411.68%
Bachelors Degree1,55017.34%
Graduate Degree5806.49%

New Ulm Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,4397,8562,093
Hispanic2882366
Other Race186186
Black9586
Asian555510
Multiple Races524721
Native American2424

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 multiple races people with a rate of 40.38%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,292$43,242$31,146
Less Than High School$25,650$27,500$20,521
High School Grad$31,526$37,147$25,881
Some College$37,396$44,189$29,866
Bachelors Degree$48,538$53,339$38,446
Graduate Degree$58,917$66,528$50,061

$38,292

Average Earnings

$43,242

Average Male

$31,146

Average Female

New Ulm Language

New Ulm Language by Age

New Ulm Language

95.50% of New Ulm residents speak only English, while 4.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.12% of the population.

New Ulm Poverty

New Ulm Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,4297136.24%
Hispanic54814125.73%
Other29211740.07%
Multiple1606037.50%
Black159159.43%

7.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.95%

Male Poverty Rate

8.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Ulm

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Ulm is Other, with 40.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Ulm is White, with 6.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.47%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.17%
High School8.48%
Some College4.42%
Bachelors or Greater1.74%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.96%
Male Unemployed44.44%
Female Employed5.15%
Male Employed2.40%

New Ulm Income

New Ulm Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,288$71,987
Families$76,633$87,548
Married Families$83,731-
Non Families$32,700$44,149

New Ulm Marital Status

New Ulm Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

New Ulm Married by Age and Sex

New Ulm Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

New Ulm Marital Status by Race

New Ulm Veterans

953

Number of Veterans

858

Male Veterans

95

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam369
Second Gulf War249
Korea96
First Gulf War45
World War II43

$New Ulm Veterans by Education

2.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Ulm Employment Status

70.4%

Labor Force Participation

68.8%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

New Ulm Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.91%

Born in Minnesota

97.77%

Native Born

2.23%

Foreign Born

0.94%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.77% of New Ulm residents were born in the United States, with 74.91% having been born in Minnesota. 0.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202013,119-59-0.45%
201913,178-59-0.45%
201813,23790.07%
201713,228-59-0.44%
201613,28750.04%
201513,282360.27%
201413,246650.49%
201313,181-69-0.52%
201213,250-135-1.01%
201113,385-109-0.81%
201013,494-100-0.07%
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%