Sun Prairie, WI

31,721 Population
12 square miles 2,641 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.6%
was 0.5%
 
Population Density
2,641
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
51.9%
was 52.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
6.1%
was 5.4%
 
Percent Under 18
27.4%
was 27.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
11.0%
was 11.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.3
was 3.2
Ranked 3rd Lowest in WI
Percent Living in Poverty
9.5%
was 8.6%
 
Median Household Income
$65,203
was $66,177
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
37.4
37.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.1
was 3.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
105.2
was 97.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,946.8
was 2,564.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
13,221
was 13,002
 
Median Rent
$976
was $987
 
Total Building Permits
302
was 157
 
Occupied Housing Units
12,485
was 12,316
 
Homeownership Rate
55.5%
was 57.3%
 
Single Family Building Permits
119
was 50
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,099.8
was 1,081.4
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
11.7%
was 11.5%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
183
was 107
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
24.4
was 12.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
9.9
was 5.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.3%
was 98.1%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
90.3%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.5%
was 99.5%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
96.0%
was 96.1%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
41.1%
was 43.6%
 

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