New Prague's motto is "A Tradition of Progress" and it shows. New Prague has a unique identity as a bridge between rural and suburban/metropolitan areas. According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, New Prague's population grew just over 60 percent from 4,559 people in 2000 to 7,321 in 2010 (and is currently estimated at 7,439 in 2014) and will continue to grow into the future. Located just 45 miles southwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul and in close proximity to Interstate 35 and U.S. Highway 169, residents and businesses enjoy New Prague's small town feel, outstanding amenities and quick access to the Twin Cities.