Prior Lake Scott County, Minnesota

Prior Lake: City in Minnesota, United States

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Location of Prior Lake on Minnesota map.


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 130 years ago in 1890.

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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 : 27,317 (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 (130 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 08:44:18 (22nd September 2021)
Density : 550 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 16.55% (2010-2020)


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

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

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Local Places in Prior Lake

1 Prior Lake City Hall
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Address: 4646 Dakota St SE, Prior Lake, MN 55372 ➦ Show Map

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Prior Lake City Hall

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) 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 places with the same name (1)

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