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Population in 2012: 30,403 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +49.3%
Males: 14,950  (49.2%)
Females: 15,453  (50.8%)

Median resident age:  33.3 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53590.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $63,690 (it was $51,345 in 2000)
Sun Prairie:

$63,690
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,203

Sun Prairie city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $203,800 (it was $142,300 in 2000)
Sun Prairie:

$203,800
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $219,930; Detached houses: $234,280; Townhouses or other attached units: $168,939; In 2-unit structures: $177,922; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $150,753; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $310,993

Median gross rent in 2012: $933.

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  • White alone - 24,731 (84.5%)
  • Black alone - 1,443 (4.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1,256 (4.3%)
  • Two or more races - 920 (3.1%)
  • Asian alone - 882 (3.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 35 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 7 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sun Prairie: 98.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (33.3%), Irish (11.1%), Norwegian (9.0%), English (5.5%), Polish (4.2%), United States (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1958

Elevation: 951 feet

Land area: 9.55 square miles.

Population density: 3,185 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Sun Prairie:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sun Prairie city:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

1,302 residents are foreign born (0.5% Europe).

This city:  4.4%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,549 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,256 (2.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (11.3 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (122.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Burke, WI (1.9 miles ), Windsor, WI (2.4 miles ), DeForest, WI (2.6 miles ), Cottage Grove, WI (2.7 miles ), Marshall, WI (2.9 miles ), Maple Bluff, WI (2.9 miles ), Medina, WI (3.0 miles ), Blooming Grove, WI (3.0 miles ).

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
  • 2005: 303 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2006: 167 buildings, average cost: $92,100
  • 2007: 71 buildings, average cost: $160,300
  • 2008: 63 buildings, average cost: $214,100
  • 2009: 44 buildings, average cost: $205,600
  • 2010: 43 buildings, average cost: $192,200
  • 2011: 35 buildings, average cost: $218,700
  • 2012: 50 buildings, average cost: $211,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.19 N, Longitude: 89.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,576 (-22.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,319 (26.3%)

Area code: 608

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Crime rates in Sun Prairie by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1000000001000
per 100,000 4.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.03.40.00.00.0
Rapes 7706316512262
per 100,000 33.634.10.026.512.74.123.518.33.56.86.620.36.7
Robberies 10254558710978
per 100,000 4.80.09.722.116.920.319.629.224.334.129.923.726.7
Assaults 15171416191620436228253031
per 100,000 72.082.967.870.680.465.178.5157.1215.395.583.0101.7103.6
Burglaries 81936763728239729578936972
per 100,000 388.8453.3324.2278.0304.5333.5153.0263.1329.9266.0308.7234.0240.6
Thefts 582532481732559500374616557640616569656
per 100,000 2793.92593.42327.73230.42364.42033.81467.52251.01934.52182.52045.01929.32192.1
Auto thefts 263021242417212429201699
per 100,000 124.8146.2101.6105.9101.569.182.487.7100.768.253.130.530.1
Arson 1200N/A000008212
per 100,000 57.60.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.00.027.36.63.46.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 212.4201.6148.1210.0163.9139.9122.8179.7170.6161.4146.2147.4148.8

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Crime rate in Sun Prairie detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 70 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Wisconsin average:

2.22

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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Sun Prairie-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 160% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.8 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 F4 (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.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dane County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Georgia O'Keeffe - Painter, James Warfield - Martial artist, Todd Kluever - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Jul 6, 1978).


Hospitals/medical centers in Sun Prairie:

  • SUN PRAIRIE HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, 228 W MAIN ST)
  • THE WILLOWS NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, 41 RICKEL RD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Sun Prairie:

  • OAKWOOD VILLAGE EAST HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • WI DIALYSIS INC - EAST (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; MADISON, WI)
  • CITY VIEW NUR HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MADISON, WI)

Political contributions by individuals in Sun Prairie, WI

Amtrak stations near Sun Prairie:

  • 12 miles: MADISON (800 LANGDON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, public transit connection.
  • 16 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: www.sun-prairie.com

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

  • Madison Area Technical College (about 7 miles; Madison, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,928)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 12 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 37,050)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 12 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 8,846)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 35 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 50 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 2,559)
  • Carroll University (about 53 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 2,756)
  • Rock Valley College (about 63 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 3,903)

