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Long Prairie


Welcome to Long Prairie

The County Seat of Todd County, Long Prairie is a thriving community, named for the river that runs through its heart. With a regional airport, industrial park, and industrial business incubator building, Long Prairie is a hub of business activity for the county. It’s also an ethnically and culturally diverse place, with a strong Hispanic tradition and festivals that celebrate its history of more than 150 years.

Long Prairie is a progressive community located in Central Minnesota with a population of 3,497. Long Prairie is located at three major highways: U.S. Highway 71, State Highway 27 and State Highway 287. Come see what we have to offer!

City Website

 

Long Prairie City Hall
615 Lake Street South
P.O. Box 389
Long Prairie, MN 56347
Phone: 320-732-2167
FAX: 320-732-2847
Email: info@longprairie.govoffice.com

City Hall Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


Mayor: Jodi Dixon
615 Lake St S
Long Prairie, MN 56347
320-732-2167
jodidixon8470@gmail.com


Administrator: Ted Gray
615 Lake St S
Long Prairie, MN 56347
320-732-2167
tgray@cityoflongprairie.com
 


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Long Prairie, MN

Population

Total Population

3,597

Population
Growth Rate

0.39%

Median Age

37

Diversity Index

64.600

Housing & Income

Households

1,323

Total Housing Units

1,439


Owner Occupied

782

Renter Occupied

541

Vacant

116

Median Home Value

$112,063


Average Home Value

$120,205

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.22%


Per Capita Income

1.78%

Income Projection

Median Household

$43,188 $45,629


Average Household

$55,871 $61,134


Per Capita

$20,894 $22,821

Workforce

Total Businesses

210

Total Employed

2,843

Workers 16+

1,361

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

1

Employed

18

Construction

Businesses

4

Employed

16

Manufacturing

Businesses

8

Employed

681

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

5

Employed

55

Some
High School

223

Graduated
High School

712

Associates
Degree

193

Bachelor's
Degree

384

Graduate
Degree

131

Average Commute Time

18 min.



Resident Commuters

1,013

Non-Resident Commuters

320

Drive Alone

1,117

Carpooled

169

Public

0

Work At Home

63


Fast Fact Image

Todd County was created on February 20, 1885 (Organized in 1873) from Cass County.  The county was named in honor of John Blair Smith Todd, commander of Fort Ripley (1849-56); general in the Civil War; delegate in Congress from Dakota Territory, 1861 and 1863-65; governor of Dakota Territory, 1869-71.