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
  • County: McLeod County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.884, Longitude -94.04
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 51
  • PO Box Addresses: 491
  • Residential Addresses: 584
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 10
    • Single Family Addresses: 574

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Lester Prairie, MN 55354 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,788
Population in Households 2,785
Population in Familes 2,347
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 88
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $64,555
Average Household Income $76,807
Per Capita Income $28,798


Total Housing Units 1,124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 872 (77.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $185,833
Average Home Value $219,639


Total Households 1,045
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 754
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.21% 0.23%
Households 0.21% 0.19%
Families 0.1% 0.13%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

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

The table below compares 55354 to the other 881 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 361 59th
Population Density # 260 71st
Diversity Index # 245 72nd
Median Household Income # 255 71st
Per Capita Income # 574 35th

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