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Population (year 2000): 20,369. Estimated population in July 2005: 25,392 (+24.7% change)
Males: 9,804 (48.1%), Females: 10,565 (51.9%)

Dane County

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Median resident age: 32.9 years
Median household income: $51,345 (year 2000)
Median house value: $143,400 (year 2000)

Sun Prairie, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

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%).

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Elevation: 951 feet

Land area: 9.5 square miles

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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%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WI Madison, (13.6 miles pop. 208,054).

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Nearest cities: Prairie, WI (0.0 miles Sun WI (4.7 miles Burke, WI (6.8 miles Vilas, Grove, WI (7.3 miles Cottage WI (7.9 miles Windsor, WI (8.7 miles DeForest,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 143 buildings, average cost: $155,300
  • 1998: 121 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 1999: 173 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2000: 155 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2001: 264 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2002: 270 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2003: 331 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2004: 324 buildings, average cost: $144,000

Latitude: 43.19 N, Longitude: 89.23 W

Area code: 608


Sun Prairie, Wisconsin business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.3%), Manufacturing (14.1%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (12.9%), Retail trade (12.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,601 (-12.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,347 (30.2%)


 

Crime in Sun Prairie by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002
Murders 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 4.9 0.0 0.0
Rapes 5 7 7 0
    per 100,000 24.5 34.4 34.4 0.0
Robberies 1 1 0 2
    per 100,000 4.9 4.9 0.0 9.8
Assaults 12 15 17 14
    per 100,000 58.9 73.6 83.5 68.7
Burglaries 39 81 93 67
    per 100,000 191.5 397.7 456.6 328.9
Thefts 325 582 532 481
    per 100,000 1595.6 2857.3 2611.8 2361.4
Auto thefts 13 26 30 21
    per 100,000 63.8 127.6 147.3 103.1
105.4 187.2 178.7 142.4


Average climate in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Sun Prairie-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the Sun Prairie city center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/26/1951, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Todd Kluever - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Jul 6, 1978).


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 certified for carrier operations nearest to Sun Prairie:
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 8 miles; MADISON, WI; ID: MSN)
  • ROCK CO (about 42 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; ID: JVL)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 70 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; ID: RFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sun Prairie:
  • BLACKHAWK AIRFIELD (about 7 miles; MADISON, WI; ID: 87Y)
  • WAUNAKEE (about 16 miles; WAUNAKEE, WI; ID: 6P3)
  • QUAMS MARINA (about 17 miles; STOUGHTON, WI; ID: 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.

Local government website:
College/University in Sun Prairie:
  • DIESEL TRUCK DRIVERS TRAINING SCHOOL (Location: HWY 151 AND ELDER LN; Private, for-profit)
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; FT enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 16 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 43 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; FT enrollment: 9,493)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 63 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; FT enrollment: 3,037)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 63 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 68 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 3,465)
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)
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)

Churches in Sun Prairie include: Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church (A), United Methodist Church of Sun Prairie (B), Saint Albert the Great Church (C), Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Catholic Church (D).

Parks in Sun Prairie include: Angel Park (1), Oakridge Park (2).


Sun Prairie compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Sun Prairie:
  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WTUX (1550 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MADISON, WI)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sun Prairie:
  • WMAD-FM (92.1 FM; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHIT-FM (93.1 FM; DE FOREST, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WBZU (105.1 FM; WAUNAKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WJWD (90.3 FM; MARSHALL, WI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WTLX (100.5 FM; COLUMBUS, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WNWC-FM (102.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WWQM-FM (106.3 FM; MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT INC.)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WDDC (100.1 FM; PORTAGE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sun Prairie:
  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; MADISON, WI; Owner: WKOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W23BW (Channel 23; MADISON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W38CT (Channel 38; MADISON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W08CK (Channel 8; MADISON-MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: HEALTHY'S, INC.)
  • W58CO (Channel 58; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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