Prairie Du Sac, WI Population

By | July 3, 2019

Population: 3,231. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,547 (+9.8% change)
Males: 1,584 (49.0%), Females: 1,647 (51.0%)

Sauk County

Zip code: 53578

Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $44,472
Median house value: $138,800

Races in Prairie du Sac:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (58.3%), Irish (13.3%), English (8.4%), Norwegian (7.6%), Polish (5.4%), Swiss (4.3%).

Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Prairie du Sac

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prairie du Sac village

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

2.7% Foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 0.8% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +717 (+28.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Prairie du Sac:

  • SAUK PRAIRIE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (80 1ST ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Prairie du Sac:

  • ST CLARE HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SERVICES (about 14 miles; BARABOO, WI)
  • UNIV OF WI HOSPITALS/CLINICS AUTHORITY (about 25 miles; MADISON, WI)
  • REEDSBURG AREA MEDICAL CTR 179 (about 25 miles; REEDSBURG, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Prairie du Sac:

  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 30 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
  • VOLK FIELD (about 58 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; Abbreviation: VOK)
  • ROCK CO (about 67 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Prairie du Sac:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prairie du Sac:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 26 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 27 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 29 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 65 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 77 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 84 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 86 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)

Schools

Public high school in Prairie du Sac:

  • SAUK PRAIRIE HI (Students: 931; Location: 105 9TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Prairie du Sac:

  • GRAND AVENUE EL (Students: 403; Location: 225 GRAND AVE; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • TOWER ROCK EL (Students: 112; Location: S9033 DENZER RD; Grades: 03 – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Prairie du Sac:

  • ST JAMES LUTHERAN SCH (Students: 22; Location: PO BOX 98/ 415 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Prairie du Sac:

  • PRAIRIE DU SAC PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $246,485; Location: 560 PARK AVE.; 35,532 books; 1,371 audio materials; 1,320 video materials; 153 serial subscriptions)