Demographics

LOCATION

County: Scott County
Region: Metro
Distance from Minneapolis: 24 miles
Distance from Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport: 20 miles
US Congressional Dist.: 2
MN Legislative Dist.: 35A

PRIOR LAKE POPULATION
1940 349
1950 536
1960 848
1970 4,127
1980 7,284
1990 11,482
2000 15,917
2001 16,457
2002 17,160
2003 20,038
2004 21,286
2005 22,168
2006 22,674
2007 22,111
2008 22,917
2009 23,335
2010 22,335
2011 23,261
2012 23,754
2013 24,408

PL population chart

In the last 75 years, Prior Lake has evolved from a community of fewer than 400 people to a thriving, vibrant Twin Cities suburb with an estimated population of 24,408 residents as of April 1, 2013. Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, State and County QuickFacts and the Metropolitan Council 2040 Regional Plan.

2010 POPULATION BREAKDOWN
RACE POP: 22,735 POP. Adults (+18)
White 20,735 15,041
Asian 690 435
American Indian or Alaska Native 357 238
Black or African American 341 204
Hispanic or Latino 150 87
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 8 6
Some other Race 36 19
Two or More 479 216