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: 122
  • PO Box Addresses: 321
  • Residential Addresses: 1,124
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 19
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,105

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Blooming Prairie, MN 55917 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,794
Daytime Population: Workers 969
Daytime Population: Residents 1,906
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,875
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 3,738
Population in Familes 3,112
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $59,875
Average Household Income $73,241
Per Capita Income $28,579


Total Housing Units 1,596 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,203 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 269 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 124 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $150,601
Average Home Value $179,239


Total Households 1,472
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,042
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 0.38% 0.39%
Households 0.45% 0.43%
Families 0.34% 0.34%
Median Household Income   3.48%
Per Capita Income   3.65%

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

The table below compares 55917 to the other 883 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 67th
Population Density # 414 53rd
Diversity Index # 334 62nd
Median Household Income # 317 64th
Per Capita Income # 525 41st

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