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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B+
Blooming Prairie is a town in Minnesota with a population of 1,860. Blooming Prairie is in Steele County. Living in Blooming Prairie offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Blooming Prairie and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Blooming Prairie are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$124,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$694
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    101
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    0
    500.1
  • Theft
    101
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    7%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Working in Blooming Prairie

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$54,125
National
$55,322

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Blooming Prairie Reviews

2 reviews
I like living here. I know everyone and everyone knows me. It is a super friendly town where if something is happening, then everyone will find out fast.
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Amazing little town with lots to offer. There is a park, small pool, smaller class sizes which means more one on one time with your children. There is even a small gym which is helpful.