La Prairie, MN Profile: Facts & Data


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La Prairie, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of La Prairie had a population of 677 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for La Prairie is located at latitude 47.23 and longitude -93.4914 in Itasca County. The formal boundaries for the City of La Prairie (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Itasca County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,283 feet.

The City of La Prairie (GNIS ID: 2395572) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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La Prairie, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 677
Population in Households 662
Population in Familes 537
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 407
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $55,003
Average Household Income $67,019
Per Capita Income $27,096


Total Housing Units 291 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 233 (80.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $166,489
Average Home Value $185,684


Total Households 274
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 191
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.22% 0.21%
Households 0.18% 0.22%
Families 0.45% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

La Prairie, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Prairie to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 443 51st
Population Density # 558 38th
Diversity Index # 339 63rd
Median Household Income # 483 47th
Per Capita Income # 627 31st

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