Demographic & Economic Data

Quick Facts
2010 Census Population 29,364
2015 Population Est., WI Dept of Adm 31,810
2030 Population Projection, WI Dept of Adm 40,948
Median Age 2014 34.0
Median Household Income 2014  $66,956
Number of Businesses  567
 Unemployment Jan 2016  3.8%
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
  
  • 1,054 Sun Prairie Schools
  • 781 QBE
  • 295 Prairie Athletic Club
  • 241 Veyance Technologies
  • 250 Frontier
  • 226 Woodman's Food Market
  • 225 Wisconsin Distributors
  • 213 City of Sun Prairie
  • 212 Copp's Grocery
  • 210 Walmart
  • 190 Royle Printing
  • 150 Costco Wholesale
  • 135 Trachte Building Systems
  • 120 Palmer Johnson
  • 111 TST (Thermal Spray)
  • 100 Lighthouse of Sun Prairie
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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