Prior Lake Information

Prior Lake Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Prior Lake, MN

General Prior Lake Information

State: Minnesota

County: Scott County

Close cities: Chaska, MN, Savage, MN, Bloomington, MN, Shakopee, MN, Lakeville, MN, South Haven, MN, Carver, MN, Jordan, MN, Eden Prairie, MN, Burnsville, MN

Prior Lake Population (census data)
Total 23,172 (+41.0% since 2000)
Male 11,709 (50.5%)
Female 11,463 (49.5%)

Population Density: 1,715 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 96.9 (US Avg is 100)

Prior Lake Elevation: 940 feet above sea level

Land Area: 13.5 square miles

Median Household Income: $87,883

Zip Codes: 55372, and 55379.

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Prior Lake Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (93.9%)
  • American Indian (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Black (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (40.4%)
  • Norwegian (17.6%)
  • Irish (15.7%)
  • Swedish (10.1%)
  • English (6.0%)
  • Polish (4.6%)

Local Prior Lake Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Minnesota Twins
NFL Football: Minnesota Vikings, Green Bay Packers
NBA Basketball: Minnesota Timberwolves
NHL Hockey: Minnesota Wild
NCAA Sports: University of Minnesota,

Prior Lake School Information

Middle Schools
Hidden Oaks Middle School (15855 Fish Point Road, Prior Lake, MN, 55372 - Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools District)
Twin Oaks Middle School (15860 Fish Point Road SE, Prior Lake, MN, 55372 - Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Five Hawks Elementary (16620 Five Hawks Avenue SE, Prior Lake, MN, 55372 - Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools District)
Grainwood Elementary (5061 Minnesota Street SE, Prior Lake, MN, 55372 - Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools District)
Jeffers Pond Elementary (14800 Jeffers Pass NW, Prior Lake, MN, 55372 - Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools District)
Minnesota River Valley Special Education Cooperative/Five Hawks Elementary (16620 Five Hawks Avenue, Prior Lake, MN, 55372 - MN River Valley Special Education Cooperative District)
Pond Edge Elementary (4540 Tower Street, Prior Lake, MN, 55372 - Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools District)
Westwood Elementary (5370 Westwood Drive, Prior Lake, MN, 55372 - Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
MRVSEC Twin Oaks School (15860 Fish Point Road SE, Prior Lake, MN, 55372 - MN River Valley Special Ed. Coop. District)
Minnesota River Valley Special Education Cooperative/Westwood (5370 Westwood Drive SE, Prior Lake, MN, 55372 - MN River Valley Special Education Cooperative District)

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