Prior Lake is a city located in Scott County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 27,985, it is the 34th largest city in Minnesota and the 1376th largest city in the United States . Prior Lake is currently growing at a rate of 1.35% annually and its population has increased by 22.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,796 in 2010. Prior Lake reached it's highest population of 27,985 in 2021. Spanning over 19 miles, Prior Lake has a population density of 1,760 people per square mile.
The average household income in Prior Lake is $133,700 with a poverty rate of 4.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,143 per month, and the median house value is $322,400. The median age in Prior Lake is 39.5 years, 38.5 years for males, and 41 years for females.