Statewide Claims to Fame

Prior Lake is 15th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Home median value

Prior Lake is 15th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Prior Lake is 15th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

Prior Lake is 18th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Income per capita

Prior Lake is 18th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Income per household

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Prior Lake Rank Minnesota US
Current population (2012) 23,754 42nd 5,379,139 313,914,040
Size in square miles 15.4 58th 79,626.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,476.5 78th 66.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Prior Lake Rank Minnesota US
Residents younger than 5 7.3% 54th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 28.6% 35th 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 9.3% 105th 13.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Prior Lake Rank Minnesota US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 97.1% 15th 91.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 40.2% 36th 31.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Prior Lake Rank Minnesota US
Race - White 91.0% 69th 86.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.5% 84th 5.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.6% 15th 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.0% 63rd 4.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 76th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.4% 60th 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.1% 100th 4.9% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 89.6% 65th 82.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Prior Lake Rank Minnesota US
Female residents 50.3% 105th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.2% 76th 7.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Prior Lake Rank Minnesota US
Housing units 8,882 48th 2,354,034 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 11.3% 111th 21.6% 25.9%
Households 8,318 48th 2,094,265 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 85.9% 35th 73.6% 66.1%
Home median value $286,200 15th $201,400 $186,200
People per household 2.7 37th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Prior Lake Rank Minnesota US
Income per capita $41,249 18th $30,310 $27,915
Income per household $89,805 18th $58,476 $52,762
Income below poverty line 4.7% 111th 11.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Prior Lake Rank Minnesota US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,574 33rd 496,657 27,092,908
Retail sales $112,698 94th $71,384,103 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $4,679 124th $13,751 $12,990

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