Demographic & Economic Data

Quick Facts

2010 Census Population29,364
2018 Population Estimate (1/1/18), WI DOA33,966
2030 Population Projection, WI DOA40,948
Median Age 201634.3
Median Household Income 2016$65,203
Number of Businesses718
Unemployment Jun 2018 - Sun Prairie2.7%

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

2018 Top Employers

  • 1,501 Sun Prairie Schools
  • 505 Colony Brands
  • 450 QBE Insurance
  • 330 Prairie Athletic Club
  • 310 Wisconsin Distributors
  • 274 Royle Printing
  • 264 Continental ContiTech
  • 250 Frontier
  • 250 Walmart
  • 243 Village Hearth
  • 226 Woodman's Food Market
  • 212 City 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.

Riddell-Kollegetown Ground Breaking August 2016

Riddell Ground Breaking