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People

Total Population 1,836
Male Share of the Population 44.3%
Female Share of the Population 55.7%
Senior Citizens 24.6%
Employed Population 16+ 858
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 55.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.8%
Median Earnings25+ $35,080
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $7,143
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,847

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,790
% Above Poverty Level 85.6%
% Below Poverty Level 14.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.1%
Median Gross Rent $603
Median House Value $117,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
US/American 0%
English 6.8%
Irish 11.4%

Blooming Prairie Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles W of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 75 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Steele
Standard Zip Codes 55917
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.866
Longitude -93.05

Blooming Prairie Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station AUSTIN 3 S
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches
Station WASECA EXP STATION
Distance 27.7 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station OSAGE
Distance 42 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Blooming Prairie, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bixby (55917)

Newry (55917)

Summit (55917)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

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Location Population Median Family Income
Claremont 485 $58,750
Ellendale 656 $58,125
Geneva 453 $60,859
Hayfield 1,242 $66,250
Hollandale 281 $71,250
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