Sun Prairie, WI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 8,115 housing units in Sun Prairie. This represents a 41.9% growth from 5,718 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 8,083 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 32 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Sun Prairie is about 60.9%. Sun Prairie's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4%. Average household size is 2.57 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Sun Prairie were built after 1978.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.40%
One Bedroom9.60%
Two Bedrooms26.60%
Three Bedrooms40.80%
Four Bedrooms18.30%
Five Bedrooms or more2.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.81
Median year structure was built1977
Median Value of occupied units$143,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$146,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.19
Median year structure was built1980
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$674

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.60%
Second Mortgage11.50%
Home Equity Loan13.70%
Simple Mortgage55.40%
Debt Free18.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.9%