Latest Data (2017)
Population 26,401
Nationwide Rank 1427

Quick Facts

Prior Lake, Minnesota is the 1,427th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Prior Lake, Minnesota is a city.

Prior Lake, Minnesota is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Prior Lake had its largest population ever.

Prior Lake, Minnesota is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 88% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Prior Lake, Minnesota Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1417 Twentynine Palms, California 26,542 -8.1%
1418 Pearl, Mississippi 26,534 16.6%
1419 Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin 26,525 14.8%
1420 Temple Terrace, Florida 26,489 21.1%
1421 Alvin, Texas 26,474 23.2%
1422 New Smyrna Beach, Florida 26,470 28.6%
1423 Morrisville, North Carolina 26,461 375.2%
1424 Fremont, Nebraska 26,457 4.7%
1425 Lafayette, California 26,440 9.8%
1426 Washington, Utah 26,405 217.3%
1427 Prior Lake, Minnesota 26,401 61.6%
1428 Brawley, California 26,390 20.0%
1429 Bessemer, Alabama 26,386 -12.8%
1430 Lemoore, California 26,355 33.1%
1431 Stevens Point, Wisconsin 26,293 4.5%
1432 Soledad, California 26,273 13.2%
1433 Vernon Hills, Illinois 26,253 28.8%
1434 Kankakee, Illinois 26,216 -5.1%
1435 Superior, Wisconsin 26,194 -4.3%
1436 Medina, Ohio 26,190 3.6%
1437 Galt, California 26,172 32.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Minnesota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
737 Apple Valley 52,435 14.1%
741 Edina 51,958 9.6%
786 St. Louis Park 49,029 11.0%
883 Moorhead 43,122 32.8%
904 Mankato 42,264 29.7%
932 Maplewood 40,918 15.6%
933 Shakopee 40,893 93.9%
1047 Cottage Grove 36,793 19.9%
1060 Roseville 36,314 7.7%
1065 Richfield 36,151 5.0%
1088 Inver Grove Heights 35,392 18.4%
1161 Andover 32,902 22.4%
1214 Savage 31,352 45.1%
1228 Brooklyn Center 31,006 6.4%
1339 Oakdale 28,083 4.9%
1351 Fridley 27,853 1.3%
1391 Winona 26,928 -0.6%
1397 Shoreview 26,794 2.7%
1412 Ramsey 26,587 42.9%
1416 Chaska 26,561 48.7%
1427 Prior Lake 26,401 61.6%
1449 White Bear Lake 25,888 6.3%
1454 Owatonna 25,794 14.1%
1465 Chanhassen 25,558 24.8%
1501 Champlin 25,022 12.1%
1511 Austin 24,933 5.9%
1538 Elk River 24,506 46.8%
1549 Rosemount 24,344 64.2%
1585 Faribault 23,750 13.2%
1615 Crystal 23,165 2.0%
1620 Farmington 23,067 81.6%
1637 New Brighton 22,787 2.6%
1644 Hastings 22,722 24.1%
1711 Golden Valley 21,520 5.7%
1716 Lino Lakes 21,407 26.0%
1739 New Hope 21,063 0.9%
1786 Northfield 20,474 18.7%
1803 Columbia Heights 20,254 9.3%
1805 South St. Paul 20,242 0.3%
1829 Forest Lake 19,879 36.9%
1839 West St. Paul 19,767 1.2%
1855 Willmar 19,628 6.2%
1874 Stillwater 19,368 24.1%
1930 Hopkins 18,678 7.4%
2009 Sartell 17,752 80.7%
2013 Albert Lea 17,703 -3.9%
2022 St. Michael 17,565 87.7%
2032 Anoka 17,522 -3.1%
2088 Otsego 16,755 157.7%
2113 Ham Lake 16,528 28.5%
2127 Red Wing 16,412 1.8%
2150 Buffalo 16,201 56.9%
2167 Hibbing 16,041 -6.0%
2240 Bemidji 15,366 25.5%
2291 Hugo 14,828 124.7%
2317 Robbinsdale 14,544 2.9%
2395 Hutchinson 13,895 5.2%
2413 Fergus Falls 13,783 0.7%
2417 North Mankato 13,746 15.6%
2423 Sauk Rapids 13,722 32.2%
2425 Marshall 13,710 7.4%
2444 Monticello 13,599 56.8%
2445 Alexandria 13,592 29.7%
2449 Vadnais Heights 13,561 3.8%
2468 Brainerd 13,428 -1.8%
2485 Worthington 13,247 17.7%
2486 New Ulm 13,238 -2.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 26,401 1,427
2016 25,863 1,441
2015 25,282 1,460
2014 25,039 1,466
2013 24,408 1,500
2012 23,754 1,529
2011 23,221 1,554
2010 22,796 1,558
2009 25,122 1,388
2008 24,547 1,411
2007 24,087 1,421
2006 23,036 1,470
2005 22,433 1,491
2004 21,677 1,530
2003 20,204 1,607
2002 18,233 1,731
2001 17,038 1,818
2000 16,333 1,865
1990 11,491 2,201