New Prague is a somewhat small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 7,582 people and two constituent neighborhoods, New Prague is the 117th largest community in Minnesota. New Prague has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in New Prague, where the median household income is $64,837.00.
New Prague real estate is some of the most expensive in Minnesota, although New Prague house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, New Prague isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in New Prague are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Prague is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Prague who work in management occupations (11.01%), office and administrative support (10.02%), and sales jobs (8.42%).
Also of interest is that New Prague has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
New Prague is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, New Prague’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In New Prague, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.40 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, New Prague is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.75% of adults in New Prague have a college degree.
The per capita income in New Prague in 2010 was $29,204, which is upper middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $116,816 for a family of four. However, New Prague contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call New Prague home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Prague residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in New Prague include Czech, Irish, Norwegian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in New Prague is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.