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Dane County, WI
The county was named for Nathan Dane, judge and congressman from Massachusetts

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Dane County is one of 72 counties in Wisconsin.

The county is in the Madison metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 453,582. This was an increase of  6.34% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$49,223
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dane County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Dane County was $35,414. This was an increase of 26.4% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 115% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Madison
Census 2000 highlights: County ranked first in the state for population growth during the 1990s

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32% of Dane County residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dane County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Dane County include Albion Prairie Cemetery, Belleville Cemetery, Blooming Grove Cemetery, Bristol Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Cottage Grove Cemetery, County Line Cemetery, Deansville Cemetery, Dunlap Cemetery, East Primrose Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Dane County include Albion, Allied, Appalachian Ridge, Arbor Hills, Bay Creek, Bayview, Belleville, Berkley Oaks, Berry, Black Earth ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Dane County include Edgewood College, Madison Area Technical College, University of Wisconsin - Madison, University of Wisconsin Colleges ... View colleges

School districts in Dane County include Belleville, Cambridge, De Forest Area, Deerfield Community, Madison Metropolitan, Marshall, Mcfarland, Middleton-Cross Plains, Monona Grove, Mount Horeb Area ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Dane County include Alicia Ashman, Belleville Public Library, Black Earth Public Library, Cambridge Community Library, Deerfield Public Library, Deforest Area Public Library, Hawthorne Branch, Lakeview Branch, Madison Public Library, Marshall Community Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Dane County include Madison Capital Times-Wisconsin State Journal, Waunakee Tribune ... View newspapers

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Politics

Dane County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dane County political report.

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Airports in Dane County include Dane County Regional-Truax Field

Hotels in Dane County include Americas Best Value- Mayflower, Americinn Monona, Amerihost Inn, Baymont Inn & Suites, Best Western, Best Western East Towne Suites, Best Western Inntowner, Best Western West Towne Suites, Chose Family Inn, Clarion Suites Central ... More hotels

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