The City of Prior Lake had a population of 26,207 as of July 1, 2018. Prior Lake ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Prior Lake is located at latitude 44.7256 and longitude -93.4409 in Scott County. The formal boundaries for the City of Prior Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.96 sq. miles and a water area of 3.19 sq. miles. Scott County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 948 feet.
The City of Prior Lake (GNIS ID: 2396284) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Prior Lake: City of Prior Lake.
|Population in Households||26,156|
|Population in Familes||22,221|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||51|
|Median Household Income||$104,122|
|Average Household Income||$129,850|
|Per Capita Income||$48,134|
|Total Housing Units||10,018 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||8,161 (81.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,513 (15.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||344 ( 3.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$339,326|
|Average Home Value||$409,071|
|Average Household Size||2.7|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.0%|
|Per Capita Income||2.97%|
The table below compares Prior Lake 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.
|Total Population||# 38||96th|
|Population Density||# 113||88th|
|Diversity Index||# 209||77th|
|Median Household Income||# 32||97th|
|Per Capita Income||# 40||96th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.