Sun Prairie, WI 53590 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 53590: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

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Sun Prairie, WI 53590

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Dane County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.19, Longitude -89.22
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,120
  • PO Box Addresses: 240
  • Residential Addresses: 17,675
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,547
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,128

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Database updated: July 1, 2021, Maps updated: May 5, 2021.


Sun Prairie, WI 53590 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 43,588 (100%)
Population in Households 43,432 (99.6%)
Population in Families 35,071 (80.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 156 ( 0.4%)
Population Density 626
Diversity Index2 35


Median Household Income $82,091
Average Household Income $96,864
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $38,304
Wealth Index5 94


Total HU (Housing Units) 18,149 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,916 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,318 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 915 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $284,904
Average Home Value $310,592
Housing Affordability Index3 137


Total Households 17,234
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 11,527
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 1.62% 1.7%
Households 1.8% 1.8%
Families 1.65% 1.72%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
Owner Occupied HU   2.14%

Sun Prairie, WI 53590 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 53590 to the other 771 ZIP Codes in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 11 99th
Population Density # 128 84th
Median Household Income # 95 88th
Housing Affordability Index # 84 11th
Per Capita Income # 138 82nd
Diversity Index # 108 86th

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