Demographic & Economic Data

Quick Facts

2010 Census Population29,364
2019 Population Estimate (1/1/20), WI DOA35,895
2030 Population Projection, WI DOA40,948
Median Age 201836.0
Median Household Income 2018$70,295
Number of Businesses718
Unemployment Nov 2020 - Sun Prairie3.6%

Distance to...

Dane County
Regional Airport
10 miles, 15 minutes
Downtown Madison12 miles, 25 minutes
University of Wisconsin-Madison13 miles, 26 minutes
Madison Area Technical College9 miles, 15 minutes
Milwaukee73 miles, 1 hour 10 minutes
Green Bay123 miles, 2 hours
Chicago147 miles, 3 hours
Minneapolis265 miles, 4 hours

2020 Top Employers

  • 1,501 Sun Prairie Schools
  • 505 Colony Brands
  • 450 QBE Insurance
  • 419 Costco Wholesale
  • 330 Prairie Athletic Club
  • 313 Royle Printing
  • 310 Wisconsin Distributors
  • 274 Target
  • 264 Continental ContiTech
  • 250 Frontier
  • 243 Village Hearth
  • 226 Woodman's Food Market
  • 212 City of Sun Prairie
  • 200 Menards

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.