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Blooming Prairie is a city in Steele County, in the Owatonna metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Blooming Prairie. For links to other places called Blooming Prairie, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Blooming Prairie is 43.866N. The longitude is -93.05W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,293 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,960.


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Median household income
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$40,345
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Blooming Prairie demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Oak Glen
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2 per 1,000 people.

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30% of Blooming Prairie residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Blooming Prairie ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Blooming Prairie was $19,343, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Blooming Prairie residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Blooming Prairie, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $335.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $742.


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Steele County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Blooming Prairie political report.

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The average commute time for Blooming Prairie workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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