Zip Code 56073 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNew Ulm
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Brown
Secondary County: Nicollet
Area Code507
Current Population:16759
Racial Majority:White 97.13%
Public School Racial Majority:White 94.2%
Unemployment Rate:5.0%
Median Household Income$51989
Average Adjusted Gross Income$58880
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time14.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range856 - 1027 ft.
Area166 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)44.30453800, -94.47846200

Zip Code 56073 Description

Zip Code 56073 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Mankato metro area. Zip code 56073 is primarily located in Brown County. Portions of 56073 are also located in Nicollet County. The official US Postal Service name for 56073 is NEW ULM, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 56073 are contained within or border the city limits of New Ulm, MN, Courtland, MN, . The area code for zip code 56073 is 507. 56073 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 56073 is 5.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 56073 decreased to 16759 from 17199 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 56073 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 56073 public schools is White. 29.4% of students in 56073 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 16139 97.13% 16254 -1%
 Black Or African American 37 0.22% 43 -14%
 Hispanic 219 1.32% 263 -17%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.15% 11 +127%
 Asian 63 0.38% 89 -29%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.1% 2 +700%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 97 0.7% 97 +21%

Zip Code 56073 Race/Ethnicity

 White 94.2%
 Black Or African American 0.7%
 Hispanic 3.2%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.7%

Zip Code 56073 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1675917199
Male Population49.90%
Female Population50.10%
Total Households7031
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$51989
Income Under $50K Per Year47.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year13.70%
56073 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 1Jim HagedornRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$149143
Average Real Estate Sale Price$169000
Current Unemployment Level 5.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4a: -30F to -25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 47b - Des Moines Lobe
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 56073 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)4112335485762595038241035
Avg Max Temp (°F)23304258728084817361412756
Avg Precip (In.).75.6822.623.444.4744.012.762.151.86.7729.53
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New Ulm, MN
CBSA Type56073
CBSA Population25821
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours