New Ulm, MN 56073 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 56073: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Ulm, MN 56073

Acceptable Alternative
Essig, MN 56073
Klossner, MN 56073
Searles, MN 56073

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Brown County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.313, Longitude -94.466
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 56073 has segments in 2 Counties (Brown, Nicollet).

  • Businesses Addresses: 583
  • PO Box Addresses: 149
  • Residential Addresses: 7,478
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,314
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,164

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 56073 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 56073 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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New Ulm, MN 56073 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 17,282
Population in Households 16,391
Population in Familes 12,922
Population in Group Qrtrs 891
Population Density2 88
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $55,199
Average Household Income $75,405
Per Capita Income $32,391


Total Housing Units 7,604 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,750 (75.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,548 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 306 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $145,433
Average Home Value $181,061


Total Households 7,298
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 4,625
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.41% 0.44%
Households 0.49% 0.49%
Families 0.35% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

New Ulm, MN 56073 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 56073 to the other 881 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 116 87th
Population Density # 259 71st
Diversity Index # 642 28th
Median Household Income # 521 41st
Per Capita Income # 336 62nd

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