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Demographics

People

Total Population1,814
Male Share of the Population44.5%
Female Share of the Population55.5%
Senior Citizens25%
Employed Population 16+917
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married46.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.7%
Median Earnings25+$34,777
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,630

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,500
% Above Poverty Level84.3%
% Below Poverty Level15.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone30.3%
Median Gross Rent$665
Median House Value$111,500

Ancestry

German47.1%
Norwegian19.6%
Irish12.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.3%
English6.2%
Czech5.2%
French Except Basque4.7%
Danishn3.1%
Scottish2.8%
Swedish2.8%
Dutch1.8%
Italian1.6%
Polish1.3%
Swiss1%
Finnish0.7%
Hungarian0.7%
Welsh0.5%
Russian0.4%
Belgian0.3%
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Blooming Prairie Almanac

CategoryValue
County Steele County
Standard Zip Codes55917
Phone Area Codes507
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.86
Approximate 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)

StationAUSTIN 3 S
Distance17.6 miles
Jan Temp2 to 20 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp35 to 59 F
Annual Precip31.9 inches
StationWASECA EXP STATION
Distance27.7 miles
Jan Temp1 to 21 F
Apr Temp35 to 55 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches
StationOSAGE
Distance42 miles
Jan Temp3 to 21 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip34.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Claremont616$43,438
Ellendale733$57,000
Geneva369$63,661
Hayfield1,330$61,964
Hollandale304$55,625
Waltham130$71,875

Blooming Prairie Public Schools

Blooming Prairie Elementary
123 2nd St Nw
ZIP: 55917
(507) 583-6615
Primary
Total Enrollment 413
Blooming Prairie Secondary
202 4th Ave Nw
ZIP: 55917
(507) 583-4426
High
Total Enrollment 297
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