Lake Prairie, Minnesota Population 2024

607

Lake Prairie is a city located in Le Sueur County, Nicollet County, and Sibley County Minnesota. Lake Prairie has a 2024 population of 607. Lake Prairie is currently declining at a rate of -0.98% annually and its population has decreased by -3.5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 629 in 2020.

The average household income in Lake Prairie is $125,431 with a poverty rate of 5.21%. The median age in Lake Prairie is 41 years: 37.5 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.

Lake Prairie Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lake Prairie was:

  • White: 99.21%
  • Two or more races: 0.79%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
54.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
11.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.5% (-22)
The current population of Lake Prairie, Minnesota is 607 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 629.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White62999.21%
Two or more races50.79%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Lake Prairie Population by Race

Lake Prairie Population Pyramid 2024

Lake Prairie Median Age

41

Total

37.5

Male

44.8

Female

Lake Prairie Adults

There are 474 adults, (83 of whom are seniors) in Lake Prairie.

Lake Prairie Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Prairie Sex Ratio

Female26641.96%
Male36858.04%

Lake Prairie Population by Age

Lake Prairie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2023.1492.17.9
Married1393.8592.87.2
Non Family451.0791.18.9
Male142.51000
Female445050

3.69

Average Family Size

3.14

Average Household Size

92.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lake Prairie Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade71.79%
Associates Degree8622.05%
Bachelors Degree5915.13%
Graduate Degree297.44%
High School Graduate9424.1%
Less Than 9th Grade20.51%
Some College11328.97%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lake Prairie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Prairie Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White38837988
2+ Races220
Hispanic220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.68%.

Lake Prairie Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$79,583$26,429
Graduate Degree$76,875$82,083$68,750
High School Graduate$43,250$58,750$38,438
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$56,458$70,000$32,361
Some College$60,694$68,750$0

$56,458

Average Earnings

$70,000

Average Male

$32,361

Average Female

Lake Prairie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Prairie Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lake Prairie Language

98.84% of Lake Prairie residents speak only English, while 1.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.83% of the population.

Lake Prairie Language

Lake Prairie Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White629335.25%

5.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.25%

Male Poverty Rate

3.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Prairie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Prairie is White, with 5.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Prairie is White, with 5.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.28%.

Lake Prairie Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.11%
High School10.64%
Bachelors or Greater5.68%
Some College3.02%

Lake Prairie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.64%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Lake Prairie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Prairie Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$124,063$145,544
Households$105,625$125,431
Married Families$123,438$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,375$53,496

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lake Prairie Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

65.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Prairie Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lake Prairie Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lake Prairie Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lake Prairie Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

36

Number of Veterans

34

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War13
Vietnam9
Second Gulf War6
Korea0
World War II0

Lake Prairie Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+13
35 to 5410
55 to 649
65 to 744
18 to 340

Lake Prairie Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White367.63%

Lake Prairie Veterans by Race

Lake Prairie Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Prairie Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

79%

Labor Force Participation

78.6%

Employment Rate

0.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Prairie Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Prairie Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Prairie Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

90.06%

Born in Lake Prairie

99.68%

Native Born

0.32%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.68% of Lake Prairie residents were born in the United States, with 90.06% having been born in Minnesota. 0.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lake Prairie Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029577-6-1.03%
2028583-6-1.02%
2027589-6-1.01%
2026595-6-1%
2025601-6-0.99%
2024607-6-0.98%
2023613-6-0.97%
2022619-6-0.96%
2021625-4-0.64%
2020629-63-9.1%
2019692-3-0.43%
201869530.43%
201769271.02%
201668520.29%
201568350.74%
2014678-2-0.29%
201368000%
2012680-2-0.29%
201168200%
201068200%

Lake Prairie Population by Year