Who lives in Prior Lake?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 1,725 6.7%
5-9 years 1,912 7.4%
10-14 years 2,127 8.2%
15-17 years 1,180 4.6%
18-24 years 1,585 6.1%
25-34 years 2,800 10.8%
35-44 years 3,672 14.2%
45-54 years 4,381 16.9%
55-64 years 3,215 12.4%
65-74 years 2,192 8.5%
75-84 years 786 3.0%
85 years and older 305 1.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 12,952 50.0%
Female 12,928 50.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 23,126 89.4%
Of Color 2,754 10.6%
Black or African American 142 0.5%
American Indian and Alaskan Native 531 2.1%
Asian or Pacific Islander 992 3.8%
Other 301 1.2%
Two or more races 788 3.0%
Hispanic or Latino 830 3.2%
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Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 24,155 100.0%
English only 22,162 91.7%
Language other than English 1,993 8.3%
Speaks English less than "very well" 858 3.6%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 25,831 100.0%
Population with a disability 2,619 10.1%
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Foreign-born residents 1,578 6.1%
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Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 25,555 100.0%
Same residence 22,340 87.4%
Different residence in the U.S. 3,165 12.4%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's Prior Lake's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 9,526 100.0%
Less than $35,000 1,470 15.4%
$35,000-$49,999 852 8.9%
$50,000-$74,999 1,328 13.9%
$75,000-$99,999 804 8.4%
$100,000 or more 5,072 53.2%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $103,889 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 25,750 100.0%
Less than $35,000 1,470 15.4%
With income below poverty 1,378 5.4%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 875 3.4%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 1,073 4.2%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 22,424 87.1%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 1,933 7.5%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) suppressed
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 1,591 6.2%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 568 2.2%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 793 3.1%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) suppressed
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 1,013 3.9%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 1,964 7.6%
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Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 25,831 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 1,174 4.5%
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Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 9,927 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 401 4.0%
Occupied housing units 9,526 96.0%
Average household size 2.7
Owner-occupied 7,928 79.9%
Average household size 2.8
Renter-occupied 1,598 16.1%
Average household size 2.1
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Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 3,762 37.9%
1970-1999 4,947 49.8%
1940-1969 954 9.6%
1939 or earlier 264 2.7%
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Households (2014-2018)
Total households 9,526 100.0%
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Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 6,975 73.2%
With children under 18 years 3,592 37.7%
Married-couple family households 6,001 63.0%
With children under 18 years 2,996 31.5%
Single-person family households 974 10.2%
With children under 18 years 596 6.3%
Nonfamily households 2,551 26.8%
Householder living alone 2,092 22.0%
65 years and over 845 8.9%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 3,629 38.1%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 2,261 23.7%
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Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 4,191 44.0%
Moved in 2000-2009 3,064 32.2%
Moved in 1990-1999 1,427 15.0%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 1,427 15.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 9,413 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 2,619 27.8%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 7,906 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 1,841 23.3%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 1,507 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 778 51.6%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 1,545
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $1,105
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Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 502 5.3%
1 vehicle available 2,067 21.7%
2 vehicles available 4,559 47.9%
3 or more vehicles available 2,398 25.2%
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Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 13,423 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 11,975 89.2%
Public transportation 419 3.1%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 1,029 7.7%
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Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 12,584 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 1,166 9.3%
10-19 minutes 2,783 22.1%
20-29 minutes 2,982 23.7%
30 minutes or longer 5,653 44.9%
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Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 17,351 100.0%
Less than high school 541 3.1%
High school diploma or GED 3,362 19.4%
Some college or associate’s degree 5,602 32.3%
Bachelor’s Degree 5,891 34.0%
Graduate or professional Degree 1,955 11.3%
High school graduate or higher 16,810 96.9%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 7,846 45.2%
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Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 15,639 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 12,805 81.9%
Civilian labor force 13,208 100.0%
Unemployed 403 3.1%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 18,461 100.0%
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Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 3,866 20.9%
Age 30 to 54 10,506 56.9%
Age 55 or older 4,089 22.1%
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Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 3,863 20.9%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 3,859 20.9%
$40,000 or more per year 10,739 58.2%
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Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 1,580 8.6%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation 21 0.1%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 919 5.0%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 379 2.1%
Construction 1,017 5.5%
Educational services 1,420 7.7%
Finance and insurance 1,161 6.3%
Health care and social assistance 2,177 11.8%
Information 385 2.1%
Management of companies and enterprises 657 3.6%
Manufacturing 1,804 9.8%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 21 0.1%
Other services (excluding public administration) 711 3.9%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 1,413 7.7%
Public administration 665 3.6%
Real estate and rental and leasing 271 1.5%
Retail trade 1,847 10.0%
Transportation and warehousing 688 3.7%
Utilities 80 0.4%
Wholesale trade 1,225 6.6%
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Workers by race (2017)
White alone 17,109 92.7%
Black or African American alone 354 1.9%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 113 0.6%
Asian alone 681 3.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups 198 1.1%
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Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 971 5.3%
High school or equivalent, no college 3,473 18.8%
Some college or associate degree 5,012 27.1%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 5,139 27.8%