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Dodgeville is a city in Iowa County, in the Madison metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Henry Dodge, who staked out a mining claim and built a smelter here. He later became first governor of the Wisconsin Territory
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Dodgeville. For links to other places called Dodgeville, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Dodgeville is 42.960N. The longitude is -90.13W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,211 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,625.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$41,615
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dodgeville demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Minersville
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 13. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Cajun Music and Dance Weekend - April 13-15, 2007
  • Blues Fest - July 21, 2007
Dates often change. Check Dodgeville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Governor Dodge State Park, Military Ridge State Trail
Historic sites and museums: Museum of Minerals & Crystals
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Dodgeville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Iowa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53533 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

30% of Dodgeville residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dodgeville ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dodgeville was $20,962, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

22% of Dodgeville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Dodgeville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $506.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $911.


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Libraries in Dodgeville include Dodgeville Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Dodgeville workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Dodgeville include Best Western, Super 8.

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