Prior Lake Scott County, Minnesota

Prior Lake: City in Minnesota, United States

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Prior Lake is a city located in the county of Scott in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 22,796 and a population density of 459 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 27,241 inhabitants.

The city was created 130 years ago in 1890.


Prior Lake is located at 44°42'48"N 93°25'22"W (44.7133000, -93.4227300).

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Prior Lake Quick Facts

Population : 27,241 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Scott County
Postal code : 55372
Phone Area Codes : 952
Area : 49.64 km2
Altitude : 948 feet / 289 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1891 (130 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 18:50:21 (14th June 2021)
Density : 549 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 16.32% (2010-2019)


The population of Prior Lake increased by 16.32% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 22,796 - census
2011 23,529 3.12% estimation process
2012 24,069 2.24% estimation process
2013 24,612 2.21% estimation process
2014 25,145 2.12% estimation process
2015 25,410 1.04% estimation process
2016 25,852 1.71% estimation process
2017 26,404 2.09% estimation process
2018 26,869 1.73% estimation process
2019 27,241 1.37% estimation process

Prior Lake zip code is 55372. County name: Scott, County fips: 27139

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People born in Prior Lake (4)

People born in Prior Lake, including ice hockey player Jordan Schroeder, Catholic bishop John Roach, missionary Lillian Dickson, you can see a list of people who born in Prior Lake.

  • Becca Kufrin (American publicist and television personality)


College & universities near Prior Lake

Code Name City ZIP
486284 Bethany Global University Bloomington (MN) 55438-2849

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Prior Lake

Code Name Address Type
MSP Saint Paul Union Depot Midway Station RAIL
RDW Red Wing station 420 Levee Street RAIL
SCD St. Cloud 555 East St. Germain Street RAIL
MNM Menomonie, WI 302 10th Avenue East BUS

Other cities in Scott County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Scott County , MN.

City Name Population Title
Shakopee 41,570 City in and county seat of Scott County, Minnesota
Savage 32,362 City in Minnesota
Credit River 5,625 Urban township in Scott County, Minnesota, United States
Elko New Market 4,774 Human settlement in Scott County, Minnesota, United States of America
New Market 3,752 Former city in Scott County, Minnesota, United States
Cedar Lake 3,034 Township in Scott County, Minnesota
Belle Plaine 947 City in Iowa, United States
Blakeley 451 Township in Scott County, Minnesota
Lawrence 433 Human settlement in St.

Distance to Other Cities

Prior Lake distances to largest Minnesota cities

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