New Ulm, MN

This Small City in Minnesota was just Named One of the Best Places to Live in America

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While there are countless communities throughout the North Star State that make incredible places to live, 24/7 Wall St. has created a weighted index of over two dozen metrics to identify the absolute best place to live in each state. It considered all boroughs, census-designated areas, cities, towns, and villages with at least 8,000 residents.

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So where is the best place to live in the state of Minnesota? According to 24/7 Wall St., that would be New Ulm.

New Ulm is located 95 miles west of Minneapolis in Brown County. The population was 14,120 at the 2020 census

The city is home to a plethora of amenities that boost the quality of life for residents including dozens of different outdoor parks, historical sites, and a charming downtown shopping district.

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In addition to this, residents of New Ulm are more likely to be financially secure, on average, than most other Americans.

The town's poverty rate of 8.5% is well below the national poverty rate of 15.1% and the town's five-year average unemployment rate of 2.6% is 4.8 points below the comparable rate nationwide.

It is this combination of factors that makes New Ulm one of the best places to call home in America.

To see a full list of the best places to call home throughout the country, you can check the article out here.



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