New Glarus, WI Population

Population: 2,111. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,058 (-2.5% change)
Males: 992 (47.0%), Females: 1,119 (53.0%)

Green County

Zip code: 53574

Median resident age: 39.6 years
Median household income: $45,000
Median house value: $113,800

Races in New Glarus:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: Swiss (35.4%), German (33.7%), Norwegian (20.4%), English (8.6%), Irish (8.5%), French (2.7%).

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 1.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in New Glarus

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Glarus village

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 15.3%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

2.6% Foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.3% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +194 (+10.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near New Glarus:

  • MONROE CLINIC INC THE (about 15 miles; MONROE, WI)
  • UNIV OF WI HOSPITALS/CLINICS AUTHORITY (about 23 miles; MADISON, WI)
  • MERITER HOSPITAL INC (about 24 miles; MADISON, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New Glarus:

  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 31 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
  • ROCK CO (about 44 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 58 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to New Glarus:

  • VERONA (about 14 miles; VERONA, WI; Abbreviation: W19)
  • MONROE MUNI (about 16 miles; MONROE, WI; Abbreviation: EFT)
  • MOREY (about 22 miles; MIDDLETON, WI; Abbreviation: C29)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Glarus:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 24 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 24 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 30 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 59 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 63 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 80 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)

Schools

Public high school in New Glarus:

  • NEW GLARUS MID/HI (Students: 348; Location: 1701 2ND ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
Private high school in New Glarus:

  • NEW GLARUS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 62; Location: 207 SIXTH ST; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle school in New Glarus:

  • NEW GLARUS EL (Students: 440; Location: 1420 2ND ST; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in New Glarus:

  • NEW GLARUS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $190,063; Location: 319 2ND ST.; 19,711 books; 1,689 audio materials; 1,674 video materials; 107 serial subscriptions)