ZIP Code 56073 - New Ulm Minnesota

ZIP Code 56073 is located in New Ulm Minnesota. Portions of 56073 are also in Searles and Essig and Courtland and Milford Township and Sigel Township and Cottonwood Township and Lafayette Township and West Newton Township and Brighton Township and Cambria Township and Courtland Township and Bernadotte Township and Judson Township and Home Township. 56073 is primarily within Brown County, with some portions in Nicollet County and Blue Earth County. Regionally, 56073 is located in the Mankato Area.

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ZIP Code 56073 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameNew Ulm
Primary CountyBrown County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)17,418
Area Code(s)507
Current Time

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56073 Demographics

56073 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Minnesota based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 56073 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 56073 is White. The current unemployment level in 56073 is 2.7%.

Population Growth Rate5.22%
Population Density88 People per Square Mile
Total Households7,101
Percentage High Income Households2.5%
Median Household Income (2021)$64,466
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$460,150
Current Unemployment Rate (July 2024)2.7%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 94.87%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 90.38%

56073 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American510.29%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

56073 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American10.05%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

56073 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College9438.97%
Bachelor Degree1,74016.54%
High School Diploma3,94437.5%
No High School Diploma870.83%
GED or Alternate2632.5%
1 or More Years of College1,67715.94%
Associates Degree1,0139.63%
Masters Degree6095.79%
Professional Degree1881.79%
Doctorate Degree540.51%

56073 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 56073
RegionMankato Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreasNew Ulm, MN
Mankato, MN
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area198 Square Miles

56073 Politics

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56073 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
Average First Frost DateSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateMay 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion47b - Des Moines Lobe

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

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