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New Glarus, WI: What you need to know

In south-central Wisconsin is the village of New Glarus, which bills itself as the “Best Known Swiss Settlement in America.” Much of the village’s architecture is Swiss-influenced, including a New Glarus Village Hall, and the community features many ethnic restaurants. New Glarus Woods State Park is a top tourism site, and about a dozen interesting festivals attract more than 100,000 total visitors to the village each year.


New Glarus, WI City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 2,128
Median Age 45
Median Household Income $59,464
Median Home Price $157,400

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New Glarus, WI Demographics

Median Population in New Glarus , WI

Median Age 44.8%
Age 18 Over 76.5%
Age 21 Over 74.9%
Age 62 Over 24.6%
Age 65 Over 21.7%

Race in New Glarus , WI

  Ethnicity White 99%
  Ethnicity Black 0.3%
  Ethnicity Asian 0.5%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 3.9%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%

Population By Gender in New Glarus , WI

  Male 48.8%
  Female 51.2%

Language in New Glarus , WI

  English Only 92.5%
  English Other 7.5%

Economics in New Glarus , WI

  Median Household Income $59,464
  Median Home Price $157,400
  Homes Owned 22.5%
  Homes Rent 77.5%
  Median Property Rent $748

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Commute Types in New Glarus , WI

  Walked 4.8%
  Worked at Home 4.5%
  Public Transportation 0%
  Other Means 0.7%
  Drove Alone 79.9%
  Carpooled 10.1%

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