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Dane County, Wisconsin

210 ML King Jr Blvd Rm 112
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4121
www.co.dane.wi.us

In south-central WI, west of Milwaukee; organized Dec 7, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Iowa County. Name Origin: For Nathan Dane (1725-1835), U.S. representative from MA (1782-85) who proposed the Ordinance of 1787 establishing the Northwest Territory

Area (sq mi):: 1238.32 (land 1201.89; water 36.42) Population per square mile: 381.20
Population 2005: 458,106 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 7.40%; 1990-2000 16.20% Population 2000: 426,526 (White 87.40%; Black or African American 4.00%; Hispanic or Latino 3.40%; Asian 3.50%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 6.30%. Median age: 33.20
Income 2000: per capita $24,985; median household $49,223; Population below poverty level: 9.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,539-$36,455
Unemployment (2004): 3.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 19.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Madison County seat (220,332)
  • Sun Prairie (24,464)
  • Fitchburg (21,821)
  • Middleton (15,956)
  • Stoughton (12,692)

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