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
  • 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).

  • Businesses Addresses: 123
  • PO Box Addresses: 322
  • Residential Addresses: 1,137
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 22
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,115

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

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Blooming Prairie, MN 55917 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,817
Population in Households 3,760
Population in Familes 3,115
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density1 29
Diversity Index2 18


Median Household Income $59,444
Average Household Income $73,516
Per Capita Income $28,667


Total Housing Units 1,596 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,213 (76.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 267 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $157,026
Average Home Value $185,058


Total Households 1,480
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,043
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.41% 0.44%
Households 0.49% 0.51%
Families 0.33% 0.38%
Median Household Income   3.51%
Per Capita Income   3.48%

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

The table below compares 55917 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 # 299 66th
Population Density # 404 54th
Diversity Index # 337 62nd
Median Household Income # 383 57th
Per Capita Income # 586 34th

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