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Prior Lake, MN Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Prior Lake is 23,956, which is 50.51% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 9.44% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Prior Lake population density is 1,307.03 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 61.93 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Prior Lake is white, which represent 89.88% of the total population. The average Prior Lake education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 23,956. #42

Population Growth Since 2000, #67

Prior Lake, MN

Population Density, #156

Prior Lake, MN
1,307.03 per square mile
61.93 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:21,531 (89.88%, #706)
Black:485 (2.02%, #148)
Hispanic:435 (1.82%, #462)
Asian:912 (3.81%, #86)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):373 (1.56%, #154)
One Race, Other:87 (0.36%, see rank)
Two or More Races:568 (2.37%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:62 (6.80%, see rank)
Chinese:286 (31.36%, see rank)
Filipino:78 (8.55%, see rank)
Japanese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Korean:66 (7.24%, see rank)
Vietnamese:286 (31.36%, see rank)
Asian, Other:134 (14.69%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

21,555 (89.98%) out of the total population of 23,956 reported first ancestry.

 Prior Lake, MN% of the Total PopulationMinnesotaU.S.
Arab440.18%, see rank0.37%0.56%
Czech4261.78%, see rank1.70%0.47%
Danish2370.99%, see rank1.38%0.42%
Dutch3401.42%, see rank1.81%1.40%
English1,8187.59%, see rank5.64%8.02%
French8793.67%, see rank4.51%3.34%
German9,18938.36%, see rank34.89%15.03%
Greek20.01%, see rank0.22%0.41%
Hungarian390.16%, see rank0.25%0.46%
Irish3,42014.28%, see rank10.75%10.80%
Italian5902.46%, see rank2.33%5.52%
Norwegian3,88316.21%, see rank15.53%1.42%
Polish1,1464.78%, see rank4.66%3.01%
Portuguese110.05%, see rank0.07%0.44%
Russian2320.97%, see rank0.79%0.92%
Scotch-Irish770.32%, see rank0.51%0.99%
Scottish3761.57%, see rank1.21%1.72%
Subsaharan African3261.36%, see rank2.11%0.95%
Swedish2,0158.41%, see rank8.46%1.27%
Swiss460.19%, see rank0.42%0.30%
Ukrainian1720.72%, see rank0.29%0.31%
American1,0134.23%, see rank3.57%7.12%
Welsh1460.61%, see rank0.41%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 12,038 (50.25%, see rank)
Females: 11,918 (49.75%, see rank)

Prior Lake, MN
Male: 50.25%
Female: 49.75%
Male: 49.68%
Female: 50.32%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Prior Lake, MN
37.70 years old
37.60 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Prior Lake, MN
36.80 years old
36.60 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Prior Lake, MN
38.60 years old
38.80 years old
38.80 years old

 Prior Lake, MN% of the Total PopulationMinnesotaU.S.
Under 5 years1,7847.45%, see rank6.50%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,9047.95%, see rank6.66%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,0778.67%, see rank6.61%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,6316.81%, see rank6.74%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,0774.50%, see rank6.63%7.13%
25 to 34 years2,77511.58%, see rank13.65%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,35614.01%, see rank12.47%12.96%
45 to 54 years4,24217.71%, see rank14.59%14.09%
55 to 64 years2,62610.96%, see rank12.58%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,6987.09%, see rank7.28%7.64%
75 to 84 6102.55%, see rank4.26%4.25%
85 years and over1760.73%, see rank2.02%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Prior Lake, MNMinnesotaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population15,483, 100%3,599,228209,056,129
Less Than High School608, 3.93%, see rank7.72%13.67%
High School Graduate2,899, 18.72%, see rank26.43%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree5,274, 34.06%, see rank32.68%29.09%
Bachelor Degree4,963, 32.05%, see rank22.27%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,739, 11.23%, see rank10.90%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.59, see rank14.0013.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Prior Lake, MN MinnesotaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten92255.21%44.79%72.90%27.10%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,15282.01%, see rank17.99%, see rank88.70%11.30%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,66291.52%, see rank8.48%, see rank91.79%8.21%90.60%9.40%
College99160.95%, see rank39.05%, see rank75.47%24.53%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School23663.56%, see rank36.44%, see rank57.33%42.67%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Prior Lake, MNMinnesotaU.S.
Total Households8,773, 100%2,115,337116,211,092
Average Household Size2.73, see rank2.482.63
1 Person Households1,739, 19.82%, see rank28.24%27.57%
2 or More Person Households7,034, 80.18%, see rank71.76%72.43%
Family Households (Families)6,591, 75.13%, see rank64.87%66.22%
Average Family Size3.22, see rank3.133.32
Married-Couple Family5,559, 63.36%, see rank51.06%48.42%
Nonfamily Households2,182, 24.87%, see rank35.13%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Prior Lake, MN%MinnesotaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total18,191see rank4,319,213252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over9,066100%, see rank2,130,079123,281,364
Never Married2,44726.99%, see rank34.67%35.77%
Married5,74063.31%, see rank54.24%52.04%
Widowed1161.28%, see rank2.18%2.57%
Divorced7638.42%, see rank8.91%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over9,125100%, see rank2,189,134129,692,771
Never Married1,93721.23%, see rank28.21%29.48%
Married5,69762.43%, see rank52.78%49.19%
Widowed5556.08%, see rank8.15%9.16%
Divorced93610.26%, see rank10.86%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Prior Lake, MN%MinnesotaU.S.
Native22,67094.63%, see rank92.50%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence15,72565.64%, see rank68.38%58.73%
Born in Different State6,77728.29%, see rank23.47%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1680.70%, see rank0.65%1.42%
Foreign Born1,2865.37%, see rank7.50%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship7052.94%, see rank3.60%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship5812.43%, see rank3.90%7.09%
Born In Europe1250.52%, see rank0.84%1.53%
Born In Asia7172.99%, see rank2.85%3.82%
Born In Africa940.39%, see rank1.52%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America2511.05%, see rank2.02%6.83%
Born In Northern America990.41%, see rank0.23%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Prior Lake, MN%MinnesotaU.S.
English7,91990.27%, see rank88.66%79.39%
Spanish2202.51%, see rank3.88%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages2643.01%, see rank2.97%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages2813.20%, see rank2.60%3.36%
Other891.01%, see rank1.89%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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