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New Glarus is a town in Green County, in the Monroe metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named New Glarus. For links to other places called New Glarus, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of New Glarus is 42.808N. The longitude is -89.66W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 892 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 943.
Sections below provide additional information and links about New Glarus demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Green County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53574 ZIP code.
24% of New Glarus residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Glarus ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Glarus was $23,297, compared with $21,587 nationally.
36% of New Glarus residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in New Glarus, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $563. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,560.
Green County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Glarus political report.
The average commute time for New Glarus workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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