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La Prairie is a city in Itasca County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named La Prairie. For links to other places called La Prairie, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of La Prairie is 47.228N. The longitude is -93.488W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,283 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 605.
Sections below provide additional information and links about La Prairie demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Itasca County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55744 ZIP code.
21% of La Prairie residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the La Prairie ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in La Prairie was $18,632, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of La Prairie residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in La Prairie, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $385. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $793.
Itasca County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our La Prairie political report.
The average commute time for La Prairie workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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