Lester Prairie, MN 55354 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 55354: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lester Prairie, MN 55354

Acceptable Alternative
Lester Pr, MN 55354

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 51
  • Single Family Addresses: 563
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 10
  • County: McLeod County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.884, Longitude -94.04
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lester Prairie, MN 55354 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,761
Population in Households 2,758
Population in Familes 2,335
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 85
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 1,049
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 760
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,119 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 877 (78.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 172 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $172,699
Average Home Value $199,686


Median Household Income $60,321
Average Household Income $71,295
Per Capita Income $27,097
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% -0.07%
Households 0.28% 0.06%
Families 0.19% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lester Prairie, MN 55354 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55354 to the other 880 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 358 59th
Population Density1 # 262 70th
Diversity Index2 # 261 70th
Median Household Income # 246 72nd
Per Capita Income # 555 37th

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