Public high schools in Sun Prairie:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Sun Prairie:

  • Cardinal Heights Upper Mid (Students: 955; Location: 220 Kroncke Dr; Grades: 8-9)
  • Patrick Marsh Mid (Students: 507; Location: 1351 Columbus St; Grades: 6-7)
  • Horizon El (Students: 504; Location: 625 N Heatherstone Dr; Grades: PK-5)
  • Eastside El (Students: 501; Location: 661 Elizabeth Ln; Grades: PK-5)
  • Prairie View Mid (Students: 490; Location: 400 N Thompson Rd; Grades: 6-7)
  • Northside El (Students: 489; Location: 230 W Klubertanz Dr; Grades: PK-5)
  • Sun Prairie Four Kids (Students: 487; Location: 509 Commercial Ave; Grades: KG)
  • Bird El (Students: 445; Location: 1170 N Bird St; Grades: PK-5)
  • Royal Oaks El (Students: 433; Location: 2215 Pennsylvania Ave; Grades: PK-5)
  • Westside El (Students: 394; Location: 1320 Buena Vista Dr; Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Sun Prairie:

  • SACRED HEARTS SCHOOL (Students: 469; Location: 219 COLUMBUS ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PEACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL & PRE-K (Students: 137; Location: 232 WINDSOR ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CALVARY BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 21; Location: 304 WOODWARD DR; Grades: PK - 11)
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Library in Sun Prairie:

  • SUN PRAIRIE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,585,908; Location: 1350 LINNERUD DRIVE; 90,248 books; 8,370 e-books; 11,103 audio materials; 7,854 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 283 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of artist, Georgia O'Keefe 11/15/1887-1986 added by Cousin

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Notable locations in Sun Prairie: Sun Prairie Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Chase Grain Elevator (B), Sun Prairie Emergency Medical Services Station 2 (C), Sun Prairie Emergency Medical Services Station 1 (D), Sun Prairie Fire Department Station 2 (E), Sun Prairie Fire Department Station 1 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Sun Prairie include: Angel Park (1), Oakridge Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Dane County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 38.1. This is about average.
City:

38.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00432. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00432
U.S.:

0.05195

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sun Prairie and their reported violations in the past:

NORTH BRISTOL SPORTSMAN CLUB (Population served: 260, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-30-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-11-1997), St Boil Water Order (NOV-11-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-11-1997), St Public Notif received (NOV-14-1997), St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-1997)
EAST BRISTOL UTILITY COOP (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-1999), St Boil Water Order (JUL-13-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-1999), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-1999), St Public Notif received (AUG-19-1999)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sun Prairie that have no violations reported:

  • LAKE WISC FERRY CROSSING TREATS & EATS (Population served: 102, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PATCHES (Population served: 48, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LIONS CLUB SUN PRAIRIE - SUMMER CAMP (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MIDWAY BAR (Population served: 28, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PRAIRIE CREEK COMMUNITY CHURCH (Address: PO BOX 897, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.2%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Black residents, 15.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 39.0% for other race residents, 34.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.3%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sun Prairie, WI

People in group quarters in Sun Prairie in 2010:

  • 82 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Sun Prairie in 2000:

  • 103 people in nursing homes
  • 57 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Sun Prairie compared to Wisconsin state average:

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Sun Prairie (2011 data):

  • Bank of Sun Prairie: Broadway Office, Bank Of Sun Prairie, Wilburn Office. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $331.7 mil, Deposits: $288.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Bosp Bancshares, Inc.
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Sun Prairie Copps West Branch at 2538 Ironwood Drive, branch established on 2009/08/21; Sun Prairie Copps East Branch at 640 East Main Street, branch established on 2009/08/21. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • AnchorBank, fsb: Sun Prairie Branch at 1516 West Main Street, branch established on 1918/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $3,067.4 mil, Deposits: $2,481.9 mil, headquarters in Madison, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices
  • McFarland State Bank: Sun Prairie Branch at 2580 Ironwood Drive, branch established on 2008/04/01. Info updated 2011/01/31: Bank assets: $488.2 mil, Deposits: $353.4 mil, headquarters in Mc Farland, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Bankshares, Inc.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Sun Prairie Branch at 1140 West Main Street, branch established on 1967/04/20. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • The Park Bank: Sun Prairie Branch at 2679 Windsor Street, branch established on 2007/12/28. Info updated 2012/01/13: Bank assets: $769.4 mil, Deposits: $604.8 mil, headquarters in Madison, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Park Bancorporation, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Sun Prairie Madison Branch at 2311 Windsor Street, branch established on 1993/11/15. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin:

