City of Prior Lake, MN
City of Prior Lake, MN

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 22,796
2011 23,261
2012 23,754
2013 24,408
2014 24,911
2015 25,049

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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 25,049 residents as of April 1, 2015. Sources:Metropolitan Council Population Estimate, published July 2016.