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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.
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.
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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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dodgeville was $20,962, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Dodgeville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Dodgeville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $506. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $911.
Libraries in Dodgeville include Dodgeville Public Library ... View libraries
Iowa County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dodgeville political report.
The average commute time for Dodgeville workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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