  • Quality Inn & Suites, 105 Business Park Dr, Sun Prairie, WI 53590 , Phone: (608) 834-9889, Fax: (608) 834-9779
  • Super 8 Motel-sun Prairie, 1033 Emerald Ter, Sun Prairie, WI 53590 , Phone: (608) 837-8889, Fax: (608) 837-8889
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Sun Prairie travel time to work - commute


Sun Prairie mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Sun Prairie city (based on Dane County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.50%
Here52.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristJewish
Adherents53.3%22.1%3.8%2.5%2.0%
Congregations14.3%19.0%8.4%5.5%1.8%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodOther
Adherents2.0%2.0%1.9%1.9%8.5%
Congregations0.7%4.0%3.7%4.4%38.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 73
Dane County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 154
Dane County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 382
This county:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Dane County:

6.0%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Dane County:

23.9%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.1%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 18$80,417$53,6112$4,339
Other Government Administration 6$29,683$59,3662$2,159
Judicial and Legal 2$11,094$66,5640$0
Police Protection - Officers 43$208,506$58,1880$0
Police - Other 27$102,130$45,3913$4,244
Streets and Highways 16$66,810$50,1081$1,537
Health 14$63,657$54,5634$2,925
Sewerage 9$38,225$50,9670$0
Parks and Recreation 15$60,112$48,09017$6,799
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5$23,101$55,4420$0
Local Libraries 9$29,900$39,86723$24,423
Other and Unallocable 5$21,405$51,3722$2,883
Totals for Government 169$735,040$52,19254$49,309

Sun Prairie government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,004,000 ($131.70)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,238,000 ($73.61)
    Water Utilities: $1,236,000 ($40.65)
    Sewerage: $736,000 ($24.21)
    General: $376,000 ($12.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $218,000 ($7.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $148,000 ($4.87)
    Libraries: $30,000 ($0.99)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($0.43)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $9,802,000 ($322.40)
    Police Protection: $4,007,000 ($131.80)
    Sewerage: $1,643,000 ($54.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,420,000 ($46.71)
    Water Utilities: $1,269,000 ($41.74)
    Regular Highways: $1,195,000 ($39.31)
    Libraries: $988,000 ($32.50)
    Central Staff Services: $970,000 ($31.90)
    General - Other: $882,000 ($29.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $541,000 ($17.79)
    Financial Administration: $489,000 ($16.08)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $254,000 ($8.35)
    Health Services - Other: $233,000 ($7.66)
    Transit Utilities: $231,000 ($7.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $210,000 ($6.91)
    General Public Buildings: $185,000 ($6.08)
    Natural Resources - Other: $138,000 ($4.54)
    Fire Protection: $106,000 ($3.49)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $333,000 ($10.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,656,000 ($54.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $321,000 ($10.56)
    Water Utilities: $288,000 ($9.47)
    Central Staff: $207,000 ($6.81)
    Sewerage: $199,000 ($6.55)
    Regular Highways: $163,000 ($5.36)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,992,000 ($229.98)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($0.72)

Sun Prairie government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,010,000 ($66.11)
    All Other: $1,734,000 ($57.03)
    Parks & Recreation: $588,000 ($19.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $228,000 ($7.50)
    Regular Highways: $68,000 ($2.24)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $375,000 ($12.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $212,000 ($6.97)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,574,000 ($51.77)
    General Revenue, NEC: $306,000 ($10.06)
    Special Assessments: $194,000 ($6.38)
    Rents: $25,000 ($0.82)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $10,890,000 ($358.19)
    Water Utilities: $1,724,000 ($56.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,341,000 ($77.00)
    Highways: $1,051,000 ($34.57)
    All Other: $388,000 ($12.76)
    Housing & Community Development: $8,000 ($0.26)
  • Tax - Property: $8,467,000 ($278.49)
    NEC: $807,000 ($26.54)
    Other Selective Sales: $51,000 ($1.68)

