Blooming Prairie, MN 55917 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 55917: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Acceptable Alternative
Blmng Prairie, MN 55917

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bixby, MN 55917
Newry, MN 55917
Summit, MN 55917

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 126
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,063
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 22
  • County: Steele County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.918, Longitude -93.055
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 55917 has segments in 4 Counties (Dodge, Freeborn, Mower, Steele).

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Blooming Prairie, MN 55917 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,705
Population in Households 3,648
Population in Familes 3,038
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density1 28
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 1,449
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,025
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,548 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,192 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 257 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $143,713
Average Home Value $173,742


Median Household Income $57,075
Average Household Income $69,268
Per Capita Income $27,257
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.25%
Households 0.54% 0.4%
Families 0.4% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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.

Blooming Prairie, MN 55917 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55917 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 # 296 66th
Population Density1 # 418 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 324 63rd
Median Household Income # 341 61st
Per Capita Income # 540 39th

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