Demographic & Economic Data

Quick Facts

2010 Census Population 29,364
2016 Population Est., WI Dept of Adm 32,613
2030 Population Projection, WI Dept of Adm 40,948
Median Age 2015 34.5
Median Household Income 2015  $66,177
Number of Businesses  567
 Unemployment Jan 2017 - Sun Prairie  2.8%
Distance to...

Dane County
Regional Airport
10 miles,
15 min
Downtown Madison
12 miles,
25 min
University of Wisconsin-Madison
13 miles, 26 min
Madison Area Technical College
 9 miles, 15 min
Milwaukee 73 miles,
1 hr 10 min
Green Bay
123 miles,
2 hours
Chicago 147 miles,
3 hours
 Minneapolis 265 miles,
4 hours

Top Employers


  
  • 1,141 Sun Prairie Schools
  • 700 QBE
  • 505 Colony Brands
  • 330 Prairie Athletic Club
  • 275 Royle Printing
  • 268 Veyance Technologies
  • 250 Frontier
  • 250 Walmart
  • 238 Wisconsin Distributors
  • 226 Woodman's Food Market
  • 212 City of Sun Prairie
  • 200 Marcus Theaters
  • 191 Costco Wholesale
  • 190 Trachte Building Systems
  • 185 Village Hearth
  • 175 Target
Retail Trade Area Population
Currently estimated at 250,000 people based on figures prepared in 2007 by Economic Research Associates and projected forward to 2012 by city staff based upon known completed projects in the city. Certain retailers have stated that they will be drawing more from the east side of Madison, as well as Janesville, Wisconsin Dells, Portage, and Waupun.
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