Prior Lake Scott County, Minnesota

Prior Lake: City in Minnesota, United States

About

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 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 27,317 inhabitants.

The city was created 131 years ago in 1890.

Prior Lake Quick Facts

Population : 27,317 (2020)
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 (131 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 07:41:41 (4th October 2022)
Density : 550 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 16.55% (2010-2020)
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Location of Prior Lake on Minnesota map.
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Geography

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

Prior Lake map

Demographics

The population of Prior Lake increased by 16.55% in 10 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
2020 27,317 0.28% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 17,647
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 17,745
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -0.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 17,814
April 1, 2010 Population : 17,736
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 17.9%
People over 65 (%) : 15.6%
Female persons, % : 48.7%
White only, percent : 53.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 36.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 1.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 16.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 44.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 975
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 13.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 49.7%

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

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 49.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $171,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,362
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $431
2015-2019 median gross rent : $883
2015-2019 Households : 7,156
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.34
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 81.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 70.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 80.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 16.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 45,481
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 376,375
2012 total retail sales per capita : $21,199
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $47,244
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $29,245
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,447
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,302
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 780
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 899
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,400
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 167
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,109
2010 population per square mile : 4,395.5
2010 land area in square miles : 4.04

People born in Prior Lake (4)

People born in Prior Lake, including ice hockey player Jordan Schroeder, Catholic bishop John Roach, missionary Lillian Dickson, .

List

  • Becca Kufrin (American publicist and television personality) she was born in 03/04/1990

Schools in Prior Lake

College & universities near Prior Lake, MN

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

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Prior Lake, MN

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

Post offices near Prior Lake

Post Office Name City ZIP
Prior Lak Post Office Prior Lake (MN) 55372

Other cities in Scott County

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

City Name Population Title
Shakopee 43,020 City in and county seat of Scott County, Minnesota
Savage 32,858 City in Minnesota
Jordan 6,076 City in Scott County, Minnesota, United States
Credit River 5,585 Urban township in Scott County, Minnesota, United States
Elko New Market 4,733 Human settlement in Scott County, Minnesota, United States of America
New Market 3,724 Former city in Scott County, Minnesota, United States
Cedar Lake 3,021 Township in Scott County, Minnesota
Belle Plaine 940 City in Iowa, United States
Blakeley 446 Township in Scott County, Minnesota
Lawrence 435 Human settlement in St.

Distance to Other Cities

Prior Lake distances to largest Minnesota cities