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ZIP Code 55917

Primary City:Blooming Prairie, MN (View All Cities)
County: Steele County
Timezone: Central (4:35am)
Area code: 507 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.9, -93.1
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 55917

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 55917. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 55917. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 55917, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Blooming Prairie, MN
Acceptable:
Blmng Prairie
Unacceptable:
Bixby, Newry, Summit

Stats and Demographics for the 55917 ZIP Code

ZIP code 55917 is located in south Minnesota and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 55917 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 55917 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,696
Population Density 27 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,540
Median Home Value $140,700
Land Area 134.86 sq mi
Water Area 0.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,428
Median Household Income $59,402

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1281281461356891103115114149152132988760483750
Female1071351531146710011599101146140129817476676784
Total235263299249135191218214215295292261179161136115104134

Gender

 Male 1,841 50%
 Female 1,855 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,604 97.5%
 Black Or African American 10 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.1%
 Asian 13 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 37 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 27 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1414418726623516312056
Renter1745394527222622
Total3118922631126218514678

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 861 60%
 Single Guardian 162 11%
 Singles 341 24%
 Singles With Roommate 64 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 946 66%
 Households with Kids 482 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2227243022332420293232292627263521322113
Female2218232325253831163426263235222735171312
Total4445475347586251456658555862486256493425

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 55917 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 55917 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 55917 real estate data, the median home value of $140,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 55917. Rentals in 55917 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 55917 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,641 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 55 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 788 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 397 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 243 16%
 Households Vacant 112 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 4%
 For Sale Only 40 36%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2 1%
 1 Bedroom 65 33%
 2 Bedroom 44 23%
 3+ Bedroom 84 43%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $59,402 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 55917 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 55917 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,279 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 807 27%
 No Earnings 857 29%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,279 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 807 27%
 No Earnings 857 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,634 89.1%
 Public transportation 20 1.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 61 3.3%
 Worked at Home 109 5.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 110 8.8%
 High School Graduate 757 60.9%
 Associate's degree 142 11.4%
 Bachelor's degree 155 12.5%
 Master's degree 49 3.9%
 Professional school degree 28 2.3%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 744 88.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 57 6.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 37 4.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 55917

ZIP Code 55917 is in the Blooming Prairie Public School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 55917.

Blooming Prairie Elementary
123 2nd St NW
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Blooming Prairie Public School District
Blooming Prairie Secondary
202 4th Ave NW
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Blooming Prairie Public School District

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