Sun Prairie, WI Population

Population: 20,369. Estimated population in July 2020: 25,392 (+24.7% change)
Males: 9,804 (48.1%), Females: 10,565 (51.9%)

Dane County

Zip codes: 53590.

Median resident age: 32.9 years
Median household income: $51,345
Median house value: $143,400

Races in Sun Prairie:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.2%)
  • Black (3.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (45.7%), Irish (13.4%), Norwegian (13.3%), English (8.4%), Polish (5.7%), French (5.0%).

Elevation: 951 feet

Land area: 9.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sun Prairie

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 34.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sun Prairie city

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

3.7% Foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 0.6% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,832 (+31.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Sun Prairie:

  • MENDOTA MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (about 10 miles; MADISON, WI)
  • MERITER HOSPITAL INC (about 15 miles; MADISON, WI)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; MADISON, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sun Prairie:

  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 8 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
  • ROCK CO (about 42 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 70 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sun Prairie:

  • BLACKHAWK AIRFIELD (about 7 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: 87Y)
  • WAUNAKEE (about 16 miles; WAUNAKEE, WI; Abbreviation: 6P3)
  • QUAMS MARINA (about 17 miles; STOUGHTON, WI; Abbreviation: 99C)
Amtrak stations near Sun Prairie:

  • 14 miles: MADISON (800 LANGDON ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: COLUMBUS (359 LUDINGTON ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Sun Prairie:

  • DIESEL TRUCK DRIVERS TRAINING SCHOOL (Location: HWY 151 AND ELDER LN; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sun Prairie:

  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 10 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 15 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 16 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 43 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 63 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,037)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 63 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 68 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,465)

Schools

Public high schools in Sun Prairie:

  • SUN PRAIRIE HI (Students: 1,593; Location: 220 KRONCKE DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SUN PRAIRIE ALTERNATIVE HI (Students: 28; Location: 220 KRONCKE DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Sun Prairie:

  • CALVARY BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHL (Students: 44; Location: 1906 OAKLAND AVE; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Sun Prairie:

  • PATRICK MARSH MID (Students: 587; Location: 1351 COLUMBUS ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW MID (Students: 584; Location: 400 N THOMPSON RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ROYAL OAKS EL (Students: 529; Location: 2215 PENNSYLVANIA AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • NORTHSIDE EL (Students: 512; Location: 230 W KLUBERTANZ DR; Grades: PK – 05)
  • EASTSIDE EL (Students: 483; Location: 661 ELIZABETH LN; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BIRD EL (Students: 480; Location: 1170 N BIRD ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WESTSIDE EL (Students: 435; Location: 1320 BUENA VISTA DR; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Sun Prairie:

  • SACRED HEARTS ELEM SCH (Students: 428; Location: 221 COLUMBUS STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • PEACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL & PRE-K (Students: 78; Location: 232 WINDSOR ST.; Grades: PK – 6)
  • SPRC CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 9; Location: 751 LOIS DR; Grades: KG – 5)

Libraries

Library in Sun Prairie:

  • SUN PRAIRIE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,028,519; Location: 1350 LINNERUD DRIVE; 73,904 books; 4,522 audio materials; 4,422 video materials; 295 serial subscriptions)