Sun Prairie government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $5,550,000 ($182.55)
    Industrial Revenue: $2,660,000 ($87.49)
    Water Utilities: $375,000 ($12.33)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $24,494,000 ($805.64)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $7,135,000 ($234.68)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $26,129,000 ($859.42)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $348,000 ($11.45)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Electric Utilities: $5,550,000 ($182.55)
    Industrial Revenue: $2,560,000 ($84.20)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $100,000 ($3.29)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $5,500,000 ($180.90)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($0.89)

Sun Prairie government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,918,000 ($95.98)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $29,382,000 ($966.42)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,315,000 ($207.71)

6.99% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,387 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

0.32% of residents moved from foreign countries ($397 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.32%
Wisconsin average:

0.08%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.32% ($35,740 average AGI)
from Columbia County, WI  0.29% ($33,319)
from Rock County, WI  0.28% ($37,443)


6.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,540 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($296 average AGI)
Dane County:

0.08%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Columbia County, WI  0.38% ($41,524 average AGI)
to Rock County, WI  0.35% ($40,708)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.32% ($31,704)

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)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTUX (1550 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MADISON, WI)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

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.)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WJWD (90.3 FM; MARSHALL, WI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WNWC-FM (102.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WWQM-FM (106.3 FM; MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT INC.)
  • WTLX (100.5 FM; COLUMBUS, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WDDC (100.1 FM; PORTAGE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W216BL (91.1 FM; MCFARLAND, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, 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)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W58CO (Channel 58; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W08CK (Channel 8; MADISON-MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: HEALTHY'S, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Sun Prairie fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 16
Total length: 100 meters (328ft)
Total average daily traffic: 258,900
Total average daily truck traffic: 8,253

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 10
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Sun Prairie, WI



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED66$168,930121$166,657667$154,60742$88,2254$442,20328$151,114
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$265,5907$169,38657$156,3423$129,0700$01$91,140
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$168,25012$139,890102$173,59911$55,4550$04$152,620
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$147,39311$175,943109$173,6562$119,4301$2,881,1603$146,603
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$182,0001$60,00018$169,7100$00$01$60,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0115.03 , 0115.04, 0115.05, 0115.06, 0116.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED32$194,30636$190,552
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$211,4836$186,072
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$263,7903$223,707
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$241,825
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$206,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0115.03 , 0115.04, 0115.05, 0115.06, 0116.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 81
  • Hazardous Condition: 123
  • Service Call: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 15

Incident types - Sun Prairie


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sun Prairie, WI

Most common first names in Sun Prairie, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert8074.5 years
John7573.5 years
Mary6781.9 years
William4876.5 years
James4669.6 years
Dorothy4678.3 years
Helen4283.2 years
George4179.0 years
Edward4071.1 years
Margaret3980.0 years
Most common last names in Sun Prairie, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Weisensel4079.4 years
Anderson3178.2 years
Johnson2775.8 years
Smith1975.8 years
Wagner1778.1 years
Suchomel1779.8 years
Thompson1681.8 years
Miller1581.4 years
Klubertanz1388.2 years
Larson1375.3 years
Businesses in Sun Prairie, WI
NameCountNameCount
Blockbuster1Starbucks1
Burger King1Subway2
Cricket Wireless1Super 81
Dairy Queen1T-Mobile1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx3Target1
H&R Block2True Value1
Jimmy John's1U-Haul2
KFC1U.S. Cellular1
Little Caesars Pizza1UPS5
McDonald's1Walgreens2
Nike2Walmart1
Pizza Hut1Wendy's1
Quality1YMCA1
RadioShack1
Browse common businesses in Sun Prairie, WI

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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Douglas S. Rodenkirch (18)
  • William S. Robbins (18)
  • Frederick J. Montgomery (13)
  • William Stanley Robbins (12)
  • Daniel R. Nett (12)
  • Michael Paul Mitton (9)
  • William Robbins (7)
  • Caryn J. Kindkeppel (7)
  • Daniel B. Thiemke (7)
  • Michael T. Zuroski (6)

Total of 323 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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