Zip Code 55917 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBlooming Prairie
Zip Code StateMinnesota
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Steele
Secondary County: Dodge
Area Code507
Alternate Zip Code NamesBLMNG PRAIRIE
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesBIXBY
Current Population:3696
Racial Majority:White 94.78%
Public School Racial Majority:White 88.3%
Unemployment Rate:4.6%
Median Household Income$52022
Average Adjusted Gross Income$62940
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time23.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range1207 - 1319 ft.
Area124 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.87902900, -93.06782000

Zip Code 55917 Description

Zip Code 55917 is located in the state of Minnesota in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metro area. Zip code 55917 is primarily located in Steele County. Portions of 55917 are also located in Dodge County. The official US Postal Service name for 55917 is BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minnesota. Portions of zip code 55917 are contained within or border the city limits of Blooming Prairie, MN, . The area code for zip code 55917 is 507. 55917 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Minnesota.

The current unemployment level in 55917 is 4.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 55917 decreased to 3696 from 3710 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 55917 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 55917 public schools is White. 35.1% of students in 55917 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 3414 94.78% 3480 -2%
 Black Or African American 8 0.22% 10 -20%
 Hispanic 172 4.78% 166 +4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.19% 5 +40%
 Asian 0 0% 13 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 22 0.03% 22 -95%

Zip Code 55917 Race/Ethnicity

 White 88.3%
 Black Or African American 0.3%
 Hispanic 9.3%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.7%

Zip Code 55917 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population36963710
Male Population49.80%
Female Population50.20%
Total Households1428
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$52022
Income Under $50K Per Year47.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year41.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.60%
55917 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Minnesota District 1Jim HagedornRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Minnesota Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$117870
Average Real Estate Sale Price$146812
Current Unemployment Level 4.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 47c - Iowan Surface
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 55917 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)310223447576158493723934
Avg Max Temp (°F)21273956697881797159402554
Avg Precip (In.).98.711.873.043.874.314.434.473.22.321.971.0232.2
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Owatonna, MN
CBSA Type55917
CBSA Population37434
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours