The City of Blooming Prairie had a population of 2,087 as of July 1, 2021. Blooming Prairie ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Blooming Prairie is located at latitude 43.8666 and longitude -93.051 in Steele County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blooming Prairie encompass a land area of 1.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Steele County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,293 feet.
While the primary coordinates for City of Blooming Prairie are located in Steele County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Dodge County.
The City of Blooming Prairie has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Blooming Prairie: City of Blooming Prairie.
|Total Population||2,087 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,032 (97.4%)|
|Population in Families||1,612 (77.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||55 ( 2.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$59,984|
|Average Household Income||$73,847|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||10%|
|Per Capita Income||$30,255|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||915 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||655 (71.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||197 (21.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||63 ( 6.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$143,421|
|Average Home Value||$178,893|
|Housing Affordability Index3||246|
|Average Household Size||2.38|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.35%|
|Per Capita Income||2.1%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.93%|
The table below compares Blooming Prairie to the other 903 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 256||72nd|
|Population Density||# 151||83rd|
|Median Household Income||# 504||44th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 767||85th|
|Per Capita Income||# 555||39th|
|Diversity Index||# 270||70th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.