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People

Total Population 24,402
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 11.3%
Employed Population 16+ 12,529
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 60.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 41.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $106,391
% Above Poverty Level 93%
% Below Poverty Level 7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,133
Median House Value $267,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.8%
Irish 14.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Prior Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles SW of Burnsville, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 20 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Scott
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55372
Phone Area Codes 952
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.713
Longitude -93.422

Prior Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CHASKA
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
Station JORDAN 1 S
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.1 inches
Station MINNEAPOLIS INTL AP
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Burnsville 61,255 $76,405
Eden Prairie 62,626 $119,686
Lakeville 58,592 $104,775

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Prior Lake High Schools

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MRVSEC/PRIOR LAKE HISG SCHOOL
BOX 539
952-492-3030
A Special Education School
Serves 27 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9

ANTHONY LOUIS CENTER
14180 COMMERCE AVE.
952-226-0000
A Non-traditional School
Serves 2 students.

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